Skip to main content

Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

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 Ability to supervise and lead a diverse acquisition workforce.**

Provided administrative and technical supervision needed to perform work in a contract operation. Managed human resources in a contract operation consistent with best practices and Federal procurement law and promoted and encouraged diversity in the workplace. Answer to this question is required
  • Exercised the FULL supervisory personnel management responsibilities including ALL of the following: established long-range work plans and schedules, planned/assigned work, set/modified short-term work priorities, evaluated performance, interviewed and hired candidates for positions, heard and resolved employee complaints and/or grievances, identified and recommended developmental/training needs, relayed organizational policies to staff and found ways to improve staff productivity. Implemented the goals and met the objectives for the program area.
  • Exercised a RANGE of supervisory personnel management responsibilities including SOME of the following: planned/assigned work, evaluated performance, interviewed candidates for positions, heard and resolved employee complaints and/or grievances, identified developmental/training needs, relayed organizational policies to the staff, and found ways to improve staff productivity.
  • Exercised SOME supervisory personnel management or project leader responsibilities on a SHORT-TERM or ACTING basis, such as: planned/assigned work, set/modified short-term work priorities, evaluated performance, assisted with recruitment activities, assisted in resolving employee complaints, and recommended training.
  • 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 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 complete all aspects of contracting transactions, from Acquisition and Source Selection Planning, solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, and award, and contract administration to include oversight of delegated technical functions, contractor performance management, dispute resolution, and close-out. Answer to this question is required
  • Provided direct management and oversight for staff and consultation for clients in the development of requirements and acquisition planning documentation. Oversaw and executed source selection strategies for complex goods and services using a broad range of techniques from simplified procedures for commercial products to formal negotiated procedures. Implemented effective controls over contractor performance including management of duties delegated to contracting officer representatives. Demonstrated experience working with counsel and agency leadership on protests, claims, and contract dispute resolution.
  • Performed and provided consultation for clients in the development of requirements and acquisition planning documentation. Prepared and executed source selection strategies for complex goods and services using a broad range of techniques from simplified procedures for commercial products to formal negotiated procedures. Addressed contractor performance issues including oversight of duties delegated to contracting officer representatives. Resolved protests, claims, and contract disputes in consultation with counsel.
  • Completed all aspects of contracting transactions from development of requirements, soliciting evaluating, negotiating, and selecting sources, and administering contracts for a variety of goods and services using standard techniques from simplified procedures for commercial products to formal negotiated procedures. Addressed post-award contract administration issues in collaboration with contracting officer representatives and counsel.
  • 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 analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions in a Federal contracting operation.**

Analyzed and developed strategies needed to coordinate and resolve organizational and operational issues and problems in a Federal contracting operation. Answer to this question is required
  • Led a team or worked independently to analyze complex issues or unusual operational issues in an organization and evaluated facts and alternatives in arriving at sound, logical solutions. Developed strategies related to establishing goals and objectives for a program, ensuring program effectiveness. Made timely recommendations for modification and/or improvement to ensure goals were met and policies and procedures were appropriately applied. Successfully implemented enhancements resulting in a significant measurable improvement in performance and operations across multiple program elements impacting stakeholders across multiple agencies or enterprises.
  • Analyzed complex or unusual operational issues and organizational policies and implemented procedures to enhance program effectiveness. Made timely recommendations for modification and/or improvement to ensure quality goals were met and that policies and procedures were appropriately applied. Directly supported implementation of organizational enhancements resulting in a measurable performance and operations impacting multiple program elements within an agency.
  • Worked independently or as a member of a team to analyze operational issues and organizational policies and recommended procedures to enhance program effectiveness. Recommendations resulted in improved operations within work unit.
  • 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. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to communicate and negotiate in writing.

Prepared clear, cogent, accurate, well-organized, and understandable written text related to contracting work and supervisory responsibilities such as 1) contract documents to include acquisition and source selections plans, negotiation objectives, trade-off analysis, determination and findings, 2) reports and formal correspondence to include responses to protests, claims, or litigation, freedom of information act requests, show cause, cure notices, and terminations for convenience or cause, and 3) performance management documents including employee performance plans and evaluations, incentive or award recommendations, and counseling or other disciplinary letters. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently wrote ALL of the work products listed above.
  • Independently wrote TWO (2) of the work products listed above.
  • Independently wrote ONE (1) of the work products 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 develop and maintain effective client relationships.

Created an environment in which a positive and professional service orientation is evident to clients by anticipating and recognizing current and future client needs, effectively advocating for your clients' interest, and maintaining a professional and responsive organization. This includes understanding your clients' mission and fulfilling the clients' requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • Provided outstanding service to a demanding clientele requiring complex Federal contracting services. Anticipated client needs; resolved complaints and concerns using diplomacy, tact, and professionalism; and proactively negotiated changes impacting client expectations. Took initiative to improve client service through the establishment of a systematic process for gathering and addressing client feedback.
  • Provided commendable service to a demanding clientele requiring complex Federal contracting services. Anticipated client needs; resolved complaints and concerns using diplomacy, tact, and professionalism; and negotiated changes impacting client expectations. Took initiative to improve client service through maintenance of a systematic process for gathering and addressing client feedback.
  • Provided satisfactory client service to a demanding clientele. Assessed client needs; resolved complaints and concerns using diplomacy, tact, and professionalism; and addressed changes impacting client expectations. Participated in efforts for gathering client feedback.
  • 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.