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CONTRACT PRICE/COST ANALYST – Eglin AFB, Florida
Air Force Materiel Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 30770Start Date: 01/07/2019End Date: 01/14/2019
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND at least 24 hours in business-related courses in any of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree). NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have one year of specialized experience in the next lower grade accordance with Department of Defense 1102 Qualification requirements: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing business advice to customers and performing all preaward/post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services and/or construction.
To view occupational requirements for this position, refer to the provisions of subsections (a) and (b) of 10 United States Code (USC) 1724, 10 USC 1723 and 10 USC 1732
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/ FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. In-depth knowledge of contracting negotiation, administration, and termination principles, policies, procedures, and technical requirements applicable to preaward and postaward actions for a variety of contracts.
2. Thorough knowledge of business practices and market conditions applicable to program and technical acquisition requirements.
3. In-depth knowledge of Competitive Sourcing and Privatization (CS&P) contracting processes and procedures; and of price and cost analysis sufficient to review proposals against previous history, actual and estimated expenditures, and established rates to determine price reasonableness or to determine a negotiation position.
4. Detailed knowledge of the methods and techniques of fact-finding, analysis, and resolution of complex problems; and of the principles and practices of team building; and the ability to provide innovative solutions to resolve difficult and controversial issues effectively.
5. Ability to apply precedents found in government contracting case law to specific contracting situations to insure that legally binding contracting officer decisions are consistent, justifiable and will be upheld at appellate courts or boards; and ability to properly apply funding rules associated with the obligations of multiple types of appropriations.
6. Ability to establish performance goals and assess progress toward their achievement, and develop concrete action plans to solve problems; to adjust work operations and program objectives to meet emergencies, changing programs, or production requirements within available resources and with minimum sacrifice of quality or quantity of work; and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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