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NPR 5101.33A
Effective Date: May 19, 2000
Expiration Date: March 27, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Procurement Advocacy Programs w/Change 5, Revalidated 3/27/2017

Responsible Office: Office of Procurement


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Appendix A: COMPETITION ADVOCATE REPORT (Ref: FAR 6.502)

(Insert Contracting Activity Here)

A.1 Full and Open Competition - New opportunities/actions taken to maximize competition: Summarize your competitive procurements (distinguish between awarded and planned) and provide specific examples (e.g., actual or potential contract dollar value/identify program or project /contract type). Discuss any conditions that led to increase/decrease from previous year and include meaningful analysis of trends citing examples representative of report findings.

A.2 Competition of Commercial Items - New initiatives taken to increase commercial item acquisition: Summarize your competitive commercial item procurements (distinguish between awarded and planned) and provide specific examples (e.g., actual or potential contract dollar value/identify program or project /contract type). Discuss any conditions that led to increase/decrease from previous year and include meaningful analysis of trends citing examples representative of report findings.

A.3 Use of Performance Based Acquisition Strategies - Results of new initiatives taken to ensure, to the maximum extent practicable, the use of performance based acquisition strategies structured around the purpose and outcome desired.

A.4 Task and Delivery Orders over $1.0M - Results of initiatives that ensure task and delivery orders over $1M issued under multiple award contracts are properly planned, issued and comply with FAR 8.405 (Federal Supply Schedule) and 16.505

A.5 Recommendations for personal/organizational accountability for competition, which may include the use of recognition and awards to motivate program managers, contracting officers, and others in authority to promote competition in acquisition.

A.6 Barriers to Competition and Commercial Item Acquisition - Describe any condition or action that has the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition or commercial item acquisition and suggestions or steps taken to remove or mitigate.

A.7 Other - a)Actions taken to mitigate risk when noncompetitive, cost-reimbursement, or time-and-material/labor-hour contracts are used. b)Opportunities and actions taken to transition to more competitive or lower risk contract types.

A.8 If applicable, list potential value/requirement description for your Center and provide brief discussion of changes in trends or conditions that led to increases/decreases from prior fiscal year:

Example: XX Center - $750,000,000 Russian Space Agency one year Soyuz extension

a. JOFOCs over $78.5M,

b. JOFOCs Unusual & Compelling Urgency,

c. Any single award IDIQs over $100 million, and

d. Only one offer received for competitive acquisitions (definitive contracts only (excludes Purchase Orders, Delivery/Task Orders and Blanket Purchase Agreements).



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