Two years after it offered recommendations to strengthen the workforce charged with overseeing technical aspects of contracts, the General Services Administration’s Inspector General (IG) said the agency has still not fully complied.
As part of its recommendations to correct the problem, the OIG said that GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) should put in controls to ensure contracting officer representatives (CORs) were registered in the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) Tracking Application System and develop guidance to ensure the certification was consistently tracked.
The Aug. 3, 2016 report said that FAS had yet to require its regional offices complete spreadsheets detailing certification information.
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Read the OIG’s report here: https://www.gsaig.gov/sites/default/files/audit-reports/A160081_1.pdf