Folks, here is a golden opportunity to join the CIA as Government Procurement, Contracts Law Attorney. Read on to know more.
Attorneys specializing in government procurement and contracts law handle a range of procurement-related matters, such as creating government contracts, their administration, and bid complaints.
Government Procurement|Contracts Law Attorney
- Full time
- Starting salary: $86,450-$183,500
- Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school
- Active bar membership (any US jurisdiction)
For Government Procurement|Contracts Law Attorney: Agency-wide Requirements
All applicants must be:
- U.S. citizens (dual U.S. citizens also eligible)
- At least 18 years of age
- Willing to move to the Washington, DC area
- Able to complete security and medical evaluations
- Registered for the Selective Service
Government procurement/contracts law attorneys deal with various procurement concerns, such as creating government contracts, contract management, and bid objections.
You will be in charge of these things as a government procurement/contracts law attorney:
- Providing legal advice and policy counsel to CIA leadership on complex areas of law affecting the CIA’s duties and responsibilities under authorities including the National Security Act, the CIA Act, and Executive Orders.
- Conducting legal research and analysis on sensitive matters.
- Providing training on a variety of laws and policies affecting CIA personnel, including but not limited to collection of intelligence, employment and anti-discrimination laws, and government ethics.
- Maintaining productive working relationships with other Intelligence Community elements, federal agencies, congressional committees, and use these relationships to further the mission of the CIA.
Additionally, you will deal with a wide range of legal problems relating to procurement, such as:
- Government contract formation (including detailed reviews of solicitation and evaluation documents for source selections);
- Data rights and other intellectual property issues;
- Commercial terms and conditions review for government acceptance;
- Procurement integrity and organizational conflict of interest issues;
- Litigation (primarily bid protests, but also disputes/claims);
- Cost accounting issues;
- Service Contract Labor Standards and Davis-Bacon Act requirements;
- Contract administration issues; and
- Other procurement related legal issues.
Who Will You Work With?
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) understands that the variety of our country’s citizens contributes to its strength. At the CIA, employees come from various backgrounds and perspectives, and thanks to these different groups, we can protect our nation.
The benefits you will get will help you in many areas of your lives, including your health and well-being, time off, families, money, and continuing education.
The programs provide flexible schedules, much-desired government health benefits, as well as childcare and sick leave.
Working with the CIA will also provide you the satisfaction of knowing that your efforts contribute to something greater than yourself. The work is driven by one mission: to keep the Nation safe. The chance to strengthen American national security exists every day.
Minimum Qualifications To Join Is:
- Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school
- Active bar membership from any of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands and current certificate(s) of good standing
- Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience within the U.S. Government, in private practice, or as in-house counsel
- Strong client-counseling skills
- Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining the CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation.
The following competencies are assessed for across all applicants:
- Legal analysis, reasoning and writing, including the ability to quickly integrate and synthesize facts and law to make legally sound decisions in compressed timeframes.
- Demonstrated expertise on complex legal matters.
- The ability to work both independently and as a team member in a demanding environment.
- The ability to exercise sound judgment in challenging situations.
- Willingness to consider diverse perspectives and ability to navigate changing circumstances.
- Ability to effectively manage multiple work assignments and competing priorities concurrently.
- Ability to develop and maintain close and collaborative working relationships inside and outside the CIA.
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