The ideal candidate has a wide variety of acquisition experience in both contract award and contract administration, and experience with acquisition writing tools like PRISM. This position starts at a salary of $102,663 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Acquisition Operations team within FEMA.
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In this position, you will serve as a Contract Specialist working with a wide variety of acquisitions including both contract award and contract administration and using acquisition writing tools like PRISM Contract Management Software. Typical assignments include:
- Evaluating proposals, negotiating costs/prices and terms and conditions with offerors/contractors, and ensuring awards are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations
- Performing contract administration function, such as verifying evidence of contractor's progress, negotiating modifications, issuing termination notices, reviewing contract claims, and conducting contract closeouts
- Determining contract types, unique/complex terms and conditions of the solicitation
- Obtaining required reviews/approvals, and issuing solicitation
- Ensuring all actions have been taken to safeguard the interests of the Agency in its contractual relationships, including insuring that all requirements of law, executive orders, and regulations have been met.
Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel. (5%)
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