Contracting Specialist - SME Acquisition

OGSystems   •  

Reston, VA

8 - 10 years

Posted 242 days ago

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Contracting Specialist - SME Acquisition


  • Analyzes projects requirements from inception to closeout and develops solutions to agency's needs.
  • Responsible for business improvement services in life cycle administration and management of contracts, contract negations; proposal guidance, preparation and management assistance.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, market analysis, purchase justifications, material lifecycle plans, bills of material, cost estimates, as well as product and service oriented draft statements of work.
  • Provides services to coordinate and support development of customer needs statements, Requests for Information (RFis) and Requests for Quotes (RFQs ).
  • Coordinates, reviews, and presents vendor responses to RFis, RFQs and service requests, and acquisition planning. Prepares Request for Proposals (RFP)/Invitation for Bids (IFB) preparation guidance, market research/ analysis, and selection and administration of terms and conditions.
  • Prepare contact awards and modifications for Contracting Officer signature.
  • Performs initial cost and price analysis on proposals received.
  • Supports the Contracting Officer (CO) during the source selection process.
  • Drafts contract negotiation memoranda and contract modifications for CO.
  • Support the CO in documenting evaluation of performance, contract termination and contract closeout.
  • Create/Maintain Contract file folders, prepare solicitation documentation, and review proposals for compliance

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Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess specific industry experience with the acquisition lifecycle and associated best practices.
  • Experience supporting and developing government procurements.
  • Possess knowledge of the organization and contents of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense FAR (DFAR), agency specific regulations, and be current and knowledgeable of acquisition streamlining initiatives and reforms.
  • Strong understanding of the uses of the various acquisition approaches and is able to formulate documentation for the various approaches.
  • Demonstrates good organization and writing skills and ability to work with customers.
  • Experience Level II or Level III DAWIA or FAC-C certification in the field of contracting or its equivalent is desired.
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities within a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and acquisition planning.
  • Expertise with using Microsoft tools (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

Job ID 2018-1620