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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Supervisory Contract Specialist (Division Chief) / PD# 01001-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Not Eligible
    Telework: Eligible
    Virtual Position: No

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    This recruitment is for one positions with the VHA Regional Procurement Office East, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 1 located at Togus, ME; White River Junction, VT; Manchester, NH; Bedford, MA; Brockton, MA; Providence, RI; Newington, CT, West Haven, CT and Northampton, MA. Indicate desired duty station on application. Candidates may be referred to the selecting official based off the number of applicants. The first 100 applicants will be reviewed. Additional candidates may be referred based on hiring needs.

    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Division Chief) / PD# 01001-A

    The Division Chief (DC) is responsible for coordinating a variety of acquisitions programs to establish and implement Network Contracting Office (NCO) goals and objectives. In addition, ensures the socio-economic goals and programs set by the Department and Veteran Health Administration (VHA) are addressed through acquisition planning with complying with competition and other requirements set by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulations (VAAR), and other policies, rules, and regulations. The DC is responsible for informing the Director of Contracting and the Deputy Director of Contracting, of relevant issues affecting the specific branches and medical centers assigned and communicates, nation VA, VHA and local acquisition policies to all affected parties. The DC provides work assignment and review, as well as administrative and personnel management functions relative to the staff supervised. Distributes workload and ensures work assignments are carried out. The DC provides direction to teams in selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, provide advice on work methods, practices and procedures. Assists teams in identifying parameters viable solutions. Trains subordinates in methods and techniques of performing contract actions. Assists facilities with the forecasting of contracting opportunities, strategic and advance procurement planning efforts. The DC must be able to obtain and maintain a Level III ($100 million) contracting officer's warrant in order to review and sign documents created by subordinates to obligate the government in the absence of their branch supervisors.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position up to (5) nights per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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