Contract Management Support (CMS) Training Program (J0W1087430)
Federal agencies need contract management services in locations across the United States. For those available to relocate, the Washington, D.C., area is notable for its concentration of contracting opportunities.Qualifications
Please be sure that you meet all of the following before applying:
* U.S. citizen
* Legally blind
* 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
* Proficient computer skills
* Highly proficient using adaptive technology such as screen readers, JAWS or Zoom Text
Contract Close-Out Specialist Coursework
NIB is partnering with the Department of Defense’s Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to provide the core training course required to establish a foundation on contract management. With the contract close-out training you will receive the online training needed to familiarize yourself with the tasks required to conduct contract management.
Possible career/job opportunities may include but are not limited to:
* NIB associated agencies
* Contractor for NIB agency
* Private sector as close-out specialist
DAU Online Coursework Descriptions
CON 100: Shaping Smart Business Arrangements
Personnel new to the Contracting career field will gain a broad understanding of the environment in which they will serve. Students will develop professional skills for making business decisions and for advising acquisition team members in successfully meeting customers’ needs. Before beginning their study of technical knowledge and contracting procedures, students will learn about the various Department of Defense (DoD) mission areas and the types of business arrangements and procurement alternatives commonly used to support each area. Information systems and knowledge management, as well as recent DoD acquisition initiatives, will be also be introduced in the course. Additionally, interactive exercises will prepare you for contracting support within the DoD. We will also address the overarching business relationships of government and industry, and the role of politics and customer relationships.
Approximately 20 hours to complete this course
CON 237: Simplified Acquisition Procedures
Professionals participating in this course will gain training on Part 13 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Part 213 of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, which cover simplified acquisition procedures (SAP).
Approximately 6 hours to complete this course