Contract Administrator Job in EAST HARTFORD, CT

Vacancy No. Department Defense Contract Management Agency
Salary $80,014.00 to $104,022.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/14/2017 Close Date 9/25/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
EAST HARTFORD, CT

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/14/2017 to 09/25/2017

  • Salary

    $80,014 to $104,022 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

SWH8P6172607968307

Control number

479179100

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    About the Position: The Defense Contract Management Agency serves as the independent eyes and ears of the Department of Defense (DoD) and its partners, delivering actionable acquisition insight from the factory floor to the front line around the world. We are an independent combat support agency within the DoD. We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.


    Who May Apply:
    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • Current Federal Employee
    • Reinstatement Eligible
    • Veterans and Preference Eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a warranted Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) responsible for the administration of a group of contracts such as fixed-price; fixed-price with incentives; cost-plus fixed fee; basic ordering agreements (BOA); commercial contracts; and hybrid contracts containing a mixture of types and provisions.
    • Contracts are for complex equipment components and spares for major systems, engineering and scientific studies, extensive technical services or research and development for specialized equipment or components.
    • Organizes ACO team members' duty assignments to assure overall mission accomplishment.
    • Performs required contract administration functions, such as determining eligibility and verifying evidence of contractor's progress for approval of contract financing, progress payments, and performance based payments, reviewing and making recommendations on pricing reports.
    • Performs analysis and uses risk management techniques to establish a plan for monitoring contract performance and to provide appropriate insight into selected contractor systems or procedures.
    • Negotiates prices and executes supplemental agreements for services, spare parts, provisioned items, and repairs.
    • Assures contractor compliance with cost accounting standards via a review of disclosure statements and analysis and negotiation of cost impact of accounting system changes.
    • Conducts initial conferences with the contractor to provide information and clarify standard and special provisions of the contract.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business Travel required 15% of the time.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates and VEOA Eligibles

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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