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**THIS POSITION REQUIRES A SECRET CLEARANCE**

SUMMARY

The purpose of this task order is to provide contractor personnel support services to assist the Financial Management Division (FMD), A/EX/FMD, and the Procurement Services Branch (PS) of A/EX/PAS/PS. FMD provides support to the Bureau of Administration (A Bureau) and to the Information Resource Management Bureau (IRM). PS is located in the A Bureau as well and it is responsible for providing procurement support to the A Bureau and to IRM. Contractor support for A/EX/FMD will support the Travel Team and provide budgetary and financial support services. For the A Bureau, FMD is responsible for formulating, presenting, auditing and executing the budget, performing both inter- and intra- bureau liaisons and counseling activities in connection with budget functions. For both the A and IRM Bureaus, FMD is responsible for managing the travel program, administering E2 Solutions, coordinating the issuance of overseas visas and diplomatic passports, and coordinating travel authorization and the travel voucher processes. The contractor support personnel provided to A/EX/PAS/PS will assist PS in procurement related actions. PS is responsible for support of the procurement portfolio and management of the credit card program for A Bureau. PS manages and responds to general service requests, including work orders, badging, copiers, data service requests, and parking. In addition, PS manages inventory and assets, attends to Visitor Authorization Requests (VAR), and conducts Contracting Officer Representative (COR) audits and assessment visits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Process Purchase Requests through Ariba (an electronic ordering system)
• Perform funding realignments and administer incremental funding
• Review and/or draft the following: Statements of Work, Independent Government Cost Estimates,
  Justifications and Approvals for Sole Source requisitions, etc
• Interface with Government Technical Monitors (GTM), Contracting Officer’s Representatives (COR) and
  Contracting Officers (CO)
• Perform and obtain market research; obtain/verify funds certification for purchase requests; administer de-
  obligation or de-commitment of funds • Electronically search for contract history and status
• Contract file creation and maintenance; proper file management; monitor contract and/or contract option
  expiration and other timeframes and advise GTMs and CORs accordingly; review and edit requisitions;
  perform contract closeouts • Communicate orally and in writing, including email, with all parties • Create
  VARs for Department of State building access
• Perform other PS duties, as assigned.
• Process Purchase Requests through Ariba;
• Perform funding realignment administer incremental funding
• Statements of Work; Independent Government Cost Estimates; Justifications and Approvals for Sole
  Source requisitions
• Market research; funds certification for purchase requests
• De-obligation and de-commitment of funds
• Electronic contract history and status
  • ???????Contract file creation and maintenance, contract closeouts, Visit Authorization Requests for Department of State building access.

EDUCATiON AND EXPERIENCE

• Five or more years of primary contracting activity
• Should be at least FAC-C Level II (or DAIWA equivalent) certified
• Experience in reviewing and drafting Statements of Work and determining appropriate application
• Experienced in reviewing and drafting Independent Government Cost Estimates and determining appropriate application
• Experienced in drafting and/or reviewing Justifications and Approvals for Sole Source Selection and determining appropriate application
• Able to work under pressure with a team
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Excel
• Proficient in the use of ILMS Ariba or a similar electronic ordering system
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including email
• Excellent analytical skills
• Able to learn and process Visit Authorization Requests for Department of State building access
• Contract file creation and management skills
• Strong familiarity with purchase requests created by program offices
• Working knowledge of FAR and DOSAR.
• Knowledge of Procurement Information Bulletins a plus
• Working knowledge of Blanket Purchase Agreements, Government Wide Acquisition Contracts, and other Acquisition types.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 Controlled climate office environment.

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