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    Summary

    The positions are with the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Commodity Procurement Program (CPP). You will serve as a Supervisory Contract Specialist (Branch Chief) for one of two Branches; Dairy, Grains and Oilseeds Branch or Livestock, Poultry and Fish Branch. The direction and supervision of this work requires knowledge of acquisition policy and procedures, and marketing functions and practices.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Directs, coordinates, and maintains relations with producers and trade groups.
    • Participates with the Division Director and other USDA officials in the development of plans and policy on matters having broad implications.
    • Determines and recommends budget and resource plans.
    • Development of the purchase schedule for the assigned program area.
    • Ensures all actions taken are in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, and are processed in a timely manner.
    • Provides direction and guidance for economically carrying out the movement of agricultural commodities to meet overall program requirements.
    • Develops performance standards for team employees and evaluates work performance.
    • Analyzes training needs of subordinates and ensures that appropriate formal and on-the-job training is received.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613638800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.