Aquisitions, Grants, & Contracts

The Office of Acquisition and Grants handles acquisitions for all of Social Security, which involves planning, negotiating, and administering contracts to acquire goods and services in support of our mission.

Contract Specialists

Plan, negotiate, award, and administer contracts for a wide variety of supplies and services for the agency. Specialists review incoming procurement requests, respond to proposals and bids, and make recommendations on which proposals to consider.

Purchasing Agents

Acquire supplies and services issuing delivery or purchase orders.

Procurement Analysts

Advise the agency acquisition staff on matters relating to contracting policies and procedures.

Grants Management Specialists

Plan, review for policy compliance, negotiate, award, and administer grants or cooperative agreements needed for research and demonstration efforts. These grants and agreements involve key agency programs.