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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/ PD# 19019A,19020A, and 19021A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available
    Telework: Eligible
    Virtual Position: No

    This recruitment is for three positions with the VHA Regional Procurement Office (RPO) West, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 19 located at 6162 South Willow Dr. Suite 300 Greenwood Village, CO 80111.

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    Contract Specialist/ PD# 19019A, 19020A, 19021A

    The Contract Specialist 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. Recommends the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed-bidding, negotiations. Advertises all applicable requirements and prepares the solicitation document using agency contract writing systems for issuance, ensuring regulatory and legal sufficiency, and promoting maximum competition. Conducts public bid openings, reviews bids and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements when using sealed bidding. Conducts cost and/or price analysis of offerers' proposals, and considers all information in developing an overall pricing negotiation strategy. Serves as contract administrator on awarded contracts. Resolves problems of delivery, production, quality, inspection, and other pertinent matters. Administers payment provisions of the contract for partial payments, progress and final payments. Utilizes electronic systems for contract writing (i.e. Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS)), contract management, contract reporting (i.e. Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)), financial management (i.e. Integrated Funds Control, Accounting, and Procurement (IFCAP)), in accordance with Agency policies. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Must meet all eligibility requirements to receive and maintain a Level l FAC-C certification.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 1-5 nights per month.

    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/531912800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.