Chenega Corporation Contracts Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

TIME

SOLUTIONS, LLC

Company

Job Title:

Acquisition

Management

Chenega

Job Title:

Management

Consultant

Clearance:

Secret

Location:

Arlington, VA

Reports

To:

Program

Manager

FLSA

Status:

Exempt,

Full Time, Regular

Prepared

Date:

11-06-2018

Approved

Date:

11-06-2018

CONTINGENT UPON AWARD

Summary:

Time

Solution, LLC seeks a Management Consultant, Acquisition

Management, to provide full life-cycle acquisition support to USAID

M/CIO to ensure the agency efficiently achieves its mission objectives through

the use of Information Technology. USAID relies heavily on the availability of

Information Technology (IT) systems and infrastructure to serve nations around

the globe. The Management Bureau, Office of the Chief Information

Officer (M/CIO) delivers the necessary tools to enable individuals at

headquarters and in the field to focus on completing the USAID mission. The

M/CIO is responsible for providing IT systems and infrastructure to our Agency

customers.

This

individual shall assist in the planning, solicitation, negotiation, award,

administration and closeout of contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, and

interagency agreements. The Management Consultant, Acquisition

Managment will ensure documentation is processed in a timely manner

and is consistent with Federal and Agency acquisition and assistance rules,

regulations, policies and procedures (e.g., the Federal Acquisition Regulations

(FAR), OMB Circulars, USAID Automated Directives System (ADS), the USAID

Acquisition Regulations (AIDAR), Office of Acquisitions and Assistance Contract

Information Bulletins (CIB), Office of Acquisition and Assistance

Administrative Memoranda (OPAM), Office of Acquisition and Assistance

Procurement Executive Bulletins (PEB), Acquisition and Assistance Policy

Directives (AAPD).

Essential Duties

and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities

to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Assist in the evaluation of contractor proposals, including the

preparation of formal source selection plans and justifications for sole source

contracting;

  • Conduct cost and price analysis of submitted proposals;

  • Prepare the government negotiation position;

  • Determine the financial and performance capability of the

offerors/recipients;

  • Establish a competitive range for purpose of conducting

negotiations; if necessary;

  • Assist Contracting Officers in the negotiation of specific cost,

fee or profit, and technical issues;

  • Assist the Government in determining the proposal(s) that is in

the

  • Government's best interest from a cost and technical standpoint;

  • Prepare required pre-award materials for review and approval of

the Contracting Officer;

  • Exercise award options and modifications to contracts, and resolve

problems;

  • Conduct post-award conferences;

  • Ensure timely submission of required deliverables;

  • Determine costs/prices allowed and approve or disapprove

contractor's request for payments;

  • Review contractor's management system, compensation structure,

insurance

  • plans, and purchasing system; review proposed subcontracts and

consent requests;

  • Perform cost or price analysis on proposals that involve contract

changes, indirect rate agreements, and settlements;

  • Negotiate contract modifications, terms and costs of changes;

  • Monitor contractor's financial condition, compliance with labor

and industrial relations matters, use of government property, and small and

minority business mandatory subcontracting programs;

  • Determine contractor compliance with Cost Accounting Standards and

Disclosure Statements, if applicable;

  • Assist with contract terminations as needed, including preparation

of cure or show cause notices to correct severe performance deficiencies;

  • Analyze claims and negotiate final settlements;

  • Prepare findings of fact and recommend decisions under the

Disputes clause to the Contracting Officer;

  • Assist in the de-commitment and de-obligation of excess funds in

awards and prepare them for close-out;

  • Close out awards, monitoring delivery of the contract end items

and inclusion of final reports and clearances;

  • Automated Directives System (ADS) Review - Assist with the review

of applicable ADS Chapters and provide recommended revisions as necessary.

Non-Essential

Duties:

  • Other

duties as assigned

Supervisory

Responsibilities:

  • NONE

Minimum

Qualifications:(To

perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each

essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,

Finance, Accounting, or another relevant discipline

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role supporting a

federal agency required.

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • PMP certification preferred. Certified SCRUM

Master preferred.

  • Must have demonstrated experience with large project management.

Knowledge, Skills

and Abilities:

  • Knowledge

    of program control and financial analysis

  • Knowledge

    of, and experience with, contracts management

  • Possesses

    a blend of IT expertise with business skills/financial analysis skills

  • Ability

    to perform analysis and verification of solutions within the IT

    environment

  • Executive

    and political savvy

  • Ability

    to manage large projects.

  • Skilled

    at balanced score care implementation; ability to measure and work with

    metrics

  • Ability

    to map analytics back to critical project success factors/SSO (Statement

    of Objectives)

  • Demonstrated

    strong interpersonal, collaboration, and organizational skills

  • Knowledge

    of, and previous experience within, the federal sector.

  • Knowledge

    of, and previous experience with, federal IT acquisitions and services.

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for

cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a

harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps

commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically;

Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here

are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully

perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be

made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions.

  • While performing the duties of this

Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee

is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach

with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or

balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift

and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job

include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment

characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters

while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in

a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to

electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of

operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne

particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega

Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity

Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native

preference under PL 93-638.

We

participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.M#

Organization: Time Solutions

Title: Contracts Specialist

Location: Virginia-Arlington

Requisition ID: 1800003969