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William Rogers

Senior Contracts Acquisition Specialist

Baltimore, MD

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Work Experience

Senior Contracts Acquisition Specialist

All Things Considered
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Washington, DC
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July 2013 to August 2013

20591 
 
• Assist in drafting acquisition plans, evaluation criteria, and analyses government estimates, Justifications and approvals, synopses, requests for proposals. 
• Work with technical personnel in the development of integrated requirements documents. 
• Assist in preparing solicitation packages and amendments 
• Perform administrative and logistical support for pre-proposal conference 
• Assist in developing pre-award technical documentation, government estimate, and technical evaluation plans. 
• Assist contracting officer by documenting requirements, taking notes, keeping action items on source selection procedures. 
• Perform technical writing, reviewing and editing technical and pre-award solicitation documents. 
• Organize and translate information into clear writing documentations. 
• Provide support in contract administration functions for the coordinates and oversight of requirements to ensure compliance with the contract terms and conditions. 
• Prepare draft proposal instructions, source selection plans, and other documentation required to instruct and assist evaluators in carrying out proposal evaluations. 
• Assist in drafting all documents required for awards. 
 
. Complete modifications and solicitations using IAS PRISM Software. Close out of fiscal year end files as needed in accordance with AMS Regulations. Provide acquisition support.

Contract Specialist -Mindfinders

Strategic Sourcing Acquisitions & Grants Division
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January 2012 to November 2012

Assignment: U.S. Dept of Commerce NOAA - 1325 East West Highway, Silver Springs, MD 20910 
 
• Assist in drafting acquisition plans, evaluation criteria, and analyses government estimates, Justifications and approvals, synopses, requests for proposals. 
• Work with technical personnel in the development of integrated requirements documents. 
• Assist in preparing solicitation packages and amendments 
• Perform administrative and logistical support for pre-proposal conference 
• Assist in developing pre-award technical documentation, government estimate, and technical evaluation plans. 
• Assist contracting officer by documenting requirements, taking notes, keeping action items on source selection procedures. 
• Perform technical writing, reviewing and editing technical and pre-award solicitation documents. 
• Organize and translate information into clear writing documentations. 
• Provide support in contract administration functions for the coordinates and oversight of requirements to ensure compliance with the contract terms and conditions. 
• Prepare draft proposal instructions, source selection plans, and other documentation required to instruct and assist evaluators in carrying out proposal evaluations. 
• Assist in drafting all documents required for awards. 
• Provide administrative and logistical support to proposal evaluation. 
• Provide support in a preparation for discussions/communications with suppliers. 
• Provide support in a preparation of source selection reports and draft briefings. 
• Assist in performing cost/price analyses of contractors' proposals. 
• Assist in preparing contractual documentation for contract modifications. 
• Prepare presentation materials and participate in Government meeting as designated by the Contracting Officer (CO). 
• Ensure documents are in accordance with Federal Law, departmental regulations, and procedures applicable to the acquisition process and to the administration of contracts. 
• Assist in conducting Source Selection Training to technical evaluation members. 
• Input data into the Federal Procurement Data and ensure accuracy of data elements. 
. Make awards in Comprizon Suite, C-award.

Senior Contract Specialist

BIG Enterprises LLC
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July 2010 to September 2010

