Chenega Corporation Contracts Specialist in Arlington, Virginia
Full Time, Regular
CONTINGENT UPON AWARD
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
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
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
Conduct cost and price analysis of submitted proposals;
Prepare the government negotiation position;
Determine the financial and performance capability of the
- 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
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
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,
- plans, and purchasing system; review proposed subcontracts and
- 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.
duties as assigned
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
- Must have demonstrated experience with large project management.
of program control and financial analysis
of, and experience with, contracts management
a blend of IT expertise with business skills/financial analysis skills
to perform analysis and verification of solutions within the IT
and political savvy
to manage large projects.
at balanced score care implementation; ability to measure and work with
to map analytics back to critical project success factors/SSO (Statement
strong interpersonal, collaboration, and organizational skills
of, and previous experience within, the federal sector.
of, and previous experience with, federal IT acquisitions and services.
- Shows respect and sensitivity for
cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a
harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
- Treats people with respect; Keeps
commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically;
Upholds organizational values.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
preference under PL 93-638.
participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.M#
Organization: Time Solutions
Title: Contracts Specialist
Requisition ID: 1800003969