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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/ PD#19023-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Eligible
    Telework: Eligible
    Virtual Position: Not Eligible

    THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT WITH A CLOSING DATE OF MARCH 30, 2020.

    This recruitment is for one position with the VHA Regional Procurement Office (RPO) West, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 19, located at 6162 S Willow Street Suite 300, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.

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    Responsibilities

    Contract Specialist/19023-A

    Assists the Acquisition Team Supervisors in coordinating contracting activities, performs contract reviews and provides guidance regarding complex contracts administered by other contract specialists, identifies special training needs, and conducts mentoring and contract training. Guides, assists, mentors, and trains junior level contract specialists. Assists the requiring activities by serving as a member of acquisition planning teams. Aids requiring activities in performing market research, reviewing specifications and statements of work, and approving acquisition milestone plans. Ensures that specifications and statements of work are prepared in a manner which adequately describes the Government's requirements without restricting competition. Advises technical personnel as to inadequate, ambiguous or vague specifications to avoid Government liability. Performs a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions. Responsible for advertising all applicable requirements and preparing the solicitation document using agency contract writing systems for issuance, insuring regulatory and legal sufficiency, and promoting maximum competition. Coordinates with the appropriate Agency, Regional Procurement Office (RPO), Network Contracting Office (NCO), or Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Liaison on matters relevant to all aspects of socio-economic goal requirements. Conducts public bid openings, reviews bids and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements when using sealed bidding. Prepares required findings and sufficiently documents determinations in this regard. Conducts negotiations for competitive and noncompetitive procurements. Serves as contract administrator on awarded contracts. Negotiates required changes to contract conditions to protect the agency. Performs cost/price analysis on change order proposals and analysis of delivery requirements. Negotiates prices and/or additional time required for performance and consideration on behalf of the Government. Must meet all eligibility requirements to receive and maintain a Level II FAC-C certification.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • 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/529109000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.