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Naval Sea Systems Command CONTRACT SPECIALIST in Keyport, Washington

Summary

This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.

Responsibilities

You will evaluate the need for, and impact of, amendments to solicitations.

You will implement acquisition reform techniques such as commercial contracting, market surveys, draft RFP?s, oral presentations, and evaluates past performance.

You will draft formal acquisition plans, source selection plans, and conducts oral proposals/presentations in complex technical and engineering service requirements.

You will perform detailed analysis of bids or proposals received.

You will analyze price and complex cost data as a necessary, utilizing cost analysis information provided by Defense Contract Audit Agency auditors, full field pricing reviews, and other technical personnel.

You will ensure strict compliance with specifications on sealed bid procurement, and recommending award to lowest bidder providing such compliance.

You will perform a trade-off analysis in complex best value source selections, considering multiple factors such as cost, technical, and past performance.

You will determine price to be fair and reasonable utilizing a broad range of cost and price analysis tools.

You will draft final contract including specifications, packing and shipping requirements, inspection instruction, and all other special and standard clauses.

You will prepare recommendations for award, documenting reasons for decisions including justifying basis for not recommending lowest offer.

You will conduct debriefings after award.

You will respond to inquiries, including formal protests and congressional inquiries.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. GS-12: In addition to the Basic Education Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: performing pre and post-award contracting functions associated with the acquisition of supplies and services. GS-11: In addition to the Basic Education Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: performing pre and post-award contracting functions associated with the acquisition of supplies and services. Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoDQualificationStandardForGS-1102.pdf And the title 10 requirements found here: http://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=granuleid:USC-prelim-title10-section1724&num=0&edition=prelim

Education

Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirement of the Department of Defense Qualification Standard for Contracting Positions: A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees. NOTE: The education requirement listed above applies only to individuals entering DoD GS-1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current civilian personnel 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 are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS (or equivalent) 1102 or before September 30, 2000 are also exempt from meeting this requirement. This position allows for substitution of education for experience at the GS-11 level as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

or

3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

or

LL.M., if related

Additional Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf. Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management. Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed. If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

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