Summary The primary purpose of this position is to exercise technical and administrative supervision over subordinate workers in accomplishing contract and procurement law reviews and advice, to oversee contract and fiscal law functions for all JBSA. Responsibilities Incumbent oversees and advises on contracts and revising documentation as necessary, entered into in support of JBSA, for legal sufficiency, including substantive advice on terms and comprehensive review and analysis of statements of work, amendments, modifications, and all other supporting documentation, including direct contract law support. Incumbent serves as the senior legal advisor to JBSA leadership and units on questions of acquisition law and policy. Performs work direction responsibilities. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: You MUST have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD). In addition, at the time of application, you must provide proof, dated within four months of application, of "active" status with a bar of the highest court of a State, U.S. commonwealth, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia. On-line information is allowed as long as it shows that you are in "active" status. QUALIFICATIONS: Obtaining professional legal experience in excess of three (3) years that is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position, such as: Research and respond to difficult legal questions and methods of research, analyzing, interpreting, and applying Federal and State laws, regulations, policy directives, contracts, and other legal instruments; Examine, interpret, and advise on cases, instruments, directives, and makes recommended improvements or reversal of any adverse trends with attention to high risk/problem prone areas of adjudication; Provide legal advice on high-level inquiries, proposed legislation, policies, and regulations where a legal or legal related issues is involved; Develop solutions to problems involving highly intricate legal, factual, and political questions, and provides correct, practical legal advice and services in a timely manner. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Expert knowledge of the principles of federal procurement law as it relates to contracts, including all aspects from pre-source selection activities to post-contract performance activities. This requires a working knowledge that includes (but is not limited to) the Public Laws related to federal procurement, Comptroller Decisions, General Accounting Office (GAO) guidance and findings, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) decisions, DoD directives, Executive Orders, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), as supplemented. A masters of laws (LL.M) in government procurement (or a related field) or extensive government procurement experience is required. 2. Skill in recognizing and analyzing key legal issues in a factual situation and applying well-reasoned analysis to reach clear, concise conclusions. 3. Skill and ability to supervise, teach, and guide lesser experienced attorneys and other members of the staff as necessary. 4. Skill and ability to review and concisely and clearly convey legal issues, documents or decisions to personnel not in the legal profession. 5. Ability to research legal issues, analyze complex factual situations in light of general legal principles and the results of research, and prepare legal opinions. 6. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals, in and outside the legal profession, both orally and in writing, in both formal and informal settings. At the time of application, you must provide proof, dated within four months of application, of "active" status and in good standing with a bar of the highest court of a State, US commonwealth, US territory, or the District of Columbia. On-line information is allowed as long as it shows that you are in "active" status and dated within four months of application. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Must be a graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, and be currently licensed as an attorney, in active (or equivalent) status and in good standing, with the bar of a U.S. state, territory, or commonwealth. The attorney must maintain such bar membership in at least one jurisdiction during the entire course of employment with the Air Force. Additional Information Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used. 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