Contract Specialist Job Description Sample
Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.
For over two centuries has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian
- Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-1945-SE-KJ-M-R1. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Command, COCO Construction Contracting Division in Miami, FL.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S.
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.
Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
This position is for a Contact Specialist and is responsible for the full range of pre-award and post-award contracting activities involved in the acquisition of equipment and supplies, services, emergency repairs, architect and engineering services such construction, alteration and repair of facilities, repairs to off-sore structures, construction and repair of aids-to-navigation, and dredging.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
1.Reviewing assigned procurement packages (procurement requests, technical specifications, cost estimates, requests for inclusion of liquidates damages and all referenced data) for adequacy of content and compliance with applicable laws and procurement regulations.
2.Drafting solicitations incorporating all terms and conditions required by law.
3.Preparing invitation for bids and requests for proposals, conducts final review of solicitations and authorizes their release of prospective bidders/offerers and prepares resultant contracts for final signature.
4.Performing contract administration which consists of interpreting contract terms and conditions, searching for appropriate legal references, and conducting discussions with contractor and government personnel to seek remedies to problems as they arise.
5.Being responsible for termination assignments including full or partial termination for convenience or default.
- Occasional Travel may be required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to
This vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens and is being advertised under delegated examining procedures.
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Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field
At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
In addition to above Basic
At the GS-09 level: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level (in the Federal sector). Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
Examples of specialized experience includes: Analyzing procurement requests to determine requirements, recommending changes to statements of work or specifications, and determining appropriate type of contract and procurement plan; conducting pre-bid/proposal conferences and negotiations; analyzing bids/proposals, cost and pricing data and contractor responsibility, and recommending award; and, carrying out post-award functions.
OR at least one of the following if using education to qualify at this grade level:
(A) Have a master's or equivalent graduate degree; OR
(B) 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education, if related; OR
(C) A degree such as an LL.B. or J.D, if related; OR
(D) A combination of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of this position AND some graduate level education that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position and experience. Experience and education combinations are computed by first determining the total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the total of qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at that grade level.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
NOTE: The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) does not grant Academic degrees; therefore courses completed at the DAU are not creditable towards meeting the 24 semester hour requirement, unless the coursework has been evaluated by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, and appears on a college or university transcript.
This position does have a positive education requirement.
If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
You are required to submit your unofficial college transcripts from an appropriately accredited educational institution in order to document completion of the educational requirements for this position. The unofficial transcripts must be legible and include your name, major, school name/location, course title/number, date completed, grade and number of credits earned.
Official transcripts will be required if selected prior to establishing an entrance on duty date. Information on Defense Acquisition University equivalent providers may be found at
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States.
It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.
If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.
DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at
Recruitment incentives may be authorized.
Moving expenses will not be paid.
All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.
For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit ., /, and possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.
More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 90 days from the date the certificate was issued.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact . Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line assessment to place you in one of three categories.
The necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to perform this job are:
1.Knowledge of the CESU's program and technical requirements in sufficient detail to carry out procurement assignments and to advise technical representatives in procurement planning and preparation of the statement of work to procure services; construction; emergency repair; and supplies, both standard and specialized; by both sealed bidding and negotiated contract methods.
2.Knowledge of a wide range of contracting methods and types of contracts to procure a wide variety of goods, services and construction projects through sealed bidding and negotiation.
3.Knowledge of price and cost analysis to determine reasonable, allowable and allocable coasts for negotiating initial contracts and post award changes and settlements.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories:
1.Best-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate high proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all Selective Placement Factors (SPF) and appropriate Quality Ranking Factors (QRF) as determined by the job analysis.
2.Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all SPFs and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
3.Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies, including all SPFs and appropriate QRFs as determined by the job analysis.
If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume.
Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they are qualified. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. For information on veterans' preference,
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2.Your responses to the online questionnaire
3.If you are qualifying based on education, submit a legible copy of your unofficial college transcript from an accredited college/university. The transcript copy must reflect the college/university name and/or logo. Applicants are highly encouraged to proactively order a copy of their official transcripts to be delivered to their home address so transcripts will be readily available if selected. If selected, you will be required to provide official transcripts prior to establishing your start date. Foreign education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited institutions in the U.S. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
4.If you are claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must submit a copy of your agency notice, most recent performance rating and most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. To be considered eligible, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position. Please see
5.If you are claiming veterans’ preference, please submit the following documents. Please see
a. Veterans claiming 5 point veterans' preference must submit legible Member 4 Copy DD214(s) indicating Character of Service. 5-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
b. 30% Disabled Veterans must submit their Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and VA Disability Letter with percentage of disability OR documentation of disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.
c. Other 10 point Preference Eligibles must submit applicable Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and provide documentation of your other 10 point preference. If claiming 10 point preference, you must provide required documentation described on the back of the which proves that you are entitled to such preference. 10-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
d. If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable
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In partnership with our customers, our team applies sound and innovative business strategies and techniques to provide timely, effective, and seamless acquisition and grant support that enables the Library to fulfill its mission. The incumbent serves as a Contract Specialist for the Library of Congress programs to solicit, award, and administers contracts for Library Service Units.
This position is located in the Office of Contracts and Grants Management, Contracting Office, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Librarian.
A .) A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; OR
B .) At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
C .) Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. Employees who occupy GS-1102 positions at grades 5 through 12 will be considered to meet the basic requirements for other GS-1102 positions up to and including those classified at GS-12. This includes positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12. However, employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another position.
You must provide a legible copy of your college transcripts at the time you submit your application. Please attach your transcripts to your online application. Failure to submit the required documentation at the time of application will eliminate you from further consideration. Official documents will be required if selected.
The position description number for this position is 058634.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbent of this position may work a flexitime work schedule.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
As a contract specialist at the Library, you will have the opportunity to work with leaders in their fields to understand and help them fulfill of their needs through contractual relationships. You will research and provide guidance on complex issues such as contract structure, negotiation strategies, and performance management in support of your clients' missions. You will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge you gain to negotiate meaningful and effective contracts for a broad spectrum of your clients' needs, applying your knowledge of law and business practices to a broad range of actions and establish and maintain client confidence and trust. You will work with your team to apply integrity, honesty, and tact in all of the dealings within your portfolio. You will execute all aspects of contracting transactions: from working with clients to develop and refine their needs through evaluation, negotiation, and selection of contractors for a dynamic range of supplies and specialized services. You will apply techniques to research market conditions and sources, develop effective strategies to achieve results, and negotiate to obtain the best value solutions for your clients' diverse needs.
You will perform all aspects of contracting transactions, from planning, soliciting, evaluation, and recommendation of award, to procure specialized goods and services.
Your portfolio may include information technology, facilities operations, event management, and library services.
You will analyze requirements, recommend revisions to statements of work or specifications, milestones, evaluation criteria, reporting requirements, and other contractual terms and conditions. You will conduct research to identify sources, develop approaches tor procurements lacking precedent, and resolve major differences in the interpretation of the statement of work during discussions and negotiations.
You will prepare solicitation documents, incorporate appropriate terms and conditions, analyze and negotiate complex modifications in compliance with FAR and LC regulations. You will plan and coordinate contract administration activities for contracts with varying degrees of complexity and determine the best interests of the Library.
You will monitor contractor performance, analyze and provide recommendations on change orders and modifications, and address problems and implement solutions. You will interpret contract provisions for contractors and for officials of the Library of Congress, providing appropriate advice and guidance.
Supervisory status No
Promotion Potential 12
Who May Apply
This job is open to... Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.
Conditions of Employment
No additional requirements to those listed above.
Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.
Knowledge of the Federal contracting laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Ability to solicit, evaluate, negotiate, award, and administer contracts.
Ability to analyze and solve problems related to contractual issues and make recommendations.
