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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/ PD# 23025-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available
    Telework: Eligible
    Virtual Position: No

    This recruitment is for fivepositions with the Service Area Office Central (SAOC) Network Contracting Office (NCO) 23 located in St. Paul, MN.

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    Contract Specialist/ PD# 23025-A

    • The Contract Specialist ensures that specifications and statements of work are prepared in a manner which adequately describes the Government's requirements without restricting competition.
    • Advises technical personnel as to inadequate, ambiguous or vague specifications to avoid Government liability.
    • Performs a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analysis to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions.
    • Prepares required findings and sufficiently documents.
    • Conducts public bid openings, reviews bids, and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
    • Resolves protests, mistakes in bids, late bid situations and coordinates with the Small Business Administration for Certificate of Competencies (COC's).
    • Identifies appropriate negotiation team members; formulates pre-­ negotiation objectives, and facilitates the negotiation as the chief negotiator.
    • Prepares price negotiation memoranda, outlining in writing the details of negotiations with contractors in competitive and noncompetitive negotiations.
    • Provides signatory authority and executes contract awards within warrant authority for their own contract awards and for staff that lack requisite warrant authority, as requested by supervisor.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    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/519484300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.