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.
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- Current Federal Employee
- Reinstatement Eligible
- Veterans and Preference Eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
- 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.
Occasional travel - Business Travel required 15% of the time.