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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist / PD#11007-A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: May be authorized
    Telework: Authorized
    Virtual Position: No

    This recruitment is for three positions with the VHA Regional Procurement Office Central, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 9 located at 1639 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.

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    Contract Specialist/PD# 11007-A

    Responsible 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. Required to perform all contract work up to the point of contract award. 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. 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. 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. assists the requiring activities by serving as a member of acquisition planning teams. Performs market research, reviews specifications and statements of work, and approves acquisition milestone plans. Solely responsible for selecting the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed-bidding, negotiations. Performs a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions. Utilizes electronic systems for contract writing (i.e. eCMS), contract management, contract reporting (i.e. FPDS). financial management (i.e. IFCAP), in accordance with Agency policies. Performs other duties as assigned.

    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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