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    The successful candidate for the Director for Acquisition and Contract Management position will bring a deep knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations in order to provide leadership and develop mission strategies, policy, and guidance for acquisition and contract management to support EM’s mission.

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    As the Director for Acquisition and Contract Management, you will:

    • Serve as the Director for Acquisition and Contract Management Office. Interface with appropriate DOE and EM organizations and determines the internal organization, staffing, and authorities required to accomplish the functions assigned to the Corporate Services Office in the areas of developing policy; defining acquisition and contract management requirements; analyzing and supporting field oversight; reporting contract data accountability; and developing internal contract execution and oversight controls; and defining effective contract acquisition strategies.
    • Oversee the execution of the procurement functions and responsibilities outlined in Executive Order 12931, the Federal Acquisition Regulation and DOE Acquisition Regulation and Directives that may be delegated administratively or consistent with law. Manage a wide-array of acquisition program activities for the development of regulations, policy, reports, analyses, and standards while coordinating input from other organizations in response to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), or the Government Accountability Office (GAO).  
    • Formulate and justify new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and resolve critical procurement process problems. Lead a collaborative team that develops EM wide-supportive regulations and policies to implement provisions of acquisition regulations, statutes, or policy memoranda to ensure long-term compliance with all appropriate acquisition initiatives. Furnish authoritative advice and guidance on regulatory and policy development matters for EM acquisition community groups and senior leadership. Reconcile conflicting views across Departmental acquisition stakeholders in order to develop uniform Departmental decisions, actions, policies, guidance, and regulations.
    • Represent EM at inter-agency or executive level task forces and teams, as appointed by senior management.   Coordinate the day-to-day operations of internal regulatory and policy development given new statutory, regulatory, or external policy directions and trends. Analyze workload implications of acquisition policy changes and proposes milestones and deadlines, to the DAS, on implementation and finalization of needed regulations and policies with EM. Coordinate, communicate, and collaborate with counterparts across EM and DOE on the development of regulations, policies, and guidance or clearance of documents that impact acquisition administration.
    • Provide expert, authoritative advice and guidance to Department and EM acquisition and program officials on cross-cutting acquisition regulations or policy development and advises senior EM leadership on such matters as they relate to the work of EM and its Field offices. Develop, coordinate, communicate, and manage key milestones for EM-wide regulations and policy development to support mission-attainment. Serve as principle advisor to EM senior executives on assigned policy areas. Plan, design, lead, and coordinate analyses and assessments of EM programs with the objective of enhancing liaison and cooperation with multiple stakeholders. Assess responsiveness to stakeholders and injects sense of customer reactions, problems and needs into strategic plans. Identify impediments to consensus building, formulate process improvements, and recommend changes to ensure program acceptance and success. Present and advocate to EM senior leadership on acquisition regulatory and policy trends to secure senior leadership direction. Provide recommendations, advice, and technical guidance to senior leadership, staff members, and contractors on acquisition regulatory direction.  
    • Lead special cross-cutting projects and teams to accomplish strategic goals and objectives of EM related to the acquisition community. Provide advice to senior leaders, collaborate across the Department, to meet EM’s acquisition regulatory and policy goals and objectives. Serve as a senior EM point of contact with the DOE Senior Procurement Executive; DOE Office of Acquisition and Contract Management; DOE Project Management Oversight and Assessments Office; DOE Project Management Risk Committee; and Energy System Acquisition Advisory Board in the development of a multi-faceted EM Acquisition and Project Management program and in support of EMCBC operations. In addition, support the EM Contract Management Advisory Council in review of EM acquisition strategy and contracts and oversee the identification of trends, corrective actions and the identification and utilization of lessons learned related to contracts and business practices. Develop organizational strategies to promote the participation of small businesses in EM contracting activities. Enlarge the pool of potential contractors competing for EM work and ensures full and open competition in the procurement of goods and services in accordance with Public Law 98-369.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional travel may be required for training, meetings, conferences and site visits.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    04 - No promotion potential

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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