Stuttgart - Germany
IMSolutions is looking for Federal Contracts Specialists to join us at our client the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
This position is 100% remote.
NOAA is a scientific and regulatory agency within the United States Department of Commerce that forecasts weather, monitors oceanic and atmospheric conditions, charts the seas, conducts deep sea exploration and manages fishing and protection of marine mammals and endangered species in the U.S.
As a Contract Specialist II , you will have a critical role performing various pre-and post-contract and procurement responsibilities pertaining to the procurement of supplies, services, and equipment, which may include most all functions from cradle to grave in the acquisition life cycle. Possess working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements.
These functions may include:
Apply established acquisition/purchasing regulations, policies, and procedures while assisting in the procurement of goods and services in a Federal Government environment.
Prepare or review pre-procurement packages.
Prepare and/or research support documentation.
Make quality recommendations to the Contracting Officer/Grants Officer.
Research, analyze, and validate relevant data.
Complete tasks needed to successfully advertise, solicit, construct, award, administer, and/or close out Government contracts or task/delivery orders.
Support the issuance of contracts, and purchase orders, track status, and expedite orders according to customer requirements and in compliance with all related guidelines, policies, and procedures.
To qualify you will have:
6+ years of Federal contracts management experience.
Bachelor’s degree or at least 24 credit hours in business or a business-related field.
Knowledge of Federal grants laws, regulations, and policies, and an understanding of business and industry grant practices.
Acquisition planning - reviewing, editing, or assisting in writing statements of work (SOW), performance work statements (PWS) statement of objectives (SOO), request for information (RFI)/Request for Proposal (RFP)/Request for Quotation (RFQ) and Invitation for Bids (IFB).
Market research/analysis, selection and administration of contract terms and conditions, cost, and price analysis,
Negotiation preparation - preparation of contract modifications, development of evaluation criteria, evaluation of contract performance, contract termination, and contract closeouts.
Experience with Cost Reimbursable, Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time & Materials (T&M), Labor Hour (LH), Commercial, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), and GSA FSS contracting.
U.S. Citizenship or Foreign National with a work permit and residing in the U.S. for three or more years.
Ability to pass a Federal Public Trust Clearance, which must be adjudicated favorably for you to begin working. This requires fingerprinting and reporting on your previous employment, residence, education, and financial and legal background. Candidates may be disqualified for federal or state convictions of crimes, military court-martials, delinquent federal debt including taxes and student loans, current use of illegal drugs, or lying on their application.
Base compensation range and benefits:
$50,000 to $75,000 - Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location.
Outstanding medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401k with match.
Collaborative work environment; with most roles being remote.
IMS jobs are posted as open until filled.
Who we are:
IMSolutions is a rapidly growing woman-owned, veteran-owned Virginia-based management consulting company. We specialize in providing innovative and cost-competitive business and program management solutions to our clients across the public sector. Primarily, our support encompasses assisting clients in acquiring mission-critical capabilities; including developing holistic program strategies for successfully inserting technologies to achieve material solutions efficiently and expeditiously.
At IMSolutions, service to our clients, each other, and our communities is at the center of everything we do. We understand, comprehend, and appreciate that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and points of view lead to better and more comprehensive ideas and solutions. Our IMS culture and commitment to difference and inclusivity help us grow as individuals and in partnership with our clients to drive our unparalleled solutions and customer experience.
IMS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
IMS is a federal contractor that desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings.
IMS is an E-Verify Employer.
If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact us to ask for accommodation or an alternative application process.
Trina Campbell (tcampbell at imsolutionsllc.com )