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Job Title: Contract Specialist
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Greenwood Village, CO
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 05/17/2019
Expire Date: 06/16/2019
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Finance/Economics, Sales, Purchasing, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Contract Specialist
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Time-in-grade: Applicants who are current Federal employees or who have held a GS grade anytime in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11 level. Basic Requirements: A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; or 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. AND GS-12 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Negotiate with vendors to acquire products or services or to address technical requirements, cost/pricing, or other terms and conditions. Reviewing statements of work to ensure they adequately describe requirements. Review vendor submissions to determine acceptability and compliance with solicitation requirements. Interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to address acquisition issues. Educate and guide customers through their procurement process to ensure they understand how their needs will be met. Recommend the appropriate contract type or contract method for the product or service being procured. Establishing and monitoring acquisition milestones to ensure progress toward award. Serving as contract administrator on awarded contracts. There is no educational substitution for the GS-12 level. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/529109000?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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