Contractor shall also plan and schedule trainings in the following fields:
B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent experience in a related field. Advanced degrees are preferred.
The Contractor employee will have at 20 years general experience, inclusive of 15 years prior experience employed with a USIC agency as a Special Agent, Case Officer, Counterintelligence Specialist, or Intelligence Analyst conducting counterintelligence investigations, or prior work experience in the security programs.
The Contractor employee shall be a demonstrated expert in relation to the requirements encompassed throughout the SOW and in the subject matter being written and briefed; shall have established credentials in ensuring the maintenance of professional standards and shall possess comprehensive experience in providing high-quality specialized support to various programs. The Contractor employee shall provide intelligence reports and briefings to executive level audiences in the public and private sectors.
The Contractor employee should possess demonstrated capability to produce high-quality written products applicable to insider threats. Specifically beneficial is experience working counterintelligence and security matters.
Preference is for the Contractor to have extensive knowledge of FBI policies, procedures and protocols.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Acquisition Planning Support - The contractor will, as required,
Assist the Task Manager in serving as acquisition advisor to the program office team throughout the life of the project
Support acquisition program teams
Assist in drafting acquisition plan/strategy for acquisitions
Document acquisition plans/strategy and maintain contractual documents over the life of the project
Ensure acquisition packages include an Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)
Ensure that documents required by government ethics and procurement integrity (confidentiality agreements and non-disclosure statements), as well as evaluation panel appointing letters are signed and retained, as applicable
Participate in acquisition strategy planning meetings
Research and develop recommendations for use of contract vehicle, contracting agency, procurement sources, and competition requirements
Identify and monitor cost goals, including life-cycle costs
Perform design-to-cost, and application of should-cost analyses, and advise on trade-offs and risks
Provide strategies for implementing performance base contracting and acquisition streamlining Facilitate the completion of sole-source justification letters for sole-source procurement actions
Solicitation / Procurement Support - The contractor will, as required,
Review new requirements to determine how they will be processed (modify existing contract/delivery order or new effort) and make recommendation to the Contracting Officer
Schedule, prepare, and assist in the facilitation of vendor conferences, as directed by the Contracting Officer
Draft notices (synopsis, sources sought, request for information, etc) for publication in the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps)
Ensure funding is available for the acquisition
Draft Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Quotation (RFQ) and occasionally Invitation for Bid (IFB) packages using FBI’s Unified Financial Management System (UFMS)
Review contractors proposals and make recommendations to the Contracting Officer before and after negotiation
Prepare proposal evaluation packages
Assist the Contracting Officer with post award briefings
Maintain copies of award documents in accordance with FBI Procurement Section guidelines
Assist the Contracting Officer with proper review and disposition of unsolicited proposals
Post Award Support – The contractor will support the Contracting Officer with tracking and oversight of the contract post-award requirements that may include:
Drafting of delivery/task orders and modifications
Drafting of delivery/task order or contract period of performance extensions
Participation in program management reviews, surveillance activities, and performance monitoring, with the use of a corrective action system
Provide support necessary to assist Contracting Officers with oversight and controls to keep the suppliers performance in compliance with the required contractual standards
Tracking and monitoring the performance of the suppliers and the progress made on delivery/task orders or contracts
Ensuring the appropriate cost reports are submitted to the Contracting Officer as required
Provide support necessary to monitor and advise of contract financial condition
Provide support necessary to assist in getting invoices processed in a timely manner
Review requests for payments under the progress payments or performance-based payment clauses
Acceptance, review, coordination, and filing contractor deliverables
Completion of Contractor Performance Evaluation Form or other similar past performance questionnaire
Contract Files Maintenance- The contractor will provide support necessary to assist the Contracting Officer with maintaining both hard copies and electronic copies of all contracting documentation over the life of the project, including any issues that impact directly on matters of price or contract delivery, and management of contractor deliverables.
Required Active Clearance: Top Secret
Minimum Experience: 11+ years in Federal Contracting
Experience in conducting both pre-award and post-award activities in federal contracting.
Cradle to grave experience with federal contracting.
Experience with utilizing regulations and contracting principles and contract types to procure and administer a variety of contracts; conducting negotiations during pre-award and post-award phases; monitoring contractor performance; analyzing industry and market conditions to determine sources; and applying cost and price procedures and techniques to evaluate bids, contract proposals, and responsibility of contractors; Specialized experience in Construction and IT related procurements.
Masters Degree in Business or Government Contracting
FAC-C or DAWIA Level III Certification in Contracting or equivalent
Experience as a Federal, Warranted Contracting Officer
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Federal Contracting
Facilities Requirements determinations
Required minimum clearance - Top Secret, SCI Eligibility