Contract Specialist, GS-1102-11/12

Announcement Number: 
OIG-18-10 DU
Opening Date: 
Fri, 05/11/2018
Closing Date: 
Mon, 05/21/2018


As a Contract Specialist, you will:

  • Perform various contract administration functions, including monitoring canceled funds, performing reconciliation, conducting contract closeouts, maintaining database integrity, determining eligibility, and verifying evidence of contractor progress for approval of contract financing, and solving problems relating to assigned contracts.
  • Monitor contractor performance for compliance with applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, contract data reporting requirements, and other contractual requirements.
  • Advise contractor as to scope of work statements, shipping requirements, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) requirements for clearances of subcontractors, and other issues regarding the meaning of terms and conditions.
  • Perform final closeout of assigned contracts; e.g., assures delivery, inspection and acceptance of contractual end items and that all administrative and reporting actions have been resolved before recommending final closeout of the contract.
  • Conduct pre- and post-award functions on simplified to complex multidisciplinary contracts and agreements in support of the long-term mission responsibilities of OIG.
  • Advise management on the status of procurement actions, problems encountered, and proposed solutions and recommendations.
  • Evaluate proposals, negotiate cost/price, terms of conditions, and ensure that awards are compliant with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Report all unlawful behavior by offenders/contractors to the proper authorities to preserve the integrity of the procurement regulations and process.
  • Serve as an OIG purchase cardholder with contracting officer limits in order to place awards for purchases, reconciling monthly credit card statements, and financial balances within OIG financial system, and closing of the order(s).

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