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Top 50 Contracts Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Contracts Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Contracts Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.4% of Contracts Specialist resumes contained Contract Negotiations as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Contracts Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Contracts Specialist

1. Contract Negotiations
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Here's how Contract Negotiations is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Compile Excel / Lotus Managed Care Contract terminology spreadsheets for revenue enhancement review and assistance with contract negotiations.
  • Designed and implemented an innovative contract evaluation system that quantifies and measures the success of contract negotiations.
  • Traveled extensively to meet with Military customer face-to-face during contract negotiations that ensured forward movement of program.
  • Performed as liaison between account executive and sales coordinators to establish account history and contract negotiations.
  • Participate in contract negotiations through direct customer interaction to ensure proper contract acquisition and fulfillment.
  • Conducted contract negotiations and prepared provider contract language for review.
  • Conducted contract negotiations and determined price fair and reasonableness.
  • Performed contract negotiations with vendors bidding on government contracts.
  • Work with customer regarding any clarifications and/or contract negotiations.
  • Lead strategic contract negotiations with local and global contractors in order to improve cost effectiveness and minimize risk to the business.
  • Manage and maintain strategic contract negotiations and procurement initiatives, as a key liaison between management, customers and contractors.
  • Improved and expedited existing contract negotiations with finance and technical divisions on all aspects of review, compliance and execution.
  • Point of contact, cradle to grave contract negotiations securing terms under tight schedule.
  • Managed new contract negotiations for non-clinical purchases valued from $100k-$4M.
  • Manage provisioning/delivery issues, contract negotiations, and deal structure.
  • Assist Associate Vendor Director and Managers with contract negotiations.
  • Managed site budget and contract negotiations.
  • Created and maintain contract negotiations manual.
  • Contract negotiations resulted in a quality provider network to provide healthcare services to plan members at cost saving rates.
  • Conducted contract negotiations for various types of contracts to include multi-year contracts.

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2. Acquisition Procedures
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Here's how Acquisition Procedures is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Provided contracting functions for commodities, services, and construction using simplified acquisition procedures, negotiation and other approved methods.
  • Followed federal regulations pertaining to acquisition procedures and supplemental regulations for leasing specific programs.
  • Process procurement request using simplified acquisition procedures under contracting officers supervision.
  • Acquire various commercial supplies and services using simplified acquisition procedures.
  • Procured low dollar equipment utilizing the governments simplified acquisition procedures.
  • Simplified acquisition procedures and closeout requirements based on FAR.
  • Manage, perform, and administer contracting functions for construction using simplified acquisition procedures, negotiation, and other approved methods.
  • Manage procurement portfolios and perform both basic and specialized acquisition functions, FAR 13 simplified acquisition procedures and FAR 15.
  • Instructed and trained peers in the use of Microsoft Excel and Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP).
  • Use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP), Small Business Procedures, and Commercial Acquisition procedures.
  • Have a working knowledge of Simplified Acquisition Procedures and those exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold.
  • Awarded $2,500 to $340K commercial Purchase Orders utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures.
  • Awarded over $200,000 in commodity purchases, primarily using Simplified Acquisition Procedures.
  • Awarded millions of dollars via simplified acquisition procedures in NBS system.
  • Used simplified acquisition procedures for purchases under $100,000.
  • Simplified Acquisition Procedures and Commercial Supplies and Services.
  • Performed pre-award and post award functions for Simplified Acquisition Procedures.
  • simplified acquisition procedures, sealed-bidding, negotiations.
  • Job Order Contracts, Time and Material, Specification Order Contracts, Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP 115 actions/yr.
  • simplified acquisition procedures, seales-bidding, negotiations for subcontractors analyzing and preparing subcontractors, purchase order agreements and cost control budgets.

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3. Purchase Orders
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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Generated purchase order requests, purchase orders, and job information memos for sub-contractors, and tracked information in various databases.
  • Identified and tracked closeout activities related to federal contracts, subcontracts, consultant agreements, purchase orders, and delivery orders.
  • Purchased merchandise and professional services, negotiated low prices, prepared purchase orders, solicited bids, and reviewed requisitions.
  • Used Electronic Commerce to send, receive and analyze bids and issue purchase orders /contracts on a daily basis.
  • Negotiated terms and conditions for small purchase orders for engineering supplies and services needed for space flight prototypes.
  • Produced weekly, monthly, and annual reports for managers detailing purchase orders, budgets, and A/P.
  • Prepared bids and purchase orders incidental to supplies and equipment and manages the perpetual stock records.
  • Created purchase orders; updated contract management tracking sheets; wrote or drafted correspondence, and reports
  • Processed Capital and Construction related purchase requests as well as IT and Communications purchase orders.
  • Award Determination/ Preparation - Prepares award purchase orders, delivery orders, and contracts.
  • Worked on government client issues: registrations, purchase orders, and other filings.
  • Review all major Purchase Orders and Contracts for mutually acceptable Terms and Conditions.
  • Prepared and processed requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Selected methods for placed purchase orders and purchase agreements.
  • Received, reviewed and processed final purchase orders.
  • Issued subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Assist twenty Sales Representatives in maintaining Contract accounts Coordinate contracts and purchase orders with Sales, Builders and Contract Labor.
  • Review purchase orders, contracts, and agreements for compliance with requirements, regulations and specifications.
  • Prepare and release purchase orders, documents, and keep records of required documentation of transactions.
  • Prepared Purchase Orders and expedited deliveries for rebar, pre-stressed strands, lubricants and IT equipment and services.

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4. Contractual Obligations
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Here's how Contractual Obligations is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Evaluated and monitored contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations.
  • Prepare Certifications and Representations in accordance with regulatory requirements and provide instructions to company with regard to contractual obligations.
  • Managed the resolution process of member/plan complaints/grievances and ensured compliance with contractual obligations and regulatory requirements.
  • Determine necessity for applicable amendments and/or extensions of contracts and compliance of contractual obligations.
  • Monitored customer payment performance to ensure contractual obligations were fulfilled.
  • Review project performance and compliance with Company contractual obligations.
  • Tracked contractual obligations using IFMIS financial software.
  • Measure supplier performance via metrics and key performance indicators to deliver value to Occidental and ensure compliance to contractual obligations.
  • Advised sales representatives on contractual obligations, amendments and negotiations and drafted contracts including sales, leases and construction contracts.
  • Reviewed and managed contractual obligations of the parties and provided continual review to ensure all terms and conditions were met.
  • Reviewed and managed contractual obligations and provided continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met.
  • Acted as a key adviser for Executive Management and Global Sales regarding pricing and contractual obligations.
  • Tracked orders from entry to shipment, ensuring compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Evaluate aircraft sales contracts to ensure that all contractual obligations were performed.
  • Assist team members at meeting contractual obligations by processing task orders.
  • Work directly with property owners to comply with contractual obligations.
  • Assure established contractual obligations are being met.
  • Review contractual obligations of the parties.
  • Reviewed RFPs from commercial, state and local government customers for contractual obligations and risk areas.
  • Expedited negotiations saving the Air Force 14% in contractual obligations.

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5. Financial Statements
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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Operated Charity Program which required patient screening, processed applications and financial statements.
  • Conducted statistical analysis, evaluating balance sheets and financial statements.
  • Analyzed budgets, utility allowances and Annual Financial Statements.
  • Obtained and compiled copies of loan applicants' credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information.
  • Managed all accounts payable and accounts receivable functions for completion of month-end financial statements.
  • Obtained general information to process new counterparty request forms, including credit history and financial statements.
  • Analyzed Financial Statements of offerors to determine financial capability to perform on Government contracts.
  • Book and maintain depreciation schedules, including footnote to financial statements.
  • Led processes for ordering, distribution and closeouts: organized incoming documentation, assessed financial statements (i.e.

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6. Federal Acquisition Regulation
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Here's how Federal Acquisition Regulation is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Purchased computer systems/software and services for the Federal Government in accordance with all Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Confirmed proposal plans met contractual requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and cost Accounting Standards.
  • Ensured appropriate spending in accordance with published fiscal constraints and the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  • Administered several contracts using the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Ensured compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Reviewed requisition package for compliance with legal, regulatory and policy requirements directed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
  • Adhere to procurement procedures specified in Federal Acquisition Regulations, VA Acquisition Regulations, and Public Laws an Agency policy.
  • Review procurement packages to determine appropriate usage of special provisions in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Utilized the District of Columbia Municipal Procedure Regulations and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to manage contracts.
  • Contracted goods and services for the agency under the Robert T. Stafford procurement Act and Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Provided support and assistance in essentially all areas of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) based Federal procurement.
  • Apply knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR).
  • Adhere to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) guidelines and fair business practices while devising contracts.
  • Ensured compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Federal and State statutes.
  • Obtained secret security clearance and knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations System (FAR).
  • Performed all duties in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Developed and assembled contract files in compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  • Used the Federal Acquisition Regulation to construct firm fixed price contracts.
  • Interpreted and applied Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
  • Maintain Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) General Services Administration Regulation (GSAR, remote outdated material insert new changes.

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7. RFP
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Here's how RFP is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Directed vendor relations, price negotiations, RFP processing, purchase order generation and other procurement functions to meet anticipated demand.
  • Receive proposals, review for acceptability and adherence to RFP instructions, and forward to government customer for evaluation.
  • Check requisitions, obtain quotations, requests for proposals (RFP), examines bids and award contracts.
  • Review of RFP and Bid documents and responded to those according to corporate policy and legal policies.
  • Develop requests for proposals (RFP) that identify technical requirements, work scope, and expectations.
  • Prepared Request for Proposals (RFP), solicited sources and awarded contracts after evaluation and justification.
  • Created RFP, Scope of Work, Project Requirements, Weighted Evaluation Criteria and Master Contract.
  • Handled RFP preparation, solicitation, and award for Purchasing Department at NATO headquarters.
  • Provide assistance on Requests for Proposal (RFP) documentation.
  • Controlled enterprise-level RFPs and vendor selections within aggressive delivery windows.
  • Prepared and issued both Invitation for Bids (IFBS) and Request for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Analyzed bids and proposals in responses to RFP/Qs for commercial and non-commercial commodities and services.
  • Reviewed RFIs and gathering data to build sourcing strategy and RFP materials.
  • Cradle to grave contract administration - including issuing RFPs to contract closeout.
  • Review requests for proposals (RFPs) process and Vendor selection.
  • Write RFPs along with monitoring compliance with all contract aspects.
  • Reviewed and analyzed RFPs and led cross functional proposal teams.
  • Prepared and issued Request for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Developed and posted Request for Information (RFIs), and Request for Proposals/Quotes (RFP/Qs).
  • Evaluated suppliers, Requests for Information (RFIs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs).

