“This position is located in the Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Operations, Office of Acquisitions Management and Policy. The duty location for this position is located in Rockville, MD. As a Supervisory Contracting Specialist, you will serve as the Deputy Director performing a full range of supervisory duties and responsibilities and as an advisor on contract program and policy matters.”
- Serving as an advisor on contract program and policy matters and working with HRSA’s Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) to ensure effective and timely processing, execution, Administration, termination, and close out of negotiated contracts and other acquisition instruments. This includes: reviewing contracts regarding legality, fulfillment of HRSA’s long range objectives, and conformance to established procurement policies, regulations, and procedures; defending detailed findings and determination documents to justify approval by DHHS or approval by HRSA Administrators; representing HRSA’s OAMP, DHHS, OMB and other authorities; and, reviewing and recommending action on requests for ratification of unauthorized procurements, protests against awards, disputes with contractors, mistakes in bids, etc.
- Providing leadership and assistance to Bureau/Office components in all procurement matters.
- Formulating, implementing, and coordinating the development of policies, systems, procedures, and instructions designed to provide efficient and effective contracts programs to meet the varied needs of HRSA’s mission.
- Encouraging and providing direction to studies of systems and procedures, contractor relationships, execution of delegated responsibilities and authorities, and other aspects of contracts, inter/intra agency agreements, and materials management.