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Contract Specialist




About the Position:

This position is located in Vicenza, Italy. Vicenza is situated midway between Venice and Verona, 45 minutes driving in either direction. It is less than 3 hours drive from Florence, Milan, and to the borders of Austria and Germany. Vicenza is a medium sized community with excellent infrastructure support, (DoDDS, Housing, etc). The climate is temperate with availability of a wide variety of outdoor activities in the nearby mountains (Dolomites) and beaches (Adriatic Sea). For additional information please visit http://www.usag.vicenza.army.mil/..

Who May Apply:

Only applicants WORLDWIDE 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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Incumbent serves as a Contract Specialist responsible for the full range of contract functions encompassing issuing solicitations, evaluating proposals, contract negotiations, execution and administration for complex and technical services, construction contracts, and/or Federal Information Processing (FIP) Resources (computer services, hardware, software, etc.), and special assigned programs, in support of the 414th Contracting Support Brigade (CSB), Expeditionary Contracting Command- Italy and Africa (ECC-A) mission. The incumbent may hold a contracting officer's warrant, authorizing signature without dollar limitation, and the full range of responsibilities that accompany Contracting Officer duties. Performs all pre-award contracting functions that require the use of fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, or a combination of contract methods and types to procure large, highly complex/high dollar equipment systems, programs or services where little or no contractual precedent exists, analyzing requirements and recommending necessary revisions to requesting activities to clarify requirements.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - TDY up to 10% of the time

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

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