About the Agency
This position is located in the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO). The OCPO is responsible for awarding and administering contracts and purchase orders for HUD's program offices in order to achieve HUD's mission, goals and objectives. OCPO is primarily staffed with Contract Specialists and Contracting Officers, with support by other staff (e.g., procurement and management analysts, and procurement technicians). OCPO provides vital procurement and logistic services to HUD's program and support offices, and leadership in applying fundamentally sound business practices to the Department's acquisition of goods and services.
There will be one vancay filled in Denver, CO and one vacancy filled in Philadelphia, PA.
As a Supervisory Contract Specialist, you will:
- Plan, develop and establish long and short-range procurement and contracting plans, strategies and approaches for overall acquisitions.
- Provide expert advice to senior program personnel on procurement and contracting matters affecting program planning for each assigned client and or program.
- Coordinate the contract administration phase for awarded contracts, including monitoring contractor performance and compliance to contract requirements, negotiation and implementation of modifications which change the requirements of existing contracts as a result of changes in the state-of-the-art, revisions to task requirements, changes in scope, or other needs
- Keep abreast of new methods and developments in the field of contracting.