Ability to communicate in writing.
Ability to focus on the customer.
Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.
Although it is the Library's policy to afford the maximum pay benefit to employees when setting rates of pay, a new appointee who has had no previous Federal service will generally be paid the minimum step of the grade.
The Library reserves the right to fill a lesser or greater number of vacancies indicated during the life of this vacancy announcement.
The Library of Congress is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must submit a complete application package that is received by the closing date of this announcement.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The certificate of disability may be issued by a State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The date of certification must be within one year of the vacancy closing date and must be submitted with your application. For more information contact the Library's Office of Opportunity, Inclusiveness & Compliance at (see application details) or email (see application details). FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM.
The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States and is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.
Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation.
Initial appointments, permanent or indefinite, to the Library of Congress require completion of a one-year probationary period. In addition, per Library of Congress Regulation 2010-12, an appointee is subject to a one-year supervisory probationary period, if this is his/her first supervisory/managerial position at the Library.
A "Not to Exceed" (NTE) status is used to identify an appointment with a specific ending date. However, the Library has the right to separate an employee at any time due to either performance issues or budget constraints.
Are you a veteran? Please indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming in your application materials and/or applicant profile and provide the appropriate supporting documentation to validate your claim. Those applying for 5-point preference must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD 214. Those applying for 10-point preference must fill out an SF-15 (click here for the form) and provide the required documentation listed on the back of the form. If required supporting documentation is not attached, Veterans' Preference will not be considered in the application process.
For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please see the Library of Congress Merit Selection Plan, Section X.D, at: .
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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Provider Contract Specialist II (133884)
/Your Talent. Our Vision/.
At Simply Healthcare, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. We are a Florida licensed health maintenance organization that serves individuals enrolled in Medicaid and/or Medicare programs, Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve. Location:
Miami, FLPosition: Network Contract Specialist II (133884) The
Network Contract Specialist II*processes custom/specialized provider contracts including Group agreements and works with internal departments to facilitate new and re- contracting efforts for all networks in a defined health service area. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Conducts formal review of Contracts and Credentialing documents.
Coordinates the approval and issuance of all approved contracts to the appropriate parties with various internal departments such as credentialing, reimbursement and provider database.
Performs basic research to determine the legal names of group, reimbursement method required, as well as the status of the provider group at time of request.
Creates boilerplate provider contracts and selects and inserts optional paragraphs/riders as required. Maintains automated tracking system and maintains status logs.
Maintains related provider group contract files and sets up group for future contract documents.
May research and administer process for provider group data changes and provider group terminations; prepare and mail all new or re-contracting agreements; and create and maintain all provider files and related documentation. Requires:
High School diploma; at least 3 years of experience with provider contracts, plan procedures, and policies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Simply Healthcare Plans is a Florida managed health care provider that serves Medicare and Medicaid members.
Through our Clear Health Alliance organization, our health plan also serves Floridians who are eligible for HIV/AIDS Medicaid specialty health plan services. Along with our sister plan, Amerigroup Florida, we serve more than 600,000 Floridians who are members of our Medicare and Medicaid plans. Across the nation, our family of health plans serves nearly 40 million members, and 1 in 8 Americans is served by our family of companies.
Our health plan members are assured care that is not only accessible, but also accountable, comprehensive, integrated and patient-centered. Each and every day, members of our team can be found in Florida communities, listening to our members, interacting with our health care providers and partnering with community-based organizations to execute health education initiatives. Our goal is to ensure members and entire communities are empowered to become active participants in their health care and sustain healthy lifestyles.
To learn more about Simply Healthcare Plans, visitwww.simplyhealthcareplans.com. EOE.M/F/Disability/Veteran
Job *Provider Network Management
- Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Anthem, Inc. will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable law. In addition, all personnel actions such as compensation, promotion, demotion, benefits, transfers, staff reductions, terminations, reinstatement and rehire, company-sponsored training, education and tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs will be administered in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity.
