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DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Background on Client The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS) provides Information Technology (IT) support and technical solutions for the Department of the Navy (DoN) within the enterprise and business domain. PEO-EIS is responsible for overseeing life-cycle management of several Acquisition Category (ACAT) I IT programs, projects, and initiatives. In this role, PEO-EIS is accountable for the efficient and proper planning, design, implementation, and operation of shore-based DoN networks and combat support-related enterprise information systems, and is a key stakeholder for the development of requirements for future IT capabilities and operations. Oversight and management of the PEO-EIS Portfolio represents every discipline within the acquisition management field, as well as several unique areas of expertise concerning corporate finance structure and special skills regarding the Defense Property Management System. The ability to integrate all of these activities across the portfolio also is a major requirement for the support services, and an approach that focuses on the integration of many specialized teams across multiple programs. The PEO-EIS Portfolio is comprised of several major efforts: (a) The Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI)/Continuation of Services Contracts (CoSC) is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise network contract serving more than 700,000 users across the Navy and Marine Corps. This program incorporates the range of Enterprise IT issues including hardware (procurement, configuration management, asset valuation and tracking), software licensing, data center management, call center management, and critical Information Assurance (IA) initiatives. The CoSC facilitates the NMCI continuation of services via Hewlett Packard. (b) Next Generation Enterprise Networks (NGEN) is the future set of DoN IT services with ACAT I program reporting requirements to the DoN, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), and Congress. (c) Sea Warrior is a complex portfolio of over 20 Human Resource and Manpower Systems with significant oversight and interest at the OSD and Congressional level. (d) Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (Navy ERP) is a Navy-wide implementation of a SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for financial and acquisition management and supply solution that combines specialized skills in Change Management, ERP development and implementation, and acquisition support at the ACAT I level. (e) Global Combat Support System - Marine Corps (GCSS-MC) is an ACAT I global supply and maintenance system with over 35,000 users across the USMC. It is being deployed world-wide to the Marine Corps, and includes all phases of acquisition from future requirements, development, and implementation and sustainment of an Oracle ERP solution. RESPONSIBILITIES The Contracts Specialist will provide direct contracts management support on federal contracts at the Washington Navy Yard. The duties include (a) providing direct contracts management support on federal contracts; (b) assisting in disseminating contract modifications, conforming the contract, as well as providing other administrative support; (c) providing market research as a part of the cost/price analysis process; (d) providing cost/price analysis of industry standard prices and negotiation positions for Contract Line Item Number (CLIN) items; (e) reviewing and submitting recommendations for invoicing issues; and, (f) providing research and suggestions for ordering tool operations and training. The Candidate will assist the Procuring Contracting Officer (PCO) team with the resolution of emergent contracting issues including tracking, management and negotiation of un-priced CLIN items, Enterprise order processing, award fee execution, and invoicing issues. The Candidate will gather information, review and present Executive Level Briefs with limited to no supervision to other members of their team.
The ideal Candidate is a team player who is willing to learn and develop professionally. The Candidate has two to six years' experience in direct Federal contracts management client support and experience with research and writing skills- data analysis, entry, mining and representation. The Candidate has advanced experience with Contracting by Negotiation and experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR). The Candidate has proven organizational skills and acute attention to detail and strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills. The Candidate has outstanding verbal and written communication skills. The Candidate has knowledge and technical subject matter expertise related to Microsoft Exchange 2013/2016 and Office 365. Finally, Navy Enterprise Resource Program (NERP) navigation and entry experience is preferred. The Candidate must be willing and able to work on-site at the Washington Navy Yard. U.S. Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain the designated Government clearance (Secret). Must have an active Secret clearance. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MCR, LLC, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.