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Senior Contract Specialists (Aberdeen Proving Ground MD) – POC in Listing

Posted by on December 7, 2017

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* Senior Contract            Specialists


The Senior Contract            Specialists will provide support to ACC-APG, to accomplish a            range of mission support functions including, but not            limited to preaward and postaward contracting functions in            accordance and consistent with the FAR, the Department of            Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), the Department of the Army            FAR Supplement (AFARS), ACC Deskbook, ACC Mapping the            Acquisition and Procurement Process Application (MAPP APP) ,            Acquisition Instructions (AI), divisional policies and any            other applicable regulations, policies and/or directives            through OSD, Army, or ACC.




US Citizens Only Please

Favorable            Background/Investigation Check Required

And the following:

*  Ten (10) years of            experience as a 1102 series– Contract Specialist within the            Federal Government

*  Possession of DAWIA            Level III certification or equivalent such as Federal            Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C level III).            Personnel who meet the grandfathering exception provisions            outlined in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) – 1102            series description may be considered for work under this            requirement.

*  B.A./B.S. Degree or            higher in a Business-related field

*  Ten (10) years of            experience in supporting documentation such as, but not            limited to the following: Pre-negotiation Objective            Memorandum (POM), Price Negotiation Memorandum (PNM),            Engineering Change Proposal (ECP), J&A, and closeouts.

*  Knowledgeable in the            Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Department of            Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS)

*  Has possessed or            possesses a minimum 12 Grade Level as an 1102.


Individuals with prior            contracting experience supporting ACC-APG AFARS, MAPP APP,            AI, and/or other applicable regulations, policies and/or            directives through OSD, Army, or ACC encouraged to apply


Senior Contract Specialists            shall provide contracting support services such as, but not            limited to, the following:

Pre-Award Tasks and                Duties:

*  Assists the            Contracting Officer with developing procurement objectives            for the program in terms of competition and price range, and            supports the construction of the contractual vehicle            including use of pricing arrangements, subcontracting            policy, set-aside policies, and similar considerations.

*  Assists the            Contracting Officer in the preparation and maintains current            acquisition plans, appropriate milestone charts, and related            schedules.

*  Serves as advisor to            program officials in procurement planning meetings. Advises            program officials of the potential procurement objectives to            be considered, and assists in the preparation of statements            of work or performance work statements.

*  Assists in developing            draft Request for Quotes (RFQs), Request for Proposals            (RFPs), and/or Combined Synopsis/Solicitations using the            Government Procurement Automated Data & Document Systems            (PADDS) for Contracting Officer approval. Ensures the            solicitation includes all appropriate solicitation terms and            conditions. Prior to release of solicitation, verify that            funds are available and ensure a Government employee has            received legal concurrence. Release solicitation by            electronic posting, email, fax or mail upon approval by the            Contracting Officer.

*  Prepares            determinations and findings and solicitation documents for            Contracting Officer approval.

*  Assists with source            selection procedures, e.g. by ensuring that Conflict of            Interest/Nondisclosure forms are signed, files prepared for            the pre-award decisions are complete, neat, and organized in            accordance with the policy, and files are properly organized            to facilitate post-award reviews and administration.

*  Performs detailed            analyses of all elements of cost in contractor proposals.

*  Assist in conducting            pre-proposal conference(s) with prospective contractor(s) to            arrive at a clear understanding of what is required under            the proposed contract. Obtains appropriate data from            business and technical officials.

*  Assists with the            development of a negotiation strategy, coordinates strategy            with negotiation team, and assists the Contracting Officer            in executing the negotiations. Assists in preparing final            contract award documents for task and delivery orders and            stand-alone contracts, and COR designation letters.            Distributes contract to appropriate parties. Inputs award            data into PADDS. Prepares draft award announcements for            electronic posting and draft Congressional Notifications in            accordance with FAR and DFARS requirements and local            guidance.

*  Prepares Determination            and Findings (D&Fs), Justification and Approvals            (J&As), and other necessary contract file documents for            appropriate Government signature.

*  Prepares final            contract award documents for task and delivery orders and            stand-alone contracts in PADDS/PD2, and COR designation            letters. Ensures Government employee has received legal            concurrence. Prepares draft award announcements for            electronic posting and draft Congressional Notifications in            accordance with FAR and DFARS requirements and local            guidance. Distribute contract to appropriate parties.

*  Non-Disclosure            Agreements (NDAs) will be signed with all companies that the            Contractor will have access to its proprietary data. This            will protect such data from unauthorized use or disclosure            as long as it remains proprietary.

*  Establishes and            maintains an up-to-date contract file in Paperless Contract            Files (PCF). All working documents and Memorandum For            Records (MFRs) shall be in PCF as drafts for each action and            entered into the Virtual Contracting Enterprise-Acquisition            Management (VCE-AM)


Contract Administration:

*  Prepares appropriate            documentation for contract modifications, including exercise            of options, using PADDS/PD2. Assist in monitoring contractor            performance, including schedules and milestones. Assist in            monitoring contractor compliance with terms of the contract.            Assist in the preparation of incentive and award fees.            Assist in the resolution of performance problems. Prepare            stop work orders, cure notices, or show cause letters for            issuance by Contracting Officer. Provide support for            assessing contract claims and preparing termination            settlement documents. Assist in the approval of contract            closeout.

*  Providing support for            assessing contract claims and preparing termination            settlement documents. Provide daily accomplishments.





1)       Please detail your resume              articulating the your experience and technologies used              pursuant to the above sited requirements.  Resumes that do              not clearly articulate experience will not be considered.


2) Resumes  must contain:

– your direct contact            information (email + cell + home ph.)

– the day/date/times you            are available to interview

– you are availability to            support this contract beginning in June of 2018


3) A Word copy of your              resume is required no PDFs. For immediate            consideration, kindly email your resume to                 ATTN: APG/Senior Contract Specialist


Thank you in advance for            your time.


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  • Spouse Friendly: No

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