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Acquisition Project Management Specialist
Category: Manufacturing, Banking, Construction
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Job code: lhw-e0-90519971

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Acquisition Project Management Specialist
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
As an Acquisition Project Management Specialist, you will be a consultant and adviser for a variety of projects involving the procurement of various commodities and professional service solutions. This position is located in the Regional Commissioner's Office in the Federal Acquisition Service, Assisted Acquisition Service Division. This office is responsible for for receipt and analysis of customer agency requests that include the development and evaluation of extensive, complex technical proposals to procure and meet the needs of federal agencies.
GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.
You will have access to many benefits including:
* Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
* Life insurance coverage with several options
* Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
* Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
* Flexible work schedules and telework
* Transit and child care subsidies
* Flexible spending accounts
* Long-term care insurance
* Training and development
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement or other GSA organization within the same commuting area.
Unless you are a GSA or Land Management employee as described in the Who May Apply section, your application will not be considered!
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### Responsibilities
* Finalizes customer statements of work, performance work statements and statements of objectives, evaluates proposals, prepares negotiation objectives and supports negotiations with vendors.
* Coordinates with Contracting Officers, and assists in preparing acquisition/procurement documentation.
* Develops partnerships and networks with the federal community and industry experts to establish new business opportunities.
* Independently conducts meetings with high level officials of Federal agencies to explain services, procedures and processes, rates and billing procedures, and functions provided by the organization.
* Independently develops IGC (Independent Gov't Cost Estimate)modifications to task orders to effect funding adjustments to task orders, close out actions, or other technical and administrative matters.
* Leads or co-chairs Source Selection Panels or Technical Evaluation Boards along with the contracting officer.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
Your application will be considered if you are a:
* Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only - must be employed in GSA/FAS (Federal Acquisition Service)
* Land Management current or former employee
*Internal Employees must be serving on career or career-conditional appointment, or under a noncompetitive Special Appointing Authority which provides for conversion to a permanent position in the Competitive Service.*
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
1101 General Business And Industry
* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
* Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
* Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
* Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
* Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive,** if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee**
* Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
* Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).
* Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
* Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position
### Qualifications
For each job on your resume, provide:
* the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
* number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.
For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.
The GS-14 salary range starts at $114,590 per year.
To qualify, you must demonstrate one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as experience where the individual independently managed information systems projects that included the following: identifying customer information technology requirements; planning and developing information systems and/or major changes to existing systems; developing project plans/proposals; and marketing applications to customers.
### Education
### Additional information
Bargaining Unit status: NFFE
Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.
Travel expenses associated with interviews maybeapproved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.
On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:
* Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government
* Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee
* Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.
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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.
You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.**
**** Knowledge of acquisition procurement regulations, acquisition terminology, acquisition planning and *contract administration procedures and practices; agency regulations, and the missions/functions of other Federal agencies in order to coordinate effectively with vendors and user agency representatives on sensitive issues.* Knowledge of agency operating procedures, interagency agreements and methods used in developing agreements with other Federal agencies in order to meet the requirements of Title 31.
* Ability to meet/deal with high level agency and contractor executives in order to communicate, defend and/or justify extensive, complex recommendations to customers.
* Possess effective oral and written communication skills to accurately and concisely translate a variety of requirements or specifications and perform relevant and persuasive briefings to audiences that can include technical specialists and high level officials with diverse needs.
If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.
**If you are**ICTAP/CTAP** eligible** - **submit a, b, and c**: **(a)** proof of eligibility including agency notice; **(b)** SF-50, and **(c)** most recent performance appraisal.
**Current or Former Political Appointees:** Submit SF-50.
**Current or Former Land Management Agency Employees - Submit a and b:**
**(a)** one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.
**(b)** Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
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.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Review our benefits
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
Submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. You can modify or complete your application any time before the deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, click here: Apply for a GSA Job.
To begin, click the **Apply Online** button on the vacancy announcement.
* Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.
* Once you have clicked **Apply for this position now**, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.
* Click the **Apply To This Vacancy**and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete. **If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this job.**
* **Note: **Review the REQUIRED DOCUMENTSsection of this announcement to determine which apply to you and must be submitted online. You may choose one or more of the following options to submit your document(s): **Upload** (from your computer); **USAJOBS** (click the "USAJOBS" link to complete the transfer process) or **FAX** (read the "Fax instructions" provided prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information).
** Need Assistance in Applying?** Contact the HR representative listed on the announcement prior to the application deadline. You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions
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### Agency contact information
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##### Phone
##### Fax
##### Email
##### Address
GSA, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration
Washington Area Service Center (WASC)
Washington, District of Columbia
United States
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### Next steps
After the closing date/deadline:
1. **ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS:** Your application will be reviewed for all requirements.
2. **REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT:** If you meet all the requirements, you may be referred to management for review and a possible interview.
3. **SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER:** If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer and start the suitability and/or security background investigation process.
4. **FINAL JOB OFFER:**Once our security office determines you can come on board, you will be given a final offer, which is typically 40 days after the announcement closes.
5. **FINAL COMMUNICATION:** Once the position is filled, we will notify you of your status. You may also check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.
**Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!**
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 05/31/2018 to 06/14/2018
*Salary:* $114,590 to $148,967 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 14
*Work schedule:* Full-time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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