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    Summary

    You will serve as a CONTRACT SPECIALIST in the SHIP SUPPORT/OTHER PROCUREMENT BRANCH of SUPSHIP.

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    Responsibilities

    • You will develop procurement plans by reviewing previous history, market conditions, and specifications or technical data packages.
    • You will monitor contractor performance through telephone conversations, correspondence, and visits for compliance with applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, inspections, and other requirements as stated in the contract.
    • You will draft final contract including specifications, packing and shipping requirements, inspection instruction, and all other special and standard clauses.
    • You will prepare recommendations for award, documenting reasons for decisions including justifying basis for not recommending lowest bidder.
    • You will review requisitions and determine appropriate method of procurement, i.e., formal advertising or negotiation.
    • You will negotiate extensions of delivery schedules, price adjustments, labor hours, modifications to the contract, and similar agreements when precedents are well established and the contractor's and Government's bargaining positions are close.
    • You will review completed official contract file to determine that all contractual actions are satisfied, and that the contract is complete in every respect and ready to be closed.
    • You will review, analyze, and recommend action on problem situations relating to incomplete specifications, deficient Government-furnished property, material shortages, and terminations for convenience
    • You will conduct conferences with contractors to clarify issues on contractual requirements, such as billing procedures, material submittals, and socioeconomic clauses.
    • You will coordinate procurement approaches, advise technical specialists and contractor representatives on courses of action, and negotiate a fair and reasonable price with contractors, suppliers, or manufacturers.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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