• Contract Specialist

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/20/2019 2:11 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2845
    Location
    US-VA-Arlington
    Clearance Required
    Yes
    Other Clearance
    Agency Clearance
  • Position Description

    At XLA, we need a Contract Specialist to support our client. The job site is in a niche area in Arlington, VA that is close to restaurants, shops, and public transportation.

     

    Responsibilities are as follows:

    • Full life cycle contract management (“cradle to grave”)
    • Assisting agency contracting office with drafting various contract documents including base contracts, modifications, and purchase orders.
    • Working with program managers on procurement policies, regulations, and procedures that result in cost savings for the Government
    • Maintaining a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplemental regulations; following all applicable acquisition procedures
    • Utilizing all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures while participating with a variety of Program Offices to ensure the acquisition plan, synopsis, procurement planning conference and justification and approval all include necessary information to facilitate a successful contract award
    • Communicating in writing, independently preparing pre and post business clearances for every acquisition in order to document the contract file
    • Acting as a business adviser and/or representative providing business advice to the program offices

    Requirements

    • Must be knowledgeable of the Federal acquisition process and applicable laws and regulations. (e.g. the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
    • Experience with all aspects of the acquisition life cycle needed
    • Background in acquiring commercial supplies and/or services for the Federal Government
    • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work with minimal guidance and supervision
    • Ability to pass a federal background check for facility access is required

    Education Requirements:  At least four years of federal acquisition experience is required with a  Bachelor's Degree.

     

    Clearance Requirements:

    Ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance.

     

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