321 episodes

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.

Government Contracting Officer Podcast Kevin Jans, Paul Schauer, Contracting Officer, government Contracting, proposal management, proposal writing, targeting, contract administration, contract management, subcontracting

    • Management
    • 4.9 • 162 Ratings

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.

    319 - What is an IDIQ contract? (REFRESHER)

    319 - What is an IDIQ contract? (REFRESHER)

    If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)What does Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) mean for my contract?  Did I really win any work?  Or for the Government, how much...

    • 25 min
    318 - Stages of GovCon Sales (and purchase decisions)

    318 - Stages of GovCon Sales (and purchase decisions)

    If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)We all progress through stages as we make a decision to purchase a product or service.  If the buyer and seller aren't in sync we end up...

    • 25 min
    317 - Acquisition and Execution Time Zones

    317 - Acquisition and Execution Time Zones

    If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul revisit the fundamentals of the podcast: the Acquisition and Execution Time Zones.  If you're a long time listener this overview...

    • 19 min
    316 - What is Certified Cost or Pricing Data?

    316 - What is Certified Cost or Pricing Data?

    If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul explain the differences between cost and pricing data and the all-important "Certified Cost or Pricing Data"  This has been a...

    • 26 min
    315 - RFP Questions w/Wendy Frieman

    315 - RFP Questions w/Wendy Frieman

    If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Given the complexity of most Government Requests for Proposals (RFPs) questions are inevitable.  Paul discusses the sensitive nature of RFP...

    • 31 min
    Continuous Learning Points

    Continuous Learning Points

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
162 Ratings

162 Ratings

USAFSOONER ,

Outstanding

This is excellent no matter your level of expertise. Strongly recommend.

rrigaud88 ,

Learning so much

I love this podcast - so much value.

MrBeverage ,

Great for FAC-P/PM CLPs

Great show! Federal program and project managers can learn a lot from The Contracting Officer Podcast about how their counterparts in Acquisition help get the job done. Great way to earn your free CLPs and PDUs!

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