Contract Specialist Job in COLUMBUS, OH

Vacancy No. DLALndMartm-19-10330237-MP Department Defense Logistics Agency
Salary $89,975.00 to $116,968.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/12/2018 Close Date 10/22/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

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  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 10/12/2018 to 10/22/2018

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Salary

    $89,975 to $116,968 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Multiple Appointment Types

  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

Agency means current permanent DLA employees. Veterans eligibilities include 30% Disabled Vet or more and Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA).

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    • Responsible for and leads in all actions related to acquisition planning, solicitation, evaluation, negotiations, contract award, contract administration, and contract management functions.
    • Procurements are highly specialized and of significant importance to the Agency.
    • Responsible for contracts and/or agreements for Performance Based Logistics, Strategic Supplier Alliances, Supply Chain Alliances, and Long Term Contracts (e.g., Corporate Contracts or Prime Vendor contracts).
    • Coordinates with Program Managers to ensure contracts are performing as desired.
    • Exercises extensive in-depth knowledge of local, Agency and Federal Acquisition Regulations and statutory laws applicable to the overall acquisition process.
    • Develops negotiation strategies and objectives, exercising prudent judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness.
    • Assures high quality decisions and actions during all phases of the acquisition process, including contract performance and administration for life cycle of the corporate and long term contracts.
    • Performs contracting officer reviews.
    • Provides training, contracting direction and oversight to acquisition specialists working larger projects, such as the Tires Successor Initiative (TSI), Global Tires Program, (GTP) Industrial Product-Support Vendor (IPV), and other PBL initiatives.
    • Provides briefings to leadership when required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
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