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8. Market Share
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Here's how Market Share is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Identify potential markets- to help firm maximize profits and market share while ensuring that the firm's customers are satisfied.
  • Work closely with Division Managers and sales reps to ensure increased market share and scrap reduction throughout the territory.
  • Provided analysis and support during RFP process, contributing to increase of market share.
  • Analyze potential supplier's financial stability and market share.
  • Increase market share in territory.
  • Analyze account performance/market share on a quarterly basis to focus on profit maximization based on formulary compliance of each account.

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9. Contractor Performance
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Here's how Contractor Performance is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Coordinated proposal audits, negotiated interim and final overhead rates, documented contractor performance, and managed all contract management activities.
  • Utilized business practices and market conditions sufficient to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility and contractor performance.
  • Utilize contract administration practices and techniques in order to monitor contractor performance and solve related problems.
  • Monitored contractor/ subcontractor performance as required by the Department of Labor and Davis Bacon.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the contractor performance management process and performance based contracts.
  • Monitored and evaluated contractor performance for compliance with contract terms and regulatory requirements.
  • Defined metrics that monitored contractor performance and helped establish award fees.
  • Monitor contractor performance, respond to protests and/or congressional inquiries.
  • Monitored and administered contractor performance from initiation through contract closeout.
  • Led and monitored contractor performance and compliance reporting.
  • Compile quarterly maintenance & modification contractor performance evaluation.
  • Evaluated contractor performance generating reports in the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Contractor Performance System (CPS).
  • Monitor contractor performance in relation to the completion schedule required by the contract, insuring timely submission of technical progress reports.
  • Served as the decision official on contractor performance evaluations and had key role in contract disputes and claim resolutions.
  • Administered contracts and ensured contractor performance in accordance with the stated terms and conditions or modified as necessary.
  • Contacted contractor to resolve inadequate contractor performance, slow delivery and made sure problems were corrected.
  • Input contractor performance data in appropriate databases for over 25 Firm-Fixed Price contracts.
  • Monitored contractor performance for compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Provide guidance and submission of contractor performance ratings.
  • Established pre-negotiation position and monitored contractor performance.

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10. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Provided high quality customer service for providers and members in regard to claim resolution, benefit interpretation and plan utilization.
  • Provided effective and timely customer service through interaction with customers, industry representatives and management.
  • Resolved client/ employee benefit issues by demonstrating effective customer service and making sound business decisions.
  • Selected as the primary office Customer Service representative to better facilitate the shop personnel.
  • Mitigated and resolved escalated customer service issues and expedited concerns for high demand customers.
  • Trained new members ensuring uninterrupted customer service to numerous government activities and contractors.
  • Communicated devolving information to cross functional partners and clients for quality customer service.
  • Perform data entry and proofreading along with Retail Customer Service
  • Answer inbound customer calls in a customer service environment
  • Provided excellent customer service both internally and externally.
  • Provided excellent customer service to customers while working under tight time constraints and with strict deadlines.
  • Promote internal and external customer service support to the client on a daily basis.
  • Provided customer service to our Toyota and Lexus Dealers as well as customers.
  • Build relationships/partnerships with field offices to provide better customer service to clients.
  • Excel in relationship building and customer service with the Sales Reps supported.
  • Write up contracts and present instrument and customer service program.
  • Communicated with other departments regarding orders and Customer Service information if necessary.
  • Served as the technical authority for both purchase cardholders and purchase card approvers providing first rate customer service.
  • Perform customer services ( i.e., assist contractors in registering with CCR, payments and receiving reports).
  • Completed the EWI "Boot Camp" program for sales and customer service.

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11. Acquisition Planning
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Here's how Acquisition Planning is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Review procurement work directives, including the technical data package for accuracy during acquisition planning for the solicitation.
  • Provided contract/procurement advice and assistance to program managers, to include acquisition planning and strategies as needed.
  • Attend acquisition planning meetings and provide recommendations on implementing performance based contracting and acquisition streamlining.
  • Provide Subcontracts duties to include effective acquisition planning and development of comprehensive subcontract documents.
  • Assisted activities regarding acquisition planning, analyzing requirements, and evaluating technical/cost proposals.
  • Participated in acquisition planning and advised program officials of procurement objectives.
  • Facilitated acquisition planning conferences for senior level commanders.
  • Facilitated acquisition planning with key members.
  • Performed acquisition planning; established milestones.
  • Performed acquisition planning utilizing documents such as Small Business Coordination Form 2579, PWD, J&A and SOW.
  • Assist customer/client with acquisition planning & strategy to procure services for facility support and construction.
  • Performed acquisition planning on new projects prior to developing a contract and delivery orders.
  • Charleston Assisted the requiring activities by serving as a member of acquisition planning teams.
  • Advise Program Team on possible risks and trade-offs during the acquisition planning process.
  • Participate in acquisition planning and ensure the bid schedule is properly structured.
  • Perform advanced acquisition planning, and market research activities, i.e.
  • Assist departments with acquisition planning during budge.
  • Managed acquisition planning, solicitation, evaluation of proposals, analysis of cost or pricing, and competitive range determinations.
  • Determine procurement strategy through detailed acquisition planning.
  • Assisted contracts administrator with pre-award acquisition planning and documentation and provided Administrative support to corporate headquarters executives.

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12. Contract Award
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Here's how Contract Award is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Analyzed and evaluated bids and proposals in accordance with established procedures and guidelines; selected or recommended supplier for contract award.
  • Monitored alerts to ensure notification of contract awards to affected internal teams.
  • Analyzed contractor proposals and negotiates contract awards and modifications.
  • Utilized cost benefit analysis in determining contract awards.
  • Managed contracts worth over $20M annually; included writing contract requirements, solicitation, contract award and long term management.
  • Solicited and awarded over $50,000,000 of contract awards to both foreign military sales (FMS) and Air Force contracts.
  • Prepare and issue solicitations, evaluate proposals, perform cost/price analysis, negotiate contract terms and/or modifications and make contract awards.
  • Provided signatory authority and executed 40 services contract awards worth $2.9 million within warrant authority, as requested by supervisor.
  • Assisted in the preparation of contract award packages, including Justifications and Findings for determination of best value award.
  • Implemented new strategies and policies for all new contract awards from $2,500 to $50 Million.
  • Supplied necessary industry and market research to target new businesses for contract awards.
  • Performed closeout duties under a contract awarded by the Ballistic Missile Defense organization.
  • Provided contract administration support under a contract awarded by the Dept.
  • CONTRACT AWARDS: Keep all information and contractor awarded on file.
  • Generated over 45.2mil in contract awards and modifications in one year.
  • Manage bid process from initial document preparation through contract award.
  • Eliminated GAO/COFC disputes by proactively establishing interdepartmental reviews of new contract awards and novations.
  • Perform pre-solicitation activities, source selection or best value evaluations, contract award, and contract administration for non- complex contracts.
  • Released solicitation by electronic posting, email, fax or mail upon approval by the CO. Contract Award.
  • Administered cradle-to-grave contracts and subcontracts Reviewed contract awards and modifications Assisted in special projects and data calls

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13. GSA
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Here's how GSA is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Issue orders through the use of blanket purchase agreements, GSA schedules, other federal schedules and open market purchases.
  • Provided input for budget requirements by projects identifying GSA funding or client agency funding source on a reimbursable basis.
  • Managed all facets of contract review, contract amendment and contract document maintenance for both GSA schedules.
  • Work with GSA schedules, open market bids, IT subscription licenses, and e-Buy.
  • Planned and executed the 2001 and 2002 GSA SmartPay training conferences for over 3000 attendees.
  • Purchased supplies and services over $1,000,000.00 using General Service Administration (GSA).
  • Worked on numerous procurement actions required IT procurement for variety of GSA customers.
  • Received cash award for generating significant cost savings for a GSA Program Office.
  • Reviewed subcontracting plans and determined if proposed goals met FAR and GSAM requirements.
  • Filed 72As, subcontracting, and other reports for GSA contract compliance.
  • Supported the GSA SmartPay program through contract actions and bank negotiations.
  • Issued task orders against GSA's Federal Supply Schedule.
  • Received exemplary rating on all GSA audit reviews.
  • Managed 20 to 25 GSA contracts annually.
  • Manage and track bids for local, state and federal sites such as GSAebuy.
  • Scheduled laborers for inter/intra office moves through General Services Management (GSA).
  • Post solicitations on NECO/Fedbizopps and GSA.
  • Posted solicitations and Limited Source Justifications on GSA E-BUY which supported procurements for the TSA Office of Inspection.
  • Publicized solicitations through single Government Point of Entry; utilizing GSA eBuy for General Services Administration.
  • Procured IT commodities and services via FedBizbOps, Fedbid, GSA schedules and various GWACs.

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14. Source Selection
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Here's how Source Selection is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Determined procurement strategies, milestones, solicitation methods and source selection for all contract acquisitions.
  • Assist in the evaluation process and assure written documentation to support source selection procedures
  • Developed and prepared solicitations using various source selections to include special provisions.
  • Prepared documents to include: Determinations and Findings, Price Negotiation Memos, Acquisition Plans, Source Selection for required approvals.
  • Performed research on topics ranging from FAR clauses to Source Selection Requirements on behalf of the CO.
  • Served as specialist on Source Selection Board for major multiple award/ base operation support MACC/BOS contracts.
  • Source selection teams briefing are given an oral presentation on how the process works.
  • Lead buyer of a $1.2M Specialized Engineering Service source selection using LPTA procedures.
  • Prepare source selection documents for various types of contracts, utilizing source selection procedures.
  • Performed vendor background checks and performance history reviews prior to source selection.
  • Set up and maintained internal computer network system used in source selections.
  • Appointed the chairperson and members to the Source Selection Election Board.
  • Source selections were low price technically acceptable, best value.
  • Organize and lead source selection teams from various activities.
  • Assisted with source selection procedures, e.g.
  • Conducted Market Research and Source Selections.
  • Served as a Source Selection Authority.
  • Develop source selection and acquisition plan for competitive solicitations/contracts/procurements using automated tools.
  • Managed source selection cost evaluation/management teams for competitive procurements.
  • Evaluated Low Cost Technical Acceptable and Best Value Source Selection procurements.

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15. Business Development
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Here's how Business Development is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Provided multiple discipline consulting support to government contractors that included business development, contract administration and contract management.
  • Collaborated with Vice President of Business Development to establish team members to respond to solicitation.
  • Maintained a wide variety of administrative duties and records to support leadership with business development.
  • Provide support point for Business Development Managers with ongoing processing of financing agreements.
  • Contract Pricing and Procurement; provide technical and financial expertise for Business Development.
  • Executed and coordinated marketing and business development strategies with directors.
  • Perform a wide range of associated business development activities.
  • Supported business development opportunities through RFP and award process.
  • Assist in various international business development projects.
  • Worked with technical leaders, engineering managers, project managers, business development managers, and the administrative staff.
  • Update and maintain business development database tracking system entering up to 5 potential projects per week.
  • Managed a business development staff of 5; including 2 account managers and 3 administrative assistants.
  • Served as a Contract Specialist in the business development sector.
  • Lead Contractual POC for company's Business Development team.
  • Attended at Business Development and Project Team meetings.
  • Addressed day-to-day legal enquiries from a variety of departments including marketing, business development, corporate social responsibility, and finance.
  • Initiated business development throughout the southeast Louisiana area for an industrial wastewater facility.
  • Coordinated with Business Development and Engineering Consultants to identify, communicate, and mitigate pre and post execution contract issues.
  • Reviewed and coordinated execution of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) for OISBU Business Development personnel.
  • Supported in the business development of public works projects with completions of pre-qualifications, RFPs/RFQs, and all related contract administration.

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16. Contract Types
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Here's how Contract Types is used in Contracts Specialist jobs:
  • Determined appropriate procurement method using a variety of contracting methods and contract types.
  • Determined appropriate contracting methods and contract types.
  • Recommended acquisition strategy and contract types.
  • Contract types were fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, indefinite-delivery, time and materials, labor-hours for design, and research and development.
  • Determine appropriate method of procurement (bidding or negotiation) using a wide range of contracting methods and contract types.
  • Award contract types: Firm Fixed price, Fixed Price Incentive, Time and Material, and Task/Delivery orders.
  • Administered a variety of contract types, including CPFF, CPAF, T&M and Firm Fixed Price.
  • Served in a Procurement Analyst capacity by conducting multiple Pre-Award & Post Award contract reviews for various contract types.
  • Contract types included: Cost Reimbursable, Firm Fixed Price, Fixed Price, and Time and Materials.
  • Developed and recommend unit Contractual Strategies in use of required Contract Types in support of Desert Storm.
  • Issued numerous contract types, including Firm-Fixed-Price, Level of Effort, and Time and Material.
  • Manage contract amendments, renewals, and contract types for both capped and uncapped buying.
  • Performed market research to obtain information for creation of Acquisition Strategy for multiple contract types.
  • Perform analysis for contract types including but not limited to firm-fixed price and cost-reimbursement.
  • Reviewed a variety of contract types during both their Pre-Award and Post-Award stages.
  • Have experience with a wide range of contract types and methods.
  • Educate staff and providers regarding contract types/provisions; respond to inquiries.
  • Facilitated contract closeouts for various contract types.
  • Experience with FFP, CPFF, CPAF, and T&M contract types.
  • Used SPS to construct contracts, select appropriate clauses per FAR regulations and contract types, and create PRs.

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  • Ensured applicable clauses were included in the procurement documents and coordinated contracting activities with other Government agencies having interrelated requirements.
  • Certified Firearms Instructor: Scheduled and implemented training certifications for multiple civilian and government agencies per contract certification requirements.
  • Delivered correspondence to varies government agencies.
  • Use clear and professional communication and provide a high quality of customer service when drafting documents and interacting with government agencies.
  • Evaluated and verified vendors within the Central Contractor Registry, Excluded Parties List System, GSA, and other government agencies.
  • Assisted in the role as primary contact with government agencies regarding plan issues, reporting requirements, and contract compliance.
  • Contract Specialist (This is a federal job) Coordinates contracting activities with other Government agencies having Interrelated requirements.
  • Enlisted individual software programs in order to produce reports and audits needed by U.S. Government agencies.
  • Prepared agreements, amendments, and scope of work with private vendors, and government agencies.
  • Composed standard and complex letters for staff, departments, government agencies, and contractors.
  • Drafted responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP) to government agencies and private entities.
  • Process and manage commodity task orders for IT commodity provided to other government agencies.
  • Coordinated all leasing and negotiations for Federal Government agencies from start to finish.
  • Negotiated agreements with vendors, subcontractors, and government agencies.
  • Ensured compliance with government agencies.
  • Utilized project management strengths to incorporate various planning, organizing and contracting actions, later adopted by other government agencies.
  • Evaluated the accuracy and completeness of all the documents submitted to the federal government agencies from contractors running respective projects.
  • Train Fastenal personnel throughout the state on business practices particular to government agencies and comprehension of government contracts.
  • Conduct meetings between government agencies and Fastenal district managers and monitor active contracts and sales growth numbers.
  • Attend monthly conference call with Contractor and other Government agencies to review cancelling funds.

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18. Contract Modifications
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  • Initiated bilateral and unilateral contract modifications and period of performance and funding documentation utilizing Procurement Desktop Defense (PD2).
  • Verified evidence of contractor's progress, negotiating contract modifications with advertising teams and issued termination notices to advertisers.
  • Prepared appropriate documentation for contract modifications and reconstruction of purchase orders using PRISM and requested Delphi reports.
  • Negotiated and awarded multiple contract modifications for increased ceiling modifications and Engineering Change Proposals.
  • Prepared contract modifications; developed grant procedures for procurement of broadcasting equipment.
  • Forwarded negotiated positions to higher headquarters for subsequent contract modifications.
  • Negotiated and prepared initial agency position on contract modifications.
  • Negotiated and issued contract modifications to make required changes.
  • Performed contract administration duties: negotiated contract modifications.
  • Evaluated proposed contract modifications, analyzed cost and price proposals with respect to modifications, contract changes, and claims.
  • Constructed contract modifications based on coordination with project officers, finance, and legal reviews.
  • Issued purchase orders and contract modifications for information technology purchases Air Force wide.
  • Prepared contract modifications, assembled file, sent to CO for signature.
  • Execute contract modifications to include changes, funding and administration actions.
  • Create contract modifications utilizing the PRISM IT system on award documents.
  • Create changes to lease contracts and send out contract modifications.
  • Prepared contract modifications; reviewed subcontractor invoices; analyzed offerors' cost proposals.
  • Prepared contract modifications Prepared cost and price analysis.
  • Negotiated and prepared contract modifications caused by changes in technical requirements, in quantities, and ordering unpriced options.
  • Prepared weekly Closeout status report Performed closeout procedures for FFP, TM, LH Prepared contract modifications to de-obligate funds

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19. Task Orders
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  • Supported contract negotiations and coordinated procurement documentation, including contracts, task orders, subcontracts, and modifications.
  • Provide cradle to grave contract administration for approximately sixty (60) Army and Air Force contracts and task orders.
  • Create contract awards, purchase orders and task orders utilizing contract writing software Procurement Desktop Defense (PD2).
  • Assessed liquidated damages for days of delay and resolved matters relating to excusable delays for 5 task orders.
  • Utilized the Administrative MACC, 8(a) MACC and Demolition MACC to award several task orders.
  • Recommended and denied action of expenditures to delivery orders, task orders, Contractual problems and schedule delays.
  • Reviewed Statements of Work (SOW), modifications and amendments, task orders and purchase orders.
  • Supported 18 U.S. Air Bases managing 30 construction firm-fixed-price task orders valued at $25 million.
  • Executed and distributed contract modifications to obligate funds, issue task orders, and file reports.
  • Assisted Contracting Officer Representatives with steps in bringing SME onto Task Orders.
  • Reconciled all task orders and modifications within DELPHI before final close-out.
  • Prepared Negotiation Summaries, outlining terms of awarded Task Orders.
  • Performed contract administration for the omnibus task orders.
  • Process task orders for Architecture and Engineering contracts.
  • Negotiated and awarded task orders.
  • Task orders and Delivery orders.
  • Administered 10 task orders worth $39M, 5 of which were PEO designated to be an ACAT 1.
  • Prepared RFPs, subcontracts, subcontract modifications, delivery orders/task orders, teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements.
  • Prepared estimates and cost proposals for government RFPs and GSA Schedule Task Orders.
  • Top Secret Clearance Duties: Responsible for executing several PM DCATs modifications and task orders.

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20. Idiq
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  • Processed delivery orders against IDIQ contracts; assisted the Contracting Officers (CO) in drafting COR Letters for new acquisitions.
  • Processed and coordinated all necessary procurement documents, Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA's), (IDIQ's).
  • Supported and assisted a co-worker with her workload and awarded 8 IDIQ's long term contracts for M16 spare parts.
  • Awarded fixed price contracts as well as Sole Source Contracts, IDIQ Contracts as well as Blanket Purchase Agreements.
  • Contract Specialist for the Department of the Navy Small Computer Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity IDIQ program management office.
  • Determine the best contracting vehicle, such as Fixed-price, Cost-reimbursement, IDIQ, etc.
  • Administered four Radiology Equipment IDIQ contracts (Philips, Siemens, Toshiba, Fuji).
  • Conducted full acquisition cycle for multiple-award IDIQ's on the Green Mountain National Forest.
  • Lead buyer on a multiple award IDIQ source selection valued at $100M.
  • Assist in payment issues in support of closeout procedures for IDIQ.
  • Contract Type: Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract.
  • Managed a large Planning IDIQ for the Sacramento District.
  • Provided cradle to grave contract support for various CPFF, FFP, T&M, and IDIQ contracts.
  • Experience with IDIQ, T&M, FFP and Cost Type Contracts.
  • Contract types included FFP, IDIQ, T&M and CPFF.
  • Closed out all DOT expired FFP, BPA and IDIQ contracts.
  • Prepared procurements and awards, contract deliverable monitoring and project tracking for 11 IDIQ contractors with over 75 active task orders.
  • Lead pricer / negotiator for task order and modifications on noncommercial single award IDIQ.
  • Contract Specialist for a large IDIQ telecom acquisition.
  • Managed two multi award IDIQ contracts for trucking service and convoy security/private security detail service valued at $825M.

