Job Posting for Corp COTR at Office of the Director of National Intelligence
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Chief Operating Officer (COO) administers the Director of National Intelligence (DNI's) vision and direction to the ODNI enterprise. This includes synchronizing policy, plans, procedures, and cross-functional issues. The COO oversees all ODNI business operations, including such areas as human resources, diversity & inclusion, finance and budget, information technology, security, facilities, and information management.
Extensive knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations of financial management, budgeting,
accounting, or auditing sufficient to conduct difficult assignments involving interfaces and inter-relationships between and among programs, systems, functions, policies, and various issues and relationships between the IC and ODNI organizational elements, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congress.
Extensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations principles, concepts, and practices.
Knowledge of contract vehicles to include commercial item acquisitions, firm fixed price, and indefinite delivery indefinite quantity, and cost reimbursement.
Knowledge of the Federal Contract budgetary process, funding practices, and legal requirements.
Knowledge of common acquisition business and industrial practices.
Strong understanding of contractor invoices (particularly Fixed Price-Level of Effort and Cost type contracts).
Experience complying with audit requirements like the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA).
Demonstrated ability to prepare briefings to senior managers on varying topics.
Demonstrated organization and analytical skills.
Demonstrated customer service and business advisory skills.
Extensive knowledge of requirements sufficient to work with technical representatives in defining needs.
Demonstrated ability to provide sound advice to, program managers, and executives pertaining to contracting programs, statutes, procedures, problems, and solutions.
Demonstrated ability to write reports and correspondence in clear, concise language and in appropriate form and style to sufficiently document business decision.
Extensive experience establishing and maintaining professional networks with all levels of management both internal and external to the ODNI.
Level I COTR or higher.
Bachelor's degree or higher in any field. Preferably, Business related major.
COTR Level I Certification. or FAC-COR Level I
Serve as ODNI's COTR for enterprise service contracts. Coordinate the award fee process with ODNI components and Contracts on enterprise service contracts.
Develop specific objectives and devise new methods, techniques, and criteria pertaining to such matters as identifying trends and patterns, acquiring information and analyzing data, developing solutions and presenting findings, and examining requirements for which there are no precedents.
Provide acquisition strategies for ONDI-wide contracts. Help COTRs develop pre-award contract documentation (Acquisition Plan, Source Selection Plan, Statement of Work, etc.)
Work with ODNI's acquisition team (Head of Contract Activity (HCA), Contracts, Legal, Program Office, etc) to provide advice, guidance and oversight to other ODNI COTRS.
Identify areas of training where COTRs, Program Managers, and other ODNI personnel need additional information. Schedule and conduct continuous learning sessions on these topics.
Ensure COTRs maintain appropriate post award files.
Review Monthly Status Reports (MSRs) and invoices to ensure vendors are complying with requirement of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA). Maintain files for review by auditors.
Assess the performance of subordinates; provide performance feedback on an ongoing basis; assist in providing input to formal performance appraisals; and address performance issues.
Assist the Business Operations Division on an as needed basis to perform the following activities: ODNI Acquisition Review Board, Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) Certifications & Training, BCR Reviews, Contract Audit/Reviews, and Congressional Reporting.