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    This position is being filled under an Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA).

    This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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    As a Contract Specialist at the GS-1102-12/13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    -Performs market research/analysis to determine availability of the requirement; analyzes market trends, commercial practices, conditions, and technological advances, and selects appropriate contracting techniques and procedures to solve any acquisition problems.
    -Analyzes difficult contracting issues and determines recommended course of action, which often departs from previous approaches.
    -Reviews procurement requests to determine whether, based on market analysis, the requirement can be performed by small businesses.
    -Actively solicits Small Business/Small Disadvantaged Business (SB/SDB) participation and obtains subcontracting plans.
    -Develops evaluation criteria to use in determining source selection and "best value" request for proposal which include utilization of past performance data and technical qualifications for awards other than lowest price.
    -Resolves problems that limit competition and modifies clauses that discourage potential bidders.
    -Evaluates contractor performance for compliance with terms and conditions of contracts and ensures timely submission of technical progress reports and performance metrics.
    -Makes field site visits, taking appropriate action to expedite delivery or performance when required by mission changes, monitoring the contractor's use of government-furnished property, and drafting change orders as necessary.
    -Prepares contract termination actions and negotiates settlements including determining allowable costs, agreeing on termination inventory, and determination of profit.

    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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