Jenna, a contracting officer, has been asked by John, a program manager, to restrict competition on an upcoming procurement to companies within 50 miles of the program office. What FAR policy and underlying statutory requirement should guide Jenna’s response? Contracting officers are required to provide for full and open competition unless a FAR Part 6 exception or exclusion applies. Sam is negotiating data rights for a technical data package with Flute Company for a new Army acquisition program. Flute company developed the item and related technical data entirely at its expense. What DoD policy applies in this situation? Acquire only the technical data and rights necessary to satisfy the agency needs. Which of the following is a main purpose of BCM briefing To gain approval from management to begin non-competitive negotiations You just issued a sole-source RFP to Bayser, Inc. for FPIF contract to develop a new sensor. Bayser responded with proposal based on a CPIF contract type. How do you respond? You may consider changing contract type because contract type is negotiable, even after RFP released in this situation. When using regression to test the causal/beneficial relationship of Nanoteches indirect G&A support expenses, it makes the most sense to use the historical G&A expense pool as the dependent variable and the associated G&A base as the independent variable. The Underrun share ration specified in the FPIF production contract awarded to Proto Design Inc is listed as 60/40? What does this mean? The government keeps 60% of all cost underruns You have validated the following information from a contractors proposal: Year 2012 A: 1490000 E: 275300, Year 2013 A: 1300000 E: 201000, Year 2014 A: 1425000 E: 265000, Year 2015: 1500000 E: 300000, Year 2016 (projected) A: 1750000 E:unknown. Based on the information and regression analysis, what is the calculated overhead rate for 2016? 23.08% Any, a contracting officer, is reviewing a PBP request from his contractor. The PBP even listed int eh contract requires the contractor to complete the mock-up of a prototype unit for Government technical review team. The contractor has completed 99% of the mock-up, but ran into a delay with a 3 rd tier subcontractor. The contractor informs Andy that the mock-up will be 99% complete at the time of the Government review. Based on these facts, may Andy approve the PBP request at this time? No, the BPB event must be 100% before the payment may be approved. You have received a proposal for which you must now perform a cost analysis. The proposal includes direct costs, indirect costs, and profit. Which of these must be included in your cost analysis? All must be included, including profit Lucas is the officer on a CPFF “completion” contract with an estimated cost of $100,000. The negotiated fee is $10,000 or 10% of cost. The contractor has advised Lucas that they anticipate it will actually cost $110,000, to complete the work and the government has increased funding accordingly If final allowable costs comes in at $110,000, what fee will the contractor be paid upon successful completion of this effort?
- Spring '16
- Government, Cost-plus contract