We have multiple immediate available openings for contract specialists supporting a DoD component. Please carefully read the Job Requirements section below.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits. Exact salary is dependent upon experience.
Conduct full life-cycle contract management (“cradle to grave”):
Pre-award functions include conducting market research, coordinating with stakeholders (e.g. Small Business Government Representative), publicizing contract actions, soliciting requirements, and drafting evaluation of offeror’s proposal(s), and drafting awards.
Post-award functions include contract administration, contract actions (e.g. modification) and contract closeout.
Utilize the The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) to assist federal agency in procuring supplies and services.
Procure services with goals to improve procurement and contract acquisition lead times, on-time award rates, achieve quality requirements documentation, improve performance and drive efficiencies for acquisitions.
Purchase commercial services utilizing Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Task Orders (TOs) competed on GSA OASIS or other pre-existing contract vehicles (e.g. GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS), GSA Alliant, DoD ESI, AF NETCENTS-2 (or its follow-on)).
Purchase services utilizing Cost Plus, Time & Material (T&M), Labor Hour (LH) contracts.
Collect, draft, review, maintain, and retain contract file documentation.
Draft requirements package documentation including draft PWS, draft QASP, draft IGCE, IGF, Market Research Report, draft DD Form 254, and funding document.
Draft acquisition/contract documentation for supported official(s) including requirements package documentation, Acquisition Strategy Panel (ASP) briefing slides, Acquisition Plan (AP), Business/Contract Clearance form(s), Request for Proposal (RFP), and contract award document.
Assist program office with drafting of requirements documentation.
Develop purchase request package documentation.
Utilize acquisition knowledge and experience to liaise between the organization and Mission Partner to provide assistance, guidance.
Act as a business adviser and/or representative providing business advice to the program offices.
B.S. / B.A. Degree is required.
At least five (5)years of federal acquisition experience (preferably within DoD) is required.
At least a DAWIA Level II or FAC-C Level II Certification (or equivalent) is required.
Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) is required.
Must be able to work a normal 40 hour work week on-site during the core work hours of 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Some flexibility is available on core work hours. Some telework is available.
Strong background in acquiring commercial services for the Federal Government.
Experience as an 1102 in the Federal Government.
Experience with major contract writing systems is highly desirable.
Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills. (Job entails supporting multiple purchasing actions in a fast-paced environment.).
Ability to work with minimal guidance and supervision.
Position will require interaction with procurement office management. Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively are necessary.
Ability to pass a federal background check for facility access is required.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Integrated Federal Solutions (IFS) is an experienced small business providing acquisition support services to many agencies across the federal government. Our people are our most important asset and we invest heavily in them. Our compensation package includes:
• Highly competitive salary
• Opportunity for variable compensation (bonus)
• 5 weeks of paid time off
• Reasonably priced health, dental, and vision insurance options
• A 401(k) savings plan with a corporate matching contribution
• Life and disability insurance that is free to the employee
• A flexible spending account (FSA) option
• Purchasing discount programs
• Training reimbursement program