Assignment: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 Massachusetts Ave. Washington, DC 20212 
• Conduct a variety of studies and analyses to develop draft overall acquisition planning documentation to ensure timely responsiveness and sound contract related products. 
• Perform market research. 
• Lead in preparing and developing pre-award Statements of Work (SOW), Statements of Objective (SOO) and other requirements documents. 
• Assist in drafting acquisition plans, evaluation criteria, and analyses government estimates, Justifications and approvals, synopses, requests for proposals. 
• Work with technical personnel in the development of integrated requirements documents. 
• Assist in preparing solicitation packages and amendments 
• Perform administrative and logistical support for pre-proposal conference 
• Assist in developing pre-award technical documentation, government estimate, and technical evaluation plans. 
• Assist contracting officer by documenting requirements, taking notes, keeping action items on source selection procedures. 
• Perform technical writing, reviewing and editing technical and pre-award solicitation documents. 
• Organize and translate information into clear writing documentations. 
• Provide support in contract administration functions for the coordinates and oversight of requirements to ensure compliance with the contract terms and conditions. 
• Prepare draft proposal instructions, source selection plans, and other documentation required to instruct and assist evaluators in carrying out proposal evaluations. 
• Assist in drafting all documents required for awards. 
• Provide administrative and logistical support to proposal evaluation. 
• Provide support in a preparation for discussions/communications with suppliers. 
• Provide support in a preparation of source selection reports and draft briefings. 
• Assist in performing cost/price analyses of contractors' proposals. 
• Assist in preparing contractual documentation for contract modifications. 
• Prepare presentation materials and participate in Government meeting as designated by the Contracting Officer (CO). 
• Ensure documents are in accordance with Federal Law, departmental regulations, and procedures applicable to the acquisition process and to the administration of contracts. 
• Assist in conducting Source Selection Training to technical evaluation members. 
• Input data into the Federal Procurement Data System (EPS E-Procurement) and ensure accuracy of data elements. 
• Support and assist in the audit and analysis of completed contracts and support processing adverse actions taken against the contract to affect the closeout of the contract and establish IDIQ contracts as needed. 
• Conduct contract close procedures as needed.

Senior Contract Specialist

1st Choice Staffing
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April 2009 to May 2010

Assignment: USDA, Rural Development PMD, 300 7th Street S.W. Washington D.C.20250-0741 
• Contract and contract modifications in accordance with FAR Regulations. Complete modifications and solicitations using IAS PRISM Software. Close out of fiscal year end files as needed in accordance with FAR regulations. Provide acquisition support. 
• Perform work related to the contract post-award process including monitoring of contract performance and negotiation of necessary contract modifications, ensures satisfactory progress and completion. Support all contract specialists in support of achieving acquisition management goals and objectives. Assist in conducting market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles. Potential sources include socio-economic program participants (i.e., small businesses, small and disadvantaged businesses, HUB Zone businesses) include GSA Schedule vendors, Government-wide Agency Contracts, and other agency contracts. Prepare FedBizOps and other electronic posting announcements. 
• Provide advice and recommendations for all elements in acquisition plans, including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedule, etc. Research existing Government-wide contracts for available products and services. Evaluate different approaches to and sources for acquisition support. Research available suppliers and compare the services and costs of obtaining support from the different providers. Determine applicability of the Economy Act. 
Deliverables: Written acquisition plans and related documentation. 
• Lead in preparing and developing pre-award Statements of Work (SOW), Statements of Objective (SOO) and other requirements documents. This effort includes assisting program offices in researching and drafting specifications and standards, including Performance-based Work Statements (PWS); developing performance measures, providing consultation and recommendations; and coordinating requirements documents. Develop evaluation criteria. 
• Assist in conducting market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles. Potential sources should include socio-economic program participants (i.e., small businesses, small and disadvantaged businesses, HUB Zone businesses). Potential vehicles should include GSA Schedule vendors 
• Assist in evaluation process and documentation assurance to support informal or formal source selection procedures. If formal source selection procedures are used, duties may include assisting with preparation of Draft Source Selection Plans, preparing evaluation sheets, and draft Source Selection Decision Memorandum. Other pre-award documents may include Determinations and Findings (D&Fs), Justifications and Approvals (J&A), and other contract file documents. 
• Assist in preparation of Request for Quotes (RFQs), Request for Offers (RFOs), Task Orders, and Combined Synopsis and Solicitations. Recommend and draft unique terms and conditions as required. 
Deliverables: Solicitations. 
• Work with evaluators and Contracting Officer (CO) and Contracting Officer Representative (COR) to identify pre-negotiation objectives and assist the Program Office in its communications with the CO concerning discussions with offeror regarding contract documents for task and delivery orders and stand-alone contracts. 
• Contract awards in excess of two million dollars.

