Defense Contract Management Agency - Department of Defense
To qualify for a Contract Administrator, your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Basic Contracting Requirement: A.) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees OR B.) a current civilian employee in DoD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied an 1102 position, contracting officer position, or comparable military contracting position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30, 2000 are excluded from the requirements of “A” above. A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: Applying Federal statutes, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to administer a group of complex contracts; Using negotiation and communication techniques in order to conduct post award negotiations and a variety of contractual agreements; Applying cost and price analysis techniques sufficient to compare proposals; Applying business and industry practices to identify factors affecting contractor’s costs; Understanding commercial pricing policies, use of catalogues, comparative analysis, and price based techniques; and to conduct on-site surveys to assess contractor’s ability to perform; Applying cost accounting standards and accounting practices in order to review and draw accurate conclusions on contract provisions. B. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx. If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess: Three (3) full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
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