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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information submitted by me with my application for employment is true, complete, and made in good faith, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education (degrees, accomplishments, etc.). I understand that the information provided may be investigated and or verified through reference checks. I understand that misrepresenting my experience or education, or providing false or fraudulent information in or with my application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that false or fraudulent statements may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001). Answer to this question is required
  • I have read and understand this information and attest that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided is true and complete.
  • I have read and understand this information and do not wish to continue the application process.
2 Knowledge of Federal contracting laws, regulations, principles, policies, and procedures to develop and issue solicitations and contracts.**

Applied knowledge of Federal contracting laws, regulations, and policies to direct a major contracting operation. This includes establishing and maintaining accurate and current procurement policies to ensure compliance with Federal policies and regulations and applicable legal and ethical guidelines for private sector and/or federal government. Answer to this question is required
  • Provided in-depth technical and administrative oversight and direction for a segment of a major contracting operation. Oversaw and reported on the effectiveness of operational policies and procedures covering all functional areas of procurement, to include acquisition planning; evaluation, negotiation, and source selection; and contract administration. Implemented guidelines and procedures and interprets policy for subordinate contracting staff and clients. Procurements range from commercial and simplified acquisitions to complex multi-year and multi-agency contracts.
  • Oversaw a segment of a major contracting operation. Oversaw operational policies and procedures covering all functional areas of procurement, to include acquisition planning; evaluation, negotiation, and source selection; and contract administration. Implemented guidelines and procedures and interprets policy for contracting staff and clients. Procurements range from commercial and simplified acquisitions to complex multi-year and multi-agency contracts.
  • Provided general technical and administrative oversight and direction for a segment of a major contracting operation. Executed operational policies and procedures covering all functional areas of procurement, to include acquisition planning; evaluation, negotiation, and source selection; and contract administration. Provides guidance for contracting staff and clients. Procurements range from commercial and simplified acquisitions to complex multi-year and multi-agency contracts.
  • None of the above.
3 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Ability to develop, interpret and implement policies.**

Developed, interpreted, and/or implemented policies related to contracting, grants, and procurement, to include acquisition planning; evaluation, negotiation, and source selection; and contract administration. Answer to this question is required
  • As a principle job responsibility, independently provided organization- or agency-wide acquisition policy and leadership. Oversaw the development and recommendations of contracting policies in all functional areas of procurement, including acquisition planning; evaluation, negotiation, and source selection and contract administration.
  • As a principle job responsibility, independently provided division- or unit-wide acquisition policy and leadership. Oversaw the development and recommendations of contracting policies in all functional areas of procurement, including acquisition planning; evaluation, negotiation, and source selection and contract administration.
  • As a principle job responsibility, independently provided acquisition policy and leadership within an office. Oversaw the development and recommendations of contracting policies in all functional areas of procurement, including acquisition planning; evaluation, negotiation, and source selection and contract administration.
  • None of the above.
5 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Ability to communicate in writing.**

Wrote clear, accurate, and thorough written documents related to acquisition operations, including: 1) acquisition strategies, 2) procurement and grants policies, 3) audit response action plans, 4) human capital plans, 5) Inter-agency agreements and memoranda of understanding, 6) organizational gap analyses, 7) contract terms and conditions, and 8) internal control and risk assessments. Answer to this question is required
  • Wrote, reviewed and edited materials relating to acquisition operations, including ALL of the documents above. Documents had an impact across multiple agencies.
  • Wrote, reviewed and and edited materials relating to acquisition operations, including FIVE (5) to SEVEN (7) of the documents listed above. Documents had an impact across multiple organizational elements within an agency.
  • Wrote, reviewed and and edited materials relating to acquisition operations, including FOUR (4) of the documents listed above.
  • None of the above.
7 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.  Please ensure that your application materials and narrative responses in this questionnaire are free of spelling and punctuation errors; use proper grammar and word usage, appropriate formatting and relevant, clear, concise, informative, and understandable content. If the ability to write is a critical competency for the position, the application materials, including your narrative responses, may be used to assess your ability to write. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to supervise and lead a diverse workforce.

Led and managed a diverse staff in a multi-disciplinary environment and in doing so, performed the following activities: 1) identified current and future staffing needs based on organizational goals, objectives, and capacity gaps; 2) recruited and hired staff to meet those needs; 3) communicated performance expectations to staff; 4) conducted periodic performance evaluations; 5) provided advice and counsel to staff; 6) addressed performance and disciplinary issues; 7) delegated or planned and assigned work; 8) provided appropriate training and professional development opportunities to staff; 9) encouraged staff participation in planning and decision making; and 10) identified and implemented methods to improve staff productivity. Answer to this question is required
  • Has extensive experience in managing a diverse professional and administrative staff, in a multi-disciplinary environment, within a government agency, corporation, academic institution or non-profit entity and in doing so, exercised ALL of the activities listed above.
  • Has extensive experience in managing a diverse professional and administrative staff, in a multi-disciplinary environment, within a government agency, corporation, academic institution or non-profit entity and in doing so, exercised AT LEAST NINE (9) of the activities listed above.
  • Has extensive experience in managing a diverse professional and administrative staff, in a multi-disciplinary environment, within a government agency, corporation, academic institution or non-profit entity and in doing so, exercised AT LEAST EIGHT (8) of the activities listed above.
  • None of the above.
9 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Ability to manage grants.

Managed grants, monitored their cost, overall technical performance, and the close-out of completed projects. Answer to this question is required
  • Provided expert and final authoritative guidance at the highest level on grants that were broad in scope, involved several concurrent phases, and were largely undefined. Developed new concepts, theories, or programs that influenced agency or organizational procedures.
  • Managed grants requiring extensive and complex planning and coordination that required responsiveness to continuing changes in programs or to technological developments.
  • Managed grants and made decisions on priorities and implementation schedules.
  • None of the above.
11 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 How did you hear about this job opening? (You may select multiple responses.) Answer to this question is required
  • Congressional Referral
  • Academic Journal
  • Newspaper
  • LATPRO
  • Diversity Jobs
  • HACE
  • USAJOBS
  • Personal Reference
  • Other
13 If you have heard about this position from another source other than those listed above, please indicate the source. Maximum length of 50 characters.