I am a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR)

A Federal employee to whom a Contracting Officer has delegated authority in writing to act as his or her representative in monitoring specified aspects of contractor performance. These aspects may include ensuring that the contractor’s performance meets the standards set forth in the contract, ensuring the contractor meets the technical requirements under the contract by the delivery date(s) and/or within the period of performance, and ensuring that the contractor performs within the price or estimated cost stated in the contract.

Certification Requirements

Re-Certification Requirements

Acquisition Flash 2022-01

The New Continuous Learning Period Video provides an overview of the new common CL period for the acquisition workforce.

Common CL Period FAQs video answers questions in response to a series of inquiries from the workforce 

CLP Dashboard

Training Requirements

For initial certification: Level I: Entry/Apprentice

Appropriate for individuals serving on technical evaluation panels or supporting low-risk contract vehicles such as firm fixed price and services/supply contracts and orders that do not exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.

Review certification requirements on OALM's website:

AND Complete:

Level II: Mid-level/Journeyman

Appropriate for individuals supporting contract vehicles of moderate to high complexity. Information on thresholds found on OALM’s website:

Training includes completion of the following:

One (1) year of prior COR experience is required. Must complete narrative on application addressing COR competency proficiencies.

AND Complete:

Level III: Senior/Expert

Appropriate for highly complex and mission critical contract vehicles requiring significant acquisition investment. Information on thresholds found on OALM’s website:

Training includes completion of the following:

Two (2) years of prior COR experience required. Must complete narrative on application addressing COR competency proficiencies.

AND Complete:

Resources

Submit a Question to the Acquisition Career Program, OALM/ACP: ACP@od.nih.gov

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