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21. Dfars
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  • Negotiated projects under FAR 15 and DFARS regulations including Engineering Change Proposals and Contract Change Proposals valued at $16.6 million.
  • Solicited, evaluated, negotiated, and administered awards in accordance with FAR and DFARS.
  • Administered various contracts assuring FAR and DFARS compliance and the terms and conditions of contracts.
  • Apply applicable FAR and DFARS clauses for delivery orders, task orders, and contracts.
  • Provided acquisition support for IT and labor contracts pursuant to FAR and DFARS regulations.
  • Utilized FedBiz Ops to publicize requirements in accordance with the FAR and DFARS.
  • Review terms and conditions and FAR and DFARS clauses and determine their applicability.
  • Ensured all contracts followed established FAR, DFARS, ACC-APG and PGI regulations.
  • Utilized the FAR and DFARS to determine applicability of contract clauses and provisions.
  • Train 25 contracting professionals communicating FAR and DFARS policies.
  • Adhered strictly to guidelines set forth by DFARS.
  • Completed eight weeks of DFARS procedure training.
  • Represented the interest of the NCIS organization in operating within compliance of the FAR / DFARs
  • Keep current with contracting regulations (FAR, DFARS, etc.
  • Audited files in accordance with FAR/DFARS.
  • Required knowledge of company procedures as well as working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs/DFARs).
  • Provide working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs/DFARs).
  • Detail-oriented, organized, flexible and able to respond to last minute changes In-depth knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and AFFARS
  • Administered subcontracts ensuring compliance with applicable FARs and DFARs clauses.
  • Ensured compliance with FAR, DFARs and SOFARs requirements.

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22. Contract Documents
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  • Index contract documents to the appropriate transaction/entity to facilitate immediate access to source documentation by company personnel and or Government auditors.
  • Prepare and execute contract documents assuring strict adherence with acquisition policies and procedures prescribed by applicable regulations.
  • Developed a naming convention for contract documents and implemented a consistent contract document filing procedure.
  • Prepared specifications, request for proposals and other contract documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Recommend award decision along with final decision documentation and preparation of final contract documents.
  • Demonstrated mastery of complex contract documents across various industries and business units.
  • Scanned and analyzed contract documents and correspondences for company library naming conventions.
  • Generated contract documents, modifications, exhibits and attachments for signature.
  • Execute and Negotiate of contract documents using company-approved templates for agreements.
  • Prepare documents for signature approval, which includes drafting contract documents, financial attachments, attachments, appendices, and exhibits.
  • Prepared final contract documents, for award by the Contracting Officer and supporting documents relating to award decisions.
  • Conduct contract renewal amendments, contract closures, preparing contract documents in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Handled the tasks of reviewing, updating and maintaining contract documents for the Information Technology department.
  • Assisted the Program Offices and closeout team with preparing contract documents for the closeout process.
  • Prepared contract documents and selected appropriate clauses for review and approval by the Executive Director.
  • Reviewed contract documents to ensure all terms and conditions were met.
  • Prepare final contract documents for signature by the AF Contracting Officer.
  • Prepared contract documents for the purpose of executing agreements.
  • Received, registered and drafted all contract documents.
  • Prepared and processed contract documents (e.g.

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23. Contract Requirements
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  • Evaluated and monitored contract performance to ensure compliance with contracted obligations; assisted with clarifying contract requirements and resolved conflicts.
  • Monitor contractor performance in accordance with contract requirements ensuring that quality products and services are provided.
  • Maintained Warranty and Repair jobs in accordance with particular contract requirements.
  • Advised management of potential problems related to performance of contract requirements.
  • Modified contracts necessary to accurately reflect final contract requirements.
  • Communicated contract requirements to internal customers.
  • Review contractor responsibility with respect to the scope of work, contract requirements and procedures, scheduling, etc.
  • Learned common contract requirements for federal, state and local government contracts as well as identifying exceptions or variations.
  • PREPARE DOCUMENTS: Prepare new l files and serve as the control point for new contract requirements.
  • Worked closely with the Contract Administrator and Project Manager to ensure contract requirements have been met.
  • Updated corporate insurance files and brought over 300 contractors in to compliance with master contract requirements.
  • Closed out contracts, ensuring supplies and services had been rendered in compliance with contract requirements.
  • Updated and maintained contract requirements set by Guam BOS standards for 18 separate departments/annexes.
  • Reviewed requests and met with the contractors to assure understanding of contract requirements.
  • Performed site visits and labor interviews to ensure compliance with contract requirements.
  • Assist Director with Bid Opening and review bids for conformity to contract requirements Monitors contractor performance from commencement through contract expiration.
  • Conducted pre-proposal conferences with prospective contractors to arrive at a clear understanding of proposed contract requirements.
  • Conducted pre-proposal conferences with prospective contractors to solidify proposed contract requirements.
  • Clarified proposed contract requirements by conducting pre-proposal / pre-bid conferences.
  • Reviewed contracts to ensure conformity to contract requirements and identify acceptable bids - Managed GPO contracts through VHA/Novation and MedAssets.

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24. Contract Closeout
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  • Prepared notification letters or email correspondence to inform clients of contract closeout.
  • Utilize automated tools to perform contracting functions and perform contract closeout documentation.
  • Provided a level of effort as a subject matter expert in the area of Government contract closeouts in support of CDC/PGO.
  • Researched Contract files for documentation to close contracts and served as team member in contract closeouts.
  • Performed contract closeout functions and document status using the checklist and the automated tracking system.
  • Utilized Facilities Information System (FIS) to manage labor reconciliation contract closeout actions.
  • Performed full contract closeout functions for The Office of Acquisition for OST.
  • Administer contracts and purchase orders from solicitation through contract closeout.
  • Assisted civilian contract specialists in contract closeouts on large dollar contracts
  • Review and prepare contract closeout documentation for products and services.
  • Prepared weekly and monthly contract closeout reports for management.
  • Research and perform contract closeout of complete projects.
  • Resolve contract closeout issues with the customer/vendor.
  • Perform contract closeout actions as required.
  • Issued and monitored subcontract closeout packages.
  • Assisted Contracting officer with contract closeouts.
  • Assisted Contracting Officer with contract closeouts and subsequent modifications (de-obligations).
  • Experience working for The Department of Navy (NELO) Performs all aspects of the Federal Government contract closeouts.
  • Performed contract closeout on over 100 contracts, ensured contracts were closed out within the required timeframes.
  • Perform contract closeout and ensure all deliverables are received.

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25. Service Contracts
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  • Administered professional service contracts including reviewing proposals/work orders, issuing work orders and monitoring dollars allocated and spent under contracts.
  • Processed service contracts for military housing occupants.
  • Communicated effectively with clients regarding service contracts.
  • Negotiated contracts, clinical trial agreements and fee for service contracts for the Department of Genetic Medicine and Rare disease.
  • Reviewed and assisted program offices with the development of statements of work (SOW) for facility service contracts.
  • Solicited, awarded, and administered the procurement of medical service contracts in accordance with the FAR and DFAR.
  • Negotiated contracts with various vendors to include; comprehensive medical contracts, construction contracts, service contracts etc.
  • Develop comprehensive medical service contracts with hospitals, surgery centers, long-term care facilities, physicians, etc.
  • Administered maintenance contracts and other varied service contracts, some in excess of $100k.
  • Managed 50 million dollar base refuse and 17 million dollar ground maintenance service contracts.
  • Created and awarded commodities/service contracts in accordance with FAR, DFARS, and AFFARS.
  • Managed and administered all service contracts for the Canadian and Latin American Regions.
  • Adjusted and monitored pricing agreements and billing plans in accordance with service contracts.
  • Identified lessons learned and approaches to managing performance based service contracts Service.
  • Experience with product buys and service contracts (systems).
  • Administered 5 medical service contracts valued at $360K.
  • Conduct market research on service contracts.
  • Ensured Information Technology staff and vendors follow the SLA standards and workflow for procuring professional service contracts and invoices.
  • Completed Level II Training Administer three service contracts Administer construction contracts
  • Fort Eustis, VA 06/2016 - 12/2016 Professional Experience ) Tariff Contract Specialist Compiled service contracts proformas.

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26. Sole Source
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  • Analyzed contractor qualifications and cost-to-support sole source award decisions and provided convincing arguments to limit competition and justify sole source awards.
  • Reviewed requirements documentation to include line item descriptions, availability of funds, brand name purchasing and/or sole source justification.
  • Negotiated competitive and sole source acquisitions and prepared business clearances requesting authority to negotiation and make contract awards.
  • Researched information to confirm sole source justifications given by requiring activities.
  • Prepared solicitation documentation and sole source justification.
  • Prepared sole source justifications as necessary.
  • Evaluated contractor quotes/proposals involving sealed bidding, negotiations, qualified products list, commercial buys, sole source, small business.
  • Determined whether the contract was sole source and provided the customer with the necessary documentation to justify it.
  • Awarded an 8A sole source, firm fixed price, full and open and cost reimbursement type contracts.
  • Analyzed cost and pricing data; engaged in contract negotiations with sole source defense contractor.
  • Determine the acquisition strategy, purchase type, RFP, or RFP sole sources.
  • Sole source for all Subcontract administration duties and concerns.
  • Skilled in negotiating sole source contracts.
  • Lead buyer on a $650K (FFP w/ options) sole source supply acquisition.
  • Write Justification and Approvals (J&A's) for sole source purchases.
  • Train technical customers on proper documentation required for a requirements consisting of sole sources and competitive solicitations.
  • Supported Vandenberg's missile/photographic mission by purchasing complex photographic equipment and detailed sole source missile parts.
  • Assist customers with requirements documents (PWS, SOW, IGCE, Sole Source, Acquisition Plans and Market Research).
  • Perform procurement functions ranging from pre-award to post-award for sole source, single award and multiple award contracts.
  • Worked with management to develop the rationale and justification for sole source procurements.

