Contract Specialist

Website U.S. General Services Administration

Job Description and Requirements:

The U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service, Information Technology Category is hiring multiple Contract Specialists ranging in grades from GS-11 to GS-14. All positions are full-time telework.

As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of information technology equipment, systems, and services.

Your duties at the GS-11 and GS-12 may also include:

Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process.

Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measuring systems
Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals
Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes
Your duties at the GS-13 or GS-14 may also include:

Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission.
Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts.

Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed
Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes
Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence.

Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems.

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