General Services Administration - GSA

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General Services Administration - GSA San Francisco, CA
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Auburn, WA
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Washington, DC
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Real Property Audits and be a proactive member of our team. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the General Services Administration (GSA) is one of the original OIGs established by the Inspector General Act of 1978. The OIGs were created as independent and objective entities within an agency (A) to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the agency, and (B) to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in agency programs and operations. The OIGs report to the agency head and Congress through semi-annual and other reports. The GSA OIG operates as an autonomous entity within GSA under a presidentially appointed, Senate confirmed Inspector General who supervises a diverse team of over 300 professionals in headquarters' administrative, legal, and operational components and in regional operational offices throughout the country. The GSA OIG is dedicated to protecting the public interest by bringing about positive changes in the performance, accountability, and integrity of GSA programs and operations. Oversight is provided through auditing, inspections and evaluations, and investigations of GSA's extensive procurement, real property, and related programs and operations, which primarily support other federal agencies. OIG oversight components report their findings and recommend courses of action to promote efficiency and economy in the GSA’s activities. Last fiscal year, our OIG professionals’ efforts resulted in $243 million in criminal, civil, administrative, and other recoveries; over $1.4 billion in GSA management decisions that agreed with GSA OIG audit recommendations; over 40 successful criminal prosecutions; and numerous suspensions and debarments. Applicants are encouraged to review the work and accomplishments of the GSA OIG on our website, https://www.gsaig.gov/. Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, Interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Duties The Deputy Assistant Inspector General (DAIG-RPA) for Real Property Audits is under the broad direction of the Assistant Inspector General for the Office of Audits. The DAIG-RPA’s primary focus will be on addressing the most significant challenges facing GSA real property operations and programs through audits, attestation engagements and reviews. The DAIG-RPA is responsible for: Supervising all facets of the Real Property Audit Office, a unit directly responsible for conducting national performance audits, reviews and attestation engagements. Overseeing the real property audit work of professionals located in headquarters and field audit offices around the country. Partnering with the executive OIG management team to provide leadership, direction, and policy guidance. Providing strategic direction in planning, coordinating and implementing a nationwide real property audit program. Interacting routinely with senior officials within GSA and throughout the federal sector. Recommending, as warranted, to the Assistant Inspector General for Audits improvements in all aspects of the Office of Audits’ operations. This position is being advertised as an ES-0340 Program Management position. Candidates are not limited to persons in the 0340 series or comparable program management positions. The OIG anticipates that successful candidates also may come from various professional disciplines, such as law, audits, and investigations. At the OIG’s discretion, the occupational series may be adjusted to another occupational series such as 0905 Attorney, 0511 Auditor, and 0343 Management Analyst, as long as the successful candidate demonstrates he/she meets the requirements for that series. Qualification standards for occupational series may be found here. Travel Required Occasional Travel Incumbent must be able to obtain/maintain a GSA travel card Relocation Authorized Yes Travel, transportation and relocation expenses may be authorized for this position and may be paid by the GSA OIG as allowed by regulation. The person selected will be required to sign a one year service agreement if relocation expenses are paid.
