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Contract Specialist




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.

This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions in accordance with 10 USC 1705(g).

About the Position:
ACC-APG Belvoir Division provides cradle-to-grave contracting support for R&D, Weapon System development, production and services to support PEO-Ammunition-Product Manager Counter Explosive Hazards (PdM CEH), PEO-CS&CSS-PM Expeditionary Energy and Sustainment Systems (PM E2S2), PEO-IEW&S-Product Manager Ground Sensors (PdM GS), RDECOM-CERDEC-Night Vision Electronic Sensors (NVESD), and Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO).

Who May Apply: US Citizens

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  • Serve as a Contract Specialist, negotiate the pre-award, and post-award phases of contracts to procure a variety of sophisticated communications-electronics (C-E) equipment, components and services at any stage of development from research to full production.
  • Resolve inadequacies of problem areas with project engineer, legal advisor, cost accountant, maintenance engineer, material manager, etc., as appropriate.
  • Negotiate changes in the terms of the contract to include specifications, delivery schedules, payment, etc.
  • Determine contractor adherence to legal, financial, production and delivery requirements; submission of periodic technical and progress reports; responsibility regarding timely delivery, loss, destruction or damage to Government property; shipping and material discrepancies, or similar problems.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply

This job is open to…

US Citizens

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