FAC-C Level II Certification
Warranted Contracting Officer
Communicate well with superiors and peers. All levels of management
Experience in Federal Government Contracting
Knowledge in applying Federal Acquisition Regulations
Familiarity with contracting principles and laws
Knowledge of Acquisition Life Cycle
Superior customer service skills
National Contracting Management Association Frederick Chapter Vice-President September 2013-Present
National Contracting Management Association Frederick Chapter Program Chair 2012-2013
Annual Performance Bonus 2012-2013
Exemplary leadership award Veterans Administration Inaugural Intern Class 2009
Panel Speaker at National Contracting Management Association World Congress 2009
Motivational speaker for Acquisition Academy intern class 2009
Time-Off Award 2008-2012
Supervise team of seven contracting professionals managing 7M contract portfolio, supporting key mission requirements for Veterans using sole source, commercial, non-commercial, and simplified acquisition procedures.
Establish procedures for successful accomplishments of acquisitions, and efficient use of resources. Assign and manage contract specialist' workload and provide guidance on technical, administrative, contractual, and personnel matters.
Plan overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a variety of complex requirements to include market research & analysis and pre-award and post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to include but not limited to Labor Hour, Firm Fixed Price
Contracting Officer for all contract actions performed by team with warrant authority.
Manage all facets of acquisition to include planning, solicitation, negotiation, source selection, award, and administration.
Provide business advise and assistance to technical personnel involved in development of the requisition package on complex and/or diversified commodities and services. Ensure contract actions comply with statutory and regulatory requirements while also meeting customers needs.
Develop evaluation criteria to use in determining source selection & " best value" request for proposals to include utilization of past performance and data and technical qualifications for wards other than lowest price.
Possess great aptitude for software application utilized in contracting career field, such as, electronic contract management system (eCMS) Microsoft Word, Excel, in addition to Customer Acquisition Portal (CAP).
Contract Specialist in the negotiations and award of 10M Construction contracts in support of Veteran Health Administration (Miami, FL).
Managed Request For Quote (RFQ) process for subcontractors; identify potential subcontractors, assembled the RFQ package, and coordinate RFQ clarifications
Tracked subcontractor contract against its schedule, budget and against phase review objectives, reporting status to management and customer on a regular basis, and executed staff on an as needed basis
Administered Change Order Management; reviewed contractual basis for change order, coordinated approval process, maintained change order logs, and cost reporting/forecasting
Prepared bid comparisons ; Finalized subcontract documents and negotiate subcontract close out.
Served as a contract specialist to procurement actions involving unique, complex, and specialized services for Department of Veterans Affairs. Apply Federal Acquisition Regulations, Department of Veterans Affairs Regulation System Supplement, guidelines, agency policies, and procedures and best sound business practices.
Reviewed purchase request for completeness; provided technical advice and recommendations to customers on procurement related issues such as statement of work. Conducted and prepared market research reports, acquisition strategies, and source selection plans. Developed acquisition milestones and objectives. Coordinated Small Business Concerns. Developed and prepared solicitation packages and amendments. Determined specific contract language and clauses to be incorporated.
Received, evaluated, and negotiated proposals for responsiveness and technical feasibility leading to award of services contracts. Processed technical and Cost/Price evaluation and consult with legal personnel legal sufficiency of contract actions.
Prepared award documents such as determinations and findings, pre-negotiations objective Memorandums. Prepared award documents such as Fixed Priced indefinite delivery contracts, task orders, basic agreements, and delivery orders.
Synopsized contract award orders and notified unsuccessful offerors. Performed post awards duties that included issuing contractual modifications and worked with program managers to prepare and carry out long tern term contract strategies.
Monitored contracts to ensure satisfactory progress, assure compliance with terms and conditions of the contract, and identified problems that threatened contract performance.
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