General Services Administration - GSA Washington, DC
Job Overview Summary About the Agency The General Services Administration is interested in attracting the best talent for our diverse cadre of SES members from within GSA, the Federal government and the private sector. We have streamlined our recruitment process for this position using the resume-based hiring method which will require you to submit the following in order to apply for this position. 1. An online resume (not to exceed 5 pages). Your resume must show possession of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) listed in this announcement but must not address the ECQ’s through separate narrative responses. Your resume should also corroborate your possession of the Mandatory Technical Competencies listed in this announcement, which you must address separately in a supplemental statement as described in #2 below. 2. A supplemental statement that separately addresses each of the Mandatory Technical Competencies (MTC's) listed in this announcement(not-to-exceed 1 page for each MTC). YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF YOU FAIL TO SUBMIT THIS SUPPLEMENTAL STATEMENT. For complete instructions on the content and format of your application package please see the "Required Documents" section below. This position is a unique opportunity to have government-wide impact in a senior finance role with an empowered, dynamic and innovative team. As Director of Budget in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) you will play a critical role in transforming budgeting and financial management across the General Services Administration (GSA). The GSA OCFO is now implementing Phase Two of a plan to transform government financial practices and drive positive change through sound financial management. The OCFO has been redesigned with a center of excellence and strategic advisor approach utilized in high functioning private and public sector organizations to drive improved functional performance. The OCFO is seeking a Director of the Office of Budget (Budget Director) with senior financial expertise, strong business acumen, a driven work ethic and ambitious achievement goals to join its senior leadership team. Under the OCFO, this team has a mandate to achieve strategic priorities and is empowered to drive financial management change to create efficiencies, streamline processes and improve customer satisfaction. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer. OFFICE AND LOCATION FOR THE VACANCY:Office of the Chief Financial Officer Washington, DC Duties Overview This a challenging position that offers substantial opportunity to have a positive impact and influence policy. The Director provides executive-level leadership in strategic execution, budget formulation, presentation and implementation. This position provides policy and budget guidance to the highest levels of GSA leadership, including the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, CFO, Deputy CFO, Commissioners of the Public Buildings Service (PBS) and Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), and Heads of Staff Offices. The Director collaborates closely with Office of Management & Budget (OMB) and Congressional staff on the GSA budget. The Director has substantial responsibility for codifying operating norms and making targeted improvements to accuracy, customer service, and delivery. The Director manages: 1.Management of the GSA Budget Process. The Director of Budget is responsible for the formulation and justification of GSA’s budget submitted annually to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and to Congress, which includes: Providing leadership and direction of all GSA budget execution functions, including all funds commitments and funds certifications for obligations of all GSA funds. The direction, planning and review of all components of GSA's performance-based budget process, assuring the integrity of the information reported. Working broadly across OCFO and GSA to connect business execution planning and data to budget formulation. Direct and manage the strategic planning, formulation, execution, and presentation of all GSA budget administration operations. Provides leadership and recommendations to the CFO and the Administrator regarding investment decisions and trade-offs both within and across funds, accounts, and offices. 2.Management of the Office of Budget. The Director of Budget is responsible for providing leadership and support in achieving the mission of the OCFO:Working across functional organizations within OCFO to guide and respond to a broad range of financial management issues. Overseeing the day-to-day management and supervision of approximately 60 Office of Budget professional and support staff. Working with the CFO to establish improved organizational structures and to develop and implement a staff development and engagement strategy, including associated training. 3. Management of Budget Policy and Guidance. The Director of Budget has nationwide responsibility for budget development and justification activities for the Public Buildings Service, the Federal Acquisition Service, and GSA staff offices. Identifies the need for, supports the development of, and monitors the consistent application of budget policy and guidance across all GSA organizations. Serves as advisor and consultant to the Administrator and the Heads of Services and Staff Offices on the formulation, presentation, justification and execution of the GSA budget. Provides in-depth analysis of budget issues and Agency performance measures to support and facilitate senior leadership decisions and makes actionable recommendations to the CFO and Administrator. Provides expert advice on budget limitations; on the negotiation of interagency agreements involving advancement of reimbursable funds; and on the status and control of all funds appropriated to or otherwise made available to GSA. Maintains the lead role in informal and formal written and verbal communications with OMB on a wide range of financial and policy/program issues. Represents GSA in briefings and negotiations with OMB and the Congressional Appropriations Committees. 