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Procurement Analyst – Norfolk, Virginia
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 162414Start Date: 10/17/2019End Date: 10/30/2019
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and 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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Procurement Analyst: Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) from an accredited educational institution 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. (The 24 semester hour requirement can be obtained within the bachelor’s degree OR in addition to the degree.) OR Exemption: You are exempt from the education requirements above if (A) you are a current DoD employee, in any occupational series, who has served on or before September 30, 2000, as follows: (1) Served as a GS/equivalent-1102 position or contracting officer position with authority to award or administer contracts above the SAT in any Federal agency, OR (2) Served as a military member in a comparable military occupational specialty; OR (B) you are a current member of the armed forces who occupied a position within an occupational specialty similar to the GS-1102 series on or before September 30, 2000. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which include 1) Experience applying agency, federal, and Major Command (MACOM) contract law/policies to perform acquisitions and contract administration for construction, service, supply contracts.; 2) Experience using negotiation techniques to conduct cost and price analysis of contractor’s proposals during negotiation procedures to ensure they meet negotiated objects; 3) Experience developing/recommending corrective actions to acquisition procedures/polices for the command; 4) Experience reviewing contract/acquisition documents (i.e. formal acquisition plans, source selection evaluation plans, and requests for justification & approvals) to determine compliance with agency, federal, and local polices/procedures; AND 5) Experience using multiple electronic acquisition systems such as the Standard Procurement System (SPS/PD2), Contracting Officer’s Representative Tracking Tools, Wide-Area Workflow (WAWF), Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS), the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS), and a Financial Management System. This definition of specialized experience is typical work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11 or above). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Contracting/ProcurementOral CommunicationProcurement Analysis Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).
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