PURCHASING REQUIREMENTS SPECIALIST

Air Force Materiel Command - Department of the Air Force

Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions, Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year, or will have one year within 120 days of closing of this announcement, at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay system. Examples of specialized experience includes Knowledge of interrelationships of supply chain management concepts, repair procurement budgeting procedures, projects and programs related to the work associated with repair requirements; skill in applying the policies, precedents, goals, objectives, and guidelines of financial oversight; background in production management, supply management, financial management, and accounting and data processing as they relate to the repair procurement program. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices relating to all repair procurement matters including the budget process and target formulation. Knowledge of common Production management principles repair procurement. Knowledge of repair procurement management and data systems, particularly in the area of production management, supply management, financial management, and accounting and data processing. Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to spares procurement issues and implement changes or improvements to the business practices and/or work methods. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position, Purchasing Requirements Specialist, GS-0301-12, is to serve as the Centers Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the quality review process for repair requirements.