Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Learn more about this agency
Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/ PD# 11005A
Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Eligible
Virtual Position: No
This recruitment is for six positions with the VHA Regional Procurement Office (RPO) West, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 21. Vacancies can be filled at any of the following duty locations : McClellan, CA; Martinez, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Reno, NV.
THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. THE FIRST CUTOFF DATE FOR APPLICATIONS TO BE REVIEWED FOR REFERRAL WILL BE 15 days from the opening date of this announcement. ADDITIONAL REFERRALS WILL BE MADE AS VACANCIES ARISE.
Contract Specialist / PD# 11005A
The Contract Specialist is responsible for performing professional work involving the procurement of supplies and services using procedures outlined in the Federal Acquisitions Regulations, VA Acquisition
Regulations, Public Laws, and Agency policy. Major duties and responsibilities include performing market research, reviewing specification and statement of work, and approving acquisition milestone plans. Performs a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions. Responsible for recommending the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed-bidding, negotiations. Conducts public bid openings, reviews bids, and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements. 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. 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 prices and/or additional time required for performance and consideration on behalf of the Government. Fully utilize contract writing system (i.e., Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS), contract reporting system (i.e., Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS), financial management system (i.e., Integrated Funds Distribution, Control Point Activity, Accounting, and Procurement (IFCAP), and prosthetics application suite (i.e., Graphical User Interface (GUI), in accordance with Agency policies. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - Travel Required- Occasional Travel: 1-5 nights per month.
11 - This position has promotion potential to the GS-11 grade level.
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