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Contract Specialist/Officer

Conyers, GA
October 22, 2018

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Conyers, GA 30094

770-***-**** (Cell)



*Contract Specialist/Contracting Officer

*Procurement Planner


*Report Preparer (Weekly, Monthly, Yearly, Budget and Contractor Performance)

*Project Tracker

*Market Researcher

*Payment Processer (Monthly and Progress Payment)

*Payroll Processer

*Contract Assembler

*Contract Awarder

*Proposal Reviewer


*Satisfy customer needs

*Works well independently

*Team player who likes to get the job done


*Use Good Judgment


January 1984 – January 2014(Retired) General Services Administration (GSA)

Atlanta, GA

Contract Specialist

*Satisfied customers needs through placement of various Government contracts.

*Reviewed/Analyzed/Approved procurement requests

*Prepared acquisition plans

*Performed pre-award and post-award actions for the acquisition of building and related services and repair

alterations to operate and maintain federal buildings. A/E Services and Construction Management Services and Repair and Alteration Services.

*Determined procurement methods for micro purchases, simplified acquisitions. GSA schedules, sole source, blanket purchase agreement, full and open competition, 8a contracts and indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity.

*Conducted pre-award and post-award conferences.

*Recommended contract awards.

*Administered contracts from cradle to grave including closeout.

*Prepared/issued/amended solicitations


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*Incorporated appropriate provisions/clauses into solicitations in accordance with regulations, statues and directives.

*Conducted market surveys to determine competition.

*Evaluated technical proposals for award.

*Developed and prepared pre-negotiation strategies/memorandums.

*Prepared cost and price analysis

*Performed price reasonableness and perform contractor responsibility determinations.

*Evaluated contractor past performance

*Prepared and awarded contracts and issue notice to proceed as the Contracting Officer.

*Conducted Pre-Construction and Post Award conferences with internal and external customers for (Repair and Alterations and Service Contracts).

*Prepared and issued contract modifications and change orders.

*Processed progress and final payments

*Provided information and technical advice to internal and external customers.

*Kept customers apprised of project/contract status.

*Monitored contractor performance, investigate complaints and deficiencies and recommend corrective actions or solutions. Planned and coordinated termination and claim settlements

*Monitored recurring service contract payments.

*Resolved contractor complaints.

*Developed Source Selection Plans.

*Coordinated Source Selection Evaluation Boards for evaluation of technical proposals.

*Trained interns, summer hires and journey level contract specialist.

*Purchased customer/office supplies.

*Assigned work to other contract specialists and interns.

*Evaluated trainees work for acceptance/approval.

*Acted as temporary Team Leader and Supervisor during the absence of my Branch Manager from the office.

*Set on job interview panels for vacant positions and recommended selections.

*Wrote letters/memos to internal and external customers clarifying contactor issues, claim settlements, cure notices, award letters, change orders and mistake in bids/proposals, Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) responsibility letters, negotiation memos and source selection plans. All are in accordance with federal regulations and division guidelines.

*Communicated orally by expressing facts individually or in a group setting at contract meetings.

*Exercised good judgment by interpreting and applying the Federal Regulations to various types of services and goods from small purchases to very complex projects.

*My decision making involved determining the method of procurement type and developing the acquisition plan to assure projects are completed on time.

*GSA Service Center Managers consulted me daily for my expertise on contract issues.


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January 1990 – December 2005 Union Missionary Baptist Church

Lithonia, GA

Finance Chairperson/Clerk:

*Processed/Issued payroll checks

*Purchaser (Office Supplies etc.)

*Processed monthly bills

*Reports (Weekly, Monthly, Yearly and Budget)

*Processed year-end tax forms

*Input weekly contribution envelopes

*Count weekly contribution intake

*Reconcile bank statements

*Assisted clerk with bank deposits

*Supervised 4 other Finance Clerks

*Assigned Finance Clerks weekly duties/work schedule


December 2007 Shorter College, Atlanta, GA

Major: Bachelor of Science in Business Management

Other Job Related Training (GSA):

*Small Purchases/GSA Schedules *Managing Projects in Organizations

*Govt. Contract Administration *Using GSA Schedules

*Advanced Word Processing *Project Tracker

*Contracting for Services *Purchase Card

*Contracting for Sealed Bid *Green Purchasing

*Procurement Integrity Awareness *Emergency Response/Recovery

*Govt. Contract Negotiation Techniques *Women Owned Small Business

*Basic Procurement *Contract Ratification

*Introduction to Contracting *Records Management

*Govt. Contract Negotiations *Document Security

*Subcontracting Program *Contracting Officer Roles

*Contracting by Negotiations *Market Research

*Ethics in Procurement *Contractor Suspension/Debarment


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*Advanced Contract Administration

*Cost/Price Analysis

*Types of Government Contracts

*Evaluating Contractor’s Performance

*Utility Contracting

*Govt. Contract Termination

*Procurement Planning

*Govt. Contracting with Small Businesses

*Contract Law

*Sole Selection

*Construction Contracting

*Buy Recycled

*Hubzone Contracting

*Contractor Claims

*Acquisition Planning

*Building Svc. Contract Admin.


*Certificate of Appointment Contracting Officer for Senior Unlimited Acquisitions

*FAC Level III Certification

*Certificate of Appreciation for Hurricane Andrew Relief

*Certificate of Appreciation for Professional Assistance in Partnership for Procurement


*Certificate of Appreciation for the Federal Security Volunteer Project during the 1996

Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games


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