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    Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Contract Specialist/ PD# 44151A
    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Eligible
    Telework: Eligible
    Virtual Position: Not Eligible.

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    This is an open continuous announcement for 180 days or until all positions are filled. It will be used to fill immediate and future vacancies for this agency. There will be multiple cut-off dates with the first being 15 days after the initial opening date of 9/16/2021 . Additional 30 day cut-off dates will be established until all vacancies have been filled. Candidates will be referred to the selecting official based off the number of applicants. Applications will be reviewed, as received, with 75 applicants reviewed for each cut-off date. Additional candidates may be referred based on hiring needs. This announcement may be extended an additional 180 days at the request of the service if vacancies have not been filled.

    Contract Specialist / PD# 44151A

    Serves as a Contract Specialist and is fully accountable and responsible for originating and developing acquisition strategies, selecting appropriate contracting approaches, pre-award function, award of contracts, and contract administration functions for quite often complex, enterprise-wide contracts for Information Technology (IT) supplies and services in support of VA and the Veterans we are here to serve. Serves as a primary contact point to Directors of supported national programs on contracting matters. Responsible for the full range of pre-award and post-award functions in contracting, including negotiation, award, cost analysis, an administration functions for market wide contracts or complex/master contracts for supplies, services, related to the acquisitions in support of VA and Technology Acquisition Center activities. Plans, develops, and issues solicitations for contracting requirements including such services as consolidated contracts, complex, unique, specified program requirements, environmentally sensitives services, those which lack historical precedents, and those that require unusual and innovative approaches. Recommends the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures and negotiations. Utilizes electronic systems for contract, contract management, contract reporting, fiscal management, Accounting, and Procurement, in accordance with Agency policies.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/614320300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.