ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

This position is closed. 11/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Agency:

Department of the Navy

Occupation:

Contracting

  • Analyze contractual actions before submitting to the contracting officer to ensure information is accurate.
  • Oversee the administration of Cost Type contracts (e.g. CPFF, CPIF).
  • Formulate recommendation regarding acquisition to assist with resolving contracting issues as it arises.
  • Present acquisition planning to consider procurement approaches to satisfy the needs of the organization.
  • Construct Price Negotiation Memoranda to document the principal elements of the negotiated action.
  • Administer negotiations (e.g. cost/price and contract terms/conditions, etc.) to reach agreement with propose with a proposed contractors on specified terms/conditions (e.g. pricing, performance, technical, etc).
  • Perform cost realism analysis utilizing contractor proposals to establish most probable cost of contracts.
  • Assess cost and/or price analysis by reviewing audits/technical reports to determine pre-negotiation position.
  • Interpret procurement regulations to assist in the preparation of solicitation documents.
  • Implement a plan to procure required supplies/services that provide a critical support to the Research & Development in support of areas of interest of Department of Defense.
  • Review acquisition plans prior to submission to contracting officer for accuracy.
  • Determine appropriate type of contracts to document rationale in acquisition planning documents.
  • Discuss defective goods or services with personnel (e.g. staff, users, vendors, etc.) to determine corrective action.
  • Conduct acquisition planning discussion requirements with personnel to determine acquisition strategy.
  • Discuss contractual issues with personnel to identify and/or clarify potential problems.
  • Provide contracting guidance to contracting personnel to improve acquisition practices.