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Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/ PD#11009-A
Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Eligible
Virtual Position: No
This recruitment is for seven positions with the VHA Regional Procurement Office East, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 6, located at
100 Emancipation Drive, Hampton, VA 23667.
Contract Specialist PD# 11009-A
The Contract Specialist assists the requiring activities by serving as a member of acquisition planning teams. The incumbent will ensure that specifications and statements of work are prepared in a manner which adequately describes the Government's requirements without restricting competition. Performs a complete review of recommended sole source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions. The incumbent is solely responsible for selecting the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed bidding, negotiations. Coordinates with the appropriate agency, Regional Procurement Office (RPO), Network Contracting Office (NCO), or Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Liaison on matters relevant to all aspects of socioeconomic goal requirements. For negotiated procurements incumbent determines the selected offeror(s) represents the best value (price and other factors considered) and meets regulatory requirements to be considered a responsible contractor. If warranted, serves as the Source Selection Authority (SSA) and establishes Technical Evaluation Boards (TEB) to determine acceptability and ranking of technical proposals. Eliminates unacceptable proposals and notifies offerors concerning further negotiation or elimination from the competitive range. Conducts cost and/or price analysis of offerors' proposals, reviews auditors' reports for adequacy of analysis and conclusions and considers all information in developing an overall pricing negotiation strategy. Provides signatory authority and executes contract awards within warrant authority, as requested by supervisor. Incumbent is responsible for generating contract documents using agency contract writing system. Conducts post award conferences with contractor and Government personnel to provide information and to clarify standard and special contractual provisions of the contract. Administers payment provisions of the contract for partial payments, progress payments and final payments using the VA Online Certification system. Ensures that the Office of General/Regional Counsel is involved in required contract reviews, terminations, show cause orders, modifications. Prepares other documentation for award including FPDS reports, solicitation and award synopses, ECMS documents, and administrative correspondence.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position up to (5) nights per month.
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