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  • Prepared contract files including writing the memo to the file and submitting it for federal contracting officer's review.
  • Assisted Contract Officers by creating and maintaining contract files, tracking invoices, and other administrative functions.
  • Review closeout information for conformance to closeout guidelines, and assist with transport of contract files.
  • Filed and locate contract files and participate in inventorying activities when requested.
  • Performed internal audits, quality assurance by reviewing contract files, procedures.
  • Maintain contract files, ensuring all documents are filed in appropriate order.
  • Reconciled or noted and reported discrepancies found in contract files.
  • Examined all contract files for completeness before final close-out.
  • Maintained electronic and hard contract files and related documents.
  • Maintained contract files, expenditures and financial status reports.
  • Devised effective solutions when faced with challenging contract files.
  • Prepare, organize, and maintain contract files.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and uploading data into contract files.
  • Prepared audits on contract files identified for closeout.
  • Maintained and update hard-copy and electronic contract files.
  • Assisted with creating and maintaining contract files.
  • Prepared contract files for office use.
  • Audit contract files to ensure all requirements are complete Post-Award administration preparing contract file documentation for final close-out.
  • Review contract files and collect any missing/required documentation or deliverables.
  • Verified and updated the completion and accuracy of the formal designation of assigned COTRs for contract files.

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28. Acquisition Strategy
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  • Review procurement requests and analyzes requirements to determine milestones and acquisition strategy to include set asides for small businesses.
  • Planned, developed, and executed an acquisition strategy, which included fulfilling objectives of socioeconomic programs.
  • Prepared Acquisition Plans, Acquisition Strategy Reports and Acquisition Milestone Reports consistent with Navy regulations and policies.
  • Lead and participated in acquisition strategy meetings involving high level management and foreign government stakeholders.
  • Developed acquisition strategy involving previous history, market conditions and specifications or technical data packages.
  • Participate in acquisition strategy development and planning by providing data input and attending meetings.
  • Prepared Sole Source Justification/ Determination and Finding, Source Selection Plan/Acquisition Strategy Plans.
  • Prepared acquisition, performance work statement and briefed Wing Leadership on acquisition strategy/milestones.
  • Developed the acquisition strategy while communicating customer's needs to potential offers.
  • Conducted market research and provide sound information in developing acquisition strategy.
  • Develop acquisition strategy by reviewing previous history and market conditions.
  • Developed acquisition strategy plans and milestones.
  • Provide sound, independent counsel to senior level Program Managers on acquisition strategy, contract execution, and fiscal law compliance.
  • Lead contract specialist for drafting and getting approved a $35M CPFF Acquisition Strategy and Plan.
  • Briefed NAVAIR Headquarters on the acquisition strategy of the COLDS program at the Acquisition Review Board.
  • Determine the most appropriate acquisition strategy and contract type based on requirements.
  • Oversee the acquisition strategy for all contracting efforts.
  • Provided pre-award and post-award contracting advice and assistance to Program Offices on acquisition strategy, approach and methodology.
  • Provide pre-awarded acquisition strategy and post-award support on procurement actions and government contracts/purchase orders.
  • Conducted acquisition strategy development, defining requirements, drafting and issuing solicitations via GSAdvantage, EBuy, NASA SEWP and FedBizOpps.

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  • Ensured appropriate funding and required waivers, certifications, and approvals were obtained for purchase request prior to awarding delivery orders/contracts.
  • Performed post-award activities related to contract administration, including negotiation of contract modifications and delivery orders.
  • Administered purchase/delivery orders, blanket purchase agreements, maintenance agreements, and other contractual instruments.
  • Awarded multiple delivery orders with varying complexities including orders for telecommunications equipment and surveillance equipment.
  • Processed delivery orders and contracts for operational acquisitions, including related research and supplemental documentation.
  • Negotiated delivery orders and modifications and writes price negotiation memorandums to support pricing agreements.
  • Administered purchase/delivery orders within the micro-purchase and simplified acquisition thresholds.
  • Performed contract administration functions on contracts/delivery orders that were awarded.
  • Create and route documents including purchase requests, purchase orders, task orders, contracts, delivery orders, and modifications.
  • Assist in preparing final contract award documents for task and delivery orders and stand-alone contracts, and COR designation letters.
  • Prepared and issued solicitations and negotiated awards, such as purchase orders, delivery orders, and simplified acquisitions.
  • Prepared RFP, RFI, and RFQ's as well as purchase orders, Contracts and delivery orders.
  • Issued NITAAC and GSA task and delivery orders for IT and other goods to streamline the buying process.
  • Awarded contracts, delivery orders, and purchase orders ranging from simplified acquisitions to formal source selection acquisitions.
  • Process delivery orders, modifications, and analyze cost data in accordance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Developed, awarded, and administrated purchase & delivery orders based on requisitions from supply.
  • Prepared requests for quotations for purchase orders and delivery orders.
  • Issued tasks and delivery orders as required.
  • General Services Administration Federal Supply Schedules (twenty delivery orders), and Blanket Purchase Agreements (six transportation BPAs).
  • Assisted with negotiations of "kill fees" for stamp artist delivery orders that had demonstrated part-performance of contracts.

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30. RFQ
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  • Administered entire sourcing activity from RFQ/RFP through contract execution.
  • Responded to all RFP's/RFQ's pertaining to the continuation of expiring contracts as well as the development of new business.
  • Prepared RFP/RFQ documents, bid tabulations, recommendation for award on purchases not covered by existing contracts.
  • Prepare analysis for Request for Proposal/Request for Quote (RFP/RFQ) and recommend pricing to management.
  • Generated and developed RFQ s and RFP s and provided statistical reporting for yearly department updates.
  • Led in RFX negotiations including RFP, RFQ, RFB proposal writing for IT data acquisition.
  • Reviewed and created RFP's and RFQ's for internal clients regarding services for cell sites.
  • Created and issued Request for Quotes (RFQ) for requirements on the Allegheny National Forest.
  • Conducted RFP/RFQ review, proposal preparation, contract and price negotiation and contract administration.
  • Review RFP and RFQ for vendors with an interest in services within the organization.
  • Develop and respond to RFQ, RFI and RFP solicitations.
  • Develop RFQ/RFP and publicize to FedBizOpps.
  • Prepared Requests for Quotes (RFQ).
  • Post, amend and modify RFQs on FedBizOpps.
  • Post RFQ's on FedBizOpps and eBuy.
  • Prepared RFPs/RFQs for proposals and maintained status of all required documentation.
  • Negotiated and prepared contractual responses for RFPs and RFQs.
  • Prepare, issue, and negotiate simple and complex requirements visa IFB, RFPs, RFI, RFQs, etc.
  • Reviewed and submitted RFPs / RFQs / ROMs.
  • Review RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs SKILLS Computer Technology: CostPoint IBM Cognos Deltek GCS Premier HTML CSS JavaScript

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  • Reviewed post award contract actions and develops alternate courses of action as necessary
  • Tracked the status of contract actions using an automated system and notified senior personnel as necessary of items requiring immediate action.
  • Performed work related to the review of contract actions or provisions to determine regulatory compliance or to improve contract competition.
  • Briefed the Battalion, Brigade Commander, and MICC Headquarters on high dollar SATMO contract actions exceeding $360M.
  • Executed and administered 29 contract actions valued in excess of $1.3 Million dollars during the 2014 fiscal year.
  • Communicate with the Program Office personnel to obtain procurement packages to support timely award of contract actions.
  • Spearheaded multiple contract actions, leveraging sharp negotiating expertise to procure complex and diversified supplies and services.
  • Prepared documentation, ensure coordination process, and facilitate the closeout of contract actions.
  • Utilized contract checklists in order to complete daily reports to document contract actions.
  • Processed Requests for Contract Actions up to $160,000 for Field Contracts.
  • Awarded 68 contract actions valued at over $28 million dollars.
  • Deploy to Kuwait to support contract actions for Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Create and post Solicitations and Notice of Contract Actions for purchases.
  • Execute 300+ contract actions annually with combined value exceeding $18M.
  • Managed 113 contract actions valued at $2.2M.
  • Reviewed proposed contract actions for bundling.
  • Generate a periodic report referencing status of pre-award and post-award contract actions.
  • Processed 8 contract actions valued at more than $24M Efficiently coordinated 200 plus travel authorizations/58 base access roster changes.
  • Work assignment includes both pre-award and post-award contract actions.
  • Performed a myriad of pre-award and post-award contract actions.

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  • Provided effective counseling to new and current customers on procurement processes to ensure efficient submission of requirements packages.
  • Trained other procurement technicians, and contracting officers in various aspects of procurement processes and procedures.
  • Establish and uphold documented departmental procedures and guidelines for the Contracting and Procurement processes.
  • Provide explanatory and/or clarifying information/statements for private industry regarding the procurement process.
  • Established use of Integrated Procurement Teams to facilitate the procurement process.
  • Managed and facilitated procurement processes.
  • Process incoming requisitions through the Contractual Procurement Process (RCP); query Web OTF and print approved documents from COMFISC.
  • Provided functional support to end-user, buyer, seller, and operations personnel during the procurement process.
  • Handle the overall procurement process including: requisition, purchase request, and solicitation to potential bidder/vendors.
  • Researched and prepared specific negotiation strategies for those bids during the planning phase of the procurement process.
  • Communicated with Agency leadership, professional staff, and end users throughout the procurement process.
  • Manage the overall procurement process: simplified acquisition procedures FAR 8.4 and FAR 13.
  • Managed entire procurement process for construction projects, equipment purchases, and services.
  • Represented the Center in explaining or clarifying the procurement process to private industry.
  • Performed complete procurement process of supplies and services for the US Army.
  • Manage the simplified acquisition procurement process (cradle to grave).
  • Assist team members with the proper procurement processes and procedures.
  • Manage all phases of pre-award procurement process for installation organizations and tenant activities assigned to Fort Hood.
  • Performed all activities in the procurement process from pre-planning through administration for competitive/non-competitive and service/supplies acquisitions.
  • Implemented an internal procurement process in support of the "enterprise wide" company initiative.

