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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Procurement Analyst (Small Business Specialist)/ PD#04170-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Eligible
    Telework: Eligible
    Virtual Position: No
    Position requires filing a Financial Disclosure report: Yes

    This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area Office West (SAOW), Network Contracting Office 22 - Long Beach and is located at 4811 Airport Plaza Drive, Ste. 600, Long Beach, CA 90815.

    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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    Procurement Analyst (Small Business Specialist)/PD#04170-A

    The Procurement Analyst, Small Business Specialist acts in accordance with agency regulations. 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. Advises potential suppliers on procedures concerning formal advertising and negotiated acquisitions. Establishes and maintains 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. Develops guidance materials and provides technical advice to managers and contracting officers on the nuances of the varied small business programs; highlighting statutory procurement hierarchy and mandatory sources as outlined in the FAR/VAAR and issued guidance. Provides technical expertise to contracting Officers, locally, regionally, and nationally, procuring a wide variety of supplies, equipment and services, medical services, equipment repair and maintenance, and facility repair/maintenance and construction, which may involve extensive evaluation of and negotiations with small business concerns. Serves as suppliers' and vendors' primary point of contact for the Network Contracting Office's Business opportunities. Serves as the Network Contracting Office (NCO) technical advisor for assisting small business concerns in obtaining payments under their contracts, late payments, interest penalties, or information on contractual payment provisions; as well as advising on key Department established acquisition directives. Advises small business concerns on doing business with staff, customers, and other stakeholders including ,but are not limited to, the procurement of supplies and services using sealed bid, competitive, and non-competitive procedures. Performs solicitation and contract reviews and conduct analysis on problem areas related to the Small Business Program. Designs and develops report formats to provide socioeconomic goal information to the appropriate levels of management. Locates and furnishes information on capable, responsible, small business concerns for consideration as potential sources for current and future acquisitions.

    Incumbent must meet all eligibility requirements to receive and maintain a Level III FAC-C certification within 12 months or within a reasonable timeframe upon appointment into the position.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    1102 Contracting

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