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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Procurement Technician (Purchase Card Program Coordinator)/ PD#22033-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Not Eligible
    Telework: Not Eligible
    Virtual Position: No

    This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area Office (SAO) Network Contracting Office (NCO) 22L located at 3350 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92161.

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    Procurement Technician (Purchase Card Program Coordinator)/ PD#22033-A

    Serves as Purchase Card Program Coordinator (PCPC) and Dispute Officer, and provides management with reports and analysis of the ongoing operation and outcome of the program. This position performs a series of analytical, administrative, coordinating and monitoring duties related to the Purchase Card Program. This program was established to reduce unique purchasing requirements, increase the use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures, and obtain goods and services faster. Manages, administers and ensures compliance with the Purchase Card Program standards, policies and procedures at VA Medical Centers (VAMC) supported by the Network Contracting Office (NCO). Purchases and payments made through the Purchase Card Program accounts for the major portion of the procurement actions of the VAMC's budgets. Responds to direct inquiries by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Austin Finance Center (FSC) and to the VAMC top management since program standards are part of the Director's performance measures. Proper performance of the program also directly affects management of funds and Fiscal performance indicators.
    Analyzes and evaluates, on a quantitative and qualitative basis, the effectiveness of the Purchase Card Program or operations in meeting established goals and objectives. Analyzes program performance data to identify problem areas and impact, and prevent fraud and abuse. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring disputed procurements, billing errors, disputed payments, credits etc. that are not resolved, with the vendor, within the required working days of receipt of the statement.
    Audits the development of the program on a daily basis through the review of reports based on data retrieved from the IFCAP program. Provides administrative support for the Purchase Card Program; this includes overseeing the overall operation and administration of the program and acting as the facility representative and liaison official between internal and external personnel. Work involves providing technical assistance, education, performing audits, collecting, analyzing and interpreting data, and preparing management reports. Investigates and analyzes adverse quality trends or conditions and initiates corrective action. Monitors qualitative and quantitative measurements to identify quality program trends. Identifies areas requiring further analysis. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 1-5 days for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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