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Government Contracting Officer Podcast

Summary: THE podcast for those who want to learn about the government market from the contracting officer's perspective. Kevin Jans and Paul Schauer, both former federal contracting officers, explain the rules, processes and the "why" behind government contracts. They know because they've done it.

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  • Artist: Kevin Jans, Paul Schauer, Contracting Officer, government Contracting, proposal management, proposal writing, targeting, contract administration, contract management, subcontracting
  • Copyright: ℗ & © 2020 Government Contracting Officer Podcast

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 065 Do I Need An Approved Accounting System? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1477

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. This episode is brought to you by Unanet. Unanet provides a ‘single source of truth’ and removes the barriers to sharing realtime information caused by using separate business s...

 064 Proposal Manager Questions About Source Selections | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1739

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. Proposal Managers have a unique view of the proposal process. Among other roles, proposal managers are key to ensuring that proposals are 100% compliant and submitted on time...

 063 The Source Selection Decision | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1138

This episode is brought to you by PROPRICER, the #1 proposal pricing and cost analysis software used by federal agencies and small to large government contractors. Visit www.PROPRICER.com/podcast to learn more or request a demonstration. You’ll be glad ...

 062 What is Certified Cost and Pricing Data? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1658

Listen and Learn… What is Certified Cost and Pricing Data? Cost and pricing data is exactly what it sounds like. The key word here is “certified”. Kevin and Paul describe the circumstances where the Government requires contractors to “certify” that...

 061 What is a Final Proposal Revision? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1040

Listen and Learn… What is a Final Proposal Revision? (FPR) Kevin and Paul continue their dissection of the Government Source Selection process and discuss the process by which the Government allows revisions to Industry proposals after discussions....

 060 Who Are The Players? What are the Different Roles in the Source Selection and Proposal Process? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2122

Listen and Learn… Who are the players on the Government acquisition team? Who are their Industry counterparts? Kevin and Paul discuss different roles on a Government acquisition team and an Industry proposal team. Many roles are similar, but other...

 059 Encore: RFI, DRFP, RFP. What is the difference? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1666

Listen and Learn… What is an RFI? What is a DRFP? What is an RFP? In this special Encore episode, Kevin and Paul describe RFIs (Request for Information), DRFPs (Draft Request for Proposals) and RFPs (Request for Proposals) and explain why and when ...

 058 The Source Selection Process | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1863

Listen and Learn… How does the Government Source Selection Process work? Ever wonder what happens after proposals are submitted? How does the Government go about selecting a winner? Kevin and Paul discuss the FAR Part 15 source selection process fr...

 057 What is Industry Day? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2065

Listen and Learn… What is an Industry Day? What goals should the Government accomplish during the event? How should Industry prepare for an Industry Day? Kevin and Paul describe what an Industry Day can be (and should be) and some common reasons ...

 056 What is an Unauthorized Commitment? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1535

Listen and Learn… What is an Unauthorized Commitment? (UA) What makes it Unauthorized? What is a Ratification? Only a Government Contracting Officer can obligate the Government to acquire goods and/or services, but…..sometimes it sure seems like o...

 055 What is an OCI? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1625

Listen and Learn… Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI) has become a very important issue for Government contractors as the Government’s perception of and sensitivity to OCI has changed over the last few years. Agencies have updated their policies r...

 054 Encore - The 80/20 Rule | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1177

Listen and Learn… In this Special Holiday ENCORE episode - Kevin and Paul discuss the Contracting Officer Podcast’s 80/20 rule. This is one of the earliest and most popular CO Podcasts, presented again “in case you missed it” because the concept shows ...

 053 What is a Notification to Unsuccessful Offerors (You Lost…) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1370

Listen and Learn… Unlike in commercial industry, the Government is required to notify bidders that they’ve lost a bid. Kevin and Paul explain what information the Government can and cannot share in the notification as well as why a more informative not...

 052 What Kevin and Paul Wish They Knew... | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1920

Cast: 052 Title: What Kevin and Paul Wish They Knew… Zone: Zoneless Listen and Learn… One Year of the Contracting Officer Podcast! In this special episode Kevin and Paul look back at the beginning of the CO Podcast and answer the most co...

 051 What are Simplified Acquisition Procedures? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 938

Listen and Learn… How can the Government buy commercial items efficiently? Good question! One streamlined acquisition process has now become an official part of the FAR. (after years as a “test program”) FAR 13.5 describes Simplified Acquisition Proce...

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