4. Management of Budget Estimates and Justifications. The Director of Budget is responsible for determination of program levels and the planning, coordination and presentation of estimates and justifications for GSA's Federal Buildings Fund, Acquisition Service Fund, Working Capital Fund, and appropriated funds. Primary responsibility for review of legislation and regulations for budgetary implications; control of all funds financing policies; analysis and evaluation of the GSA budget process to improve program planning and related controls and processes; and negotiation of all agreements with other agencies involving the advancement of funds. Responsible for the totality of budget administration, including managing the apportionment, allotment, and allowance processes for all funds; maintaining the budget structure and account structure in all applicable GSA financial systems; taking proactive steps to approve or deny requests for funds commitment and obligations based on relevant documentation; and taking all actions related to the lifecycle management of all GSA funds. 5.Ensuring EEO Outcomes. The Director of Budget is responsible for furthering the EEO program within the Office of Budget, assuring Equal Opportunity in recruitment, selection, promotion, training, awards, assignments, and special program objectives to effectively utilize the strength of a diverse workforce. Travel Required Occasional Travel Occasional travel may be required. Relocation Authorized No
General Services Administration - GSA Washington, DC
Job Overview Summary About the Agency The General Services Administration is interested in attracting the best talent for our diverse cadre of SES members from within GSA, the Federal government and the private sector. We have streamlined our recruitment process for this position using the resume-based hiring method which will require you to submit the following in order to apply for this position. 1. An online resume (not to exceed 5 pages). Your resume must show possession of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) listed in this announcement but must not address the ECQ’s through separate narrative responses. Your resume should also corroborate your possession of the Mandatory Technical Competencies listed in this announcement, which you must address separately in a supplemental statement as described in #2 below. 2. A supplemental statement that separately addresses each of the Mandatory Technical Competencies (MTC's) listed in this announcement(not-to-exceed 1 page for each MTC). YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF YOU FAIL TO SUBMIT THIS SUPPLEMENTAL STATEMENT. For complete instructions on the content and format of your application package please see the "Required Documents" section below. The Director of the Office of Regional Financial Services is a Senior Executive Service leadership position in GSA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This position manages an organization of over 325 professionals and contractors in the 11 regional Public Building Services (PBS) offices across the country, as well as the central office of GSA. It is the largest organization within the OCFO. The incumbent manages key financial processes and serves as an advisor for the $10B of spend for federal buildings that are managed by GSA. The direct reports to this position serve as financial advisors to 11 PBS Regional Commissioners and manage all OCFO regional financial processes. This role also includes working with all agencies across government that receives real estate support from GSA. In addition, the position directly supports the PBS Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners. OFFICE AND LOCATION FOR THE VACANCY:Office of the Chief Financial Officer Office of Regional Financial Services Washington, DC Duties Overview The Director of the Office of Regional Financial Services directs the planning, budgeting, and resource allocation processes for the Office of Regional Financial Services, under the direction of the CFO and in coordination with the Director of the Office of Budget and GSA senior leadership. In addition, the incumbent directs the analysis of the PBS budget and of financial results in each region, and advises the CFO of significant problem areas and the corrective action being taken to address them. Further, the Director continues the implementation of all transformation efforts related to the Office of Regional Financial Services including: Overseeing Zonal Director efforts to establish new Divisions and adapt to the new Zonal Structure. Interfacing with key customer groups in explaining the transformation and mitigating any issues that arise during implementation. Leading an effort to standardize the previous 11 regional organizations’ business processes into one consolidated approach used in all four Zones (across all functional responsibilities). Leading newly-established Communities of Practice in an effort to increase collaboration, employee specialization, and expertise. Develops and implements a system of controls to ensure the timely identification of deviations from financial policies or program objectives in close coordination with the Director of Financial Management. Assesses the impact of management decisions upon the fiscal integrity of programs and/or the system of controls and recommends modification, amplification, or revision to such decisions and/or to the system of controls. Directs the planning, budgeting, and resource allocation processes for the Office of Regional Financial Services, under the direction of the CFO and in coordination with the Director of the Office of Budget and GSA senior leadership. In addition, directs the analysis of the PBS budget and of financial results in each region, and advises the CFO of significant problem areas and the corrective action being taken. Establishes basic policies and objectives for the Office of Regional Financial Services in close coordination with the Director of Financial Management; appraises performance to assure conformance with such policies and the achievement of established objectives. Assures that plans, programs, and activities are properly developed, implemented, and executed and that operating plans and programs are modified and