Martek Global Services, Inc. (“Martek”) is a Professional Services company headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland with an additional office in Huntsville, Alabama allowing us to be strategically structured to reinforce our nationwide support services. For over two decades our experience and dedication to customer service has been unparalleled as we continue to service many of our original customers from 21 years ago. From the beginning, Martek has established a solid reputation by seamlessly delivering solutions that have consistently exceeded both our commercial and government customers’ expectations. These successes have been contributed to over 20 federal agencies/bureaus in over 200 cities in 40 states whose awards and testimonials have recognized our high level of service and dedication to our customer’s mission and goals.
Martek has been awarded several long-term Federal contracts to provide a wide range of Acquisition talent. We are currently looking for 2 Contract Specialist III profiles with Active Secret Clearances, such as former or retired: GS-1102’s, military equivalents, or any individual with the required specialized training and experiences out lined below and who also has the ability to manage a rigorous workload for our busy clients. In exchange for the right candidate, you will be rewarded with a well-paid, fully benefited and an exciting opportunity.
The Contract Specialist III provides acquisition and contract management support services to the Defense Security Service. The job-site for this position is at a remote location and not Martek’s corporate office, therefore the Contract Specialist III is required to practice independent judgment and discretion with all job related functions performed at all times. This position requires the involvement of sensitive customer matters, data, insight and task that are of significant value to our customer’s mission and goals. As such, the Contract Specialist III is required to complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement and Non-Compete Agreements for Martek and its customer. They provide knowledge of Federal contracting law, regulation, policies and precedents, and related principles, policies and procedures to plan, lead, review, or audit the most complex procurement functions. They must be skilled in technical and coordinative activities sufficient to lead work on a variety of highly complex procurement and contractual processes or reviews. They must possess a familiarity with business practices and market conditions sufficient to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility and contractor performance. The Contract Specialist III provides the full range of procurement related support services, except for making determinations, executing awards/modifications and any approval actions, in support of AQD’s acquisition services activities.
Responsibilities & Duties
The Contract Specialist III provides efficient and cost effective acquisition and contract management support services for the requirements described below ensuring professional communication during support of all assigned tasks. The Contract Specialist III ensure all work is completed in accordance with the FAR, DFARS, and DOD local Policy during support of all assigned tasks. These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Pre-Solicitation Support: Provide pre-solicitation advice, recommendations, and document support for multiple assigned acquisition requirements through the presolicitation phase. Update the AQ Workload Tracker on a daily basis for all assigned actions.
Performance Work Statements/Statements of Work/Specifications/Requirements Documents: Assist in preparing pre-award PWS, Statements of Work (SOW), Statements of Objective (SOO), and other requirements documents. This effort includes assisting program offices in researching and drafting specifications and standards, including developing performance measures, providing consultation and recommendations; coordinating requirements documents and developing evaluation criteria. Deliverables: PWS’, SOWs; SOOs; and related documents.
Acquisition Plan Support: Provide advice and recommendations for all elements in acquisition plans, including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedule, etc. Research existing Government-wide contracts for available products and services. Evaluate different approaches to and sources for acquisition plan support. Research available suppliers and compare the services and costs of obtaining support from the different providers. Determine applicability of the Economy Act. Deliverables: Written acquisition plans; Economy Act documentation.
Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE):. Assisting the program offices in preparing IGCEs. Research analysis may include, but is not limited to, past purchases of the products or services, current market value of the products or services, other agency purchases of similar products and services. Deliverables: IGCEs.
Market Research and Market Surveys: Assist in conducting market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles. Potential sources should include socioeconomic program participants (i.e., small businesses, small and disadvantaged businesses, HUB Zone businesses). Potential vehicles should include Government-wide Agency Contracts, and other agency contracts. Conduct market surveys and prepare written documentation of market research. Support program offices in documenting small business capability analysis. Prepare and Post Requests for Information (RFIs). Prepare and support requests and requirements for Industry Days. Prepare FedBizOpps and other electronic posting announcements. Deliverables: Market research documentation; RFIs; FedBizOpps and other electronic posting announcements; small business capability analyses.
