Acquisition Project Manager (DOL)
The Program Manager shall:
- Serves as the direct interface between the Contractor and the Government regarding contractual matters and personnel performance of the work.
- Be responsible for the performance of the work outlined in the Performance Work Statement (PWS).
- Have full authority to act for the Contractor on all Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) matters relating to daily operation of this BPA.
- Notify the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) of any situations impeding or impacting performance of any order placed against the BPA.
- Establish clear organizational lines of authority and responsibility to ensure effective management of resources assigned to the requirement.
- Maintain continuity between the support operations at DOL and the Contractor’s corporate office.
- Establish processes and assign appropriate resources to effectively administer the requirements of the BPA and all subsequent orders.
- Develop and maintain an effective quality control program to ensure services are performance in accordance with the PWS, terms and conditions of the GSA PSS contract vehicle, the BPA and subsequent orders. Develop and implement procedures to identify, prevent and ensure non-recurrence of defective services with prime and Subcontractor employees utilized in support of this BPA. Develop a Quality Control Plan that enables the Contractor to identify and correct deficiencies in the quality of service before task activities occur and/or the Government points out deficiencies.
- Develop a Transition In Plan which consists of reasonable, realistic approaches for assuming full contractual responsibility without disruption or degradation of performance during the start-up period. The Transition In Plan shall identify risk, propose appropriate mitigation strategies, and propose realistic, achievable and affordable start-up schedule and staff plan. The plan shall ensure sufficient resources are on hand and available to being work under this contract.
- Ensure adequate, experienced and qualified personnel to support program requirements. Ensure timely replacement of personnel when required.
- Respond to request for communication, information, clarification and revision of deliverables within each occurrence.
- Deliver monthly status reports to COR.
- Deliver bi-weekly sign-in/sign-out sheets and timesheets to COR.
- Complete and handle all files in accordance with acquisition regulations and DOL local policies and procedures.
- Administer and/or closeout Government contractual vehicles in accordance with regulatory guidance and DOL procedures. Develop a Transition-Out Plan consisting of detailed approaches and methodologies, risk mitigation strategies to ensure smooth transition to replacement services when the BPA period of performance ends.
- Participate in meetings as required. During period review meetings, the Contracting Officer (CO) and/or Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) will address performance issues, if any, and appropriate actions to be taken.
- Special Qualifications and Experience:
- Experienced candidates MUST have a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in federal contracting.
- Excellent customer relationship management skills.
- Be knowledgeable and experience using electronic media, including Microsoft Office software (Work, Excel, Power-point, etc.).
- Ability to quickly grasp procurement terms, methodologies, and processes.
- Excellent writing skills and be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Be familiar with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
- Program Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
- Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) or Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Level III is desired, but not required.
- Bachelor’s Degree with 24 semester hours in business related coursework.
- Candidates must receive and maintain a Secret Security Clearance (current National Agency Check with Inquiries).