adapted to meet changes in program emphasis and to effect improvements. Manages revenue projections, billings, and chargebacks; administers nationwide income and expense analysis that includes developing and issuing regional income and expense targets; and conducts regular reviews of regional performance against targets. Represents the CFO before key GSA officials and customer groups, other Federal agency officials, representatives of business and industry, and others in financial and general management matters involving plans, programs, policies, and objectives of the GSA business lines. Constantly reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes and procedures of the Office of Regional Financial Services, and recommends to the CFO process and organizational changes to increase operational efficiency and achieve operational savings. Works with the senior leadership of OCFO and GSA to recommend changes in joint OCFO and business line processes that increase efficiency, achieve savings, and deliver on the Agency’s mission. Travel Required Occasional Travel Occasional travel may be required. Relocation Authorized No
General Services Administration - GSA Washington, DC
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as a Information Technology Specialistand be a proactive member of our team. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the General Services Administration (GSA) is one of the original OIGs established by the Inspector General Act of 1978. The OIGs were created as independent and objective entities within an agency (A) to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the agency and (B) to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in agency programs and operations. The OIGs report to the agency head and Congress through semi-annual and other reports. The GSA OIG operates as an autonomous entity within GSA under a presidentially appointed, Senate confirmed Inspector General who supervises a diverse team of over 300 professionals in headquarters administrative, legal, and operational components and in regional operational offices throughout the country. The GSA OIG is dedicated to protecting the public interest by bringing about positive changes in the performance, accountability, and integrity of GSA programs and operations. Oversight is provided through auditing, inspections and evaluations, and investigations of GSA extensive procurement, real property, and related programs and operations, which primarily support other federal agencies. OIG oversight components report their findings and recommend courses of action to promote efficiency and economy in the GSA’s activities. Last fiscal year, our OIG professionals’ efforts resulted in $243 million in criminal, civil, administrative, and other recoveries; over $1.4 billion in GSA management decisions that agreed with GSA OIG audit recommendations; over 40 successful criminal prosecutions; and numerous suspensions and debarments. Applicants are encouraged to review the work and accomplishments of the GSA OIG on our website, https://www.gsaig.gov/. Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, Interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Duties This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations. The work of the Office leads the OIG to improve the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of GSA programs by assisting in performing independent financial, program, and compliance audits; criminal and civil investigations. The incumbent of this position serves as a senior IT Specialist with OIG's Seized Computer Evidence Recovery (SCER) Operations in the Office of Investigations, Operations Division. As such the incumbent of this position is responsible for the planning, review, performance and account maintenance of SCER and technical investigative systems operations hardware and software. The primary responsibilities of this position include: Providing professional leadership and direction for a broad mission by sometimes coordinating the team efforts of OIG SCER personnel on tasks that focus on critical mission-related activities and issues- through systems analysis and examination efforts. Maintaining surveillance of significant developments related to assigned projects; preparing analyses of the implications of these developments and recommends program modifications. Functioning as the recognized Information Technology Specialist and expert in SCER operations within the OIG and GSA by serving as technical expert on SCER systems investigation systems software, analysis and administration. Performing needs analysis concerning systems serviceability and reliability; identifying needs and system requirements, including overall function; meeting with OIG team leaders, investigators, IT Specialists from OIG and GSA, and members of the JI staff for the purposes of obtaining and exchanging strategies and information. Providing expert or fact testimony in criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings and actively participating in key decisions that are the result of feasibility studies and trade-off analyses; participating in the development of procedures concerning database and system policies, software buys, hardware sustainability and maintenance and security efforts. Coordinating the work of others and providing conceptual and professional/technical leadership in support of various projects. Conducting and reporting on forensic acquisitions of a wide variety of digital-based evidence and performs comprehensive forensic examinations of the digital-based evidence, including e-mail systems and cellular telephone platforms, following industry established protocols, best practices, and agency policy. Documenting SCERS activities and maintain digital evidence, applying the Federal Rules of Evidence. Ensuring that new developments and/or system technology methods are applied; assisting in the major resolution of complex problems that can significantly impact the outcome of a project. Travel Required Occasional Travel Selected applicant must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card. Relocation Authorized No
General Services Administration - GSA Washington, DC
