Marine Corps Community Services–Supervisory Procurement Analyst, Procurement Branch

 

Job Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.    We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

 

 

 

Major Duties

Serves as senior Procurement Policy Analyst with responsibility for Nonappropriated  Fund (NAF) procurement actions at the Business and Support Services Division (MR) and installation level Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS). Procurement actions include complex information technology requirements; finance, insurance and communication requirements; professional training and analytical services; renovation, A-E, and construction requirements; equipment and supply purchases; and revenue-generating contracts.

Responsible for the analysis and evaluation of contracting matters, and the initiation, development, and recommendation  of procurement policies and procedures.  Develops, formulates, establishes and maintains procurement organizational policies, processes, and corresponding procedures, standards and instructions to ensure Contract Specialists remain compliant with higher level authority. Initiates new instructions and standard operating procedures as required and periodically reviews these documents to ensure currency, accuracy, and consistency.

Independently interprets and applies Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Navy (DoN), and USMC (NAF) procurement policies, directives, and regulations. Keeps abreast of legal and regulatory changes and provides guidance on implementation and utilization to Contract Specialists. Prepares NAF contract policy and procedural instructions.  Provides oversight in the content and development of NAF contracting courses.  Assists or develops lesson plans on various procurement subjects and provides training to contract and requirements personnel on the performance of their duties. Assist in the formulation of the strategic plan, and participates in special studies and projects.  Solicits input from DoD field agencies and initiates action to improve NAF procurement processes.

Conducts or participates in Procurement Management Reviews and “assist” visits to review contract data. Reports discrepancies or noncompliance and makes recommendations on corrective actions and projected programs to achieve goals and objectives.

Participates in the development of policy as a representative to special task groups within OSD, MR and MCCS. Maintains contractual data and history, along with other indicators of program execution and effectiveness. Prepares supporting documentation and delivers presentations and proposals.  This may include briefs, action documents, point papers and slide presentations for use by management officials.

Serves as a team leader for all phases of the procurement policy process for the contractual obligations of MR. and MCCS. This includes a wide range of contract specialization  in developing solicitations, procuring commodities and contracting for professional and support services, overseeing contract negotiations, conducting cost and price analysis, and providing contract administration and close-out.

As needed may perform purchasing and contract administration and direction, including the issuance of solicitations, awarding of contracts, contract modifications, negotiation of changes, exercise of options for contracts, investigation  and resolution of contract delays, contractor performance appraisals, subcontractor surveillance, disposition of claims, and other contractual related matters. Supervises employees in the accomplishment of work.

Qualifications

A BACHELOR’S DEGREE from an accredited college or university in contracting, acquisition  planning, finance, audit, business, purchasing, economics, or a related field appropriate to the work of the position AND SEVEN (7) YEARS of experience that demonstrates broad knowledge of procurement policies and procedures to plan, analyze, or evaluate procurement programs; review proposed contractual actions for conformance with regulatory requirements and procurement practices; and develop policies and procedures and provide advice and guidance to subordinate activities, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above.

Knowledge of federal and/or local contract laws, regulations and procedures applicable to acquisition and contract administration. Expert knowledge of procurement objectives, strategies, goals and technical terminology. Ability to recognize and analyze procurement problems, conduct research, summarize results, and make appropriate recommendations.  Ability to differentiate between NAF and APF requirements.

Procurement experience or knowledge in a wide variety of negotiated commercial products and services from recurring equipment and supplies to information technology and business operations. Experience or knowledge of procurement actions at an installation (or requiring activity), regional, or corporate-wide level with ability to perform analytics to determine if mission requirements have been met.

Written communication  skills sufficient to develop policies and procedures, and to explain basis for recommendations and changes. Verbal communication skills sufficient to discuss program issues with headquarters and installation level MCCS Directors, Division management staff and senior-level  personnel. Ability to provide leadership, mentor, lead, guide, train and supervise subordinate staff; and work effectively with others in a regulated environment.

This position is designated as a Position of Trust, and the incumbent must be eligible for a background check. Appointment and continued employment is subject to a favorable National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACD background check. Must file an annual Confidential Financial Disclosure report (OGE form 450).

How To Apply

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.  To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

 

Closing Statement

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division will obtain a Criminal Record Check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI).
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
Required Documents:
           *Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
           *If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT’S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
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