Federal Acquisition Service Procurement Analyst in United States
Summary As a Senior Procurement Analyst, you will conduct comprehensive procurement reviews, analyses, and evaluation to develop procurement policies and strategies affecting agency critical national procurement programs. Location of Position: Federal Acquisition Services (FAS), Office of General Supplies and Services Categories (GSS), Operational Guidance Branch (QSAAB). The duty location of this position will be determined upon selection. Responsibilities The Office of General Supplies and Services (GSS) is responsible for acquisition services and comprehensive supply chain management, including excess/surplus federal property. You will be responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to: Operates as a senior procurement analyst in conducting comprehensive procurement reviews, analyses, and evaluation to develop procurement policies and strategies, plans and techniques affecting agency critical national procurement programs. Applies a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to assess and improve effectiveness of the acquisition program and/or complex management processes, projects and systems. Reviews and/or prepares highly technical reports and/or papers on important and extremely complex matters which influence not only the immediate work group, but which have widespread impact in terms of current and/or future programs. Participates in the review of program activities to identify problems and recommends corrective measures or alternative approaches for implementation. Serves as an advisor on program issues and provides innovative concepts for approval that may result in intensive legislative interest or initiatives. Provide authoritative advice and direction to top management officials, appointed officials, internal and external stakeholders, industry and public interest groups, and subject matter experts to build coalition, revise or improve guidance, through meetings, briefings, presentations and serve on review boards. *We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting areas needed. Requirements Conditions of Employment US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959 Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required. If selected, you must meet the following conditions: Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or NonCareer SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service. Serve a one year probationary period, if required. Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level). Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment. Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position Qualifications For each job on your resume, provide: the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year) number of hours per week you worked (if part time). If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume. For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here. The GS-14 salary range starts at $122,198 per year. Locality pay will be determined once the selectee's duty location has been established. To view current locality rates, visit – 2024 Pay Tables You must meet the Basic Requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below: 1. All of a, b, and c below: (a) Completion of Training/Certification: FAC-C (Professional) or DoD Contracting Professional Certification. (b) At least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions including 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the level described below; and (c) Completion of 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. 2. Exception: If you were in a GS-1102 position on January 1, 2000, you will be exempt from meeting the educational requirements for the grade level of that position. However, to be promoted you will have to meet Option 1 or 3. 3. Waiver: GSA's senior procurement executive has the discretion to waive any or all of the requirements in 1 above. Note: Candidates that are missing either the 24 hours of business credit and/or the mandatory training certification, but are determined to be otherwise eligible, can be placed on a waiver certification by the HR staffing specialist. This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcript(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcements to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience in contracting or related positions and must have included: providing leadership and professional expertise in the interpretation and execution of contracting laws, regulations and policies; providing acquisition management oversight and professional guidance and assistance; and developing, recommending, and implementing changes to contracting policies and procedures. Education Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/ Additional Information Bargaining Unit Status: This position is eligible for the bargaining unit. Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility. Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area as needed; through other means; or not at all. GSA is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility that goes beyond our compliance with EEO regulations including: Valuing and embracing diversity, promoting equity, inclusion and accessibility, and expecting cultural competence; and Fostering a work environment where all employees, customers and stakeholders feel respected and valued. Our commitment is: Reflected in our policies, procedures and work environment; Recognized by our employees, customers and stakeholders; and Drives our efforts to recruit, attract, retain and engage the diverse workforce needed to achieve our mission. All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.