Title:Provider Contract Specialist II (133884)
Location:iowa-West Des Moines
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About Barrick Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
Position Description: The successful candidate will support the U.S. mining operations requiring knowledge and experience in communicating sourcing vision; building strong working relationships with internal stakeholders; implementing to support operations and projects; supporting the team in identifying and capturing new enterprise spend areas to add value and drive cost savings; delivering best in class performance; and performing other duties as assigned.
Responsible for delivering contracts that cover the requirements of the user areas; identifying and developing suppliers in the market to support commercial and operational needs
Understanding and implementing strategic sourcing methodology to support the development of the category strategy through ongoing management of the category
Setting strategic sourcing goals and strategy to support corporate objectives and site level commitments
Developing and maintaining contracts register for end-user group and maintain currency
Responsible for the continuous improvement and execution of Barrick’s sourcing strategy, policies and guidelines for services categories and contracts; is accountable for value-addition, cost savings, and other performance metrics
Actively tracking and measuring demand/usage, identify and remedy supply chain inefficiencies associated with the Category for all sites
Interfacing with key client executives, ensure effective visibility of the sourcing vision, and build and maintain strong working relationships with internal clients, ensuring client satisfaction
Developing and implementing new concepts in work simplification and cost reduction including life cycle costing, value analysis, and vendor analysis, information necessary to recommend regional solutions
Executing the supplier relationship management process including but not limited to tracking supplier performance metrics, safety history and customer satisfaction metrics
Ensuring timely and professional service to user departments in the preparation and evaluations of bids, negotiation with suppliers, and recommendation to management for approvals, preparation of contract documentation, issuance of award of contracts and regret letters, and, management and close out of contracts
Developing skills and abilities of indirect reports and act as a champion and mentor for all resources in the supply chain organization
Knowing and complying with the current Mining Safety and Health regulations and Loss Prevention procedures of Barrick
Demonstrating social awareness, commitment and compliance with Barrick’s Social Responsibility Policy, always showing a socially responsible behavior with the Community and with the Company
Position may be required to travel to and assist other domestic and international sites and requires collaboration and interaction across the regional supply chain organizations as well as across other service and operational areas of Barrick.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, Juris Doctorate or Paralegal certification preferred
Six (6) to eight (8) years of directly related supply chain experience or equivalent combination of training and experience required
Mining experience preferred
Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio required
Knowledge of Oracle, Ellipse or equivalent enterprise level software packages preferred
Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills
Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
What we can Offer You
A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Senior Contract Specialist - 55011658
SENIOR CONTRACT SPECIALIST - 55011658 Date:Nov 13, 2017 Location:FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33309 Apply now » The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on ourE-Verify website.
Requisition No: 24207 Agency: Department of Transportation Working Title: SENIOR CONTRACT SPECIALIST - 55011658 Position Number: 55011658 Salary: $44,685.24 - $57,827.96 Posting Closing Date: 11/30/2017 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION 415 / Procurement Services ANTICIPATED VACANCY / PENDING CLASSIFICATION UPDATE / OPEN COMPETITIVE CAREER SERVICE CONTACT PERSON:
Kereisha Ottey CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (954) 777- 4685 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided. Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance. POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Reviews the Negotiations Preparation Checklist prior to initiating negotiations. Reviews, evaluates and analyzes consultant audit package submittals. Schedules, plans and conducts contract fee negotiation meetings.
Audits fee proposals and performs cost analysis for reasonableness and compliance. Prepares and plans negotiations strategy in conjunction with Project Manager. Conducts contract negotiation meetings for complex projects.
Prepares complex consultant agreements, complex contract amendments (including supplemental amendments, time extensions, changes in scope of service, certification of completion), and task work orders (if required) in accordance to procedure and guidelines. Ensures that the necessary contract terms and language are included and the appropriate method of compensation is utilized. Ensures proper budget is available and secure funds commitment/approval prior to execution of the contract document.
