Contract Specialist

Location: Washington DC Metro Area

Department: Operations

Job Description

The Contract Specialist is responsible for performing professional work involving the procurement of supplies and services using procedures outlined in the Federal Acquisitions Regulations, VA Acquisition Regulations, Public Laws, and Agency policy.
About GreenXT
Green Expert Technology Inc. (GreenXT) provides technical and project management consulting to corporations and government agencies. We employ engineers, programmers, analysts, and certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) who deliver technical leadership to our clients in all project phases.
This position will be supporting the AN/USQ-82(V) Program. The AN/USQ-82(V) is the family of mission-critical shipboard networks used to transfer data and messages between systems such as the DDG-51 Machinery Control System (MCS) and Integrated Bridge and Navigation System (IBNS) on US Navy ship classes (DDG-51, etc.) and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) ships.
  • Assists with the development, revision, and tracking of acquisition documentation including Procurement Requests (PR), Requests for Procurement (RFP), Purchase Orders (PO), Statements of Work (SOW), and entries in Standard Procurement System (SPS), for the procurement of scheduled Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), Government Specified Equipment (GSE) and Government Furnished Information (GFI).
  • Assists with the development, revision, execution, tracking and reporting of procurement and financial execution documentation including Requests for Contractual Procurement (RCP/RX), Project Orders, Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA), Interdepartmental Purchasing Requests (IPR), Requests for Information (RFI), Task Assignment Records (TAR), and Military Inter-Departmental Procurement Requests (MIPR).
  • Selects the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed bidding, negotiations. 
  • Responsible for advertising all applicable requirements and preparing the solicitation document using agency contract writing systems for issuance, insuring regulatory and legal sufficiency, and promoting maximum competition.
  • Resolves problems of delivery, production, quality, differing site conditions, inspection, and other pertinent matters
  • Ensures specifications and statements of work are prepared in a manner which adequately describes the Government’s requirements without restricting competition
  • Aids requiring activities in performing market research
  • Approves acquisition milestone plans
  • Advises technical personnel as to inadequate, ambiguous, or vague specifications to avoid liability
  • Performs a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisition
  • Fully utilize contract writing system (i.e., Electronic Contract Management System), contract reporting system (i.e., Federal Procurement Data System), and financial management system.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a managerial or technical discipline from an accredited university
  • Active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance (or the ability to obtain this clearance upon position acceptance)
  • Ten (10) years of experience with DoD contracts, acquisition planning, and financial support.
  • Experience with the DoD Standard Procurement System (SPS).
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to inform, influence, negotiate and problem solve.
Job Benefits
  • Competitive Pay and PTO
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with Matching
  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance