Job opening: Supervisory Contract Specialist
Salary: $116 393 - 151 308 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is with the U.S. Army Medical Command Health Care Acquisition Activity Contracting Office, located at Fort Bliss, Texas. In this position you will serve as a Supervisory Contract Specialist in the Medical Readiness Contracting Office - West (MRCO-W), one of four regional contracting offices, and one contracting center under US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), US ARMY Health Contracting Activity (USAHCA)
Serve as a Contracting Officer and will be required to have unlimited warrant authority for government contracts and procurement of health care providers.
Responsible for variety of regional and/or DoD medical contracting actions such as medical related service and medical equipment/supplies to include facility maintenance and environmental service contracts.
Supervise employees and manage assignments; review/evaluate work; establish/track metrics while fostering teamwork in the organization.
Approve work schedules and leave requests; review resumes, interview candidates and make selections; review and certify position descriptions; develop, execute and approve training and training requests.
Responsible to interface with regional staff to ensure office is providing quality contractual support. This position may assume role as office deputy in his/her absence.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Business Travel/Temporary Duty Travel of approximately 10% per calendar year.
- Financial Disclosure Statement OGE Form 450 required.
- Must meet Defense Acquisition Workforce Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position. Must be able to obtain and maintain LEVEL III Certification in Acquisition Career Field CONTRACTING within 24 months of entrance on duty.
- Must be able to meet the pre-requisites to obtain and maintain a Contracting Officer Warrant (i.e. Bachelor's Degree, DAWIA Level III Certification, Pass a Warrant Officer Exam successfully in a manner which will afford an unlimited warrant).
- May be required to complete a Supervisory Probationary period, if once has not been completed prior.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Supervisory Contract Specialist:
Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees.
Exemption: You are exempt from the education requirements above if (A) you are a current civilian employee 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;
(B) you are a current military member who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS (or equivalent)-1102 on or before September 30, 2000.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience in planning and implementing contract policies and procedures; determine methods of procurement and acquisition strategies in compliance with the law, regulations and policies. Experience in awarding variety of regional and/or DOD medical contract actions which includes pre-award/ post award; issuing Request for Proposals, conducting negotiations, conducting technical evaluations, soliciting contract awards and perform contract administration functions.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (NH-03).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Contract AwardContracting/ProcurementLeadershipOral CommunicationProblem Solving
Time in Grade Requirement: Time in Grade Requirements do not apply to NH positions.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/
- Address FR-APF-W40MAA USA MEDICAL CMD ACQUISITION ACTY (MCAA)
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Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk