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KANSAS CITY, MO
Date:
12/11/2017
2017-12-112018-01-09
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Acquisition Program Specialist Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Acquisition Program Specialist Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $60,487.00 to $78,630.00 Grade 11 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/22/2017 Close Date 12/13/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
KANSAS CITY, MO

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    11/22/2017 to 12/13/2017

  • Salary

    $60,487 to $78,630 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 11

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

CD-18-JLT-2024967-BU

Control number

485046300

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose.

    Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you.

    If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you. Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors. Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis.  Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure.  Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization. By applying for this position you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you. With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement.  In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like yourself will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount.

    As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in subspecialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City. Take a closer look at Kansas City at www.thinkkc.com. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/"

    Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties:

    As the Acquisition Program Specialist you will serve as the medical center liaison and advisor on contract related services focusing on critical clinical and healthcare services, product acquisition and support services required by project managers, program managers, upper management and stakeholders on all aspects of procurement for a wide variety of items to include specialized services.  You will render expert contract pre-award and post award expertise to all administrative and clinical services within the medical center and supported catchment area.  Major duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to: 

    • Develops procedures, policies and supporting artifacts to ensure procurement activities are consistent with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), VA Acquisitions Regulations (VAAR) and other federal procurement laws and regulations.
    • Conducts analyses and recommends courses of actions to ensure that vision clinical and administrative service requirements have addressed considerations such as construction, budgeting, supporting manpower and other factors.
    • Provides training to the facility Contracting Officers on procurement policies and new processes and procedures related to procurement.
    • Establishes, expedites and reviews consolidation of all procurement packages including unique, emergent and complex requirements to meet timely and technical needs of assigned acquisitions.
    • Develops and conducts presentations/recommendations to leadership and other stakeholders to explain regulations and procedures.
    • Negotiates performance requirements among multiple sites and service lines in order to obtain agreement, standardize enterprise equipment, supply and/or service requirements in support of strategic acquisition plans;
    • Establishes and maintains controls to ensure that contracts are executed in accordance with terms;
    • Advises on all phases of negotiation with the contract specialist/contracting officer for contract modifications, change orders, supplemental agreements and delivery order processes including requirements, definition, justification and approval for service contract extension, method of contracting, evaluation or proposals and all phases of contract administrations; and
    • Monitors quality assurance surveillance plans to ensure that contracted services meet the expectations and needs of the facility.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm)

    Position Description Title/PD#: Acquisition Utilization Specialist/08884-A

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel between Medical Center and CBOCs may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485046300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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