4) Your spouse and a couple of his/her associates have recently started a web design company. All of the men and women starting the company have excellent credentials and experience in this field. As a contracting officer, you have been discussing an upcoming solicitation with one of your customers that will include designing a new website for the base. You think your spouse’s company would be a good candidate for this job. What should you do? [Identify the award and post-award steps and procedures for conducting a strategic sourcing project.]Inform your customer that this requirement will have to be assigned to another contracting officer. Do nothing unless you receive an offer from your spouse’s company. Tell your customer about the company’s qualifications and experience, without mentioning that your spouse is part owner. Issue the solicitation without saying anything to your spouse about the opportunity.5) Which of the following defines strategic sourcing? [Define strategic sourcing.]6) You supervise a small contracting office that supports the local base tenants. Your organization has lost a couple of contracting billets over the years. How might strategic sourcing help meet customer requirements with reduced staff? [Identify the key objectivesand benefits of strategic sourcing.]
7) Conducting a commodity spend analysis, assessing customer requirements, and developing a total cost of ownership model all occur in which process step of the DoD Strategic Sourcing framework? [Identify the pre-award steps and procedures for conducting a strategic sourcing project.]Current Strategy ReviewMarket ResearchSourcing Strategy DevelopmentRequirements Definition
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