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as a Information Technology Specialistand be a proactive member of our team. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the General Services Administration (GSA) is one of the original OIGs established by the Inspector General Act of 1978. The OIGs were created as independent and objective entities within an agency (A) to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the agency and (B) to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in agency programs and operations. The OIGs report to the agency head and Congress through semi-annual and other reports. The GSA OIG operates as an autonomous entity within GSA under a presidentially appointed, Senate confirmed Inspector General who supervises a diverse team of over 300 professionals in headquarters administrative, legal, and operational components and in regional operational offices throughout the country. The GSA OIG is dedicated to protecting the public interest by bringing about positive changes in the performance, accountability, and integrity of GSA programs and operations. Oversight is provided through auditing, inspections and evaluations, and investigations of GSA extensive procurement, real property, and related programs and operations, which primarily support other federal agencies. OIG oversight components report their findings and recommend courses of action to promote efficiency and economy in the GSA’s activities. Last fiscal year, our OIG professionals’ efforts resulted in $243 million in criminal, civil, administrative, and other recoveries; over $1.4 billion in GSA management decisions that agreed with GSA OIG audit recommendations; over 40 successful criminal prosecutions; and numerous suspensions and debarments. Applicants are encouraged to review the work and accomplishments of the GSA OIG on our website, https://www.gsaig.gov/. Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, Interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Duties This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations. The work of the Office leads the OIG to improve the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of GSA programs by assisting in performing independent financial, program, and compliance audits; criminal and civil investigations. The incumbent of this position serves as a senior IT Specialist with OIG's Seized Computer Evidence Recovery (SCER) Operations in the Office of Investigations, Operations Division. As such the incumbent of this position is responsible for the planning, review, performance and account maintenance of SCER and technical investigative systems operations hardware and software. The primary responsibilities of this position include: Providing professional leadership and direction for a broad mission by sometimes coordinating the team efforts of OIG SCER personnel on tasks that focus on critical mission-related activities and issues- through systems analysis and examination efforts. Maintaining surveillance of significant developments related to assigned projects; preparing analyses of the implications of these developments and recommends program modifications. Functioning as the recognized Information Technology Specialist and expert in SCER operations within the OIG and GSA by serving as technical expert on SCER systems investigation systems software, analysis and administration. Performing needs analysis concerning systems serviceability and reliability; identifying needs and system requirements, including overall function; meeting with OIG team leaders, investigators, IT Specialists from OIG and GSA, and members of the JI staff for the purposes of obtaining and exchanging strategies and information. Providing expert or fact testimony in criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings and actively participating in key decisions that are the result of feasibility studies and trade-off analyses; participating in the development of procedures concerning database and system policies, software buys, hardware sustainability and maintenance and security efforts. Coordinating the work of others and providing conceptual and professional/technical leadership in support of various projects. Conducting and reporting on forensic acquisitions of a wide variety of digital-based evidence and performs comprehensive forensic examinations of the digital-based evidence, including e-mail systems and cellular telephone platforms, following industry established protocols, best practices, and agency policy. Documenting SCERS activities and maintain digital evidence, applying the Federal Rules of Evidence. Ensuring that new developments and/or system technology methods are applied; assisting in the major resolution of complex problems that can significantly impact the outcome of a project. Travel Required Occasional Travel Selected applicant must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card. Relocation Authorized No
General Services Administration - GSA Auburn, WA
Job Overview Summary About the Agency GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA. As a Student Trainee (Management and Program Analyst), you will perform special assignments designed to assist the Office of Contract Operations at GSA. This position is located in the General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service, Northwest/Arctic Region and is located in Auburn, WA. At this time we are only filling five vacancies; however, additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed. THIS IS AN EXCEPTED APPOINTMENT UNDER THE PATHWAYS INTERN PROGRAM THAT WILL END PRIOR TO OR ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2017. This Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Additional information about the Internship Program can be found at http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/interns/ Duties You will perform assignments designed to introduce and provide work experience and knowledge of FAS operations. Assignments may include work such as: Applying analytical and evaluative techniques to assist in resolving a variety of routine operational and process related problems. Gathering narrative and statistical data and performing fact-finding that assists in the analytical process. Assisting senior staff in reviewing/analyzing statistical, descriptive and evaluative information that leads to resolution of routine operations and management procedural problems. Assembling briefing materials used for the development and delivery of member presentations conducted by senior staff. Preparing data and background information for management. Performing routine evaluative work and research that assists higher graded analysts. Travel Required Occasional Travel Occasional travel as needed. Relocation Authorized No
