Contract Specialist (Contracting) (AZ, MA, MD, NC, VA)
This position will be open and available on May 3rd, 2022. Please check back then and apply if you are interested.
This position is part of the Army Fellows Program and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of the Army.
The Army Fellows Program use your talent as a federal civilian employee to make a positive difference, to make an impact on the world. The Army Fellows Program is a two-year fellowship as a federal civilian. We hire fellows as permanent, full time employees with full pay and benefits and guarantee placement after the fellowship for those who meet requirements.
We are seeking driven, high-performing teammates, and we will provide opportunities to apply your talent to make a positive difference through meaningful work. You’ll also learn and grow through a structured but flexible two-year developmental program that accounts for your existing knowledge, skills, behaviors, and preferences and for your career field’s professional competencies.
In this role you will, completes pre-award and post award functions such as: analysis, researching, documentation preparation; contract negotiations; contract modification and contract closeout for the award and administration of contracts for acquisition programs. Monitors contractor's performance for compliance with contract terms and conditions. Analyzes complex work scopes and accompanying documents, and ascertains fund availability and the most practicable and advantageous method of meeting customer requirements. Prepares solicitation documents, including advising and assisting in non-competitive and/or source selection procedures. Developing recommended positions regarding contract terms/conditions, change requests, and areas of potential dispute. Negotiate terms and conditions based on objectives of requirement in accordance with regulations and policies. Negotiate agreements with the contractors that are subject to supervisory review and approval at various levels prior to the accomplishment of definite contracts. Utilize fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, or a combination of contract methods to include sophisticated incentive arrangements such as Cost Plus Incentive Fee contract in order to perform contracting functions. Review procurement request packages for regulatory compliance, clarity and completeness.