Let’s just state the obvious — agency contracting officers and other acquisition professionals jobs aren’t getting any easier, anytime soon.
Before you say, “Thanks for nothing,” the National Contract Management Association believes there is plenty of light at the end of the tunnel.
Kraig Conrad, the CEO of NCMA, said a new survey of federal acquisition professionals gives his organization’s members plenty of hope that the acquisition workforce will see some burden relief in the coming years.
“We are at a crossroads,” Conrad said in an interview at the recent Government Contract Management Symposium in Arlington, Virginia. “What we do next will be very important given the changes that are coming in the profession.”
Through the survey, which polled federal senior procurement executives and chief acquisition officers, NCMA came away with three main findings that helps answer the question of what they can do next to bolster and evolve the federal acquisition workforce.
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