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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHA), U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (DCMS), Assistant Commandant for Acquisition (CG-9), Director of Contracting & Procurement (CG-91), Office of Contract Operations (CG-912), in Washington, D.C.

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    You will serve as a Contract Specialist with complete responsibility to plan and recommend contractual actions and phases for assigned projects. This position is located in the Office of Contract Operations, which acquires a full range of products and services including, but not limited to, primary systems, subsystems, support, operations, and maintenance contracts for the USCG.

    Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.

    Typical work assignments include:

    • Performing cradle-to-grave contract actions (pre-award, post-award administration, closeout, etc.) to include timely execution of invoice payments; and serving as Business Advisor to program officials to include using collaborative approaches to meet procurement objectives.
    • Providing assistance with purchase request packages (i.e. performance work statements (PWS)/statements of work (SOW), market research documents, etc.).
    • Developing new or innovative acquisition plans, source selection plans, contract terms, conditions, or financial agreements that may serve as a model for future system acquisitions.
    • Independently reviewing contractor’s performance through site visits, correspondence, and telephone conversation for completion of applicable contract clauses.
    • Conducting extensive and sophisticated cost and financial analyses by utilizing cost estimating techniques, such as, learning curve, regression analysis, complex contractual arrangements, and extensive fact-finding.
    • Serving as lead negotiator for contract modification for programs involving several interrelated contracts.
    • Working collaboratively and proactively with all stakeholders (legal, small business, policy, etc.) in the procurement process to ensure Procurement Admiistrative Lead Time (PALT) and milestone schedules are met.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    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/527090100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.