Enters all required data into the Consultant Invoice Transmittal System (CITS) in an accurate and timely manner. Enters and maintains required information in the Florida Department of Transportation Florida Accountability Contract Tracking System (FDOT FACTS). Compiles procurement related data. Oversees the coordination and scheduling of any procurement related meetings in accordance with procedure.
Participates in statewide meetings, conferences and training, as required, to perform job responsibilities. Conducts training as needed.Oversees and ensures that contract activity, documentation and information are timely and accurately recorded into the various business data management systems, as required, i.e. Professional Services Information System (PSI), CITS, and the Florida Accountability Contract Tracking System (FACTS).Participates in procedure reviews and changes by independently reviewing and interpreting new and existing procurement policies/procedures.
Coordinates the implementation of quality assurance review recommendations to existing processes, as applicable. Implements procurement processes necessary to acquire professional services contracts; coordinates the contracting and administration processes needed to meet professional services contracting requirements. Communicates consultant’s issues to immediate supervisor.
Guides project/contract managers on proper contracting processes. Advises regarding the preparation and maintenance of the Consultant Acquisition Plan. Verifies availability of funding with appropriate sources at time of advertisement and execution.
Ensures that negotiations are handled in accordance with procedure and manuals. Implements and monitors timeliness and quality control processes for contracts, amendments and procurement documents. Advises project/contract managers and consultants on the resolution of CITS issues.
Coordinates procurement and administrative actions with the Department’s Equal Opportunity Office to encourage utilization of qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and small business firms.Assists with coordinating and presenting regularly scheduled meetings designed to inform vendors how to do business with the department. Assists in establishing work unit objectives and action plans. Participates and provides administrative and outreach support services that result in utilization of qualified DBE, MBE and small businesses.
Participates in contract mediation and protest settlement actions by compiling, organizing and submitting protest information as directed. Participates in good faith effort committee meetings and depositions regarding protests as required. Coordinates and provides status of protest information to Florida Department of Transportation staff and appropriate contractors as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to interpret procurement rules, procedures, statutes, and guidelines related to contracting; Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately both verbally and in writing; Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, internet, database and personal computer applications; Skilled in various procurement methods, contract types, and contract requirements; Skilled in reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; Ability to exercise independent judgement and complete assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision; Ability to research and analyze data; Ability to understand and perform basic math calculations; Ability to plan, organize and prioritize assignments; Skilled in problem-solving techniques; Skilled in contract negotiation techniques. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
An associate's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of direct procurement experience; or a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university with one year of procurement experience. Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. Florida Certified Contract Manager (FCCM) or Engineering Intern (E.I.) license can substitute for 2 years of experience.
As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications. A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,976.00 will be added to the annual salary.
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Buyer Contract Specialist II
Job Responsibilities At Alliance Radiology, our team members focus on transforming the patient experience and delivering exceptional quality care. Alliance Radiology has rapidly grown over the past 30 years by providing radiology service line solutions, outpatient center management services, and mobile radiology solutions (Per Diem, PT, and FT MRI, PET/CT, CT). The,
Procurement Contract Specialist II shall perform pre-award and post-award activities such as: analyzing requirements, market research, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, assist with determining the appropriate type of contract, procurement planning, developing solicitations, documenting contract actions including negotiation memoranda, determination and findings, and justifications and approvals, conducting post-award activities. Responsible for checking prices, responsible for PO Entry, ensure compliance with current contracts and act on discrepancies. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for purchase order entry in the ERP system, placing orders with suppliers, and working with suppliers to ensure on-time receipts
Develop, update, and implement effective sourcing strategies to ensure a continuous supply of quality, competitively priced goods and services
Negotiate amendments to key agreements for indirect goods and services to reduce total cost and improve delivery and quality
Communicate with suppliers and Accounts Payable through the PO and payment process to resolve issues when necessary
Maintain ongoing communications with suppliers and keep current on the integrity and financial health of our suppliers
Associate's Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
APICS Certification preferred.
