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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/ PD#11008-A-11009-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Eligible
    Telework: Eligible
    Virtual Position: No

    This recruitment is for one position with the VHA Regional Procurement Office East, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 6 Construction-Architectural/Engineering Team located at 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, VA 23249. Relocation/Recruitment Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidates.

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    Contract Specialist PD# 11008-A/11009-A

    Serves as contract administrator on awarded contracts. Conducts post-award conferences with Contractor and Government personnel to provide information and to clarify standard and special contractual provisions of the contract. Negotiates required changes to contract conditions to protect the agency. Resolves problems of delivery, production, quality, differing site conditions, inspection, and other pertinent matters. Performs cost/price analysis on change order proposals and analysis of delivery requirements. Negotiates prices and/or additional time required for performance and consideration on behalf of the Government. Assesses liquidated damages for days of delay and resolves matters relating to excusable delays. Administers payment provisions of the contract for partial payments, progress payments and final payments using the Department of Veterans Affairs On-line Certification system. Establishes position of the Government in disputes and issues final decisions of the Contracting Officer. Prepares required documentation and coordinates with the Office of the General/Regional Counsel during any legal proceeding. Represents the contracting activity for discovery during the claim process and when necessary, provides testimony to the Board of Contract Appeals. Issues show cause letters and cure notices as a prelude to terminations. Ensures that the Office of General/Regional Counsel is involved in required contract reviews, terminations, show cause orders, modifications. Determines the Government's position and issues terminations and negotiates any settlements related thereto. Closes out contract upon completion of the contract, resolution of all conflicts, and final disposition of payment and obtains adequate release of claims documents to protect the agency. Input contractor performance data in appropriate databases.

    Must meet all eligibility requirements to receive and maintain a Level ll FAC-C certification.

    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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