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    The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for using contract methods and types that include cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm fixed price, incentive, etc. to procure highly complex and sophisticated IT systems, programs, services, or construction. This position starts at a salary of $122,530 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Acquisition Operations, National Continuity team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will responsible for soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, administering, analyzing, advising on, and/or terminating contracts for procurement of supplies and services for the agency. Typical assignments include:

    • Using complex contracting methods to plan and carry out long-term pre-award and post-award procurement actions, to include: soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, administering, analyzing, advising on, and/or terminating contracts for the procurement of supplies and services for major complex acquisitions.
    • Advising executive management and senior-level staff on all procurement actions for an organization and determines the types of procurement instruments to be issued which best meet the needs of the agency.
    • Preparing acquisition plans, milestone charts and related schedules for major complex projects, advising senior program officials of the procurement objectives to used, and assisting in the preparation of statements of work applicable to Agency programs for assigned areas.
    • 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.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position may require non-emergency travel (10%)

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • 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/596238900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.