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    This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Acquisition and Contract Management (OCFO/ACM). ACM is responsible for the policy and operational management of Peace Corps’ acquisitions both domestically and overseas. Responsibilities of ACM include awarding and administering Contracts, Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, Personal Service Contracts, and management of the Government-wide Commercial Purchase Card.

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    The Supervisory Contract Specialist performs the following major duties:

    • Acquisition Planning: The incumbent is the principal representative for domestic clients within the Peace Corps. As a recognized procurement expert for a major segment of the agency, the incumbent advises management and contracting officers on matters pertaining to contracting actions, including contracting procedures and policy interpretation in day to day contact and through formal correspondence for major contracts and projects. Monitors actions to determine the effect of proposed or enacted Federal legislation, new or proposed technical requirements, new or improved technology, and other decisions on Agency contracting operations.
    • Acquisition Management: Serve as the CFO/ACM principal representative for domestic clients, responsible for a wide range of contracting issues related to domestic contracting operations to include but not limited to personal services contracts, commercial supplies and services, non-commercial service contracts, regional contracts, simplified acquisitions, and interagency, cooperative and blanket purchase agreements. Reviews customer programs and their contract requirements; provides information about ACM services and capabilities, and makes provision for contract administration services. Provides management oversight for programs and contracts accepted for administration.
    • Supervision and Program Management: Responsible for the overall supervision of the immediate procurement staff of junior, middle and senior contracting professionals, and for the negotiation of contracts of an unprecedented nature or those which have a major influence on key department programs. In collaboration with the Director of ACM and with input from the team leaders within the Domestic Division, the Domestic Division Chief determines the allocation and utilization of resources required to accomplish the CFO/ACM Domestic Operations program within the parameters established by legislation and Agency policy. Provides day-to-day leadership and works with staff to create high performance, service-oriented work environment that supports the Agency’s mission, objectives and service expectations;

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/586697200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.