We are seeking a Contract Specialist, Federal Supply Schedule (FSS)
This is a highly specialized role responsible for implementing and managing Federal Programs for McKesson Medical-Surgical Government Solutions. This includes all pre-award and contract management and administration activities associated with obtaining and managing Federal Programs such as the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS), General Service Administration Schedule (GSA), Electronic Medical Catalog (ECAT), Distribution and Pricing Agreements (DAPA) and any task orders thereunder. This is a critical role for the growth of our Federal Government Business and requires an experienced professional to own from cradle to grave.
Administration of GSA / VA FSS Schedules, ECAT & DAPA contracts to include
Serve as company point of contact with the Schedule Contracting Officer
Ensure compliance with the Schedule contract terms and conditions especially the Price Reduction Clause
Train internal stakeholders in proper use of the Schedule contract
Maintain the Price List and ensure it is posted on GSA advantage
Review, negotiate and process mandatory modifications to the Schedule Contract
Maintain a digital certificate and utilize e mod and e offer systems for submitting offers or modifications
Monitor commercial sales practices for changes affecting the Schedule contracts
Prepare, submit and negotiate offers for the option periods
Prepare submit and negotiate modifications adding or deleting services or products
Ensure compliance with escalation provisions of the Schedule contract to include if necessary, the submission of price escalation proposals
Prepare formal correspondence as required
Maintain contract files
Serve as point of contact for Contract Assistance Visits and other audits or reviews of the Schedule contract.
Keep management informed of any issues relating to the Schedule contract
Ensure compliance with sales reporting and Industrial Funding Fee payment requirements.
Task Order support to include;
Review the terms and conditions of task order RFPs and provide management with a risk assessment
Work with Sales to prepare the cost / price volume for all task order proposals.in accordance with the requirements of the solicitation to include documentation of the SIN assignment and support for open market items
Work with Sales and legal to negotiate BPAs with ordering agencies, task orders, teaming agreements, contractor teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and subcontracts.
Administer task orders in accordance with the terms and conditions of the task order and the Schedule contract
Provide information on current status of Schedule contracts to internal stakeholders as required
Attend task order internal and external status meetings
Prepare formal correspondence as required
Maintain task order files
Respond to and submit Federal Solicitation Responses to include the proposal support for Federal Programs to include pricing strategy, commercial sales practice, customer tracking and pricing disclosures. (100% initially and once approved, work moves to #1 and #2 above)
Maintain and update the Central Repository for all Federal Opportunities, Addendum's, Renewals and Expirations
Ensure compliance with documentation policies and procedures for Central Repository
Maintain Shared Drive for all supporting documentation including Legal, SME and Sales Approvals
Adhere to McKesson's Government Retention Policy for all documentation
Periodic QC on Central Repository Database
Works collaboratively with all departments to increase our success with Federal Opportunities and supports internal initiatives to improve our value proposition in the Federal Government space.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent writing/editing skills
Strong initiative and the ability to work well independently and collaborate in a team environment
Exceptional Organizational planning skills
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization as well as direct communication with Federal Contracting Officers and Contracting Officer Representatives
Must be extremely detail-oriented and implement documented processes
Excellent analytical and reporting skills
Ability to lead meetings and cross-functional team through the implementation and on-going management process of the program
Ability to analyze complex requirements/language and coordinate the activities of cross-functional teams to develop solutions and communicate MMS capabilities
Experience negotiating detailed contract terms and conditions
Advanced Microsoft Office Skills - Word, Excel and PowerPoint and experience with Adobe Acrobat
Additional Knowledge & Skills
In-depth Federal Government Proposal and Contracting Experience
Experience successfully implementing and managing FSS or GSA schedules
Healthcare Distribution Experience preferred
Experience with DAPA, ECAP or Prime Vendor Agreement preferred
BS/BA Degree in Business, Communication or Liberal Arts preferred
Certified Federal Contract Manager preferred
7 years+ of Federal Proposal/Contract Experience
3 years+ FSS/GSA Schedule Management
Role may require availability to attend virtual meetings after office hours
General Office Demands
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.
Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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Internal Number: JR0037362
About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.