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As a Supervisory Contract Specialist, you will?provide first-line supervision and direction to a group of Contract Specialists performing pre-award, administration and termination work related to contracts.
Location of Position: Public Buildings Service, Acquisition Management Division, New York, NY
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.
As a supervisory Contract Specialist you will:Provides supervision and direction to a group of subordinate contract specialist and is responsible for the timeliness, technical excellence, and conformance to requirements of GSA policy, regulations, and standards for all projects assigned.
Responsible for overseeing and coordinating the successful operation of professional and technical staff engaged in all phases of pre-award, award, contract administration, and termination phases of procurements to meet the service, construction, supply and equipment needs of client activities.?Serves as advisor to program officials in procurement planning meetings, identifying procurement objectives and methodologies to be used and assists in the preparation of statements of work.Consults with and support internal and external customers, providing technical advice on contracting matters.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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Conditions of EmploymentU.S. Citizenship or National Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date. Males born after 12/31/1959 must have registered with Selective Service. Must meet time in grade requirements
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.Serve a one year probationary period, if required.Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security?s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required.May participate in the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), which includes attending meetings and planning activities; and carrying out mission-critical work at a designated location other than your primary work site (which may be outside of your commuting area).
For each job on your resume, provide:the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.
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The GS-13 salary range starts at $102,040 per year.
You must meet?the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:All of the following:
To qualify, you must meet the requirements listed above, and have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or higher in the Federal service. ? Specialized experience is progressively responsible experience in performing the full range of pre-award and/or post award activities utilizing various types of contracts such as fixed price, various cost types, requirements, performance based and multiple award schedules) and evidence of professional potential, business acumen, and drive for results, relationship building, and self-motivation in order to procure a variety of complex or specialized products and/or services; OR experience requiring sufficient knowledge of contracting regulations, policies, and procedures and an organization's program and technical requirements in order to conduct reviews of contracts or contracting actions, recommend or plan improvements to an organization's procurement program.
Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
Note: ?If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:?
Bargaining Unit status: NONE
Relocation-related expenses are?not?approved and will be your responsibility.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.?Ability to supervise and interpret contracting laws, regulations, principles and policies to generate new procurement concepts.Knowledge of contract types, methods of contracting and techniquesMastery of the principles of acquisition planning sufficient to develop and implement a plan to procure multi-year contracts for technical services and/or maintenanceAbility to communicate both orally and in writing to all levels both internally and externally.
Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.
If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA?s Career Transition Assistance Plan , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.GSA OIG Employees: Submit latest SF 50 (other than award SF 50) eligible - submit a, b, and c : (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal. Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50. College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected for this job, you will be asked to provide an official transcript. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education. Contracting Documentation: Submit A or B:
(A) Mandatory contracting training - submit a or b below:GSA?s Mandatory Training Requirements which can be met by one of the following: Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of (use the link to view specific courses); or if you have a FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification, your training is fully qualifying for GSA's Mandatory Training requirement. If your certification is over 2 years old, 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points are required to maintain certification.list of completed courses including: official course title, course number, training provider, training hours completed, and the date completed
(B) Proof of contracting certification - submit the following:FAC-C or DAWIA Level II or higher certification (copy of certificate)
If certification is over 2 years old, also submit (b) or (c) below:Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) history identifying the completion of 80 CLPs every two years. The 80 CLPs every two years must be from the issuance date of certification to current period.If you are a FAITAS member, you may submit your Continuous Learning Achievement Certificate from FAITAS. On your \"My Continuous Learning\" page, click on the \"approved\" link under Achievement Status to print a copy of your most recent certificate.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .
You will have access to many including:Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)Life insurance coverage with several optionsSick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per yearThrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)Flexible work schedulesTransit and child care subsidiesFlexible spending accountsLong-term care insuranceTraining and development
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
Submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. You can modify or complete your application any time before the deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, click here: .
To begin, click the Apply Online button on the vacancy announcement.
Need Assistance in Applying? Contact the HR representative listed on the announcement prior to the application deadline. We are available to assist you Monday-Friday during normal business hours. You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions. Be sure to APPLY EARLY as most assessments must be completed fully and submitted before the announcement closing.
Agency contact information
Maura Murphy Maura Murphy
AddressGSA, Public Buildings Service
After the closing date/deadline:ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS: Your application will be reviewed for all requirements. REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT: If you meet all the requirements, you may be referred to management for review and a possible interview. SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER: If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer and start the suitability and/or security background investigation process. FINAL JOB OFFER: Once our security office determines you can come on board, you will be given a final offer, which is typically 40 days after the announcement closes. FINAL COMMUNICATION: Once the position is filled, we will notify you of your status. You may also check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.
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