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640 Acres is subcontracted in Groups 1, 3 and 6 on this IDIQ.
This IDIQ is in support of VA program offices Veteran Enterprise Contracting for Transformation and Operational Readiness (VECTOR), providing a department-wide vehicle for a broad range of general management and business support services and solutions. VECTOR consists of six groups of services: Group 1 – Management and Improvement, Group 2 – Analysis, Group 3 – Training, Group 4 – Outreach, Group 5 – Supply Chain, and Group 6 – Human Resources and Staffing. 640 Acres provides services, labor categories, and solutions necessary to fulfill the scope of the following:
Group 1 – Management, Oversight and Improvement
640 provides services as they relate to program and project management, strategic planning and performance measurement, quality measurement, business process reengineering, business process improvement, business process management, and change management and transition, as outlined below.
Program and Project Management: 640 provides support to assist the Government in implementing disciplined, comprehensive, and flexible program and project management processes, including monitoring of project metrics, rigorous risk management, and prompt reporting on Government-approved cost, schedule, performance, and risk baseline. 640 also assists in the development of procurement request packages, including statements of work and cost estimates.
Strategic Planning: 640 provides support of strategic planning, including development of strategic goals, objectives, strategies, performance measures, targets, improved programmatic outcomes, and linkages to programming, budgeting and evaluations.
Performance Measurement: 640 provides support of strategic performance measurement development, including improved linkage between VA-wide strategic planning and goals and VA programmatic outcomes; and implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Modernization Act (GPRAMA).
Business Process Reengineering, Improvement and Management: 640 conducts studies in support of system redesign and business process reengineering, improvement and management. 640 develops and executes implementation plans and support the process of implementing and sustaining improvements.
Change Management and Transition: 640 supports all activities associated with organizational change, including transition management, implementation of major initiatives, communications associated with major initiatives, risk assessment, stakeholder engagement, organizational transformation, and culture change.
Quality Measurement: 640 provides support of quality management systems, tools, and techniques to help organizations transform, including, Lean Six Sigma (LSS), ISO 9000/9001, and the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award criteria.
Data Governance: 640 provides support in the management of the availability, usability, integrity, and security of the VA’s data. Services may include consultations, and process improvements.
Group 3 – Training
640 designs, conducts, and evaluates training in support of projects and programs.
Training Development: 640 creates training in various mediums for delivery to assigned staff for training.
Training Delivery: 640 provides delivery of training in various formats to include: face to face, online, or hybrid formats.
Group 6 – Human Resources and Staffing
The contractor shall provide human resources and staffing solutions as they relate to the development of position descriptions, manpower surveys, personnel record transactions in the support of human capital management.
Performance Development Planning: 640 provides support in the development of position description and qualification documents for human resource activities to include document generation for hiring officials and amendments to position description and responsibility documents, by utilizing Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Department of Veterans Affairs policies. Services may include providing position descriptions, levels of performance by experience matrices, and performance metrics.
Human Resources Operations: 640 provides support in the human resources personnel payroll processes. Services may include relaying official job offers once approved in writing by a Federal HR Director or designee, assisting with payroll validation, uploading evaluations, record management, to include SF-50 “Notification of Personnel Action”, SF-52 “Request for Personnel Action”, VA-3918 “Intra-Agency Transfer Request”, VA-4659 “Incentive Awards Recommendation and Approval”, and performance management.
Manpower Surveys: 640 provides support in the design and analysis of manpower studies for the VA. Services may include assisting in the analysis of labor categories per task, man hours expended per task, and recommendation of human resource allocation.
Collective Bargaining Analysis and Assessments: 640 provides support in the creation and evaluation of collective bargaining agreements, standard operating procedures, and other documents deployed for collective bargaining activities.