contracting officer


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contracting officer

A US military officer or civilian employee who has a valid appointment as a contracting officer under the provisions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. The individual has the authority to enter into and administer contracts and determinations as well as findings about such contracts.
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It is apparent that GAO was disappointed with the lack of evidence procured by the contracting officer.
If anything in the solicitation is not 100-percent clear, you need to get clarification in writing from the contracting officer.
Use of the Government-Wide Commercial Purchase Card and Ordering Officer was critical because orders may be placed without resorting to a procurement contracting officer or, after delivery, to utilize the Defense Finance and Accounting System (DFAS) in compliance with FAR 13.
The AFSAC PROS II contracting officer will issue a Statement of Objectives (SOO) or Statement of Work (SOW) to LSLI/NGIT.
It specifically requires a contracting officer to determine whether the subcontract agreement includes a payment provision that is consistent with the requirements of the Prompt Payment Act.
If a conflict is identified during preparation of the solicitation, the contracting officer must include a clause requiring offerers to make disclosures and representations and to explain plans to resolve conflicts.
Restrictions on time-and-materials contracts have not worked, because some contracting officers don't understand the rules and the General Services Administration has refused to follow them, the Government Accountability Office said.
He is currently a Navy Acquisition and Contracting Officer (NACO) Intern at the Naval Inventory Control Point.
The GAO found that the contracting officer's decision not to set aside the procurement was unreasonable, and therefore recommended that the contracting officer conduct market research to determine whether he should set aside the procurement for SDVOSBCs on either a competitive or sole-source basis.
Require the contracting officer to consult with the DCAA to determine the appropriate scope of an audit following a voluntary disclosure, based on an evaluation of the completeness of the contractor's disclosure; the accuracy of the contractor's cost impact calculation for the affected contract; and the potential impact on existing contracts, task orders, delivery orders or other proposals submitted by the contractor; and
This person gets the paperwork in line, does the research, and then gets a contracting officer to finalize the deal by signing the paperwork.
There has never been a better time to be a Contracting officer.
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