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    Summary

    You will serve as a Contract Specialist in the Contracting Division of NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY.

    There are a total of 3 vacancies at the NO-02, NO-03, and NO-04 bands. This announcement is only soliciting applications for the NO-03/04 bands. You may also apply to the NO-02 band under announcement number ST-10591150-19-MJP.

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    Responsibilities

    • You will serve as an advisor to program officials in procurement planning and other procurement matters.
    • You will conduct pre-proposal conferences with technical personnel and prospective contractors to clarify ambiguities and ensure understanding of the technical and contractual requirements.
    • You will perform cost analysis and plan the negotiation strategy with the negotiation team.
    • You will be responsible for pre and post-award procurement functions including cost/price analysis, negotiation, and administration of contracts for services and equipment associated with research and development activities for various lab divisions.
    • You will perform market analysis in coordination with technical and small business personnel to determine the availability of the required supplies or services in the commercial marketplace.
    • You will evaluate bids and offers, determine responsiveness and responsibility of potential awardees, and evaluate the capacity to perform and comply with contract clauses.
    • You will perform cost and price analysis, analyzing relative to material, labor, and transportation costs as reflected in commodity price indices and specialized cost data factors.
    • You will develop pre-negotiation positions in consultation with the contracting officer and conduct negotiations for cost and price, technical requirements, and terms and conditions of the contract.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

  • 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/544861800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.