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    This Contract Specialist position is located in the F-35 Joint Program Office, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in Arlington, VA. The position supports cradle to grave contracting requirements for the F-35 program. This includes the design, development, procurement, operation, and maintenance of F-35 aircraft, F135 engines, and associated equipment to support the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, international partner nations, and multiple Foreign Military Sales customers.

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    • Performs contracts administration, Performs procurement planning. Serves as lead negotiator.
    • Develops procurement objectives for the program in terms of competition and price range, and constructs the contractual vehicle including use of pricing arrangements, subcontracting policy, set-aside policies, and similar considerations.
    • Prepares and maintains current acquisition plans, appropriate milestone charts, and related schedules
    • Serves as advisor to program officials in procurement planning meetings. Advises program officials of the procurement objectives to be used, and assists in the preparation of statements of work.
    • Prepares procurement documentation such as determinations and findings and solicitation documents.
    • Performs detailed analyses of all elements of cost in contractor proposals, and makes competitive range determinations.
    • Conducts pre-proposal conference(s) with prospective contractor(s) to arrive at a clear understanding of what is required under the proposed contract.

    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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