3-5 years’ experience in Supply Chain required.
Thorough knowledge of Quality Systems, especially those regulations pertaining to vendors and materials preferred.
Experience with medical equipment, supplies and services preferred.
ERP experience preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Job requires approximately 5% travel. A division of Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ), we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability. Keywords: supply chain, procurement, buyer, contract, Purchasing, Asset Management, Materiels
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description Position Objective: This position exists to perform reviews of supplier contracts, search for contracts in a global repository (Ariba), and populate/maintain related metadata into spreadsheet. Responsibilities Include: - Support for researching contracts and compliance documentation for RE Global Procurement (GP)
Read contracts and extract appropriate metadata from the agreements
Update and summarize reports with required metadata.
Candidates will use Ariba to manage contracts
Reviewing contracts to ensure that global data protection regulations are met
Open up the contract document, search for key words, and categorize the contracts
The will then update the spreadsheet with the required fields
This is a very repetitive position in front of a computer
A significant amount of "heads down" work Working hours: Monday
Qualifications and Competencies: o-Ability to work independently and cooperatively with team members and interact effectively in a global team setting o-Demonstrated effective reading comprehension skills on essential contract terms/conditions (e.g. Term & Termination, software licensure, legal entities, payment terms, pricing, service level agreements, execution versus Effective date, -) o-Ability to focus; demonstrate attention to detail o-Ability to tolerate repetitive tasks in a production environment o-Must learn to prioritize and manage workload efficiently o-Excellent capabilities using advanced features of Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat Professional o-Significant prior experience with Ariba tool strongly preferred o-Methodical and auditable approach to tracking progress against initiatives (such as loading a backlog contracts or other artifacts) o-Ability to communicate effectively by demonstrating effective grammar, analytical, and spelling skills Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
Job #: Contract Specialist Title: Contract Specialist Job Location:
Suburban PA corporation supporting the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, seeks a full time permanent contracts specialist to review and administer a variety of commercial agreements. Minimum 3 + years experience in a life sciences company or organization required.
Bachelor’s degree required. JD preferred. Contracts Manager certification a plus.
Beautiful offices; competitive salary and benefits; opportunity for growth. Job Length: Permanent Contract Specialist Practice Area:
Contracts Company Type: Legal Department
Contract Specialist (Senior Level) Nf-04
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The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ONLY THE MOST HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REFERRED. IF MANAGEMENT DOES NOT WISH TO SELECT A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE, THEY MAY REQUEST A REFERRAL LIST INCLUDING ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW DURING THE OCCUPATIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE PORTION OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS. This position will remain open until filled with cutoff dates being the 15th and the last day of the month for employment consideration. Learn more about this agency
Responsibilities The incumbent serves as a Contract Specialist within the U
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Work is performed with minimal to no technical supervision. Performs contracting and procurement functions regarding service, supply or construction contracts. The incumbent is responsible for planning, developing and managing contractual actions for complex functional areas and for acquisitions which may lack precedent.
The acquisitions may include unique supplies, information technology, construction projects and various technical services. The incumbent is responsible for formulating complex procurement plans, working with complex work statements, providing expert guidance to management and customers in defining procurement needs, complying with regulatory requirements, and addressing issues unique to the specific procurement. Reviews requirement package for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with administrative, regulatory and procedural requirements.
Analyzes requirements to determine appropriate method of procurement and type of contract most favorable to the NAFI. Works with customer to further develop acquisition plans, requirements, and evaluation criteria for source selection. Develops solicitation and contract in accordance with regulatory requirements and performs the full range of source selection applicable to each procurement.
Performs contract administration functions for all assigned contracts. Makes final determination on progress payments, control of Government furnished property, change orders, contractor claims, excusable delays, and mutual mistakes. Monitors contractor performance to ensure full compliance with contract terms, conditions, and specifications.
Performs job-site visits as necessary to conduct special compliance checks. Performs all contract termination functions to include assigning settlement agreements. Performs contract closeout upon completion.
