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Contract Price/ Cost Analyst – Multiple Locations
Defense Contract Management Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 150514Start Date: 09/20/2019End Date: 09/30/2019
Who May Apply: All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible External Recruitment Military Spouse Preference QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. GS-11
Specialized Experience required: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-09) . Specialized experience is defined as: Experience applying contract cost/price analysis principles and procedures to analyze and evaluate the cost elements on contracts; experience involving statistical, financial, and accounting analysis; and experience performing contract negotiation. Education can be substituted for experience. GS-12
Specialized Experience required: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-11) . Specialized experience is defined as: Experience reviewing and evaluating contract price proposals for adequacy and compliance with laws and regulations, and with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). Conducting price and cost analysis of the various elements of contractor proposals. Application of analytical techniques to forecast price trends, economic factors and efficiencies in production for future accounting period. Experience evaluating proposals to structure and recommend negotiation objectives. Resolving accounting issues in accordance with regulation/procedures/practices. Conducting cost monitoring services to maintain the accuracy of the Forward Pricing Rate Agreement/Recommendations. Education cannot be substituted for experience. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Advanced Cost and/or Price AnalysisContract Performance ManagementProposal Evaluation (Contracting by Negotiation) Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement. BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT (Contracting Series): A bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree). NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts. NOTE: Current civilian personnel in DoD, who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in an Executive Department on or before September 30, 2000 are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 on or before September 30, 2000 are also exempt from meeting this requirement.
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