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    This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM), the Office of the Senior Procurement Executive (OSPE).

    This is a Supervisory Position.

    This position is outside the bargaining unit.

    The salary will be adjusted to meet the locality pay of the duty location upon selection.

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    This position serves as Deputy of Operations and is accountable to the HCA, Senior Director of Operations and Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) responsible for the operation of several supervised Divisions. The Deputy serves as the departmental authority in all aspects of the field of procurement and contract actions, including, pre and post award functions but not limited to: planning, directing, and coordinating the procurement and contracting of supplies and services; the selection and execution of contract actions for various contract types, administration of all awarded contract actions to DOL agencies as necessary.

    Major duties for this position include but are not limited, to the following:

    • Lead an organization and/or program by managing change, solving problems and making decisions, managing politics and influencing others, taking risk and being innovative.
    • Manages, directs, and supervises a critical segment of an agency's procurement and contract program and is responsible for the full range of contract actions and acquisition activities for the Department.
    • Manages major and often complex programs such as nationwide Information Technology services which require long-range planning, scheduling, and problem-solving abilities based upon a solid foundation of contracting methods and contract types.
    • Assist in developing work statements and analyzes technical and business proposals critically.
    • Interprets policies, defines objectives and makes authoritative decisions which establish precedents or resolve technical and procedural problems.
    • Advises customers on acquisition-related roles and in the development and implementation of strategies needed to assure supplies and services are available when needed to meet mission requirements.
    • Applies precedents found in government contracting case law to specific contracting situations to insure that legally binding contracting officer decisions are consistent, justifiable and will be upheld at appellate courts or board.

    Supervisory Duties

    Plans and assigns work to be accomplished by subordinate staff. Makes decisions on work issues or concerns presented by subordinates, sets priorities and schedules. Collaborates with others to negotiate, decide on, and/or coordinate work-related changes affecting the organization. Advises senior leadership on problems involving the relationship of the work of the Division/s to broader programs, and the impact on these programs. Develops, implements, and maintains systems that allow for the orderly processing of assignments capturing workload statistics, meeting reporting requirements, file location, file inventory, etc. Exercises unlimited Contracting Officers signatory authority within warrant authority for all applicable awards, settlements, contract administration actions, purchase orders, and other related correspondence.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel by any means of transportation.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    15 - This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL).

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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