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    MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT

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

    Position Description Title/PD#: Procurement Analyst (Small Business Specialist) PD# 05025A/05026A

    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available

    Telework Eligible: Yes

    Virtual Position: No

    Position requires filing a Financial Disclosure report: Yes

    The Department of Veterans Affairs requires employees in this position to file a financial disclosure report.

    This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area office (SAO) East, network Contracting Office (NCO) 5 located in:  Perry Point MD, Baltimore MD, Linthicum MD, Washington DC, Martinsburg WV, Huntington WV, Clarksburg WV or Beckley WV. Duty locations are dependent upon space availability and supervisory approval. Vacancies can be filled at any of the duty locations listed. Indicate which duty location (s) you are interested in on your application.

    Promotion potential:  The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met.  Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

    Who May Apply: 

    • Current permanent NCO 5 Employees Only

    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

    Procurement Analyst (Small Business Specialist) PD# 05025A/05026A

    Develops and encourages opportunities for small business concerns within the various socioeconomic programs by providing information regarding means for doing business with the Federal Government, including assistance available from Federal agencies. Advise potential suppliers on procedures concerning formal advertising and negotiated acquisitions. Establish and maintain a robust Small Business Outreach program that allows for coordination and participation in Government-Industry conferences, regional, state and local small business events, and inter-agency small business activities. Makes recommendations in accordance with agency procedures as to whether a particular acquisition should be awarded under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 19.5 as a small business set-aside, under FAR Subpart 19.8 as a Section 8(a) award, under FAR Subpart 19.13 as a HUBZ one set-aside, or in accordance with P.L. 109-461 as a service-disabled veteran-owned small business set-aside. Knowledge in all aspects of contracting to properly advise small business concerns on doing business with the Department of Veteran Affairs, as well as advising the Network Contracting Office's staff, customers, and other stakeholders. Perform solicitation and contract reviews and conduct analysis on problem areas. Develop and maintain a method of tracking discrepancies found through solicitation and contract reviews. Prepares recurring reports to monitor and ensure agency goals on the socioeconomic programs are met or exceeded.  Responsible for the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) acting as NCO's agency point of contact.  Performs other duties as assigned, normally of a related nature.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Permanent VA Employees located in NCO 5 Only

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    1102 Contracting

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