VTG is seeking a Contracts Specialist to support our Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) contract. In this role, the Contracts Specialist will provide contract closeout support to FRTIB’s Agency Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)/Contracting Division. The support includes assisting contracting specialists in all aspects of the contracting lifecycle from pre-award to post-award activities.
This position is remote.
Pre-award – Assist Contracting Officers (CO), Contract Specialists (CS) and Program Managers with procurement planning. Create draft acquisition strategies, draft solicitations, draft source selection and evaluation documentation and related training. Conduct market analyses. Participate in the development and amendment of solicitations. Develop and maintain procurement schedules.
Source Selection – Develop draft Source Selection Evaluation Plans. Review Source Selection procedures and guidance and recommend revisions. Assist in developing and supporting Source Selection kickoff meetings. Review, evaluate, and provide feedback on proposals. Review proposals and quotes for completeness and compliance with the Request for Proposal (RFP) / Request for Quote (RFQ) submission requirements. Assist in documenting all findings, assessments, and ratings by the evaluation teams. Assist in preparing evaluation team reports. Create Source Selection Authority (SSA) memorandums and reports.
Contract Award – Create draft contract award documents. Prepare and organize contract award correspondence and documentation. Create draft responses to questions from Contractor that did not receive an award. Prepare draft documentation and briefings to support Contractor requested debriefings. Assist CO/CS in developing and maintaining contract schedules, highlighting any interdependencies.
Post Award. Provide recommendations and advice on various contracting issues. Participate in meetings, coordination, and briefings with CO/CS. Maintain up-to-date contract files. Prepare contract documentation and correspondence. Review and distribute deliverables from other awarded contracts and agreements. Assist with teaming agreements, reimbursable agreements, consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other contract related documents. Create and maintain spreadsheets and other electronic tools to track contract ceiling, funding, billings, delivery orders, etc. Review invoices/vouchers and make invoice certification recommendations for payment to CO/CS. Track contract value and funding data and undefinitized contract actions. Prepare monthly and annual contract cost and schedule variance analysis. Create and maintain contract and program/project schedules.
Review, maintain, and recommend process improvements to FRTIB’s contracting processes.
Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience (Federal or DoD Contracting experience preferred).
Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
Expert MS Office skills.
DAWIA Lvl 2, or FAC-C Lvl 2, or CFCM, or CPCM, or PMP certifications.