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  • Interacted with potential customers, existing customers and their counsel along with internal and external associates and authorized dealers.
  • Provided administrative support to the General Counsel, including litigation discovery projects.
  • Collaborated with legal counsel to mitigate risks for large-scale negotiation efforts.
  • Performed assessment, counseling, and crisis intervention, that supported each individuals and families return to more normal living.
  • Worked closely with General Counsel to ensure legal compliance, contract documentation for litigation cases and for corporate legal files.
  • Advise General Counsel and program offices on acquisition interpretation regulations and policies on the basis of operational and project needs.
  • Negotiated terms and conditions of all non-standard agreements directly with end user contacts or their legal counsel.
  • Performed Pricing Objective Memorandums, Price Negotiation Memorandums to Office of Counsel for approval.
  • Created contract language and coordinated with legal counsel to develop a final document.
  • Liaised with Legal counsel in the development of and adherence to contractual standards.
  • Provided legal review and counsel on official rules for national sweepstakes and contests.
  • Counseled group companies in media industry with complex corporate and contract law matters.
  • Worked with in-house counsel to establish and implement new policies and procedures.
  • Worked with inside counsel to revise contracts and address potential disputes.
  • Interfaced legal concerns with sales, management and legal counsel.
  • Work with legal counsel to assess questionable verbiage.
  • Worked with executive team and outside counsel regarding strategies and tactics in an international litigation matter (Canada).
  • Collaborated with in-house counsel in order to determine the enforceability of contractual language with Federal regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures..
  • Draft and negotiate language with outside counsel/clients for interest rate, credit and equity derivative contracts (ie.
  • sponsor project management, research / academic institutions, principal investigations, outside counsel, vendors).

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  • Originate and finalize competitive solicitation documents incorporating procurement principals.
  • Prepared appropriate solicitation documents, determined correct solicitation method, and determined sources to be solicited; solicited vendors and contractors.
  • Prepared solicitation documents, selected appropriate acquisition method and insured appropriate clauses, specifications, and delivery requirements were included.
  • Prepared solicitation documents, incorporating specialized provisions, such as, cost escalation factors, socioeconomic programs, etc.
  • Assist in the development of individual acquisition requirements, evaluation criteria, and solicitation documents.
  • Reviewed requisitions to determine that specifications or descriptions are included in solicitation documents.
  • Coordinate acquisition plans and prepared solicitation documents.
  • Prepared solicitation documents to procure needed services.
  • Prepare solicitation documents, incorporating specialized provisions.
  • Prepared solicitation documents to include specialized provisions.
  • Prepared solicitation documents for procurement actions.
  • Prepared solicitation documents for public advertisement.
  • Prepared and issued solicitation documents.
  • Prepare and/or review solicitation documents.
  • Issued and monitored solicitation documents.
  • Developed contract scopes of work, solicitation documents, contract awards, and associated documents and legal determinations.
  • Draft solicitation documents for review and approval by Contracts Officer.
  • Prepare and issue all solicitation documents through Comprizon Suite and electronic database.
  • Created, developed and publicly posted pre solicitation notices, post solicitation documents, & awards notification.
  • Managed preparation of solicitation documents, requests for proposals (RFPs), and related Pre-Award materials.

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  • Negotiated commercial-type FFP contracts with foreign contractors in overseas setting.
  • Prepared FFP, and T&M agreements for GSA Schedule contract and commercial off-the-shelf agreements for products and professional services.
  • Awarded roughly $500K in FFP contracts for retail canopy fixtures at five Exchange locations in support of branding/image upgrade projects.
  • Award Delivery/Task Orders off of IDIQ's, BPA calls to include FFP contracts under and over the simplified acquisition threshold.
  • Negotiated and administered various contract types, including FFP, CPFF, CPIF, and CPAF under hybrid major systems contract.
  • Advised on legal matters, strategic sourcing, and site surveying over 30 FFP contracts over a 3 month rotation.
  • Apply contracting principles, policies, government regulatory requirements and methods to Commercial and Non-Commercial FFP & CPFF types.
  • Negotiate FFP proposal for A76 training course and obtain consideration for A76 training course not performed as specified.
  • Review quotes, negotiate, conduct price/cost analysis and award FFP spares contracts at fair and reasonable prices.
  • Gained Extensive knowledge and experience on Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contract type.
  • Perform cost analysis on $400M sole source firm fixed-price proposal (FFP).
  • Analyzed and revised multiple protocols listed on a FFP schedule.
  • Utilized multiple contracting types, FFP and Seal Bidding.
  • Close out Firm-Fixed Price (FFP), Time and Material (T&M), and IDIQ government contracts.
  • Experienced with various types of contracts (IDIQ, T&M, CPFF, FFP).
  • Prepared detailed documentation for FFP, FFP/IDIQ, CPFF, CPFF/IDIQ, and CPAF awards.
  • Process and award T& M, LH, FFP, and CPFF contracts.
  • Processed completed pre- and post-award FFP and CPFF contracts for closeout for military installations.
  • Prepared and issued complex, firm fixed price (FFP), incentive, and IDIQ RFPs/RFQs.
  • Experienced in working the full lifecycle of multiple government contracts types including FFP, Cost Plus, BPAs and IDIQs.

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36. Cost Savings
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  • Achieved perpetual cost savings by eliminating unnecessary expenditures by performing extensive market research - even though this practice was not mandated.
  • Provide customer with cost savings plans by analyzing indirect savings through time management, vendor consolidations and inventory consolidation.
  • Negotiated cost savings for large-scale outsourcing engagements with several top tier Information technology outsourcing organizations.
  • Save DHS annually an estimate of over 2 million dollars cost savings for storage and retention due to timely closeout procedures.
  • Created and managed two Blanket Purchase Agreements for aircraft parts, creating an average cost savings of $2K per month.
  • Realized significant, long term, sustainable, cost savings to the business estimated at nearly 6 million dollars.
  • Negotiated prices with multiple sales representatives and vendors for the purpose of cost savings on services and supplies.
  • Conduct audits and terminate redundant contracts for vehicle fleet resulting in $2.5 million cost savings to government.
  • Negotiated multiple supply contracts enabling customer to receive goods and services with substantial long term cost savings.
  • COST SAVINGS - Saved $540,000 on a single procurement through detection of an obsolete pricing strategy.
  • Sell to customers wireless dispatch radio systems solutions which provide productivity and cost savings tools to customers.
  • COST SAVINGS/NEGOTIATION - Negotiated a change order from $2,400,000 to $1,200,000 through independent analysis.
  • COST SAVINGS - Maximized competition through market analysis and consolidated orders to secure volume discounts.
  • Average overall cost savings for negotiations are from 7% to 10%.
  • Promoted cost savings while remaining committed to high safety and compliance standards.
  • Negotiated over $300k in modification cost savings/avoidance over 6 months.
  • Negotiated a combined $3 million in cost savings.
  • Developed complex strategic sourcing strategies designed to generate highest level of cost savings possible through the use of detailed market analysis.
  • COST SAVINGS - Awarded an asset reutilization contract - saved $50,000,000 in re-procurement costs.
  • Awarded an asset reutilization contract in Iraq resulting in cost savings of $50M.

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37. Price Analysis
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  • Review and evaluate contractor's proposals and prepare price analysis of proposed items by performing market research to determine price reasonableness.
  • Performed analysis and estimates cost and price utilizing cost/price analysis, period of performance.
  • Analyzed proposals, performed cost/price analysis, and prepared negotiation planning and documentation.
  • Documented all contracting actions including price analysis and market research.
  • Performed cost or price analysis to determine reasonableness.
  • Reviewed purchase requisition packages to ensure meet CPARS guidelines, did cost/price analysis of quotes, and prepared Purchase Orders.
  • Performed cost and price analysis on contractor proposals, determined cost elements, and the Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Price analysis is the process of examining and evaluating a prospective price without considering separate cost elements or profit.
  • Utilized price analysis techniques to effectively negotiate pricing for commercial supplies and services exceeding $25M in contract value.
  • Consulted and assist in the preparation of cost and price analysis; Assist in preparing negotiation positions.
  • Participated as a member of Evaluation Team in performing, technical and price analysis of proposals.
  • Conducted in-depth cost and price analysis on contractor proposal saving over $800K during negotiations.
  • Perform cost price analysis, including review of cost breakdowns to determine reasonableness.
  • Conducted Cost/Price Analysis, Price Realism Analysis, and Past Performance reviews.
  • Prepared cost & price analysis in support of FMS acquisition packages.
  • Conduct cost price analysis to determine costs as fair and reasonable.
  • Conducted price analysis, tabulation and scoring of price proposals.
  • Conducted cost and price analysis of contractor proposals and quotes.
  • Performed detailed cost and price analysis.
  • Conduct comprehensive cost or price analysis.

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38. Data Entry
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  • Managed complex planning and prioritization of workload including research and analysis, information management, reporting, data entry.
  • Performed data entry and produced electronic imaging of contracts for clients, specifically insurance providers.
  • Monitored client systems and performed data entry updates for internal databases.
  • Executed data entry role with professionalism and gained service operations experience.
  • Review purchase proposals for accuracy and legibility before data entry.
  • Reviewed active contracts for accuracy and compliance, billing adjustments, data entry and other tasks as assigned.
  • Prepared and/or provided data entry, insurance, surety, contractor license review and Labor Compliance reports.
  • Perform various data entry assignments into WorkBrain Time Management System for time and attendance data processing functions.
  • Performed audits on all employees' data entry work and provided monthly reports for supervisor.
  • Processed audits, data entry, billing files, debit and credit customer accounts.
  • Train market personnel on web-based database use, data entry conventions and approval submissions.
  • Supervised and trained data entry staff in a fast-paced, high-volume accounting department.
  • Trained and assisted 8 employees on computer data entry and job functions.
  • Performed various data entry, copying and mail related task.
  • Perform daily Inventory Control and Data Entry within required databases.
  • Received high volume calls and heavy data entry.
  • Conducted daily contract processing and data entry.
  • Performed data entry at 12,800 kph
  • Performed various data entry task.
  • Key Results: Reduced data entry fields required by 75% by eliminating redundant fields EARLIER CAREER EXPERIENCE

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39. Logistics
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  • Executed and assisted contract operations, requirements generation, administrative, and logistics support actions for a contingency contracting organization.
  • Utilized Logistics Management Process and SAP software for contract administration.
  • Negotiate contracts to manage customs and logistics for vessels at ports of entry and with offshore service companies for coordinated services.
  • Coordinated FMS case development by interfacing with RSAF Engineering, Logistics, Munitions, Supply and other Directorates to determine requirements.
  • Developed negotiating strategies for Performance Based Logistics group, which consisted of 50+ suppliers with a total value of $280M+.
  • Performed numerous special assignments involving the development of policies and procedures across the spectrum of Air Force Air Logistics contracting.
  • Developed Logistics Support Schedules, Product Support Packages, and function on Integrated Product and Process Team (IPPT).
  • Monitor progress toward meeting the logistics plan and identify the cause and impact of delays or other problems.
  • Recalled to Active Duty in support of the Special Operations Command Acquisitions and Logistics Directorate (SOAL-K).
  • Served as an Acquisition, Logistics, & Technology Contracting Non commissioned officer (NCO).
  • Drafted Global Model Contracts for Logistics support related to shipping, aviation, and land logistics.
  • Coordinate acquisition packages with functional directorates-contracts, finance, legal, CAED, and logistics.
  • Obtained appropriate data from Contract Administrator, Financial Management Officials, and Acquisitions Logistics Team.
  • Achieved level 1 government contracting qualifications through the US Logistics Management College.
  • Develop solutions to address unique needs of contract Logistics Contract
  • Contract Specialist supporting Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation, Procurement Operations, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (RSA).
  • Tasked with providing logistics support for a group of 25 Raytheon employees in support of the Cobra Dane System.
  • Review and approve invoices for international aid Develop purchase orders for logistics through supply chain software
  • Perform data logistics support to facilitate workflow measures for the Payroll Support Team.
  • forward logistics of approved dealer to allow time to setup allocations for dealer to order merchandise for sale.

