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Contract Specialist

Job Overview


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:
Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.

This position is located at USAG Humphreys, in the Pyongtaek metropolitan areas in the Republic of Korea. USAG-Humphreys is an hour and a half drive south of Seoul, 40 minutes south of Osan Air Base, and 15 minutes from the city of Pyongtaek. USAG Humphreys is not far from night life, restaurants, and shopping. The Humphreys Exchange and Commissary, Food Court and Restaurants offer typical American amenities. Many US employees generally choose to live in town right outside the gate, in the City of Pyongtaek, or in the area surrounding Osan Air Base.

Working in Korea offers an opportunity to work closely with Korean National employees and experience the culture first hand. For additional information, visit Life in Korea Information and USAG Humphreys

This position is located at: Expeditionary Contracting Command, Contracting Command Korea/411th CSB, Services Division, Pyong Taek, Republic of Korea

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.


The major duties of this position include the following:
-Performs preaward functions for procurements involving complex contracts of highly specialized, extensive, new or innovative equipment systems, research, facilities construction and services of significant importance to the agency.
-Develops solicitations, ensuring preparation and approval of all necessary justification and/or determinations and findings, and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
-Evaluates bids and proposals submitted in response to solicitations, performs prices analyses to determine reasonableness of proposed prices, plans and conducts negotiations if appropriate, and awards contracts, ensuring required reviews and approvals have been obtained.
-Guidelines are normally not directly applicable.
-Administers long-term, complex contracts for procurements of extensive, highly specialized new or innovative equipment systems, research, facilities construction and services affecting major agency programs and having significant impact on contractor's operations and on local geographic areas.
-Responsible for full administration of awarded contracts.
-Performs a full range of contract administration functions for delegated contracts and Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA) and delivery orders issued there under.
-Analyzes, evaluates, and reviews procurement programs and issues.
-Develops and issues policy for major organizations or programs.
-Analyzes and evaluates cost and pricing data elements to determine price reasonableness for major acquisitions with limited precedent data available.
-Terminates highly specialized and/or long-term complex contracts that affect a wide range of procurement activities or contractors' operations or have a significant impact on local geographic areas.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Federal Employees, Veterans, Military Spouses, Family Members.

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