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Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
We are the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (APG). We have a large presence at APG with contracting offices around the country including: Adelphi, MD; Natick, MA; Research Triangle Park, NC; Orlando, FL; and White Sands Missile Range, NM. ACC-APG supports the warfighter worldwide through acquisition of goods and services vital to the Soldier's mission and well-being. As Army's business conduit, ACC offers the contracting expertise of the best trained people in the Army, ready to support the warfighter as mission requirements emerge and as the Army transforms and moves within the Continental US and throughout the globe while ensuring responsible stewardship of taxpayers' funds.

Because of the partnership with Corvias Military Housing, Department of Army civilian employees now have an option to rent family housing and enjoy the benefits of living on-post at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. There are various floor plans available. Selection is on a first-come first-served basis. If you are interested in this housing option, please contact the Corvias Military Housing Leasing and Relocation Center at 877-276-6659.


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.

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Responsibilities

In this position you will serve as a Contracting Officer performing pre-award and post-award duties to include acting on Government's behalf on disputed contractual issues and significant and sensitive acquisitions; developing acquisition objectives and milestones; providing recommendations and assisting with preparation of the performance work statements/scopes of work; providing advisory on contract structure; preparing negotiation objectives and participating actively in negotiations; performing analysis to ensure economic goals are met; establishing and guiding various evaluation/performance boards and work groups; interpreting contract agreements; providing contract management functions for contracts in various stages of the acquisition cycle; and ensuring required documentation is provided to close out completed contracts.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

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ICTAP Eligibles

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