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40. DOD
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  • Focus on acquisition management and contract consulting and provide assistance to acquisition management and support offices of highly visible DoD activity.
  • Developed requirements and wrote technical specifications for DoD hazardous waste disposal contracts.
  • Performed life cycle acquisition support for the award of supplies and services contracts for DOD military components and other customers worldwide.
  • Provided customer support for Defense Telecommunications high levels of personnel consisting of DoD Chief of Staffs and their Chief Executive Officers.
  • Provide acquisition support to the PEO IWS staff for reviewing compliance to Navy and DOD policy.
  • Prepare daily technical refreshes for three DOD contract catalogs of over 400 items a month.
  • Worked extensively with DoD s Standard Procurement System (SPS) while supporting DARPA.
  • Supported the development and implementation of Acquisition Policy according to DOD 5000.2 standards.
  • Assigned to the LOGCAP IV Program responsible for management of the DoD Contract.
  • Prepare solicitations, justifications, JOTFOC s, Standard DOD forms and modifications.
  • Utilize the FAR and DFAR for policies and regulations concerning DoD contracts.
  • Directed and oversaw the activities of DOD prime/subcontracts totaling $56.4 million.
  • Performed full range of contract administration for DoD and GSA Government contracts.
  • Led Business Team's response to DOD Cost Reasonableness inquiry.
  • Trained new employees on DoD Acquisition software and regulations.
  • Executed $13K video surveillance purchase and installation for a new $19M state of the art DOD facility.
  • Administered various DoD, commercial and international contracts and Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs) in a fast-paced environment.
  • Forecasted FINRA G20 NFA foreclosure ERISA annuity of Master Service leases, while negotiating SEC 10-k disclosure-ACRIS Dodd-Frank-IRS licensing.
  • Research CECOM PAL, Internet sites, DoD 5001.2R to respond to tasking from PM on use of Acq Reform Initiatives.
  • Compile lists from manufacturers for product information, to include TAA and scope requirements for 3 multi-million dollar DOD contracts.

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41. Contract Specialists
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  • Planned, developed and delivered peer training on sales based contracting processes that improved efficiency and effectiveness of all Contract Specialists.
  • Manage sourcing initiatives in collaboration with Toyota's internal business customers, Senior Contract Specialists, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Supervised contract specialists and institutional property officer, and occasionally performed controller duties, when needed.
  • Provide contract administration support to Sr. /Contract Managers and Sr. Contract Specialists in the Consulting Group and National Security Groups.
  • Led contracting teams of project managers, civil engineers, attorneys, cost and price analysts, and contract specialists.
  • Served as the team lead for two (2) contract specialists on the environment contracting branch team.
  • Provided technical authority and leadership of group of journey level Contract Specialists, GS-12 and GS-11.
  • Served as a reviewer for all contract specialists in the simplified acquisition department.
  • Supervised a team of Contract Specialists making sure transactions were transparent and simple.
  • Provide monthly monitoring for large contract for 8 Contract Specialists at HRSA.
  • Supervised and managed a team of twelve (12) Contract Specialists.
  • Rated #4 of 28 among all Contract Specialists within GPS Directorate.
  • Managed the team workload and reviewed the work of six contract specialists.
  • Provided guidance and direction to lower level contract specialists.
  • Served as a Team Lead overseeing three Contract Specialists.
  • Assist in training new Contract Specialists.
  • Assisted fellow contract specialists with solving Technical Issues in the Procurement Desktop Defense (PD2)/CCAS/WAWF/EDR/ and EFR systems.
  • Contract specialists may be called upon to provide legal interpretation in all areas of contracting.
  • Contract Specialists II Columbia, MD Call provider regarding information that is needed in order to credential provider.
  • Assisted contract specialists, posted RFPs, RFIs on company website.

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42. Project Management
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  • Prime contract administration, project management, drafting, preparation and management of subcontract agreements with university and research institutions.
  • Communicated daily with project engineering, project management and suppliers to ensure continuation of contract performance and compliance.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional multinational teams on project management, planning, construction, and procurement.
  • Maintain project management information system database to track contracts and payments.
  • Achieved certificates for completion of contracting and project management courses.
  • Insured deadlines were met by exhibiting successful project management.
  • Project Management Plan/Acquisition Strategies for new business.
  • Provide excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as project management to CEO's, CFO's and Contract Administrators.
  • Supervised 6 female inmates employed via VA Inmate Work Release Program Project Management Executive, Office of Housing and Community Development.
  • Performed project management assistant duties, to include order placement, tracking, installation scheduling, and vendor invoice reconciliation.
  • Contribute to bid and proposal efforts and assist the project manager with team and project management administrative tasks.
  • Created project management and compliance tools in preparation for on-site visits, having spearheaded improvement processes.
  • Served as a communicator between the Project Management team, department, and the contractor.
  • Project Management experience managing change control requests for system changes to the case management module.
  • Monitored contractor performance by project management reviews for compliance with terms and conditions of contracts.
  • Provide efficient project management to complete on-time or early proposals and reports.
  • Managed task plans, status reports, and other project management deliverables according to the contract scope of work.
  • Assist project management in review and risk assessment of projects and provide best course of action.
  • Prepared minutes for all weekly project management team meetings between Sonamet and the Client.
  • Selected Professional Presentations, Trainings &Project Management.

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43. New Construction
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  • Reviewed new construction plans and coordinated with interested parties supporting permitting and compliance efforts.
  • Analyzed new construction projects to ensure uniform application of contracting standards.
  • Managed 21 construction projects valued at $53M, which included new construction, repairs, and civil works projects.
  • Reduced new construction projects 38% by better coordinating equipment needs for construction projects.
  • Lead HSSE Safety Specialist for projects and new construction.
  • Reviewed new construction permits from multiple county and state entities and licenses from railroads for accuracy and acceptability to Sunoco Logistics.

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44. Information Technology
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  • Positioned as an Information Technology Administrator fielding and implementing a new system for Special Operations Command located in Tampa, Florida.
  • Procured highly specialized equipment, components and systems that included information technology equipment and systems, and professional and technical services.
  • Maintained full accountability for evaluating contract issues, including information technology, travel services, conference planning and data collection.
  • Appointed program manager of Information Technology to ensure all policies and regulations are up held and office sustains operational security.
  • Negotiated and drafted information technology contracts for software development, licensing, and distribution to national and international markets.
  • Negotiated Information Technology contracts and licensing agreements for telecommunications network software development, maintenance and systems support.
  • Identified systems and information technology requirements suitable for strategically sourced enterprise-wide acquisitions and enterprise license agreements.
  • Coordinate with external providers and facilitate on-site Information Technology training sessions and workshops.
  • Managed major construction and information technology projects.
  • Conducted market research for the pricing and availability of Information Technology (IT) goods for Veterans Affairs Hospitals.
  • Specialized in the acquisition of information technology systems and scientific policy studies for the Office of the Director.
  • Issued Request for Proposals, Request for Quotes and subsequently awarding contracts for information technology support.
  • Negotiate and award complex and sensitive Information Technology contracts valued at over $350 Million.
  • Served as a Contract Specialist for the Information Technology Department of the College Board.
  • Coordinated with Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO).
  • Administered $3,100,000.00 Charleston AFB Information Technology Service contract.
  • Approved all Information Technology invoices for payment.
  • Contract) Category Specialist, IT / Telecommunications Managed day to day purchases for the Information Technology and Telecommunications departments.
  • Sole responsibility for drafting Information Technology consulting contracts with over 150 vendors including industry leaders such as Sapient and Infosys.
  • Conducted broad range of highly specialized government-wide Information Technology (IT) procurements

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45. Full Range
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  • Performed the full range of supervisory functions for approximately 15 senior and developmental level acquisition personnel.
  • Performed full range of contract administration responsibilities, including issuing modifications.
  • Conduct full range of acquisition, purchasing and contracting activities for IT products and services from vendors using Momentum purchasing system.
  • Perform the full range of closeout functions for eligible purchase orders, task orders and contracts post award.
  • Performed full range of duties as a Government contract specialist, negotiator and administrator for the Dept.
  • Contract Specialist- Iowa City, Ia.- Provided a full range of contracting officer duties.
  • Launched and operated sole proprietorship, providing a full range of nail services.
  • Perform the full range of contract administration functions.
  • Performed full range of contract admin duties.
  • Performed full range of contract administration actions; included issuance of contract modifications, negotioation of change and exercise of options.
  • Executed full range of contracting functions such as pre-award, contract administration, and negotiated and settled claims and disputes.
  • Perform a full range of contract administrative functions from pre award to contract closeout for twenty-five ongoing contracts.
  • Processed full range contracts (Pre, post, close out) and coordinated with contractors whenever required.
  • Analyze and oversee the full range of contract management duties for pre-award through post-award and contract close-out.
  • Perform the full range of pre-award and post award contracting activities and all aspects of procurement actions.
  • Performed a full range of pre award and post award contracting duties.
  • Execute full range of pre-award and post award contracting and administration functions.
  • Performed the full range of pre-award functions, e.g., price/cost analysis,
  • Perform full range of pre-award and post -award fictions.
  • Contract Specialist Performed the full range of pre-award and post-award functions of contracts, (e.g.