Procurement/Contract Specialist

FAA, Department of Transportation
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Washington, DC
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December 2008 to March 2009

20024 
• Assist in developing and preparing pre-award Statements of Work (SOW), Statements of Objective (SOO) and other requirements documents. This effort includes assisting program offices in researching and drafting specifications and standards, including Performance-based Work Statements (PWS); developing performance measures, providing consultation and recommendations; and coordinating requirements documents. Develop evaluation criteria. 
Deliverables: SOWs; SOOs; PWSs; and related documents. 
• Provide advice and recommendations for all elements in acquisition plans, including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedule, etc. Research existing Government-wide contracts for available products and services. Evaluate different approaches to and sources for acquisition support. Research available suppliers and compare the services and costs of obtaining support from the different providers. Determine applicability of the Economy Act. 
Deliverables: Written acquisition plans and related documentation. 
• Assisting the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) Program Office in preparing IGCEs. Research analysis may include, but is not limited to, past purchases of the products or services, current market value of the products or services, other agency purchases of similar products and services. 
Deliverables: Independent Government Cost Estimates. 
• Assist in conducting market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles. Potential sources should include socio-economic program participants (i.e., small businesses, small and disadvantaged businesses, HUB Zone businesses). Potential vehicles should include GSA Schedule vendors, Government-wide Agency Contracts, and other agency contracts. Conduct market surveys and prepare written documentation of market research. Support program offices in documenting small business capability analysis. Prepare FedBizOps and other electronic posting announcements. 
Deliverables: Market research documentation; FedBizOps and other electronic posting announcements; small business capability analyses 
• Assist in evaluation process and documentation assurance to support informal or formal source selection procedures. If formal source selection procedures are used, duties may include assisting with preparation of Draft Source Selection Plans, preparing evaluation sheets, and draft Source Selection Decision Memorandum. Other pre-award documents may include Determinations and Findings (D&Fs), Justifications and Approvals (J&A), and other contract file documents. 
• Assist in evaluation process and documentation assurance to support informal or formal source selection procedures. If formal source selection procedures are used, duties may include assisting with preparation of Draft Source Selection Plans, preparing evaluation sheets, and draft Source Selection Decision Memorandum. Other pre-award documents may include Determinations and Findings (D&Fs), Justifications and Approvals (J&A), and other contract file documents. 
• Assist in preparation of Request for Quotes (RFQs), Request for offers (RFOs), Task Orders, and Combined Synopsis and Solicitations. Recommend and draft unique terms and conditions as required. 
Deliverables: Solicitations. 
• Work with evaluators and Contracting Officer (CO) and Contracting Officer Representative (COR) to identify pre-negotiation objectives and assist the Program Office in its communications with the CO concerning discussions with offeror regarding contract documents for task and delivery orders and stand-alone contracts.

Contract Specialist

1st Choice Staffing LLC
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Washington, DC
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July 2008 to November 2008

Contract Modifications and solicitations using PRISM Software in accordance with FAR 
regulations. 
• Close out of fiscal year end files as needed in accordance with FAR regulations. Provide acquisition support. 
• Perform work related to the contract post- award process including monitoring of contract performance and negotiation of necessary contract modifications, ensures satisfactory progress and completion. 
• Support all contract specialists in support of achieving acquisition management goals and objectives. 
• Assist in conducting market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles. Potential sources include socio-economic program participants (i.e., small businesses, small and disadvantaged businesses, HUB Zone businesses) include GSA Schedule vendors, Government-wide Agency Contracts, and other agency contracts. Prepare FedBizOps and other electronic posting announcements.

