Knowledgeable Contract Specialist with five years of experience overseeing the administration of complex acquisition projects worth up to $32 million. Detailed-focused Contract Administrator who communicates effectively with stakeholders, customers, government officials and employees. Loyal professional with an outstanding government and military background.
Oversaw the administration of complex, long-term acquisitions for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), to support its mission to provide an exemplary education for the children of military and civilian employees. Communicated orally and in writing with the following stakeholders to facilitate the acquisition process: Contracting Officers, Budget Officers, Educators, Transportation Specialists, Payment Officials, General Counsel and Contractors. Ensured specifications for each purchasing requirement were clearly defined and relevant to the organization's mission. Reviewed Statements of Work and Performance Work Statements from customers. Constructed and publicized bid solicitations, including supporting documentation for Firm-Fixed Price contracts in the acquisition of commercial items. Performed price analyses and competitive range determinations and prepared proposal packages for review. Provided input and recommendations to decision makers prior to award decisions and wrote price negotiation memoradums to communicate the rationale for awarding contracts. Issued contract modifications to adjust contract terms and conditions. Monitored contractor performance over the life of the contract and engaged with contractors to correct contractor deficiencies. Appointed as a GPC Check Writer and Departmental Accountable Official authorized to purchase supplies and services with a $10,000 monthly purchase limit.
Organized and coordinated the office's Travel Management Program. Received, reviewed, authorized, and processed requests for official travel for agency employees. Documented and reported all travel expenditures to the Resource Manager for proper account allocation. Assisted employees in coordinating travel, which included air/ground transportation and lodging arrangements. Helped customers process travel claims. Provided guidance to customers on regulations involving official government travel. Briefed the Chief of Staff on the status of pending actions and issues affecting the travel management program.
Computer Software and Systems: Procurement Desktop 2 (PD2), Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation (FPDS-NG), Federal Business Opportunities (FBO), GSA Advantage, Central Contractor Registration (CCR), Excluded Parties List System (EPLS), Access Online US Bank, FXWEB US Bank and Defense Travel System (DTS).
MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
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