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    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General (OIG) in the Office of Management and Policy (OMAP), Division of Procurement and Administrative Services.   The incumbent functions as Chief, Branch of Procurement and is responsible for directing all aspects of the procurement of goods and services from the Department of Labor’s OIG, including awards, negotiations, administration and termination, etc. 

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    1. Exercises delegated managerial authority to set a series of annual, multi-year, or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules for contract work. Assures implementation by subordinates and other units of the goals and objectives for the contracting and procurement(s) assigned. Ensures compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DOL regulations, statutes and directives relating to the procurement of goods and services.

    2. Serves as the principal adviser to OIG officials on all matters relative to Government contracting and the procurement process. As required, participates in the planning and consideration of procurement and contract activities, and often participates and advises administrative and program officials in formulating program decisions to develop the necessary procurement package.

    3. Plans and assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, the difficulty of the work to be performed and the capabilities of employees. Incumbent is responsible for finding the most effective and streamline procurement processes and resolve any issues in the timely processing of acquisition. Reviews work for timeliness and accuracy providing feedback, counseling and annual assessment of performance against standards. Recommends promotions and awards or bonuses for subordinates. Selects employees for positions in the unit and makes decisions on training needs and training requests related to employees of the unit. Gives advice, counsel or instructions to employees on both work and administrative matters.

    4. Directs the full range of acquisitions for DOL OIG including pre-award and post-award functions for procurement involving complex contracts of highly specialized research and services of significant importance to the Agency.

    5. Directs staff and Contracting Officer Representatives (COR) in the full range of duties including administration of long-term complex contracts for procurement of extensive, highly specialized new or innovate equipment systems, research and services affecting major Agency programs and having significant impact on contractor’s operations and on local geographical areas. Guidelines are often not directly applicable. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some work may require travel and to attendance at meetings and conferences away from the work site.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    14 - Position is at the full performance level.

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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