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CONTRACT SPECIALIST – Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, Department of the Army
Job ID: 481824Start Date: 07/15/2021End Date: 07/28/2021
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 Civilian Employees of the OrganizationCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the educations 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 Contract Specialist: Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees. OR Exemption: You are exempt from the education requirements above if (A) you are a current civilian employee 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; OR (B) you are a current military member who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS (or equivalent)-1102 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: Your resume must describe one year of specialized experience at the NH-03 (GS-13 or equivalent) level in the Federal Service that includes: 1. Negotiating high priority technical, complex classified contracting services to support contract requirements, high dollar and mission essential acquisitions; 2. Providing advice for pre-award and post-award contract functions involving highly specialized procurements of significance and sensitivity; 3. Analyzing acquisition strategy to determine contract specializations such as negotiation, cost and price analysis, and contract administration; 4. Identifying the magnitude and terms of contracts to ensure streamlined program execution accelerated delivery of operational capabilities to the field; 5.Reviewing acquisition program requirements (i.e. the issuance of contract modifications, investigation and resolution of contractors delays, contractor performances appraisal, subcontractor surveillance, disposition of claims, and similar matters) to determine best course of action. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service NH-03 (GS-13 or equivalent). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Acquisition StrategyCommunicationsContract ManagementLeadershipNegotiation All Current Federal Employees MUST attach a current SF-50 for consideration. Without a SF-50, your application will be considered incomplete. This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet position requirements for certification at Level 3 in Acquisition Career Field C – Contracting within 24 months of entrance on duty. Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Career Field Position. DoD Position Certification Level and Training Requirements., All Acquisition Workforce Position Mandated in Title 10, USC, Section 1723. DoD 5000.52-M, DoD Acquisition Career Development Program contains specific requirements for acquisition categories and grades/level. Current requirements are available at http://asc.army.mil/info/policies/check_list.cfm. Upon entry into an Acquisition position, the incumbent has 24 months to complete the position requirements without needing to obtain a waiver.
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