Ontract Administration and Change Issues

Contract administration involves those activities performed by government officials after a contract has been awarded to determine how well the government and the contractor performed to meet the requirements of the contract. For this assignment, review the following GAO Testimony: a?Contract and Project Management Concerns at the National Nuclear Security Administration and Office of Environmental Management,a? GAO-09-406T, March 4, 2009.
Explicate and evaluate the importance of roles and responsibilities of contracting officers and administrator.
Explicate and evaluate the importance of improving methods of creating contract schedules.
Use the information in the situation to develop a policy that explains the role that the contract officer should have played in the dealings between the government and the contractor from the time the contract was awarded through completion of the work.

Compare the contract administration and project management of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Office of Environmental Management (EM) and recommend how each agency could have improved its effectiveness in the areas of contract administration and project management.
Use at least three (3) high-quality academic resources in this assignment to justify your position. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Ontract Administration and Change Issues

For this assignment, review the following GAO Testimony: a?Contract and Project Management Concerns at the National Nuclear Security Administration and Office of Environmental Management,a? GAO-09-406T, March 4, 2009.

Write a four to five (4) page paper in which you:
Explicate and evaluate the importance of roles and responsibilities of contracting officers and administrator.

Explicate and evaluate the importance of improving methods of creating contract schedules.
Use the information in the situation to develop a policy that explains the role that the contract officer should have played in the dealings between the government and the contractor from the time the contract was awarded through completion of the work.
Compare the contract administration and project management of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Office of Environmental Management (EM) and recommend how each agency could have improved its effectiveness in the areas of contract administration and project management.

Use at least three (3) high-quality academic resources in this assignment to justify your position. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the studentas name, the professoras name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page leng