General Services Administration - GSA Washington, DC
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as a Management Analyst and be a proactive member of our team. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the General Services Administration (GSA) is one of the original OIGs established by the Inspector General Act of 1978. The OIGs were created as independent and objective entities within an agency (A) to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the agency and (B) to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in agency programs and operations. The OIGs report to the agency head and Congress through semi-annual and other reports. The GSA OIG operates as an autonomous entity within GSA under a presidentially appointed, Senate confirmed Inspector General who supervises a diverse team of over 300 professionals in headquarters administrative, legal, and operational components and in regional operational offices throughout the country. The GSA OIG is dedicated to protecting the public interest by bringing about positive changes in the performance, accountability, and integrity of GSA programs and operations. Oversight is provided through auditing, inspections and evaluations, and investigations of GSA's extensive procurement, real property, and related programs and operations, which primarily support other federal agencies. OIG oversight components report their findings and recommend courses of action to promote efficiency and economy in the GSA's activities. Last fiscal year, our OIG professionals' efforts resulted in $243 million in criminal, civil, administrative, and other recoveries; over $1.4 billion in GSA management decisions that agreed with GSA OIG audit recommendations; over 40 successful criminal prosecutions; and numerous suspensions and debarments. Applicants are encouraged to review the work and accomplishments of the GSA OIG on our website, https://www.gsaig.gov/. Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, Interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Duties This position is located in the Office of Audit Planning, Policy, and Operations Staff (JAO) of the Office of Audits (JA). The incumbent serves as a Management Analyst with the responsibilities of leading the completion of recurring and ad hoc assignments as assigned by the Deputy Director and Director of JAO. The office is responsible for planning and monitoring the progress of JA audit assignments, including internal and contract audits; recommending, developing, and/or implementing audit policies and procedures; maintaining an effective quality control and assurance program over JA's audit operations; ensuring timely audit resolution; and, other duties necessary for the effective and efficient operation and management of JA programs and activities.  This position requires a comprehensive knowledge in the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to JA's operations in order to effectively plan and monitor JA audit assignments, and implement sound policies and procedures.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Participating in and/or leading assignments that contribute to the completion of day-to-day administrative operations of JA by completing Annual Assurance Statements, Annual Surveys(s), Government Performance Results Act analysis, and participating in the development of JA’s policies and procedures.  Preparing drafts and final versions of JA's internal audit plan based on major issues and challenges facing the agency; OIG, JA, and GSA management audit priorities; and available audit resources.  Processing JA audit resolution documentation and monitoring the Agency's implementation of recommendations made through JA audits.  Through the use of GSA’s Internal Control Audit Tracking System database, completing queries, developing reports, and analyzing audit resolution data.  Preparing JA responses to Congressional inquiries, Freedom of Information Act requests, and legislatively mandated reporting requirements applicable to JA to ensure that such responses are consistent and reflective of overall JA policy.  Developing JA’s response to the Semiannual Report to the Congress; Providing the Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General, and other GSA OIG management with a weekly updated significant items report.  Attending meetings, briefings, and conferences with high level OIG, GSA, and other Federal government agencies' personnel regarding technical aspects of individual audits, or JA operations in general. Travel Required Occasional Travel Selected applicant must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card. Relocation Authorized No
General Services Administration - GSA Fort Worth, TX
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Dallas, TX
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Denver, CO
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Washington, DC
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Newark, NJ
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Central Islip, NY
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Kings, NY
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA New York, NY
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Queens, NY
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Philadelphia, PA
