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Job Title: Procurement Counselor
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Position Type: Full Time, Salary

The Procurement Counselor will deliver quality, cost-effective and expeditious counseling to Colorado PTAC clients for obtaining government contracts. This will include general counseling on business development, which involves knowledge of how to create professional relationships with government program managers and contracting officers, as well as with prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is required, which shall include a pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, as well as State procurement regulations. Will work closely with community partners, including SBDCs, Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development organizations, Incubators, and local government entities.


• The Procurement Counselor shall adhere to a code of generally accepted standards of professional conduct
• The Procurement Counselor will conduct his/her professional activities in accordance with the highest standards of ethics and integrity and avoid any real or perceived conflicts of interest
• Counselor will exercise independent judgment and discretion
• Candidate shall be familiar with the life cycle of government(s) procurement process(es), and provide clients with the needed advice for success
• Shall coordinate and lead workshops on specific topics of interest in government procurement
• Shall review potential client responses to solicitations, including price comparison, conformity to Statement of Work, delivery terms, payment terms, and other terms and conditions of the procurement
• Provide guidance to the client in terms of setting up contracts or teaming arrangements for suppliers or subcontractors on a potential project
• Provide guidance on a variety of registrations and certifications such as the System for Award Management, SBA small business preference programs, etc.
• Seek out and participate in training venues to enhance personal knowledge
• Perform in-state travel IAW government travel regulations to provide services to clients in various locales
• Perform other out-of-state travel for training as directed, usually twice per year.
• Exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty
• Plan, organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks to perform job functions in an orderly, efficient manner
• Work independently with minimal supervision
• Review, proofread, and verify forms and financial documents for accuracy in calculation, coding, and adherence to policies and procedures
• Identify problems, analyze alternatives, and develop viable recommendations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Compose written materials of moderate to complex difficulty on procurement related issues
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of assignment
• Perform detailed contractual and financial work with a high degree of accuracy
• Maintain knowledge and awareness of key players in various government procurement offices throughout the region and state
• Maintain knowledge and awareness of procurement practices and standards of various government procurement offices throughout the region and state
• Able to represent the PTAC as lead to various government procurement offices throughout the region and state

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

• BA/BS in Business Administration, Acquisition Management, or a related discipline, or equivalent experience
• 10 years of increased responsibility in the government procurement environment
• Education and experience may be traded off as appropriate by Executive Director
• Knowledge of government procurement principles and processes
• Possess advanced knowledge of government procurement which is customarily acquired by a prolonged course of specialized training in all aspects of government procurement.
• Ability to gain various APTAC or other Procurement Counselor certifications
• Proficiency in the use of software applications e.g. MSWord, Excel, Outlook, database management, and internet use
• Must be willing to travel to client counseling sites as needed
• Must be proficient and comfortable speaking to large and small groups of people
• Must be willing to reach out to PTAC Sponsors, Partners and Civic Groups to build awareness and support of PTAC Mission
• Read, comprehend and interpret written materials of moderate to complex difficulty

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