Ensures that all memorandums and other pertinent procurement documents are correctly prepared in accordance with policy and regulation. Keeps the Chief or team leader current with up-to-date status of actions and provides information for various management information reports and input for the Strategic Plan. Uses automated acquisition systems, Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and other software as required.
Provides special instructions and advisory services to customers on difficult issues and responds to technical questions for complex, novel, or non-routine and routine contracting matters. Monitors work in progress as appropriate to assess quality and quantity according to standards established by the Branch or Division Chief. The incumbent may serve as a warranted Contracting Officer within prescribed authority limits.
May perform the duties of Team Leader as required. Assists other division members as needed and participates in special projects. Performs other duties as assigned.
Travel Required Occasional travel
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status No
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Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required upon appointment
Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
Satisfactory completion of employment verification (E-Verify) check
One year probationary period may be required
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If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click here to view the form). ### Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE CLEARLY VERIFIABLE IN YOUR RESUME. GOVERNMENT POSITIONS MUST INCLUDE PAY PLAN, SERIES, GRADE, TO AND FROM DATES, AND GOVERNMENT AGENCY/DEPARTMENT.
All qualification requirements must include experience performing duties equivalent in scope and complexity to the next lower grade level. Qualified candidates will possess work experience performing duties equivalent in scope and complexity to the next lower grade level to include: 1. Extensive experience in applying acquisition laws, contract principles, statues, Executive Orders, regulations and/or procedures applicable to pre-award and post award actions. 2. Experience in procuring and administering contracts for a wide variety of supplies, services, and construction. 3.
Experience demonstrating the ability to lead, teach, and mentor others. 4. Must have experience creating and delivering formal written and oral presentations to various levels (i.e., writing complex acquisition plans, statements of work, solicitations, contracts and supporting documentation; conducting proposal conferences, site visits, evaluation panels, and debriefings). All Qualified applicants will be rated against the highly qualifying criteria by a rating panel for evaluation of the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience and education. Those applicants determined to be highly qualified will be referred to the hiring official for consideration.
The highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and reference checks. All answers to the Highly Qualifying Criteria must be demonstrated in your resume to get credit.Highly Qualifying Criteria: * Preferred candidates will possess a bachelor's degree which included a minimum of 24 semester hours of business courses, Certified Professional Contracts Manager, Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level II/II in contracting or other applicable professional certification.
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Education Education is not required for this position and will not be utilized in determining minimum qualifications
. If you would like for your education to be considered by the hiring panel as part of your overall accomplishments, you must attach copies of transcripts (online transcripts will be accepted). Only education from accredited and pre-accredited institutions will be accepted. Foreign education must be evaluated for equivalency in the United States. For more information, please click here.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
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How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above
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Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or you may be considered ineligible. Read more
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Security clearance Not Applicable
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Resume Optional: Our job application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a resume. Please note that if you upload multiple resumes, only the most recently uploaded version will be used to determine your qualifications for this position. The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or claimed priority/preference * Cover Letter * DD-214 * DA3434, Certifications
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Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.
Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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New employee probationary period This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/473330300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered. Open & closing dates: 06/28/2017 to 12/31/2017 Salary: $73,962 to $96,153 per year PLUS 11.32% COLA (Cost of Living Allowance)
Pay scale & grade:* NF 4 Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type:* Permanent
/Chugach Industries, Inc. has a current need of Contract Specialists to plan, coordinate & document pre/post award (end-to-end) procurement activities using complex spreadsheets, contractual documents, & work management systems for supplies, services, & construction projects. Requires experience in procurement processes, strong analytical skills, attention to detail, negotiating skills & ability to perform in an environment with an accelerated pace of changing priorities./ Summary/General Description of Job: Performs essential duties associated with the procurement of all materials, services, equipment and construction to support the Base Operations contract that Chugach Industries, Inc. (CII) currently administers. This includes but is not limited to identifying, and screening potential vendors, creating acquisitions plans, bidding, awarding, contract administration, and close-out of all work assigned. Must be able to lift/move up to 25 pounds. This position will, specifically identify, develop and monitor procurement methodologies and options to satisfy Federal regulations related to procurement of bio-based products and EPA-designated items. Essential Duties & Job Functions: * Reviews all purchase requests for accuracy. Ensures documentation and processes are in compliance with the Corporate Acquisition Policy and Procedures Manual (APPM) and/or site-specific processes or procedures to further ensure compliance.
