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Summary Of Qualifications
  • 10 years of proven commitment to provide excellent acquisition and contract administration support
  • 17 years of excellent customer service
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • High level of understanding involving various types of contracts, pre-post contract award activities, and acquisition processes

  • Professional Experience

    Performance Management Consulting (PMC), Washington, DC 11/05/07 - 08/08
    Contracts Specialist
  • Analyzing project requirements to provide recommendations to ensure that the program or project activities remain within scope, satisfy requirements in a timely manner within approved budges, and make the most effective use of the human resources available.
  • Identify and quantify risks that would affect the quality, timeliness, and cost of project services and deliverables and recommend risk avoidance ad mitigation plans.
  • Integrate procurement management processes; to include but not limited to procurement planning, solicitation planning, solicitation development and release, source selections, contract administration, and contract closeout. Recommend and assist in the development of processes to ensure timely, accurate, and effective collection, formatting, dissemination and storage.
  • In-depth knowledge of PRISM, FPDS, DHS FFMS, and DHS Requirements Tracking System (RTS). Initialize solicitations, modifications, Interagency Agreements (IAA), etc through PRISM for Contracting Officer review and approval.
  • Facilitate and/or assist in the procurement planning process, which includes but is not limited to: some developing and reviewing requirements for Statements of Work and SOO's, determining the appropriate method of procurement, prepare small solicitation packages to other contracting agencies for procurement off available IDIQ(s), BPA or other schedules, contract administration and closeout.
  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFAR and AFAR
  • Review and payment of invoices in FFMS.
  • Facilitate and assist in execution of market research and Request for Information (RFI(s) for development in future Government requirements

  • Camber Corporation, Falls Church, VA 07/05 - 10/26/07

    Contracts Specialist
  • Directly support two Level IV Contracting Officers in multiple areas of solicitation, contract support, pre-post award preparation and 'cradle to grave' contract administration for service contracts in support of the Joint Project Manager - Guardian Office (JPMG) / the Installation Protection Program (IPP), Force Protection Service (FPS), and office of PM Consequence Management (PMCM).
  • Evaluate invoices for accuracy and payment. Provide rejection of cost notifications to vendor for response and necessary correction.
  • Facilitate and/or assist in the procurement planning process, which includes but is not limited to: developing and reviewing requirements for Statements of Work and SOO's, determining the appropriate method of procurement, prepare small solicitation packages to other contracting agencies for procurement off available IDIQ(s), BPA or other schedules, contract administration and closeout.
  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFAR and AFAR
  • Performing analysis of bids or proposals for cost reasonableness and technical worthiness in response to Government SOW; preparing recommendations for award, and documenting reasons for decisions.
  • Participate in negotiation proceedings between the Government and prospect contractors (negotiated a contract valued over $500K in April 2007)
  • Facilitate and assist in execution of market research and Request for Information (RFI(s) for development in future Government requirements.
  • Utilize E-buy and GSA Advantage for small purchases. Release necessary announcements on FedBizOps.
  • Assist in development of revised acquisition and solicitation processes and proper documentation.
  • Interface with technical and cost teams to finalize requirements, analyze developed Independent Government Estimate, and other necessary acquisition documents (e.g., Justification and Agreement and Determination and Findings).
  • Assist Contracting Officer in development of letters for OCONUS travelers according to SOFA agreements.
  • Interface with DCMA in documentation and transfer of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), provide necessary contract files, and for guidance and/or research of useful benchmarking tools favored in the contracting and acquisition environment.
  • Interface with DCAA, per direction of Contracting Officer, to confirm vendor rates and overheads, confirmed CAS accounting systems, and various other types of information (e.g., confirmation of rate changes due to company take over or buy-outs, etc.).
  • Directly support two Level IV Contracting Officers in multiple areas of solicitation, contract support, pre-post award preparation and 'cradle to grave' contract administration for service contracts in support of the Joint Project Manager - Guardian Office (JPMG) / the Installation Protection Program (IPP), Force Protection Service (FPS), and office of PM Consequence Management (PMCM).
  • Evaluate invoices for accuracy and payment. Provide rejection of cost notifications to vendor for response and necessary correction.
  • Facilitate and/or assist in the procurement planning process, which includes but is not limited to: developing and reviewing requirements for Statements of Work and SOO's, determining the appropriate method of procurement, prepare small solicitation packages to other contracting agencies for procurement off available IDIQ(s), BPA or other schedules, contract administration and closeout.
  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFAR and AFAR
  • Performing analysis of bids or proposals for cost reasonableness and technical worthiness in response to Government SOW; preparing recommendations for award, and documenting reasons for decisions.
  • Participate in negotiation proceedings between the Government and prospect contractors (negotiated a contract valued over $500K in April 2007)
  • Facilitate and assist in execution of market research and Request for Information (RFI(s) for development in future Government requirements.
  • Utilize E-buy and GSA Advantage for small purchases. Release necessary announcements on FedBizOps.
  • Assist in development of revised acquisition and solicitation processes and proper documentation.
  • Interface with technical and cost teams to finalize requirements, analyze developed Independent Government Estimate, and other necessary acquisition documents (e.g., Justification and Agreement and Determination and Findings).
  • Assist Contracting Officer in development of letters for OCONUS travelers according to SOFA agreements.
  • Interface with DCMA in documentation and transfer of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), provide necessary contract files, and for guidance and/or research of useful benchmarking tools favored in the contracting and acquisition environment.
  • Interface with DCAA, per direction of Contracting Officer, to confirm vendor rates and overheads, confirmed CAS accounting systems, and various other types of information (e.g., confirmation of rate changes due to company take over or buy-outs, etc.).

