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Contract Specialist - Albuquerque, NM #7494206

Company: General Services Admin

Date: 06/29/2020

City: Albuquerque, NM

Employment type: Full-time


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Summary


As a Contract Specialist, you will be responsible for the full range of pre-award and post-award functions, e.g., price/cost analysis, negotiation, administration and termination in a Public Buildings Service organization. Incumbent procures a wide range of design and construction services or supplies, or other services, utilizing a variety of acquisition methods and vehicles.


Location of position: Public Buildings Service, Albuquerque, NM, Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Oklahoma City, OK.


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Responsibilities



  • Performs acquisition planning tasks, including reviewing/analyzing procurement requests, researching market conditions, determining method of procurement & contract type, developing acquisition plans, preparing source selection plans or technical evaluation criteria and plans, and preparing necessary justifications and documentation.
  • Awards & administers a variety of contracts, including those awarded under Section 8(a) and other socioeconomic programs including sole source procurements.
  • Develops and prepares contract solicitations, modifications, terminations, and other contracting documents, incorporating appropriate language, specifications and clauses based on various factors (market conditions, customer requirements, quantities required, etc.).
  • Develops negotiation plans and objectives; holds conferences; and conducts discussions and negotiations with contractors.
  • Evaluates technical submissions, bids or offers for responsiveness to the solicitation and responsibility. Coordinates the establishment of a technical evaluation committee or source selection evaluation board to determine acceptability of technical proposals; evaluates contractor proposals against selection criteria; and may serve as the Source Selection Authority/chair and as such make cost/technical trade-offs. Performs cost and/or price analysis and makes final determination on awards within delegated contracting officer authority.
  • Performs post-award duties including monitoring contractor's performance, ensuring contract compliance, ensuring payments are processed, negotiating modifications, and dealing with protests and/or terminations as needed.
  • Conducts or facilitates various contracting meetings such as pre-proposal and post award meetings. Responds to inquiries from customers and vendors concerning contract issues and concerns; keeps customers/contractors apprised of procurement status; coordinates with other offices or stakeholders to resolve procurement-related problems.

Travel Required


Occasional travel - Travel as needed.


Supervisory status


No


Promotion Potential


12



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1102 Contracting



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Conditions of Employment



  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:



  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.

Qualifications


For each job on your resume, provide:



  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.


For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.


Basic Requirements for GS-5 through GS-12



  • A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field;

or



  • At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

GS-12:


The GS-12 salary range starts at $82,696 per year.


If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.


To qualify, you must possess at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent the GS-11 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience procuring building services, professional and/or non-professional services, and/or construction using a wide range of contracting methods and contract vehicles (i.e. purchase orders, blanket purchase agreements, etc...) applying your organization's acquisition regulations and/or policies and involve four or more of the following:


● Planning and carrying out routine pre- and post-award acquisition actions;


● Creating and preparing solicitation documentation and drafting the final contract;


● Evaluating vendor offers for both technical and price/cost factors to ensure best value to the organization/agency;


● Negotiating contracts, orders and modifications with multiple clauses and/or addendums;


● Responding to and resolving acquisition questions/issues that require research to provide recommendations/responses;


● Evaluating acquisition program effectiveness in order to make recommendations for improvements;


● Analyzing routine contracting issues and identifying alternative courses of action.


Education


Please see Qualifications section.


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