Ensures all requisitions are in compliance with FARS/DFAR regulations.
Obtains proposals/price quotations; negotiates and administers assigned subcontracts/purchase orders.
Documents the purchase or non-purchase of USDA-designated bio-based products and EPA-designated recycle products. Documentation may include (but is not limited to) specific products purchased, suppliers, quantities and costs, results of market surveys, etc. May be required to capture and report data utilizing the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) or other related systems.
Analyzes requirements; responsible to advise Procurement Manager of any scope of work deficiencies and solicits the appropriate contract type.
Prepares solicitation documents in accordance with the APPM.
Schedules and attends proposal job walks to ensure all bidders are treated equally.
Analyzes quotes/proposals for conformance with the solicitation criteria solicited.
Performs cost or price analysis, as required.
Coordinates technical evaluations with Planner/Estimators, when applicable.
Responsible to evaluate new Subcontractor's financial data and determine if they are an eligible candidate for a bondable subcontract award.
Reviews Subcontractor Certificates of Insurance, to ensure compliance.
Reviews Performance and Payment bond documentation, to ensure compliance.
Develops negotiation strategy and negotiates with potential Subcontractors.
Prepares subcontract award documentation and recommends contract award.
Performs pre-award, award, and contract close-out actions in accordance with all corporate polices and applicable laws and regulations.
Responsible for maintaining contract administration, throughout the pre-award phase, performance phase, post-award phase and contract close-outs.
Prepare a variety of written correspondence relative to assigned duties.
Conducts vendor capability surveys and maintains approved vendor source files.
Serves as an agent of Chugach Industries with limited signature authority in accordance with approved delegation.
Supports the project Safety Plan though personal involvement in all aspects of Safety, including training, safety protective equipment and clothing, and adhering to safety requirements pertaining to particular trades or skills.
Others duties as assigned.
Accountable For: * Timely, accurate, cost-effective performance of duties
Compliance with contract requirements and CII policies and procedures, including Rules of Conduct.
Working closely and harmoniously with fellow workers, internal and external clients
Adherence to all safety and health rules and regulations
Mandatory* * US Citizenship
Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record * 2 years direct contract/subcontract, and commercial procurement experience.
Able to successfully complete training programs related to the Affirmative Action Procurement Program
Able to effectively coordinate a number of projects simultaneously
Ability to deal with variety of people in the organization, external vendors and contractors in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations
Advanced working knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite Programs, including but not limited to: Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook.
Advanced use of Excel (MS Office 2013) to develop or modify (complex) spreadsheets using formulas, validation tables, pivot tables, data manipulation, etc.
Proficient database skills to prepare detailed correspondence, reports, forms, statistical, and technical materials with accuracy.
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Strong communication, analytical and negotiating skills
Strong verbal, written communications
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen Preferred * Working knowledge of FAR and government contracting practices.
Knowledge of FAR 52.223-2 (Affirmative Procurement of Bio-Based Products) and FAR 52.223-17 (Affirmative Procurement of EPA-Designated Items)
Knowledge of tools, resources, and/or on-line government purchasing services to purchase and/or track products and services; for example, SFTool (Sustainable Facilities Tool), GSA Advantage.
Knowledge of the labeling initiatives for bio-based products.
Knowledge of construction contracting practices and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Experience with IBM Maximo Asset Management Software or other software system in support of a Federal compliant purchasing system.
Prior experience supporting a military base or civilian installation.
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