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    NIH Recent Graduates perform duties in one of the Institutes or Centers in the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH Recent Graduates receive on-the-job training for one year and complete at least 40 hours of formal interactive training while in the program. Assignments are aimed at developing the employee's skills and knowledge to progressively perform more difficult duties.

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    • Perform specialized contract award and administration work.
    • Research, interpret, and apply the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures governing NIH acquisitions to plan, manage, and participate in various aspects of contracting.
    • Evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility and performance.
    • Apply knowledge of contract types, methods, and techniques.
    • Apply knowledge of contract administration and termination techniques sufficient to administer and close out contracts.
    • Coordinate and conduct negotiations on assigned programs.
    • Apply critical thinking and judgment skills to various work assignments to identify and troubleshoot potential problems and to develop remedies and solutions.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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