Supervisory Procurement Analyst

Public Buildings Service | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 11/08/2019

As a Supervisory Procurement Analyst, you will serve as a branch chief, make strategic & resource allocation decisions, provide technical advice, guidance, policy direction, program support & troubleshooting on the most complex acquisition matters that arise for senior managers & staff.

Location of Position: Mid-Atlantic Region, Public Buildings Service, Acquisition Management Division, Philadelphia, PA

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

As the Branch Manager, you will perform a range of managerial and programmatic roles in support to regional acquisition efforts, including but not limited to the following functions:

  • Serves as the senior technical procurement analyst on PBS regional contracts let in all business lines. As such, he/she ensures compliance with applicable statutes, regulations and directives; and interprets, or in cases of critical or highly sensitive issues, provides interpretations of acquisition policies and procedures for all regional PBS contracting activities
  • Sets objectives for the Branch. Determines the most efficient and economical manner by which to accomplish assigned workload, establishes priorities, and provides positive direction to subordinates on goal attainment and methodology. Establishes and maintains effective communications among team members and PBS staff. Monitors acquisition program measures and results.
  • Participates in the development of work measurement systems and communicates national procurement initiatives and goals and performance standards to individual employees.
  • Serves as the senior service-wide advocate on procurement matters, which include many sensitive, complex or highly charged contracts pursued within the region, as well as a broad range of strategic and/or analytical matters relevant to Government contracting.
  • Maintains standards and monitors enforcement of professional procurement technical guidelines. Provides expert professional and/or analytical support for regional production offices.
  • Identifies practices and procedures which deviate from prescribed policy and/or require new or revised policy and procedures and provides input jointly to the Central Office, Office of Acquisition Policy Directorate and the PBS, Mid-Atlantic RC. Proposals and/or recommendations for change are of a nature that can have an effect on nationwide procurement policy and service-wide operations within the region.

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.

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The GS-14 salary range starts at $113,548.00 per year.  

You must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:

  1. All of the following:  (a) Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of  FAC-C Course Requirementsor FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification.  If your certification is over 2 years old, 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points are required to maintain certification. (b) At least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions including 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the level described below; and (c) Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included or was supplemented by 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.
  2. Exception: If you were in a GS-1102 position on January 1, 2000, you will be exempt from meeting the educational requirements for the grade level of that position.  However, to be promoted you will have to meet Option 1 or 3.  
  3. Waiver: GSA's senior procurement executive has the discretion to waive any or all of the requirements in 1 above.

Specialized experience is one year of experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience utilizing contracting regulations, policies, and procedures to:

      • Perform the full range of highly complex pre-award and post-award activities on various contract types such as fixed price, fixed price economic price adjustment, various cost type contracts, requirements contracts, performance based acquisitions, and multiple award schedules;
      • Perform delivery/task order placement and administration against multiple award contracts and/or requisitions;
      • Defend pre-award and/or post-award protests, contract claims, and contract disputes;
      • Lead or work as part of an effective, integrated project team and serve as principal contracting adviser to junior contract specialists and coworkers.
      • Leading or supervising contracting professionals providing contracting services for the acquisition of a wide range of supplies and services (professional and non-professional).
    • Examples must detail evidence of professional potential, business acumen, strong oral/written communication, and relationship building in order to procure a variety of complex or specialized products and/or services.

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