What is a GS-1102 position?

GS-1102 is the federal government’s job classification series for contracting and acquisition personnel. The new hiring authority means federal agencies may appoint individuals into acquisition/contracting occupations at the specified grade levels (or equivalent) nationwide.

What is a GS 1105 series?

Purchasing Series, GS-1105. TS-122 March 1993. SERIES DEFINITION. This series includes positions that involve supervising or performing work to acquire supplies, services, and construction by purchase, rental, or lease through (a) delivery orders and/or (b) small purchase procedures.

What is the job description of a contract specialist?

Contract specialists draft and review contractual agreements between a company and suppliers of products or services. These specialists practice an expert profession that can be found in theaters, businesses, and nonprofits. Duties include evaluating bids, preparing contracts, and negotiating terms.

Do you need a degree for GS-13?

No you do not need a degree. Just make sure you have your 8570 certs. I have seen plenty of 13’s without degrees, but it also depends on where you are. In DC a 13 is basically a lower level position where in Podunk USA, a 13 may be the director of an agency.

How do you get a GS-12?

At least 1 year of your specialized experience must be equivalent to the next lower grade level. For example, to qualify for a GS-12 grade (or equivalent) level, you must have a minimum of 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to a GS-11 grade (or equivalent) level.

Can a GS 11 apply for a GS-13 position?

Technically you could apply for the grade 13 however you cannot use your government experience as a grade 11 to qualify for the grade 13.

What is GS 1101 job series?

This series includes positions that administer, supervise, or perform work pertaining to business and trade practices.

What are the qualities for contract specialist?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns. Knowledge of contract documents and specifications. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections. Ability to analyze and solve problems.

How do I get contract management experience?

Requirements and Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration.
  2. Contract negotiation experience.
  3. Strong negotiation skills.
  4. Inventory planning experience.