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    WHAT IS THE OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT DIVISION: The Office of Procurement provides acquisition services for all Business Units of the IRS and other Bureaus and Offices within Treasury. Our goal as business advisers and partners is to help create agile, innovative contract solutions to ensure the IRS can meet its mission of effective tax administration.

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    WHAT DOES A PROCUREMENT ANALYST DO? As a Procurement Analyst, you will be responsible for formulating, developing, and implementing a wide variety of guidance and controls to improve the effectiveness of IRS acquisitions. In addition to participating in detailed reviews of solicitations, contracts, and other acquisition documents or processes, you will analyze, evaluate, critique, research, initiate, conduct, prepare, report, guide, and ensure compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other agency procedures for Office Directors, Branch Chiefs, and customers on topics related to specific or general acquisitions and policies and procedures. This includes making key decisions, developing and conducting training sessions, and being customer-service oriented with great interpersonal and self-management skills.

    As Senior Procurement Analyst GS-14, you will:

    • Review procurement plans, vendor proposals, and negotiates memoranda associated with highly complex, high dollar value solicitations and contracts (awards) in support of the mission of the Service. Formulates and provides expert guidance to specialists, analysts, customers on unique, complex, sensitive and/or controversial procurement matters which may set precedence or imply policy within the Office and/or the entire Procurement function.
    • Conduct in-depth analyses of project assignments to gather and evaluate information, establishes specific goals/action plans, assesses problem areas, and prepares management reports or briefing papers for top-level executives. Convenes and conducts conferences and executive briefings on topics related to acquisition and improving existing procedures.
    • Conduct detailed reviews of procurement activities. These reviews include evaluating solicitations and contracts and evaluating procedures for conformance with federal and agency regulations and internal operating policies and procedures.
    • Serve as an Office Director’s and/or Branch Chief(s) representative on cross-functional task forces or committees. Represents the views and interests of an Office Director and, within delegated authority, commits the Office to courses of action.
    • Undertake on behalf of the Office Director and/or Branch Chief(s) office level staff assignments that are highly complex, potentially sensitive or controversial and broad in scope; such as formulation of short-range and long-range strategic business plans and annual quality plans.
    • Serve as an advisor to Procurement management on acquisitions of highly complex equipment, supplies, and services which have a significant impact on the effectiveness, and timeliness of the entire tax system nationwide.
    • Provide guidance on the acquisition and management programs to an Office Director and/or Branch Chief(s) and implements an Office Director’s management and administrative decisions and assures accomplishment of the results.
    • Initiate and complete special projects, studies and research assignments for an Office Director involving areas of acquisition, acquisition management and administrative management. Develops and reviews internal management documents and correspondence pertaining to acquisition policies and procedures, makes recommendations for improvements and implements changes.

    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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