Job Overview Summary About the Agency We have a severe shortage of qualified applicants for our Contract Specialist positions. To help us fill these jobs, we have been granted “Direct Hire Authority” or DHA. This means that when we have a vacant job, we can hire any qualified candidate, either from this notice or from any source. The benefit of applying to this notice is that your application may be shared with a hiring manager if they request resumes from this notice. A few key facts about this DHA notice: Many vacancies may be filled at the GS-9 through GS-15 levels Jobs have varying opportunities for advancement (promotion potential) Supervisory and non-supervisory opportunities Jobs are located in 7 metropolitan areas Current GSA employees on competitive service appointments will not be considered Each metropolitan area will independently review applications and decide who to interview. For questions about the selection process, contact the following:Denver: 303-236-0819 New York (includes Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Central Islip, and Suffolk): 212-264-8300 or 212-264-5557 Philadelphia: 215-446-4973 San Francisco: 415-522-2669 Seattle/Auburn: 253-931-7742 Washington, DC (includes Arlington and Alexandria):-Public Buildings Service (facilities and construction) opportunities: 202-357-9662 -Federal Acquisition Service (equipment, supplies, telecommunication, and integrated IT solutions) opportunities: 202-690-9469 -For positions supporting staff offices (business support services): 202-969-4037 -Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology or 18F (Secure Cloud, Customer Experience, Data Services, Open Innovation, and Smarter IT Delivery) opportunities: 202-969-4069 Dallas/Fort Worth: 817- 850-5531 If you have general questions about this job posting, or are having difficulty applying, contact us at 816-823-4900, or nrc@gsa.gov. For information on DHA, please visit https://www.opm.gov/directhire/index.asp. Duties As a contracting professional, you will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies. Your duties at the GS-09, GS-11, and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals Analyzing data to determine trends Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes Your duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include:Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems
General Services Administration - GSA Albany, NY
Job Overview Summary About the Agency GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.) As a GSA Building Manager, you will be responsible for directing and supervising all Property Management and Customer Service activities, and coordinating all of the Public Buildings Service (PBS) activities within the Upstate New York Service Center, Albany Field Office. This position is located in the Public Buildings Service, Upstate New York Service Center, Albany Field Office, Albany, NY. This office is responsible for overseeing regional programs related to the management and operation of space under the jurisdiction, custody, or control of PBS, both federally owned and leased. GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including: Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans); Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from; Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs; Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan); Flexible work schedules and telework; Transit and child care subsidies; and Training and development. At this time we are only filling one vacancy;however additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed. IMPORTANT: Unless you are a GSA employee as described in the Who Can Apply section your application will not be considered. Do not apply to this announcement. This position is announced as a Temporary Promotion NTE 1 year. This promotion may be made permanent without further competition. Duties As a Supervisory Building Manager, you will: Direct all aspects of the operation of GSA buildings, including maintenance of mechanical and elevator equipment, janitorial services, recycling, and solid and hazardous waste management. Supervise GSA workers and manage GSA contracts to deliver the full range of services to tenants while providing a safe, comfortable and healthy environment for them. Determine and direct the repairs and improvements of GSA buildings and equipment to sustain continuity of government operations, extend the useful life of buildings, and improve the asset value whilst simultaneously fulfilling public laws, and national and GSA policy. Regularly inspect buildings and equipment; prepare scopes of work and specifications, obtain proper funding, and execute repair projects, including inspection and acceptance of work. Be responsible for the coordination of all construction work in GSA controlled space; ensure that projects are completed safely and do not diminish the physical plant asset. Be responsible for full lease administration and oversight of leases to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of the lease and to ensure that GSA’s interest is protected and the government receives full value for the rent. Be responsible for all actions pertaining to personnel management programs and issues concerning subordinate staff. Be responsible for resolving and attending to subordinate staff issues to include labor and union relations, training, appraisals, incentive awards and other personnel actions. Maintain constructive contacts with representatives of federal agencies; act as a tenant advocate for judges, members of congress, and other public officials housed in government owned and leased space. Serve as an interface with community groups and associations and deliver high levels of customer service to include incorporating delivery methods that will enhance, improve, and ensure customer satisfaction. Represent GSA on property management matters and provide information and counseling on doing business with GSA to the general public and local officials, develop and promote positive working relations, and maintain continuous liaison with building tenants and top management officials. Develop requests for funding in real property operations and for repair & alteration projects with all supporting justifications within the funding requirements of an operating budget plan. Continuously review expenditures to ensure that operating budget plans are not exceeded, to include tracking trends and making adjustments as necessary to stay within approved funding levels. Travel Required Occasional Travel Occasional Travel may be required. Relocation Authorized No