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IMSolutions, LLC Contracts Specialist IV - Liaison, Federal Government - NOAA in Helena, Montana

Contracts Specialist IV - Liaison, Federal Government - NOAA


Full Time

#1208 - NOAA: SS 1 open


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IMSolutions is looking for a Federal Contracts Specialist Liaison to join us at our client the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In this role, you must possess a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements.

This position is 100% remote – telework in the U.S.

This position works in support of the NOAA Field Delegate Program Manager to oversee the Field Delegates, a workforce of warranted Contracting Officers who handle simplified acquisitions across NOAA. The Contract Specialist Liaison:

  • Provides customer support services to our Field Delegates in the West, Midwest, and Pacific locations of the United States based on their geographical location and normal performance hours.

  • Conducts Field Delegates reviews / audits.

  • Analyzes findings from the audit.

  • Drafts the Audit Reports for Field Delegate Review.

  • Researches inquiries/questions from Field Delegates.

  • Supports the Field Delegate Program Manager in the development of monthly training. sessions and the planning and execution of the Field Delegate Training Event. Assists in tracking continuous learning and issuing continuous learning points.

  • Supports the Field Delegate Quarterly and End of Year Reports.

  • Assists in the intake and response to both routine and ad hoc data calls.

  • Collects and manages program data.

  • Performs Procurement Analyst duties as needed and based on availability.

  • Participates in Acquisition Management Reviews.

  • Provides peer reviews of work products for other Policy and Oversight Division functions.

To minimally qualify you will have the following:

  • 10+ years of experience in planning, awarding, and administering contracts for the procurement of supplies, services, construction, or research and development for the U.S. Federal Government.

  • Bachelor’s degree or at least 24 credit hours in business or a business-related field.

  • Expert knowledge of the federal acquisition life cycle, including pre-solicitation, solicitation, award, contract administration, and closeout. (cradle-to-grave contracting)

  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to conduct contract work.

  • Experience in preparation of the Government's Business Clearance/Pre-and Post-Negotiation position for formal contract procedures.

  • Experience leading the negotiation team as the principal contract negotiator and negotiating contract equitable adjustments; etc.

  • Negotiation preparation - preparation of contract modifications, development of evaluation criteria, evaluation of contract performance, contract termination, and contract closeouts.

  • Market research/analysis, selection and administration of contract terms and conditions, cost, and price analysis.

  • U.S. Citizenship or Foreign National with a work permit and residing in the U.S. for three or more years.

  • Ability to pass a Federal Public Trust Clearance, which must be adjudicated favorably for you to begin working. This requires fingerprinting and reporting on your previous employment, residence, education, and financial and legal background. Candidates may be disqualified for federal or state convictions of crimes, military court-martials, delinquent federal debt including taxes and student loans, current use of illegal drugs, or lying on their application.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Master’s Degree in Business or related field.

  • Under Previous DAWIA certification system – Equivalent to Level 2 FAC-C certification.

  • Previously warranted contracting officer.

Base compensation range and benefits:

  • $90,000 to $100,000 - Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location.

  • Medical, Tri-Care Supplement, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, insurance (STD, LTD, life, AD&D, voluntary life, accident, hospitalization, critical illness), EAP, and additional discounts!

IMS jobs are posted as open until filled.

Who we are:

IMSolutions is a rapidly growing woman-owned, veteran-owned Virginia-based management consulting company. We specialize in providing innovative and cost-competitive business and program management solutions to our clients across the public sector. Primarily, our support encompasses assisting clients in acquiring mission-critical capabilities; including developing holistic program strategies for successfully inserting technologies to achieve material solutions efficiently and expeditiously.

At IMSolutions, LLC (IMS) service to our clients, each other, and our communities is at the center of everything we do. We understand, comprehend, and appreciate that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and points of view lead to better and more comprehensive ideas and solutions. Our IMS culture and commitment to difference and inclusivity help us grow as individuals and in partnership with our clients to drive our unparalleled solutions and customer experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

IMS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

IMS is a federal contractor that desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings.

IMS is an E-Verify Employer.

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact us to ask for accommodation or an alternative application process. (tcampbell @