Procurement Analyst


Vacancy ID: 872366   Announcement Number: MP-13-872366-SW   USAJOBS Control Number: 341584500

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1. Title of Job

Position Title: Procurement Analyst
2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Procurement Analyst

21. Geographic Availability

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99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Respond to each of the following questions. For each question, choose the response that best represents your eligibility, employment and skills. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your uploaded resume, documents and information provided by your references.

1. From the descriptions below, choose the letter that BEST describes how you meet the basic requirement for the 1102 series.

A. I have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field. (You must provide a copy of your college transcript with your application)
B. I have completed 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. (You must provide a copy of your college transcript with your application)
C. I meet the following exception to the requirements stated in "A" above: I occupied and continue to occupy a GS-1102 position since January 1, 2000. (This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met).
D. I have completed at least 4-years of experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience is specialized experience that is equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent pay systems that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position., AND I have completed 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. (You must provide a copy of your college transcript with your application)
E. I do not have experience/education or training as reflected in the statements above.

Respond to each of the following questions. For each question, choose the response that best represents your eligibility, employment and skills. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your uploaded resume, documents and information provided by your references.

2. Please choose the response that best describes your level of experience as it relates to the work of a Procurement Analyst at the GS-13 level. (Note: One year of specialized experience is based on a 40-hour workweek. If you have worked less than 40 hours per week, you must prorate your experience).

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but it must demonstrate knowledge of procurement policies and procedures to plan, analyze, or evaluate procurement programs; review proposed contractual actions for conformance with regulatory requirements and procurement practices; or develop policies and procedures or provide advice and guidance to subordinate activities concerning a variety of procurement issues.
B. I do not possess the required specialized experience to qualify for this position.

3. Please choose the response that best describes your level of experience as it relates to the work of a Procurement Analyst at the GS-14 level. (Note: One year of specialized experience is based on a 40-hour workweek. If you have worked less than 40 hours per week, you must prorate your experience).

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but it must demonstrate advance knowledge of procurement policies and procedures to plan, analyze, or evaluate procurement programs; review proposed contractual actions for conformance with regulatory requirements and procurement practices; or develop policies and procedures or provide advice and guidance to subordinate activities concerning a variety of procurement issues.
B. I do not possess the required specialized experience to qualify for this position.

4. Have you held a Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Level II/III or Defense Acquisition Workplace Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II/III Certification in the past three years?

A. Yes
B. No

The following statements pertain to your knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, processes, procedures and policies applicable for federal design and construction and contract modifications.

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 education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Develop and implement studies, analyses and projects to improve the efficiency in the acquisition of products, systems and services.

6. Design and carry out methods of measuring, benchmarking and monitoring to ensure quality processes.

7. Identify problem areas or weaknesses in work processes, procedures, information systems and content through organizational studies and evaluative assessment tools.

8. Conduct studies to develop alternatives and recommendations on contracting issues.

9. Review and analyze broad, complex procurement and contracting issues.

10. Conducts contract reviews and audits making recommendations with regard to new or revised policies.

11. Examine and respond to audit recommendation for action (i.e. A-123 assessments, GAO, etc.)

12. Provide recommendations for standardized contract formats, special clauses, policies/procedures, clauses and special contract provisions.

13. Determine the scope of acquisition projects, resources required and process to be followed.

14. Develop new and revised regulatory and procedural acquisition policy guidance for various contract types (i.e. major construction, real property management, consulting services, etc.).

15. Ensure that contracting activities fully comply with acquisition regulations.

16. Initiate and coordinates internal review and concurrence of acquisition directives and handbooks

17. Meet with consultants, contractors, representatives, to explain policy standards relating to acquisition/contracting processes.

Certification of Understanding - Select the appropriate answer to the statement below. Failure to provide an answer will result in your not being considered for this position.

18. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated and that responding "No" or providing no response to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I understand the information provided above and certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith.
B. No, I do not certify this information and do not wish to be considered for this position.


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