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    This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Acquisition and Contract Management (OCFO/ACM). ACM is responsible for the policy and operational management of Peace Corps’ acquisitions both domestically and overseas. ACM provides acquisition support through both operations and policy to the agency from requirements generation to customer satisfaction as well as act as the agency’s business liaison with the public and private sectors. 

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    The Supervisory Contract Specialist performs the following major duties:

    • The incumbent is the principal representative for domestic clients within the Peace Corps. As a recognized procurement expert for a major segment of the agency, the incumbent advises management and contracting officers on matters pertaining to contracting actions, including contracting procedures and policy interpretation in day to day contact and through formal correspondence for major contracts and projects.
    • Assists the Director of ACM in developing, implementing, and coordinating the Agency-wide contracting strategy including strategic sourcing and implementation of acquisition policies and procedures.
    • Provides ongoing technical advice and recommendations to both contracting and technical office personnel and serves as contracting liaison to various offices.
    • Serves as the CFO/ACM principal representative for domestic clients, responsible for a wide range of contracting issues related to domestic contracting operations to include but not limited to personal services contracts, commercial supplies and services, non-commercial service contracts, regional contracts, simplified acquisitions, and interagency, cooperative and blanket purchase agreements.
    • Holds an unlimited contracting officer’s warrant and oversees all major procurement actions to ensure decisions that are beneficial to the implementation of the Peace Corps’ mission.
    • Responsible for the overall supervision of the immediate procurement staff of junior, middle and senior contracting professionals, and for the negotiation of contracts of an unprecedented nature or those which have a major influence
      on key department programs.
    • Provides day-to-day leadership and works with staff to create high performance, service-oriented work environment that supports the Agency’s mission, objectives and service expectations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/518662500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.