Contract & Procurement Specialist

Location: Naval Base Kitsap - FFR Support Center, Keyport

Pay Grade: NF-1102-03

Join the CNRNW N9 Fleet & Family Readiness Program team and grow your professional skills! Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events. Employees have access to shopping at the Navy Exchange.

Brief Description of Duties: Purpose of the work is to support acquisition needs for centralized procurement and contracting of a variety of commodities, services, and minor construction in the NW Region Fleet & Family Readiness Program. Significant volume of goods and services procured via Government Purchase Cards. Drafts final contracts and prepares recommendation for award. Administers contract and provides guidance to contractor regarding contractual terms. Maintains official contract file identifying problem situations or potential contract problems until contract is fully satisfied and closed. Develops procurement plans, reviews requisitions and determines appropriate method of procurement, i.e., formal advertising, negotiation, sole source or existing contracts. Performs detailed analysis of bids or proposals received ensuring strict compliance with specifications.

Qualification Requirements: Experience and broad knowledge of market sources for commonly purchased commercial items and routine services. General knowledge of technical purchasing methods and procedures. Knowledge of business practices, to include price evaluation techniques, administration of simplified acquisitions, and contract negotiations is required. A working knowledge of accounting codes, cost centers, and automated accounting systems. Must be able to obtain and maintain a NAF Contracting Warrant, as well as a NAF and APF Government Purchase Card (GPC). Computer skills for effective communication and organizational skills are required to negotiate with various levels of business representatives and customers. EEOE

Conditions of Employment: Subject to background check in accordance with federal regulations.

Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

Advancement Opportunities: Fleet & Family Readiness Programs is a worldwide enterprise as far-reaching as Europe & Japan with career opportunities in business, fitness, recreation, child-care, hospitality management, housing, food services, or human services. Gain valuable experience and benefit from our mentoring and employee development programs. Where do you want to go today?

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