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SUPERVISORY CONTRACT SPECIALIST – Multiple Locations
AF Installation and Mission Support, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 35543Start Date: 01/17/2019End Date: 01/24/2019
** NOTE *** Applicants must meet the basic requirements as defined in 10 USC 1724 and as stated in this announcement. BASIC EDUCATION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: DAWIA EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, Public Law 106-398, Section 808: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND at least 24 semester hours in business-related courses in any of the following disciplines: 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: Transcripts are required. NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after 1 January 2000. Current member of the Armed Forces (not retired or separated) OR a current DOD employee that meets the following requirements: 1) served as a contracting officer with authority to award or administer in excess of the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT) on or before 30 September 2000; 2) served in an 1102 position or as a Service member in a similar occupational specialty on or before September 30, 2000; OR, (3) is an enlisted member of the Contingency Contracting Force (CCF). This exemption only applies to CCF members in their current or future CCF positions. The baccalaureate degree exemption does not apply to current CCF members seeking new hire employment within DoD as an 1102. or (4) is described in subsection (e)(1)(B) of 10 USC 1724. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have specialized experience: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Specialized experience is experience in one or more of the following: (1) soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, and awarding contracts; (2) administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) analyzing and evaluating cost/price proposals and accounting systems; (5) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (6) formulating and administering policies and procedures to insure achievement of socioeconomic goals; (7) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements; and/or (8) providing functional staff advisory services within the contracting occupation. Duties are performed with considerable latitude in dealing with problems arising during the pre award or post award phases of the procurement action; independently plans and carries out the work, selecting the approaches and techniques to be used; recommends or develops new guides or procedures when problems reveal that guidelines are lacking or inadequate; independently determines actions to be taken on assigned contracts; uses judgment in interpreting guidelines, in adapting procurement procedures to specific situations, and in recommending solutions to problems encountered. 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: Professional knowledge of a wide range of Federal contracting laws, regulations, policies, procedures, methods, techniques, and contract types applicable to pre-award and post-award actions for a variety of complex contracts for unique services, commodities, and/or construction. Knowledge of the business environment (e.g. economic trends, awareness of commercial/business practices, standards, mergers, and acquisitions, etc.) in order to recognize potential programmatic/contractual impacts, and knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools used to assist in risk identification, assessment, and mitigation including assessing the probability and consequences of potential problems. Knowledge of contract negotiation, administration, and termination principles, policies, procedures and technical requirements; and knowledge 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. Ability to identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information, use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and make recommendations; makes sound, well informed, and objective decisions applying precedents found in government contracting case laws to specific contracting situations to insure that legally binding contracting officer decisions are consistent, justifiable, and will be upheld at appellate courts or boards; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of an organization though subordinate supervisors. 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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