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    MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT

    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Position Description Title/PD#:  Contract Specialist / PD#70023A

    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: not available

    Telework: may be available upon supervisor approval for 2 days per week

    This recruitment is for 2 positions with the Service Area Office East (SAOE), Network Contracting Office (NCO7) located at the Dublin, GA, Carl Vinsin VAMC at 1826 Veterans Blvd, Dublin, GA 31021 or at CAVHS VAMC, 215 Perry Hill Road, Montgomery, AL 36109. Vacancies can be filled at either location. Please specify on your resume which location you are applying.

    Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

    For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    Responsibilities

    PD# 70023A

    The Contract Specialist will guide, assist, mentor, and train junior level Contract Specialists. Must meet all eligibility requirements to receive and maintain a Level ll FAC-C certification. Perform a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions. Prepare required findings and sufficiently documents determinations. Coordinate with the appropriate Agency, Service Area Office (SAO), Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), or Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Liaison on matters relevant to all aspects of socio-economic goal requirements. Conduct public bid openings, reviews bids and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements when using sealed bidding. Conduct negotiations for competitive and noncompetitive procurements. Utilize electronic systems for contract writing, contract management, contract reporting, financial management. Perform cost/price analysis on change order proposals and analysis of delivery requirements. Closes out contract upon completion of the contract, resolution of all conflicts, and final disposition of payment and obtains adequate release of Claims documents. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All Status( current/former federal employees, special hiring authorities schedule A and VRA, Title 38 and Hybrid employees)

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/462951600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.