  • Axiom Resource Management, Falls Church, VA 01/99 - 07/05

    Fiscal Operations Senior Analyst/Deliverables Specialist
  • Provided contract performance monitoring (Fiscal Operations) support in the pre and post award preparation, and 'cradle to grave' contract administration for service contracts in support of the Clinical Information Technology Program Office (CITPO)
  • Assist in development of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Memorandum of Agreements (MOA).
  • Facilitate the procurement planning process, which includes but is not limited to: reviewing requirements and determining the appropriate method of procurement, administration and contract closeout;
  • Serve as a central point of contact on behalf of the Government to manage responses to solicitation inquiries; performing analysis of bids or proposals received for cost and technical worthiness and response to SOW; preparing recommendations for award, and documenting reasons for decisions.
  • Provide monitoring support of data entry into ACMS (Acquisition Contract Management System) database, making sure every step of the solicitation process is appropriately documented with the completed action and date (through August 2004).
  • Provide weekly reports to Program Office Director and Fiscal Operations Manager (until August 2004) on the overall contract status for 40+ contracts: reflecting the current contract performance, cost performance (burn rate and EVMS reporting), deliverable status, and acquisition strategy plans in the forum of a CPWG (Cost Performance Working Group (a.k.a 'CP IPT).
  • Work closely with Project Officers, Project Support to plan and implement the execution of active fiscal year Budget Contracts, Spend Plans and Unfunded Requirements
  • Initiates making financial recommendations to Project Officers as an effort to ensure planned obligations are aligned with execution of the government funded project policy and procedures.
  • Reconcile detailed obligation Plans (DOP) accounting ledger to address all financial issues involving discrepancies found in weekly Status of Funds Report and TMA's IBEAM's Financial Database. CDRL Support Center, Manager
  • Managed the executed operations of the Contract Deliverable Requirement List (CDRL) Support Center (CSC), which serves as a deliverable repository center for the Clinical Information Technology Program Office (CITPO), a branch of TRICARE MHS.
  • Assisted the acquisitions support team with operational functions, task statement editing and processing, maintaining deliverable requirements in DELTS (Deliverables Tracking System) database, report creation for CITPO support, data entry, tracking outside contractor quality improvement, deliverable delinquency notifications, and provides input for briefing materials for senior level management and/or clients.
  • Provided input for Quality Improvement / Risk Management Team regarding contractor deliverable performance.
  • Managed the weekly distribution of deliverable status reports to CITPO Project Officers for review.

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science, Education, concentration: Technology
    Virginia Polytechnic and State University: May 1995