Primary Purpose of Position:
The purpose of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is to provide specialized and professional technical assistance to individuals and businesses that are seeking to pursue and successfully perform under contracting and subcontracting opportunities with the Department of Defense (DoD), federal agencies, state of North Carolina, and local governments/municipalities. PTAC Counselors are expected to make a concerted effort to seek out and assist Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB), Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Small Business Concerns, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, and Historically Black Colleges and Minority Institutions.
PTAC Counseling and Case Management
Identify marketing opportunities for clients’ products or services through researching award history, to include PROBID. Advise and assist clients in the preparation and proper submission of applications, certifications, registrations, and locating government specifications and standards.
Emphasis must be placed on:
– Client’s past performance
- Financial stability
- Inventory and surge requirements
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or and equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:
A Master’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain Management, or Contracting and a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
This may include local, state, and federal contracting, Supply Chain Management, small business specialist, or a small business liaison officer with a federal prime contractor.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The PTAC counselor may have experience in government procurement principles and procedures as well as the ability to communicate, execute, and deploy solutions to general business issues. Government contracting experience as well as general business experience is desired. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The counselor may have the ability to handle multiple assignments, organize work, and assign priorities with minimal supervision and may be self-motivated. Some overnight travel is required. The counselor is expected to travel throughout designated counties to meet with clients, meet with other service providers and collaborate on events and educate local, state, and federal representatives about the PTAC program. The PTACcounselor may have a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
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