Procurement Analyst

General Services Admin Washington, DC
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

As a Procurement Analyst, you will perform a variety of assignments associated with evaluating and improving acquisition activities throughout GSA.

Location of position: Office of Government Wide Policy/Office of Acquisition Policy located in one of the Regions listed below.

1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC or 77 Forsyth Street, SW Atlanta, GA 30303

The Office of Acquisition Policy (OAP) is responsible for strengthening federal acquisition policy and operations. OAP leads positive change in acquisition policy through its role on the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council as well as through GSA acquisition policy, guidance, and reporting to stakeholders.

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.

You will have access to many benefits including:

* Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans)

* Life insurance coverage with several options

* Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year

* Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)

* Flexible work schedules and telework

* Transit and child care subsidies

* Flexible spending accounts

* Long-term care insurance

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

This is not a virtual position. The selectee must report to one of the duty stations listed in this vacancy announcement.

Positions restricted to GSA employees:

Unless you are a GSA employee as described in the Who Can Apply section your application will not be considered.

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* Analyzes, evaluates, and validates the acquisition process in all of GSA's geographically dispersed regions and organizations for compliance with regulations and standards of integrity.

* Applies a wide variety of analytical methods in order to assess operational effectiveness of training, delegations of authority, etc and identify areas in need of improvement.

* Prepares draft and final reports and conducts briefings of findings for staff both in the field and at headquarters. Review comments on findings and adjusts reports as appropriate.

* Participates in setting annual and multi-year plans and schedules for the acquisition reviews and assessments.

* Provides recommendations and input in report form and briefs proposals as required by GSA management.

Travel Required

25% or less - Travel may be authorized to attend meetings and/or conferences.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to…

Your application will be considered if you are a:

* Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only - must be a GSA employee nationwide.

Internal Employees must be serving on career or career-conditional appointment, or under a noncompetitive Special Appointing Authority which provides for conversion to a permanent position in the Competitive Service.

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

* Job family (Series)

1102 Contracting

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)

* Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date.

* Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable

* Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

* Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).

* Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

* Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.


For each job on your resume, provide:

* the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)

* number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace corps, Americorps), we encourage you to include this experience on your resume.

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The GS-14 salary range for the Washington, DC local commuting area starts at $114,590 per year. The GS-14 salary range for the Atlanta, GA local commuting area starts at $108,281. Salary will be determined upon selection.


You must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:

1. All of the following:

(a) Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of FAC-C Course Requirements; or FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification. If your certification is over 2 years old, 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points are required to maintain certification.

(b) At least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions including 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the level described below; and

(c) Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

2. Exception: If you were in a GS-1102 position on January 1, 2000, you will be exempt from meeting the educational requirements for the grade level of that position. However, to be promoted you will have to meet Option 1 or 3.

3. Waiver: GSA's senior procurement executive has the discretion to waive any or all of the requirements in 1 above.

Specialized experience is one year of experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience in evaluating or implementing contracting programs; OR leading or supervising contracting professionals providing contracting services for the acquisition of a wide range of supplies, services (professional and non-professional), and/or construction; OR contracting experience that demonstrated the ability to perform the full range of highly complex pre-award and post award activities utilizing a variety of types of contracts and evidence of professional potential, business acumen, drive for results, relationship building, and self-motivation in order to procure supplies, services, or construction associated with an organization.


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