Acquisition Specialist - Technical Lead

U.S. Coast Guard Yard
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Baltimore, MD
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October 2007 to March 2008

Perform strategic planning on acquisition approach. Assist in preparing pre-award documents. 
• Develop Acquisition Plans, Initiates and prepare Contract Awards. Complete modifications to contracts. 
• Conduct pre and post award conferences, debriefs and conduct site visits. Provide acquisition support which includes preparing and developing Statement of Work (SOW). This effort includes assisting in researching and drafting specifications and standards, including Performance-based Work Statements (PWS); Coordinate and select suppliers including negotiation of pricing. 
• Develop and administer contract documents (RFP, RFQ, IFB) and standard usage of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Input date into NESSS. Prepare Fedbizopps and other electronic posting announcements.

Senior Buyer

University of Maryland
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Baltimore, MD
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June 1995 to September 2007

Facilities Contracts and Specialty Construction Contracts 
• Perform strategic planning on procurement approach for construction and especially complex first time procurements. 
• Structuring of RFP contract documentation in accordance with facilities requirement and compliance with COMAR Title 21 Procurement Regulations. 
• Close out of fiscal year end files as needed in compliance with COMAR regulations. 
• Work with facilities technical staff to reduce technical requirement into logical frameworks and unambiguous specifications and statements of work, lead development of evaluation criteria and evaluation schemes and craft unique contract clauses. 
• Perform Evaluation process and documentation assurance to support informal or formal source selection procedures. 
• Preparing evaluation sheets, and draft source selection decision memorandum. 
• Process and oversee contract amendments, modifications and required approvals. Source development for small business (SBR) and disadvantage business (MBE) awards. 
• Investigate and resolves non-routine or complex problems related to procurement. Perform Contract Administration and vendor performance. Review and analyze and perform competitively bid request for services. 
• Assist in preparing pre-award Statements of Work/Scope of work (SOW), Statements of Objective (SOO) and other requirements documents and assist in researching and drafting specifications and standards, including Performance-based Work Statements (PWS); developing performance measures, providing consultation and recommendations; and coordinating requirements documents. 
• Provide advice and recommendations including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedule, etc. Research existing statewide contracts for available products and services. Research available suppliers and compare the services and costs of obtaining support from the different providers. 
• Assisting facilities personnel in preparing cost estimates research past purchases of the products or services, current market value of the products or services, other agency purchases of similar products and services. 
• Conduct market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles.

Senior Buyer

EG&G/ Energy Measurements Inc. U.S. Dept. of Energy
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Goleta, CA
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December 1979 to May 1995

93117 
• Lending support for the Nuclear Test site programs, Los Vegas, NV. 
• Support for Nuclear Emergency Search Team (NEST), Sandia National Labs Endangered Species Support Kit Fox Study at Camp Roberts and facilities contracts for D.O.E. Facility. 
• Perform minor construction contracts as required in support of D.O.E. requirements in the Santa Barbara California locations to include pre solicitation requirements and evaluation requirements. 
 
• Perform work of considerable difficulty in the procurement of a variety of high dollar commodities, establish and maintain facilities contracts and the procurement of IT services and software for services using RFP, RFQ and IFB approaches. Contracting on Firm Fix Pricing (FFP) and Cost Plus awards. 
 
• Close out of fiscal year end files as needed in accordance with FAR regulations. Managed support personnel and entry-level buyers. Provide advice and recommendations including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedule and research existing Government-wide contracts for available products and services. Research available suppliers and compare the services and costs of obtaining support from the different providers. 
 
• Assisting in preparing Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE), research past purchases of the products or services, current market value of the products or services, other agency purchases of similar products and services. 
 
• Conduct market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles.

Education

AA

Clinton Jr. College -
Rock Hill, SC

BA

East Tennessee State University -
East, Tennessee, US

Additional Information

Computer skills: 
Microsoft Office, MS Word, Outlook 97, Excel 2000, Quattro Pro. Internet Explorer, 
Oracle/PeopleSoft, Deltek, Man man, Desktop Publisher, Navel and Electronic Support and 
Supply System (NESSS), IAS PRISM, Comprizon Suite. PRISM and DELPHI