Pre-Award Documentation and Source Selection: Assist in evaluation process and assure written documentation to support either informal or formal source selection procedures. If formal source selection procedures are used – support preparation of Source Selection Plans, assist with identification of Source Selection Evaluation Board (SSEB) members, instruct SSEB members on roles and responsibilities, ensure Conflict of Interest/Nondisclosure Forms are signed, prepare evaluation sheets, and prepare draft of Source Selection Decision Memorandum. Other pre-award documents may include Determinations and Findings (D&Fs), Justifications and Approvals (J&As), and other necessary contract file documents. Deliverables: Source selection evaluation documentation; D&Fs; J&As; Small Business Administration (SBA) nomination letters; and other necessary contract file documents.
Solicitations: Prepare Request for Quotes (RFQs), Request for Proposals (RFPs), and Combined Synopsis/Solicitations. Assure the solicitation includes all appropriate solicitation terms and conditions. Recommend and prepare unique terms and conditions as required. Prior to release of solicitation, verify that funds are available and obtain policy and legal concurrence. Release solicitation by electronic posting, email, fax, or mail. Deliverables: Solicitations.
Pre-Award and Contract Award Support: Provide pre-award and contract award advice, recommendations, and document support to multiple assigned acquisition requirements through the award phase. Update the AQ Workload Tracker on a daily basis for all assigned actions. Requirements support includes:
Contract Award: Work with evaluators and the CO to identify pre-negotiation objectives and assist the CO with discussions with contractors. Prepare final contract award documents for task and delivery orders, BPA Calls, and stand-alone contracts, and COR Appointment letters. Obtain policy and legal concurrence. Distribute contract to appropriate parties. Input award into the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS). Ensure the contract is complete and all final documents are included in accordance with local policy. Deliverables: Business Clearances, Price Negotiation Memorandums; Source Selection Decision Memorandums; Contract Awards; COR Appointment Letters; Distribution Records; Contract Action Reports; and complete contract files.
Post-Award Support: Provide post-award advice, recommendations, and document support to multiple assigned acquisition requirements through the post-award phase. Update the AQ Workload Tracker on a daily basis for all assigned actions. Requirements support includes:
Post-award Support: Prepare appropriate documentation for contract modifications, including the exercise of options, change orders and other post-award administration requirements. Monitor contractor performance, including schedules and milestones, in accordance with the terms of the contract to ensure contractor performance meets the contract requirements. Prepare modifications, and assist the CO and COR in the resolution of performance problems. Deliverables: Modifications; post-award supporting documentation; and complete contract files.
Closeout Support: Provide close-out advice, recommendations, and document support to multiple assigned acquisition requirements through the close-out phase. Update the AQ Workload Tracker on a daily basis for all assigned actions. Requirements support includes:
Close-out Support: Prepare appropriate documentation for closing out contract actions including the de-obligation of expiring and excess funds. Gather the appropriate data from the various contracting databases (Contracting Officer Representative Tool (CORT), COR files, Invoicing, Receipt, Acceptance, and Property Transfer (iRAPT), Contractor Performance Assessment Reports System (CPARS), Electronic Document Access (EDA), etc.) for inclusion in the official contract file. Prepare modifications, close-out forms (DD Form 1594 and 1597), and assist the CO and COR in the resolution of close-out issues. Deliverables: Completed DD Forms 1594 and 1597; Close-out documentation; and complete contract files.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 24
4 years of Federal contracting experience
DAWIA or FAC-C Level II certification or equivalent within the last 4 years.
Active Security Clearance
Additional Skills Preferred, not Required
Military or DoD Acquisition Training & Experience
Previously Held Warrants
Additional Salary Information: Salary range based on overall skillset
About Martek Global Services, Inc.
Martek’s capabilities continue to evolve from a foundation established more than 20 years ago, and rooted in the idea that one company can provide the spectrum of services a growing or transitioning organization needs. These services range from signing a lease or buying a building, to ensuring the space is fully outfitted and operational. The company’s fundamental, core characteristic—a commitment to helping organizations run better—has established trust in the marketplace, and opened doors to new opportunities.
Today, Martek’s people and capabilities are delivering game-changing results for organizations across the country. Whether providing assisted acquisition services for the world’s most powerful military force, or managing initial outfitting, transitioning and activation for hospitals and science facilities, Martek’s professional services propel organizations forward, while streamlining the process in route to enormous value.
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