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    If you have contracting experience and are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider a career as a Contract Specialist with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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    • As a Contract Specialist your duties will include:
    • Performing specialized and complex contract award and contract administration work.
    • Researching, interpreting, and applying the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures governing NIH acquisitions.
    • Evaluating bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility and performance.
    • Conducting studies of problem areas and developing standard methods and operating procedures.
    • Coordinating and conducting negotiations on assigned programs, persuading audiences, and dealing effectively with resistance to proposed plans and ideas; giving adequate consideration to alternative plans and ideas.
    • Applying critical thinking and judgment skills to various work assignments to identify and troubleshoot potential problems and to develop remedies and solutions.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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