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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:

This position is located at Army Contracting Command - Rock Island (ACC-RI).

The U.S. Army Contracting Command was established on March 14, 2008. The mission of the Army Contracting Command is to oversee more than $85 billion in contracts annually and focus on maintaining and improving the Army's ability to respond globally in support of the warfighter's needs.

The Rock Island Arsenal is a major Army installation located in the heartland of America on an historic island in the Mississippi River between Iowa and Illinois. The area is known as the Quad Cities-Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa and Moline/East Moline and Rock Island in Illinois. We are approximately 160 miles west of Chicago and 180 miles east of Des Moines, Iowa.

This position provides full benefits, vacation and sick leave, and a flex-time work schedule. Army employees at the RIA enjoy other privileges such as use of the fitness center, golf driving range, outdoor recreation rentals, storage units, child and youth care center, Arsenal food Court, Arsenal Club/catering, employee assistance program, recycle program, RIA Museum, thrift shop, discounted tickets for some community events, National Historical Landmark, Memorial Park/Pavilion rentals.

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

As a Contract Specialist you will be responsible for the following:

  • Performing preaward and postaward functions including negotiation and administration to completion or termination of multi-year, high dollar value, initial production, product improvement and services.
  • Analyzing the requirement, determines the type of contract, establishes acquisition milestones and prepares the procurement plan.
  • Analyzing bids and proposals for conformance with the solicitation.
  • Requesting cost price analysis, and reviews cost breakdowns to determine reasonableness to establish reasonableness of price.
  • Negotiating changes in the terms of the contract to include specifications, delivery schedules, payment, and shipping points.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Business travel up to 20%.

Supervisory status

No

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