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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Supervisory Contract Specialist (Branch Chief) / PD# 22072-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Eligible
    Telework May be Eligible: Yes
    Virtual Position: No

    This recruitment is for one position with the VHA Regional Procurement Office West, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 22 located at 3601 S. 6th Avenue, Bldg. #45, Tucson, AZ 85723.

    A Relocation/Recruitment Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidate.

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    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Branch Chief) / PD# 22072-A

    The purpose of this position is to serve as a Supervisory Contract Specialist for the US Department of Veterans Affairs with responsibility for performing professional work involving the procurement of supplies and services using procedures outlined in the Federal Acquisition Regulations, VA Acquisition Regulations, Public Laws, and Agency policy. Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-5 through GS-12/13. Some of the staff could be located virtually. Exercises supervisory authorities and responsibilities involving work assignment and review, as well as the administrative and personnel management functions relative to the staff supervised. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the team. Distributes workload within the team and ensures the work assignments of employees in the team are carried out. Reviews the work of team members at various stages of completion, to assure compliance with Federal and VA Acquisition Regulations, Veterans Administration (VA)/Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Policies, VA/VHA Directives, VA/VHA Information Letters, VA/VHA Handbooks, and Network Contracting Office (NCO) standard operating procedures (SOP)s. Tracks work assigned to the team from receipt of procurement requests through contract close-out. Incumbent provides status reports to the Director of Contracting (DoC). Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system. Observes workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Resolves informal complaints and grievances. Develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary. Effects minor disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Reviews and approves or disapproves leave requests.

    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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