The Office of the Procurement Executive (A/OPE) provides management direction and leadership over Department-wide acquisition and federal assistance policies and the full range of acquisitions and federal assistance management services.
1 FAM 212.2 in the Department’s Foreign Affairs Manual provides details on the authority, responsibilities, and structure of A/OPE.
Office of Acquisitions Policy
The Office of Acquisitions Policy (A/OPE/AP) prescribes the Department’s acquisition and federal assistance policies, regulations, and procedures; determines the effect of new or proposed acquisition or assistance legislation, executive orders, or regulations on, or implements same, into the Department’s acquisition and/or federal assistance policy and procedures.
Office of Acquisitions Management
The Office of Acquisitions Management (A/OPE/AQM) manages, plans, and directs the Department’s acquisition programs and conducts contract operations in support of activities worldwide. A/OPE/AQM provides the full range of professional contract management services including acquisition planning, contract negotiations, cost and price analysis, and contract administration.
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Incorporated by reference in all standard grants, cooperative agreements, fixed amount awards, award to individuals, and property awards to U.S. and foreign recipients that are not Foreign Public Entities.
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- 1 FAM 212.2
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Office of the Procurement Executive
1200 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209