Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we cannot process your application without it.
All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.
Indicate your availability for employment.
Enter the lowest grade level (07-07) you will accept.
You may omit the availability date if you can begin work immediately. Otherwise you must provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)
Select/enter at least one occupational specialty code as defined below. Your selection will be used to determine your consideration for this position under competitive or non-competitive merit promotion procedures. The specialty codes for this position are 001 and 002. You must select at least one specialty code; however, you may select both codes, if applicable, and you meet eligibility for each type of consideration.
001 Transfer or Reinstatement eligibles: Current or former Federal career or career conditional employees who hold, or have held, a non-temporary position in the competitive service, at a lower grade level as the position being announced; Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles: Veterans who are preference eligibles OR who have separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service.
002 Disabled veterans receiving 30% or more disability compensation from the VA; Individuals with severe disabilities (eligible for Schedule A appointments); Individuals eligible under other non-competitive appointment authorities such as: military spouses under E.O. 13473; Veterans Recruitment Authority (VRA); certain former overseas employees; present and former Peace Corps, Vista or Action volunteers; former White House staff; present and former Foreign Service officers and employees; certain National Guard technicians; and Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria outlined in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement; Transfer or Reinstatement eligibles that hold, or have previously held a Federal career or career-conditional position at the same or higher grade level as the position being announced; and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration as determined by their employing agency
Please note that if you are eligible for consideration under non-competitive merit promotion procedures and you wish to, you may apply under competitive merit promotion as well.
Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
1. Please choose the response that best describes your level of education as it relates to the work of a Supervisory Procurement Analyst at the GS-14 level.A. I have a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (Note: You must include copies of your transcripts.)
2. Please choose the response that best describes your level of experience as it relates to the work of a Supervisory Procurement Analyst at the GS-14 level.A. I have completed at least 4-years of experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience was specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the GS-13 level (but may also have been obtained in the private sector) and provided the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the duties of this position. Such specialized experience must include the following: (1) ensuring that the organization's strategic acquisition plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to employees and integrated into strategies, goals, and work plans; (2) conducting analyses of broad, complex, unique and sensitive procurement and contracting issues; (3) training subordinates in methods and technique of performing contract actions and acquisition policy review; (4) serving as principal advisor to management for procurement matters supporting the organization's mission; (5) exercising supervisory authorities and responsibilities involving work assignment and review.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had the education, training, or experience in performing this task.
3. Ensure that the organization's strategic acquisition plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to employees and integrated into strategies, goals, and work plans.
4. Offer recommendations for standardized operating procedures, special provisions or clauses, and dissemination of information to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of contracts awarded.
5. Prepare Determination and Findings for negotiated procurement and solicitation documents.
6. Analyze cost proposals to make appropriate decisions relating thereto, including determinations of competitive range.
7. Prepare sound solicitation documents and award and administer contracts using knowledge of acquisition regulations.
8. Develop and implement a plan to procure a multiyear program or system using knowledge of the principles of acquisition planning.
9. Conduct analyses of broad, complex, unique and sensitive procurement and contracting issues.
10. Make adjustments to plans to ensure a thorough analysis and appropriate problem resolution for procurement and contracting issues.
11. Analyze complex and high-level contracts that are submitted for review.
12. Review special studies and projects that have department-wide impact.
13. Train subordinates in methods and technique of performing contract actions and acquisition policy review.
14. Answer questions from team members on procedures, policies and directives.
15. Provide direction in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, including providing advice on work methods, practices and procedures.
16. Serve as a point of contact for internal and external customers, including providing status reports to upper management.
17. Examine and respond to important case referrals (e.g., Office of Inspector General Hotline case referrals).
18. Provide response and analysis of unique and complicated inquiries requiring extensive research (e.g., Congressional inquiries).
19. Serve as principal advisor to management for all procurement matters supporting the organization's mission.
20. Work with other offices in preparing necessary statements of work and specifications.
21. Exercise supervisory authorities and responsibilities involving work assignment and review.
22. Complete administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the team.
23. Review the work of team member at various stages of completion to assure compliance with acquisition regulations, policies, and directives.
24. Establish guidelines and performance expectations for staff.
25. Provide informal feedback and periodically evaluate employee performance.
26. I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration. (Note: Failure to verify will render you ineligible for consideration.)A. Yes