SUPERVISORY CONTRACT SPECIALIST NF5
Serves as the Supervisory Contract Specialist for the Procurement Branch, with oversight authority of nonappropriated fund (NAF) procurement actions at the NAF Business and Support Services Division (MR) and supports NAF procurement at Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS). Interprets and applies Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Navy, and USMC NAF procurement rules and regulations. Serves as subject matter expert and a senior advisor on MR procurement policy and provides guidance to customers, colleagues, and staff. Uses federal procurement laws, command contracting regulations, instructions and Comptroller General decisions as reference to complete work. Exercises experience judgment, initiative and resourcefulness to identify aspects of regulations and laws for application, to design new provisions or innovative financial arrangements to develop justifications that include modifications that may deviate from usual practice. Plans, organizes work, and manages procurement actions and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Monitors participation in system-wide contracts and determines applicability of other NAF or APF contracts for MR and MCCS use. Frequently communicates with senior staff, technical and legal experts, other DoD personnel, and installation personnel on procurement matters. Represents the branch both within and outside the organization. Performs a wide range of contract functions such as procurement, planning, solicitation development, proposal evaluation, price analysis, contract negotiation, administration, and termination. Responsible for a wide variety of contract types, including but not limited to: construction and A&E services, information technology, financial support services, and revenue-generating operations. Requirements typically involve state of the art information technology and professional services in a variety of specialty areas such as retail, behavioral health, recreation, education, and Marine and Family Programs. Plans, develops and establishes contractual strategy for the assigned procurements. Reviews purchase requests and statements of work to evaluate requirements definition, certification of funds availability, and type of procurement action to be exercised. May issue requests for information, quotations, and proposals. Obtains legal, technical, and other necessary reviews and approvals to complete procurement actions. Composes clear, concise, and effective original correspondence and memoranda. May serve as lead negotiator in developing pre-negotiation strategies, conducting negotiations for acquisitions and in directing post-award negotiations involving contract changes or modifications. Administers assigned contracts to include requests for corrective actions, termination notices, and resolution of disputes. Prepares findings and determination memoranda documenting basis for non-competitive procurement, contract award, modification, and termination decisions. Maintains contract files pertaining to all phases of procurement from solicitation through contract award, post award administration, and final retirement of files. If appointed as contracting officer, solicits, awards, and administers complex, high-dollar contracts.
May conduct assistance visits at Marine Corps field activities. Meets with MCCS senior staff to inform on purpose of visits, subsequent findings, provide documented findings and to follow up with command inquiries and responses. Evaluates overall program effectiveness, administration, technological use, and allocation of resources to ensure effective and efficient procurements that meet the needs of the organization. Conducts procedural inspections and reviews for compliance with Marine Corps policies and regulations. Reports discrepancies or noncompliance. Makes recommendations on corrective actions and conducts follow up inspections. Provides staff guidance and supervision on work to be accomplished, procurement policy, and MR mission. Coordinates and integrates work of subordinate staff into a completed work product. Provides input to Branch Head on employee performance and skills. Provides training and guidance to new employees. Serves as primary trainer on branch functions and procedures.
A Bachelor's Degree in accounting, acquisition planning, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, or economics, or a related field appropriate to the work of the position and four years procurement experience with one year of supervisory experience; OR a combination of college level education and experience equivalent to and that demonstrates skill to solicit, award, administer, and manage complex high-dollar government related procurements, with one year of supervisory experience; OR appropriate specialized experience in soliciting, awarding, administering and managing complex, high-dollar government related procurements requiring source selection procedures, with one year supervisory experience.
Experience in executing a wide variety of contract requirements and types (construction, A&E services, and information technology are highly desired). Knowledge of procurement regulations, contract law, and acquisition planning. Knowledge of government and commercial procurement practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of contract administration. Excellent leadership and staff development experience, demonstrated track record of problem solving and process improvement, and ability to function in a collaborative manner with staff at all levels of the organization. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal presentation skills. Skill to supervise employees in the accomplishment of work.
This position is designated as a Position of Trust, and the incumbent must be eligible for a background check. Appointment and continued employment is subject to a favorable National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background check. Must file an annual Confidential Financial Disclosure report (OGE form 450).EVALUATIONS:
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:
• Stability of Federal Civilian Service
• People with passion for doing work that matters
• Quality of Work Life Balance
• Competitive Pay
• Comprehensive Benefit Packages
• Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division will obtain a Criminal Record Check . Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS. Required Documents: *Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable. *If prior military, DD214 Member Copy This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce. INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION. ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
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