Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Atlanta, GA) Seeks Contract Specialist (Remote Telework Available)

Job Opportunity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Position Title: Contract Specialist

Location: CDC offers remote telework from a variety of locations in the United States. The location will be determined after selection is made.

Description of Position:

The CDC is recruiting individuals to work in the field of contracting at its headquarters office in Atlanta, GA. Applicants must have a master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, marketing, industrial/supply chain management, quantitative methods, or organization and management. CDC is responsible for award and administration of billions of dollars in contracts each year for a variety of complex services and supplies.

Some of the duties associated with this position are:

The contract specialist performs the following job functions:

–Responsible for pre-award and post-award contract functions including negotiations, cost/price analysis, and administration of contracts for various technical and business services, equipment, construction, and/or commodities.

–Address problems that have arisen, present alternative solutions, and negotiate with the contractor to settle issues that affect the terms and conditions of the award. Review settlement proposals.

–Develop strategic procurement plans with program officials to efficiently and effectively provide contract management support.

–Advise program office staff with regard to the acquisition objectives. Plan strategies pertaining to the degree of competition and the contractual methods to meet program objectives.

–Develop acquisition milestone schedules. Prepare solicitation documents for various procurement actions. Incorporate applicable regulations and clauses.

For additional information and to apply, please visit Symplicity Job Posting ID#33634.