Job Title: Journeyman Level Contracts Support Specialist - Remote
Location: Work may be done anywhere in the U.S. Will need to visit local VA offices to get processed through VA security and to receive a CAC card and laptop.
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and certification/ degree
Scope of Work: The purpose of the work is to perform a variety of contracting actions encountered throughout the pre-award and/or post-award phases of the contracting process using established contracting procedures.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Coursework must have included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
Work Experience: The candidate must have at a minimum four (4) years of relevant Federal contracting experience. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. The candidate must have documented experience in pre and post-award acquisitions processes. The candidate must be familiar with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR).
Duties Required: The candidate is required to solicit, evaluate, negotiate, analyze, advise, and assist with awards and terminations on contracts for the procurement of supplies and services, including complex contracts and high dollar acquisitions. Work requires analysis and evaluation of certified cost and pricing data and other types of pricing information to determine price reasonableness. Preparation of contract files and electronic documents is required. The candidate must prepare contracting recommendations for the Contracting Officer that require research and interpretation of evolving government regulations, policies, guidance and laws.