Government Contracting Officer Podcast show

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

Podcasts:

 239 - Where Are You? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1264

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul discuss the FAR's preference for telecommuting.  (or working remotely in more modern lingo)Learn why the Government must be...

 238 - Negotiation Clearance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1602

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Prior to negotiations it is common for both Government and industry contracts folks to get "clearance"  to negotiate a deal within a range of...

 Things have changed...are you ready? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 236

Things have changed...are you ready?

 237 - Accounting by CLIN | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1408

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul return to CLINs to dig deeper into the Contracting Officer's responsibilities regarding CLIN structure.  Learn how "CLIN...

 236 - What is a Wrap Rate? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1137

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul provide a simplified overview of wrap rates including what cost components make up a labor billing rate and a walk-through of a...

 235 - It's a Technicality | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1405

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Government requests for proposals (RFPs) contain many explicit requirements.  They also include many "buried" requirements that, if not...

 234 - Who Are You? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1307

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul discuss the common question "when should I contact the Contracting Officer during the acquisition process?".  Learn the most...

 233 - What Drives RFP Delays? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1733

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Possibly the most common question posed to the podcast:  Why do RFPs take so long?Kevin and Paul build on earlier episodes on this topic and...

 232 - Proposal Automation with Wendy Frieman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1766

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin talks proposal automation with Skyway team member (and proposal professional) Wendy Frieman.  Learn why automation tools have become an...

 231 - What Time is It? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1869

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul review, refresh, and update the Acquisition Time Zones.  The Acquisition Time Zones are the way we (this podcast) describe the...

 How to get guidance from our team | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 120

How to get guidance from our team

 230 - The Proposal Strike Zone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1288

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul discuss the government's proposal evaluation process using yet another baseball analogy. (smile...you know you love baseball...

 229 - Path to Fair Opportunity Part 4 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1085

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)In the final episode of our mini-series on the “Fair Opportunity” process, Kevin and Paul discuss how the government can award a "sole source"...

 228 - The Christian Doctrine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1293

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Imagine reading your contract closely to determine how to approach a potential issue, only to find out that you are held to the requirements of...

 Community Update | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 120

The Skyway Community is growing. Our customers are thriving by using our team of former Contracting Officers as their guide to navigate the nuances of government contracting.

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