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46. Ensure Compliance
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  • Researched and reported on minority vendor participation on services contracts to ensure compliance with municipal customers' statutory requirements.
  • Reviewed and analyzed administrative documents and made recommendations to ensure compliance with corporate and legal policies.
  • Monitored subcontracting plans to ensure compliance with documented socioeconomic goals within the subcontracting plans submitted.
  • Conducted regular site visits to ensure compliance with contract specifications.
  • Monitored programs to ensure compliance with funding requirements.
  • Managed drivers and monitored qualification files, driver logs and drug tests; conducted routine audits to ensure compliance.
  • Work with sales support during the contract negotiation phase to problem-solve customer requests and ensure compliance with contract terms.
  • Assisted in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with CDC policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes.
  • Interpret contract policies, methods, and business procedures to ensure compliance of all contractual terms and conditions.
  • Provided training of contract practices, terms and conditions and mentored employees and management to ensure compliance.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.
  • Set order/pick-up schedules, communicate them to our contractors, and follow up to ensure compliance.
  • Review solicitations, to ensure compliance with regulations, directives, laws, and contracting policies.
  • Research State and University policies and regulations to ensure compliance with contracting processes and authority.
  • Conducted construction progress meetings to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Analyzed contracts to ensure compliance with state and federal laws as well as company policies.
  • Reviewed contracts legality and ensure compliance of all laws and regulations.
  • Review and qualify responses to ensure compliance to terms of solicitations.
  • Review customer request for supplies to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Interview contractor employees to ensure compliance with labor laws.

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47. Special Projects
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  • Process contracts daily while practicing client confidentiality, demonstrating excellent customer service skills, assisted with special projects.
  • Assisted with special projects including database reconciliation, financial related audits, and rent negotiation and reconciliation.
  • Verify and entered new residential contracts, verify jurisdiction agencies, complete special projects when needed
  • Advise sales team, business partners, customers, and procurement on contract related matters, and special projects.
  • Used expertise in contract and purchase order administration to conduct multiple special projects related to the Procure-to-Pay software launch.
  • Consulted with CEO and CFO to identify areas of non-compliance, reduce risk, and fulfill special projects.
  • Provided acquisition processes and procedures for special projects such as Lean Six Sigma and streamlining processes.
  • Assisted the Contracting Officers with special projects resulting in achieving critical milestones.
  • Assisted other division members as needed and participate in special projects.
  • Conducted special projects and taking lead on high profile customer groups.
  • Work on special projects both for administration and health Care Community.
  • Assisted other division teammates as needed with special projects.
  • Assisted manager on any special projects assigned to group.
  • Assisted in any special projects required by the manager.
  • Lead and participate in special projects and activities.
  • Assist Director of Business Affairs with special projects.
  • Assist with special projects and assignments as needed.
  • Do other special projects and research as needed.
  • Served on special projects and committees.
  • Assist with special projects related to HIPPA and compliance, such as Compliance Alerts, Seminars, and research.

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48. COR
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  • Prepared solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses as governed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  • Prioritize workload and Perform independent analysis of contracts for compliance, completeness and correctness.
  • Execute contract change orders and amendments accurately and timely in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Monitor and verify invoices accurately and timely in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Retain and safeguard all records as required by law and organizational requirements.
  • Prepared and monitored all administrative documents and correspondence related to the contracts.
  • Responded to customer and co-worker inquiries in relation to contract methods and procedures by providing timely training and sending out correspondence.
  • Prepared draft award announcements for electronic posting and draft Congressional Notifications in accordance with FAR and DIAR requirements and local guidance.
  • Administered and monitored contracts after award to resolve problems with payments, schedule delays, and corrective measures.
  • Corroborated with other functional departments to ensure proper accuracy and routing of request for purchases and contracts.
  • Integrated Funds Control, Accounting, and Procurement (IFCAP), in accordance with Agency policies.
  • Contract administration for the DynCorp contract in Iraq; perform full range of duties.
  • Provide technical assistance to property managers in order to improve auditing scores.
  • Proof read contracts for accurate and correct pricing and information.
  • Prepare various correspondence, forms, administration records.
  • Negotiate and draft temporary staffing and deliverables-based agreements for large corporate staffing company.
  • Code provided artwork for correct tracking and production * Continually learned new software to improve capabilities of Contract Entry department.
  • Managed systems and procedures of cliental records, created and managed new contracts for customers.
  • Participated in peer reviews and worked the RAs on all changes and corrections required.
  • Core accomplishments: Have developed new customer relations through telephone contact and sales activity.

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49. Contract Compliance
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  • Facilitated special projects for managing contracts such as ensuring regulatory and health plan contract compliance and executing letters of agreement.
  • Advised technical specialists and vendors on contract specification, monitored contract compliance, investigated and resolved discrepancies.
  • Researched contract compliance issues and ensured compliance with program objectives and program specifications.
  • Monitor contract compliance and contractor performance to assure compliance with Federal regulations.
  • Monitored contract compliance and negotiated amendments and change orders.
  • Collaborated with customers to resolve contract compliance matters.
  • Developed and integrated standardized processes and tools and focused on contract compliance and risk mitigation, protecting and enhancing margins.
  • Drafted contract language to ensure contract compliance with state, local, and federal health insurance regulations.
  • Tracked and monitored status of active and expiring contracts, with a focus on contract compliance.
  • Reviewed Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases for funding and technical accuracy and contract compliance.
  • Provided technical assistance to Branch staff on contract issues and provides support in ensuring contract compliance.
  • Ensured contract compliance and payer review, initiating reimbursement corrections when needed.
  • Procure software, assess and facilitate cloud services contract compliance.
  • Monitored, audited and maintained files to ensure contract compliance.
  • Developed and maintained contract compliance calendars using MS Outlook.
  • Perform routine audits to ensure contract compliance.
  • Resolve issues pertaining to contract compliance.
  • Evaluated vendor performance and contract compliance.
  • Assisted in monitoring contract compliance to included but not limited to, periods of performance and contract deliverables.
  • Assisted with monitoring contract compliance to ensure that all assessments are completed in a timely manner.

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50. Delivery Schedules
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  • Administered fixed price contracts, negotiated changes to contract delivery schedules, ensured timely delivery of items on government contracts.
  • Filed and maintained correspondence related to each contract file and analyzed requests for deviations concerning contract specifications and delivery schedules.
  • Monitored contractor performance to ensure compliance with applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions and other contractual requirements.
  • Monitored progress reports and progress schedules for compliance with negotiated completion dates and extended delivery schedules as required.
  • Monitored supplier delivery schedules, inventory positions and lead times to ensure performance met company's requirements.
  • Managed and resolved post-awards issues with vendor non-compliance and review contract delivery schedules and monitored vendor performance.
  • Managed contractual aspects of procurement process, including product quality, delivery schedules and pricing.
  • Ensured company personnel performing work under the contract understood contract requirements and delivery schedules.
  • Monitored and examined performance requirement, delivery schedules, materials management and procurement.
  • Discussed tracking deliveries, monitoring payments, contracting vendors to discuss delivery schedules.
  • Approved or rejected requests for deviations from contract specifications and delivery schedules.
  • Assisted in the negotiation of extensions of delivery schedules and contract modifications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in explaining all products, services, turnaround times, delivery schedules and guarantees to the clients.
  • Handled the tasks of approving and rejecting proposals for deviations from delivery schedules and contract specifications.
  • Resolved problems arising from negotiations to assure clear contract terms and delivery schedules exist.
  • Analyzed the demand's locations and request SKU changes to improve on delivery schedules.
  • Contacted vendors to obtain price quotations, including delivery schedules.
  • Negotiated delivery schedules, pricing, and discounts.
  • Ensured contractors adherence to delivery schedules and price.
  • required quantities, delivery schedules, mandatory contract terms and provisions, and others).

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20 Most Common Skills For A Contracts Specialist

Contract Negotiations

14.0%

Acquisition Procedures

12.4%

Purchase Orders

9.6%

Contractual Obligations

7.6%

Financial Statements

7.3%

Federal Acquisition Regulation

4.4%

RFP

4.4%

Market Share

4.3%

Contractor Performance

4.1%

Customer Service

3.7%

Acquisition Planning

3.5%

Contract Award

3.1%

GSA

3.0%

Source Selection

3.0%

Business Development

2.9%

Contract Types

2.9%

Government Agencies

2.7%

Contract Modifications

2.6%

Task Orders

2.4%

Idiq

2.3%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Contracts Specialist

Rank Skill
1 Contract Negotiations 9.4%
2 Acquisition Procedures 8.4%
3 Purchase Orders 6.5%
4 Contractual Obligations 5.1%
5 Financial Statements 4.9%
6 Federal Acquisition Regulation 3.0%
7 RFP 3.0%
8 Market Share 2.9%
9 Contractor Performance 2.7%
10 Customer Service 2.5%
11 Acquisition Planning 2.3%
12 Contract Award 2.1%
13 GSA 2.0%
14 Source Selection 2.0%
15 Business Development 2.0%
16 Contract Types 1.9%
17 Government Agencies 1.8%
18 Contract Modifications 1.8%
19 Task Orders 1.6%
20 Idiq 1.6%
21 Dfars 1.5%
22 Contract Documents 1.5%
23 Contract Requirements 1.5%
24 Contract Closeout 1.4%
25 Service Contracts 1.4%
26 Sole Source 1.4%
27 Contract Files 1.4%
28 Acquisition Strategy 1.4%
29 Delivery Orders 1.3%
30 RFQ 1.3%
31 Contract Actions 1.3%
32 Procurement Process 1.2%
33 Counsel 1.2%
34 Solicitation Documents 1.0%
35 FFP 1.0%
36 Cost Savings 1.0%
37 Price Analysis 1.0%
38 Data Entry 1.0%
39 Logistics 1.0%
40 DOD 1.0%
41 Contract Specialists 0.9%
42 Project Management 0.9%
43 New Construction 0.9%
44 Information Technology 0.8%
45 Full Range 0.8%
46 Ensure Compliance 0.8%
47 Special Projects 0.7%
48 COR 0.7%
49 Contract Compliance 0.7%
50 Delivery Schedules 0.7%
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