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Supervisory Acquisition and Utilization Specialist – Dallas, Texas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 503698Start Date: 11/30/-0001End Date: 11/30/-0001
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/15/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal Service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of a Supervisory Acquisition Utilization Specialist, and that is typically in or related to the work of this position. Specialized experience includes: serving as a team lead or senior specialist assisting with the direction and control of supply chain planning; handling contract related services, product acquisition, and procurement of items in a healthcare environment; overseeing contracts from pre-award to post-award; preparing procurement packages including development of requirement documents (e.g. performance work statements and objectives, cost benefit analysis, sole source justifications, etc.); developing and analyzing reports to make recommendations on acquisition and contracting issues; participating in negotiations throughout all phases of contract administration; and monitoring expenditures and reporting on deviations from contract terms. This position requires some degree of specialized knowledge and experience of logistics support activities in areas of acquisition management, contracting, purchasing, transportation, distribution, inventory management and control, expendable and non-expendable equipment, and warehouse operations. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Administration and Management: Knowledge of planning, coordination, and execution of business functions, resource allocation, and production. Contracting/Procurement: Knowledge of various types of contracts, techniques, or requirements (for example, Federal Acquisitions Regulations) for contracting or procurement, and contract negotiation and administration. Leadership: Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations. Technology Application: Uses machines, tools, or equipment effectively; uses computers and computer applications to analyze and communicate information in the appropriate format. Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Control of Funds: Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and requirements for maintaining control and accountability of obligations and expenditures for all appropriations and fund accounts (for example, revolving, non-appropriated, multiyear, and single-year appropriations. Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; uses sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions; finds alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgements. 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Work is primarily sedentary in nature. Requires occasional travel to conduct inspections of contract facilities or motor vehicles providing contracts for healthcare resources to ensure Joint Commission and safety requirements are met.For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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