Supervisory Contract Price/Cost Analyst

Defense Contract Management Agency | Ridley Park, PA

Posted Date 11/08/2019
Description About the Position: Defense Contract Management Agency uses the Expedited Hiring Authority to recruit and appoint qualified individuals directly into shortage category or critical need acquisition positions.

The pay band NH-03 includes the General Schedule grades equivalent to GS-12/13.
Other initiatives under the Acquisition Demonstration Project include simplified classification, streamlined hiring process and expanded developmental opportunities.Who May Apply:
  • All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
  • External Recruitment Military Spouse Preference

QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education/experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

Specialized Experience required: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level NH-02. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience leading and mentoring a team of professionals responsible for the oversight of contracts or contract cost/price analyses. Lead functions engaged in contract negotiations or implementation of contract administration functions on major systems and related components. Reviews data, reports and other documents for favorable or adverse trends. Experience evaluating contract price proposals for adequacy/compliance.

Education cannot be substituted for experience.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Contract Management
  • Contract Management/Support
  • Written Communication


Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT (Contracting Series):

A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree). NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts.

NOTE: Current civilian personnel in DoD, who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in an Executive Department on or before September 30, 2000 are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 on or before September 30, 2000 are also exempt from meeting this requirement.

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