LEASING ACQUISITION SPECIALIST
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are seeking a Leasing Acquisition Specialist to support our Department of Veterans Affairs client in Atlanta, GA or Columbia, SC.
The Leasing Acquisition Specialist provides diverse and various acquisition support responsibilities to include the full acquisition lifecycle for the leasing team. All acquisition functions shall be performed in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR), and all other applicable regulations and policies.
Successful performance of the acquisition support tasks listed below requires a wide variety of associated activity including research, analysis, data entry, writing, document preparation, editing, scanning, document management, copying, phone calls, faxing, filing, and other activities as necessary to complete the tasks assigned.
(a) Supporting the acquisition planning process, including review of customer-submitted procurement packages to ensure completeness; market research; recommendation of procurement strategy; recommendation of contracting methods and types; development of written acquisition plans; interpretation and application of relevant laws, policies, standards, and procedures; development of cost/price estimates; construction of quality assurance surveillance plans; review and finalization of customer-supplied statements of work; interacting with potential product and service providers; establishment of acquisition milestones.
(b) Supporting the solicitation process, including preparation and publishing of market research requests, pre-solicitation notices/synopses, requests for quotation, invitations for bids and requests for proposals; communications with vendors; development and publishing of solicitation amendments; tracking, updating and compliance with acquisition milestones.
(c) Supporting evaluation of offers, including review of vendor submissions to determine compliance with solicitation requirements; analysis of proposals to recommend establishment of competitive ranges; analysis of offers to support development of negotiation strategies and objectives; research to determine vendor responsibility and suitability for award; price/cost analysis; interacting with customers to ensure proper technical proposal analysis.
(d) Supporting the award process, including preparation of award documents, clearances, compliance checks, data management in both VA and other Federal Government systems including the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS), and notifications to offerors.
(e) Contract administration support, including processing background checks, review of contractor performance; development of contract modifications; investigation of contract discrepancies; review of contractor billing and other submissions; contract file maintenance including scanning/indexing/uploading of contract documents into the Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS).
(f) Contract close-out support, including preparation of releases of claims and other documentation; review of final payments; archival of records.
POSITION SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Key Personality Attributes Required:
· Sense of ownership.
· Loyalty & long work tenure with prior organizations.
· Sense of urgency.
· Sense of pride in work product.
· Strong attention to detail.
· High degree of personal motivation for success.
· Positive attitude – demonstrating an ultimate desire to fulfill organizational objectives through complete customer satisfaction.
· Bachelor’s Degree, at a minimum.
· Shall have at least six (6) years of relevant and recent leasing experience.
· Experience with VA systems (IFCAP/VISTA, Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS)), and policies is preferred.
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