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Contract Specialist

Req #: 204238
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Consulting
Security Clearance: None
Clearance Status: Not Applicable

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will provide pre-award and post-award acquisition support services to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) involving researching, analyzing, and reviewing applicable regulations, departmental policies, procurement instruments (e.g., modifications, orders, etc.).  Procurement actions range from very simple to highly complex, and include both Firm Fixed Price and Time and Materials/Labor Hour Order types.  You will provide advice and recommendations as deemed appropriate and necessary to support the Contracting Officer’s (CO) decision-making process.

More About the Role:

You will support both pre-award and post-award functions, including:

Pre-Award Functions:

  • Assist the CO in conducting strategic requirements review, acquisition strategy development, Request for Proposal development, and other related procurement tasks;
  • Assist the CO in review of requirements documents submitted by the Program Office to determine adequacy and sufficiency and make recommendations to the CO to accept or reject;
  • Participate in meetings.  Meetings include pre-award conferences, acquisition planning meetings, and other meetings;
  • Assist the CO in preparing solicitations, acquisition plans, source selection plans, and other documents.  Documents shall be accurate, current, and maintained up to date (e.g., Acquisition Plan milestone schedule);
  • Support the CO in assisting customers with the development and preparation of requirements documents (e.g., Performance Work Statement, technical evaluation factors, performance plans, etc.);
  • Complete all contract awards within the Agency’s established Milestone dates.  Milestone dates will be established with each assigned project;
  • Complete and handle all contract files in accordance with acquisition regulations and DOL local policies and procedures; and
  • Support the CO in source selections.

Post-Award Functions:

  • Prepare modifications for various contractual actions to include, but not limited to, contracts, purchase/delivery/Orders, blanket purchase agreements, indefinite delivery contracts, as necessary;
  • Perform a broad range of close-out activities on contracts, Orders, and Grants;
  • Assist the CO in preparing responses to Freedom of Information Requests and Protests actions; and
  • Participate in meetings as required.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Two (2) to four (4) years of relevant experience in federal contracting;
  • Bachelor’s Degree, with a concentration in business, or 24 semester hours in business related coursework, from an accredited college or university;
  • Attention to detail and thorough documentation skills;
  • In-depth working knowledge of federal procurement regulations and policies, as well as the ability to perform complex cost and/or price analysis functions and be knowledgeable and experienced using electronic media, including Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Power-point, etc.); and
  • The ability to quickly grasp procurement terms, methodologies, and processes, prepare contract files and associated electronic documentation and create procurement actions (e.g., contract, order, mod) for contract execution.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Excellent writing skills and can communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Knowledgeable with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); and
  • FAC-C or DAWIA certification in contracting.

**This position is in support of future opportunities. We are reviewing resumes now, however, and as we get closer to filling this position, we will be contacting qualified candidates.**

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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