Supervisory Contract Specialist
The successful selectee will perform the following duties: Provide direct supervision to (2) GS-1102-14, Supervisory Contract Specialist and (5) GS-1102-13, Supervisory Contract Specialist. Provide indirect supervision to (1) GS-0305-03, Mail & File Clerk, (1) GS-0343-11, Program Analyst, (2) GS-1101-11, Business Analyst, (1) GS-1101-11, Business Analyst, (8) GS-1102-11, Contract Specialist, (14) GS-1102-12, Contract Specialist, (8) GS-1102-13, Supervisory Contract Specialist, (14), Contract Specialists, (3) GS-1105-10, Supervisory Purchasing Agent, (24) GS-1105-05 to GS-1105-09, Purchasing Agent, and (3) GS-1106-06 Procurement Technician employees Serve as Deputy Director, Contracting Department, to perform central buying activity for Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE), the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Field Contracting System, and procurement support for forces operating within the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). Provide unlimited contracting authority and Chief of Contracting Office responsibilities to include personnel management, Business Plan/Product and Service Management, ISSOP Management, and the execution of contracting actions, regulation, policy, and contracting oversight. Provide accountability for high level support, advice, and direct assistance on contracting matters to include technical, management, and administrative direction of divisions/sites within the department.
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. Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirements of the Department of Defense Qualification Standard for Contracting Positions: A. A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND B. 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the bachelor's degree or in addition to the degree.) NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 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-1102 on or before September 30, 2000, are also exempt from meeting this requirement. In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized Contract Specialist experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector demonstrating knowledge of contract administration/procurement principles, policies, regulations, and procedures to administer group contracts and post award procurement actions. Specific work experience must demonstrate the following duties: 1) Utilizing a mastery of contracting methods and contract types to plan and carry out long-term pre-award and/or post-award procurement actions; 2) Applying new developments to problems not susceptible to treatment by accepted methods in procurement functional area, to extend existing contracting techniques, and to develop procurement policies for sue by other contracting personnel in solving procurement problems; and 3) Monitoring systems contracts extending over several years, and/or production of complex aircraft weapons systems in support Fleet Readiness Center(s). Aplicants must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoD_Qualification_Standard_For_GS-1102.pdf You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, 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. Education: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. See the Office of Personnel Management's General Policies for information on crediting education. Requirements: Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume. This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Contracting at Level III. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume. Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx. This position is a designated as Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs). In addition to DAWIA certification requirements, individuals selected for CAP must also be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a position waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position. If you are an Acquisition Corps member, please indicate your membership in your resume. Acquisition Corps requirements may be viewed at http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/workforce/Documents/dawiaoperatingguide21dec2011forwebsite1.pdf. This is a Financial Management Level I certified position per the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Section 1599d. This certification level must be achieved within prescribed timelines. Certification requirements are outlined in the DoD Instruction 1300.26 available at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/130026p.pdf. Selectee will be required to complete and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, prior to entering the position and annually thereafter. Selectee must obtain and maintain a current OPM GSSG, HRCD-5 certification. The selectee is required to maintain position suitability and a favorable adjudicated background investigation of a scope making him/her eligible for assignment to a critical sensitive (CS) position requiring access to classified information. This position is required to comply with Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 USC 423) as amended.
Other InformationThis position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Positions that are supervisory/managerial require that first time supervisors/managers complete a one-year trial/probationary period if not previously completed in a competitive or other excepted service position. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. Promotions are not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied. Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal. U.S. Citizenship required. Holding dual citizenship may affect eligibility for a security clearance and eligibility to occupy a sensitive position. Applications mailed in Government postage-paid envelopes will not be accepted. Position may be subject to frequent travel. The decision to pay relocation expense will be made based upon budget constraints, labor market conditions, and difficulty in filling the vacancy. Relocation expenses may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and available command funding. 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. The job often requires irregular (e.g., overtime, shift, weekend, and/or holiday) work hours to accomplish mission. The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. 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 Veteran’s Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): http://www.secnav.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/VEOA_Eligible.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
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