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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) with one vacancy in Silver Spring, MD.

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    As a Cooperative Programs Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Serve as the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Contractor Officer Representative (COR), (COR II or III required). Provide overall contract management and oversight. Monitor contract performance, to include developing procurement strategies for contracts, performing contract closeout, coordination of task orders, review, approval, submission of contract documentation requiring leadership approval and associated expenditures.
    • Plan and execute future contracting needs, including but not limited to, development of statement of work, Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) and market research. Actively collaborate with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Acquisition and Grants Office (AGO) to resolve any problems associated with execution of the contract(s). Closely monitor contracts for call order and funds expiration. Lead procurement/acquisition support efforts for IOOS, ensuring accurate and timely execution of the procurement request and/or modification. Monitor funds and request de-obligations once funds expire.
    • Lead the IOOS Internal Controls activities, coordinating IOOS’ response to NOS’ annual evaluation requirements, working with the IOOS Deputy and Business Manager on identifying corrective actions, and monitoring progress against the corrective action plan.
    • Serve as the Federal Program Officer, administering a portfolio of new, continuing, and multi-year cooperative agreements, processing award actions, reviewing award documents and progress reports, developing special award conditions, coordinating with IOOS Program Managers, and ensuring cooperative agreement actions meet NOAA and National Ocean Service (NOS) deadlines and requirements.
    • Process IOOS Interagency Agreements (IAA) and Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) coordinating with IOOS staff, federal and non-federal partners, National Ocean Service (NOS), and NOAA/Department of Commerce (DOC) General Counsel. Develop, implement, and maintain IOOS IAAs memorandum of agreements, including tracking and monitoring agreement status.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 5% of domestic travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/614667000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.