Tuesday, April 16, 2024

VA VBA seeking Director


Supervisory Contract Specialist is in the (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Office of Mission Support (OMS). This position serves as the Director for the Acquisition Directorate (AD) and may be required to fulfill acquisition-based roles such as the Head of Contracting Activity or other distinctions or delegations in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations (VAAR), or Veterans Affairs Acquisition Manual (VAAM).


  • Serves as an expert advisor to VBA’s senior leaders, including the Under Secretary for Benefits. The Director is responsible for executing acquisition in direct response to VBA’s requirements and implementation of goals and objectives.
  • Ensures socioeconomic goals and programs set by the Department of Veterans Affairs are addressed through planning and in compliance with competition and regulatory requirements set by the FAR, VAAR, or other policies, rules and regulations.
  • Represents VBA at meetings, conference, intra-agency and inter-agency events;
  • Advises leaders within VBA on problems involving the relationship of the work to programs and the impact on these programs.
  • Develops performance standards appropriate to the grade and series, mid-year and final performance evaluations, and other supervisory human capital actions required at the leadership level.
  • Oversees staff and supervisors who are diverse in technical depth and empowers staff to drive solutions in situations where disparate knowledge and perspectives exist.
  • Functions with mastery in federal procurement as practiced within the Department of Veterans Affairs such that accurate technical direction is provided to leadership, customers and other stakeholders.

Read the full job description here.


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