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    The foundation for success of the Defense Commissary Agency mission is our people. It is DeCA's goal to have a workforce that is comprised of our nation's diverse cultures and backgrounds. DeCA operates a worldwide commissary system that provides quality grocery products to active duty military personnel and retirees, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their families, as well as current DeCA employees. The agency employs over 15,000 people and its annual sales exceed $4 billion.

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    - Receive the education, training, and developmental assignments necessary to equip him/her to perform the duties of the Contract Specialist at the full performance level
    - Responsible for pre-award and post-award functions for a variety of supplies, services, equipment contracts.
    - Perform market research, determine the most suitable methods of acquisition, and prepare acquisition plans and attendant acquisition documentation
    - Develop source selection criteria and technical evaluation plans, determines the need for and conducts acquisition conferences and other activities with industry to ensure all requirements of the agency are clearly communicated.
    - Meet with contractors and technical representatives in presentations and demonstrations, negotiate terms and conditions of contracts, utilize innovative techniques and ideas to develop contractual arrangements taking into consideration life cycle management, cost benefits analysis, economic pricing arrangements, market fluctuations, distribution considerations, etc.

    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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