As a contracting professional you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. The duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include:
The duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:
- Pre-Award, Post-Award and Termination Activities such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process.
- Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems.
- Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals.
- Analyzing data to determine trends.
- Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes.
- Pre/Post Award functions for highly technical contracting work emphasizing customer requirements and relationships to achieve results that further the mission of agency clients.
- As an advisor, identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; assisting with statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts.
- Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed.
- Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes.
- Developing and presenting authoritative presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence.
- Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems.