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Purchasing - Procurement
The Arcanum Group is seeking a Contract Specialist to support a contract for the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Contract Specialist will be responsible for providing support in procuring services, leases, sharing/selling agreements, construction, and clerical work related to procurement for the VA.
The Contract Specialist will be responsible for providing multifunctional “cradle to grave” acquisition support services in accordance with the FAR, Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR), and VA policies and procedures.
The Contract Specialist will perform research, analysis, data entry, writing, document preparation, editing, scanning, document management, copying, phone calls, faxing, filing, and other activities as necessary in order to carry out the following support services:
Supporting the acquisition planning process, e.g. reviewing customer-submitted procurement packages to ensure completeness and performing market research.
Supporting the solicitation process, e.g. preparing pre-solicitation notices/synopses and requests for quotation.
Supporting evaluation of offers, e.g. reviewing vendor submissions to determine compliance with solicitation requirements and performing analysis of proposals to recommend establishment of competitive ranges.
Supporting the award process, e.g. preparing award documents, clearances, compliance checks, and data management in both VA and other Federal Government systems.
Providing contract administration support, e.g. processing background checks, reviewing contractor performance, and developing contract modifications.
Providing contract close-out support, e.g. preparing releases of claims and other documentation and reviewing final payments.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
At least four (4) years of government contracting experience
Experience with VA systems (IFCAP/VISTA, Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS)) and policies is preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, EXCEL, Outlook and PowerPoint)
The Arcanum Group (TAG) is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Denver. We provide nationwide services to Federal, State, and local government clients.
TAG’s “Hire Vets First” program was established in 2001 and seeks to offer priority consideration to well-qualified veterans and their family members who apply. The Arcanum Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
TAG offers high-quality program, technical and administrative services within the core delivery areas of Program and Project Management, Human Capital Solutions, and Information Technology Services. These services include the application of skilled administrative and technical personnel; expert management and analytical teams; and IT services that range from desktop support to custom enterprise systems solutions.