<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />See below for important information regarding this job.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Manages and directs the full range of negotiations, award, modification, management/administration, and termination of contracts.</li> <li>Exercises responsibility for the proper application of procurement laws, rules, regulations, decisions, and other directives and sound business judgment on all contractual actions.</li> <li>Reviews proposed solicitations and awards. As required, leads negotiations for major problem transactions, arbitrating and resolving differences, and negotiating counter offers or rebuttals where subordinates cannot reach agreement.</li> <li>Directs, plans, organizes, and integrates the work of subordinates in the performance of acquisition functions, involving complex pre-award, post-award, and contract administration management processes.</li> <li>Manages and directs contracts encompassing the full range of diverse and extremely complex types (including the application of new and advanced concepts).</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>This is an obligated position and occupancy is subject to the return of former incumbent. If former incumbent fails to return to the position, occupancy may become permanent.</li> <li>Must be a U.S. citizen</li> <li>Tour of Duty: Set Schedule/Full-Time</li> <li>Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive with no Access</li> <li>Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.</li> <li>Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt</li> <li>Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.</li> <li>Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized</li> <li>Supervisory Probation: Required</li> <li>Completion of Supervisory Certification Program: Required</li> <li>Bargaining Unit Status: No</li> <li>Financial Disclosure- Required</li> <li>This position requires an Acquisition, Technology, Logistics Level III certification in the Contracting Career Field within 24 months, unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Basic DAWIA Requirement: Public Law 106-398, Section 808: A.) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND B.) at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of study from an accredited institution of higher education in any of the following disciplines; accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management; OR C.) a current civilian employee in DoD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied an 1102 position, contracting officer position, or comparable military contracting position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30, 2000 are excluded from the requirements of A. AND B. above, but must meet the requirements identified in Public Law 101-510, section 1724: A OR B above.<br /><br />Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. In addition to the basic education requirement, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level to qualify for a GS-14 level position. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Examples of specialized experience are identified in the Major Duties section of this vacancy announcement and may also include: <ul> <li>Working with all phases of the procurement cycle</li> <li>Working with various contractors and vendors to obtain necessary products for a large organization or establishment.</li> </ul> <br /> 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE</strong>: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant.<br /><br /><strong>For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: </strong> http: www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf <br /><br /><strong>Reemployed Annuitants:</strong> This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http: www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf <br /><br /><strong>INFORMATION FOR VETERANS</strong> is available at: http: www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx . As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement.<br /><br /><strong>DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE</strong>: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />The assessments for this job will measure the following Competencies: <ul> <li>Contract Administration</li> <li>Post-Award Negotiations</li> <li>Solicitation of Offers</li> </ul> <br /> Supervisory Competencies: <ul> <li>Accountability</li> <li>Conflict Management</li> <li>Customer Service</li> <li>Developing Others</li> <li>Flexibility</li> <li>Influencing/Negotiating</li> <li>Interpersonal Skills</li> <li>Problem Solving</li> <li>Resilience</li> <li>Strategic Thinking</li> </ul> Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire and USA Hire assessments. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If your resume and/or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> National security <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include: <li>Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.</li> <li>Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents .</li> <li>If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the DLA Supv Situational Judgment Test, submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found here .</li> If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: Marriage Certificate or License; Signed Self-Certification Checklist (must be certified within 30 days); Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable); Transcripts (if applicable). These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: Residency within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor; proof of military member's active duty status; and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying. <strong>NOTE: Previous federal employees must also submit the following additional documentation: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months).</strong> <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.