Contract Specialist

General Services Administration

About the organization

The Office of Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS) is an organization within the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Services (FAS). It provides customized acquisition, project and financial management services on behalf of government agencies so they have greater capacity to meet their mission critical activities. AAS specializes in complex and sensitive projects with a rigorous acquisition process that is customer focused and quality driven.
Our clients hire us to build innovative acquisition solutions to their most complex IT and Professional Services requirements. We fully manage the acquisition lifecycle to enable our clients to focus on their critical missions of serving the American People. We offer flexible schedules and opportunities for growth in an agency that promotes management best practices and efficient government operations.

Duties

As a Contract Specialist, you will perform pre and post-award functions involving highly specialized procurements of significant importance to the client. You will plan, coordinate, and negotiate strategy to deliver the highest value solutions and serve as an advisor to clients in procurement planning meetings. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing requests for proposals/quotes; evaluating proposals for completeness, acceptability and conformance with Government acquisition regulations; conducting cost and/or price Analysis of proposals; negotiating with potential vendors; assisting the Contracting Officer's with the execution and award of a contract.

AAS is looking for those just starting out in their careers as well as seasoned individuals looking to try something new. We will train you in Government Acquisition. Organized, motivated self starters who enjoy a fast paced environment are welcome to apply!

Qualifications

NCE status is required. Qualifications will be determined based on education and experience. A minimum of a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; or 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. When applying for the job, include your Peace Corps certification of service documents with your application and make sure to mention your non-competitive eligibility status on your resume.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and proof of active NCE to [email protected]

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