Experts Engaged in Delivering Their Best - This is the cornerstone of our service-oriented culture and why we seek the best talent to be part of our team! GCS is currently seeking Contract Specialists to support our client in the Washington, DC Metro Area.
Acquisition Planning Support
Assist the Task Manager in serving as acquisition advisor to the program office team throughout the life of the project
Support acquisition program teams
Assist in drafting acquisition plan/strategy for acquisitions
Document acquisition plans/strategy and maintain contractual documents over the life of the project
Ensure acquisition packages include an Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)
Ensure that documents required by government ethics and procurement integrity (confidentiality agreements and non-disclosure statements), as well as evaluation panel appointing letters are signed and retained, as applicable
Participate in acquisition strategy planning meetings
Research and develop recommendations for use of contract vehicle, contracting agency, procurement sources, and competition requirements
Identify and monitor cost goals, including life-cycle costs
Perform design-to-cost, and application of should-cost analyses, and advise on trade-offs and risks
Provide strategies for implementing performance base contracting and acquisition streamlining Facilitate the completion of sole-source justification letters for sole-source procurement actions
Solicitation / Procurement Support
Review new requirements to determine how they will be processed (modify existing contract/delivery order or new effort) and make recommendation to the Contracting Officer
Schedule, prepare, and assist in the facilitation of vendor conferences, as directed by the Contracting Officer
Draft notices (synopsis, sources sought, request for information, etc) for publication in the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps)
Ensure funding is available for the acquisition
Draft Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Quotation (RFQ) and occasionally Invitation for Bid (IFB) packages using FBI’s Unified Financial Management System (UFMS)
Review contractors proposals and make recommendations to the Contracting Officer before and after negotiation
Prepare proposal evaluation packages
Assist the Contracting Officer with post award briefings
Maintain copies of award documents in accordance with Procurement Section guidelines
Assist the Contracting Officer with proper review and disposition of unsolicited proposals
Post Award Support
Drafting of delivery/task orders and modifications
Drafting of delivery/task order or contract period of performance extensions
Participation in program management reviews, surveillance activities, and performance monitoring, with the use of a corrective action system
Provide support necessary to assist Contracting Officers with oversight and controls to keep the suppliers performance in compliance with the required contractual standards
Tracking and monitoring the performance of the suppliers and the progress made on delivery/task orders or contracts
Ensuring the appropriate cost reports are submitted to the Contracting Officer as required
Provide support necessary to monitor and advise of contract financial condition
Provide support necessary to assist in getting invoices processed in a timely manner
Review requests for payments under the progress payments or performance-based payment clauses
Acceptance, review, coordination, and filing contractor deliverables
Completion of Contractor Performance Evaluation Form or other similar past performance questionnaire
Contract Files Maintenance
Provide support necessary to assist the Contracting Officer with maintaining both hard copies and electronic copies of all contracting documentation over the life of the project, including any issues that impact directly on matters of price or contract delivery, and management of contractor deliverables.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
5-10 years in Federal Contracting
Experience in conducting both pre-award and post-award activities in federal contracting.
Experience in Federal Acquisition Regulations and contracting procedures, associated methods, contract types and use of special provisions and incentives to plan and carry out pre-award and post-award contract assignments for the acquisition of products, professional or non-professional services, IT or construction.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Federal Contracting
FAC-C or DAWIA Level II Certification in Contracting or equivalent
GCS, Inc., a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc (PSS), provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Internal Number: 4812
About GCS, Inc.
Experts Engaged in Delivering Their Best - This is the cornerstone of our service-oriented culture and why we seek the best talent to be part of our team! Since 1995, GCS, Inc. has been an award-winning resource for federal agencies and government contractors, developing and delivering innovative solutions to increasingly complex challenges.
GCS, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.