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Acquisition Workforce Division

The Acquisition Workforce Division fosters the professional development of the GSA acquisition workforce, which includes GS-1102, GS-1105 and GS-1170 Series, Contracting Officers' Representatives/Contracting Officers' Technical Representatives, Program and Project Managers, and other acquisition-related positions. This division also manages GSA's Contracting Officer Warrant Program (COWP), federal acquisition certification programs, and leads human capital efforts to strengthen the GSA acquisition workforce.

At the authority and direction of the Associate Administrator for Government-wide Policy, the Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO) and the Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) advise and assist the GSA Administrator and other senior officials to ensure the agency achieves its mission through the management of its acquisition activities. The CAO and the SPE are responsible for developing and maintaining an acquisition career management program to ensure the development of a competent, professional workforce to support accomplishing GSA’s mission.


Professional development,acquisition certification programs,acquisition workforce, contracting officer warrant program,human capital