Overview

Summary The mission of the National Counterintelligence & Security Center is to lead and support the U.S. Government’s counterintelligence (CI) and security activities critical to protecting our nation; provide CI outreach to U.S. private sector entities at risk of foreign intelligence penetration; and issue public warnings regarding intelligence threats to the U.S. Responsibilities Advisor on matters pertaining to day-to-day operations and the full life cycle of contracting from planning and execution to contract administration and support of core mission functions. Lead detailed cost and price analysis of contract requirements to provide expertise and guidance to top management. Provide the development of alternatives to produce best value supplies and services. Direct performance of all contract administration to include critical review of proposed changes; ensuring compliance with contract terms and conditions; resolving delays and disputes; and ensuring contract completeness in preparation for contract closeout. Collaboratively work with Program Managers to plan, develop and establish acquisition strategies for each program, emphasizing flexibility while ensuring sufficient rigor to enable program success. Build and maintain current and relevant knowledge and expertise on contracts, grants, consortia partnerships, prize competitions, and other mechanisms to support programs where innovative or special contractual arrangements are desired. Manage all contract administration to include critical review of proposed changes; ensuring compliance with contract terms and conditions; resolving delays and disputes; and ensuring contract completeness in preparation for contract closeout. Requirements Conditions of Employment Applicants may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Qualifications Mandatory Requirements: Extensive knowledge and familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations principles, concepts, and practices, reform initiatives, and policies and procedures, and demonstrated ability to effectively apply these laws, regulations and procedures to determine contracting methods, types of acquisition instruments, business and negotiation strategies, techniques of cost analysis, and determination of contractor responsibility, methods of monitoring the performance of long term contracts and agreements with multiple partners, and contract and agreement administration. Extensive knowledge of the organization’s budgetary process, federal fiscal, funding practices, and legal requirements. Demonstrated ability to prepare briefings to senior managers on procurement topics. Demonstrated organization and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment to make effective decisions based on the interpretation of contracting regulations and practices which affect various organizational units and at various levels. Demonstrated ability to write reports and correspondence in clear, concise language and in appropriate form and style to sufficiently document business clearance memorandums, negotiation memorandums, etc. COTR I Level Certification or ability to obtain it within 3 months from start date. Desired Requirements: COTR II Level Certification or higher. Education Additional Information Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant’s personal expense. A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary. A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at their current grade and salary. Reasonable Accommodations: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at dnireasonableaccommodationwma@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNIDRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE ‘HOW TO APPLY’ SECTION ABOVE. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the federal government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for federal employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.