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Temporary Contracting Specialist
Ref No.: 18-03402
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Start Date: 05/11/2018
Job Description
Job Title Contract Specialist Client-1102-12
Client Independent U.S. Government Offices
Office of Finance, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)
Place of Performance Office of Finance,
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM),
Washington, D.C.
Resume Due 3/20/2018 EOD
Number of Positions 1
No of Resumes 5
Period of performance 3 months (possibility of extension)
US Citizen Mandatory
Security Clearance Able to clear any type of clearance and criminal history checks.
Any active clearance is preference.
Experience Look for any department experienced candidates.
Experience of handling Client- 1102-12 position

Job Duties
The duties of the position include:
  • Manages a wide range of pre-award functions for procurements and assistance awards involving complex requirements for a wide range of Museum projects and programs; and, provides guidance to teams and staff in adapting, extending and executing acquisition strategies that meet the operational goals and objectives.
  • Ensures appropriate funding and required waivers, certifications, approvals and compliances have been obtained for purchase requests; coordinates with responsible officials to obtain funding, waivers, certifications and approvals that are lacking. Analyzes contract types, methods of solicitation and options; examines options, milestones, and sources to be solicited; and develops and issues solicitations with appropriate provisions, well defined statements of work, and appropriate award factors. Evaluates responses to solicitations, including price reasonableness, adequacy of competition, compliance with solicitations, and probability of meeting requirements; and negotiates prices, terms, and conditions.
  • Performs cost and price analyses and prepares price negotiation memoranda. Makes awards consistent with established award factors; prepares award documentation, including delineation of responsibilities of contractor; and, provides guidance to lower level employees, serving as point of contact for assigned procurements. Promotes teamwork and total quality customer service on a continuing basis; and resolves issues raised in contract audit recommendations in a timely manner, ensuring employed strategies and solutions are in the best interests of the Museum. Liaises with Museum staff and vendors to coordinate and improve the procurement process.
  • Adapts and applies systems for evaluating and monitoring performance of contractors, and prepares plans with milestones for administration of contracts; monitors contractors' performance for compliance with terms and conditions of contracts; issues task and delivery orders as provided in contracts; and conducts competitive task orders under multiple Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contracts. Helps determine the extent to which subcontracting plans comply with regulatory guidelines, monitor subcontracting for compliance with plans, and request and evaluate change proposals.
  • Performs cost and price analyses, and assures compliance with cost accounting standards. Identifies potential funding and production problems and initiates remedial or corrective actions. Negotiates settlements of disputes and proposals, executes modifications, and documents actions.
  • Utilizes price and cost analysis techniques involving many different and unrelated factors and processes, including situations where there is incomplete or conflicting cost data. Supports the development of cost-related sections of complex solicitation documents, analyzing cost data and price re-determination, price order, terminations, labor and material cost, etc.; and supports the development of budgets for planned procurements. Analyzes and evaluates cost-related areas of difficult but precedented solicitations for pricing structure and instruction of the offeror; and analyzes and evaluates contractor price and cost proposals for new procurements, changes, follow-on procurements, price re-determination, etc. Conducts studies of contractor's management, operational and financial policies in order to determine capability to perform contract; and evaluates contractor's financial status and profit and loss statement, balance sheets, and other financial data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Certification Required: FAC-C Level II certification is required.