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SOFARS PART 5637SERVICE CONTRACTING



SOFARS PART 5637 - SERVICE CONTRACTING
SUBPART 5637.1 - SERVICE CONTRACTS -- GENERAL
5637.102 Policy.
5637.103-90 Contracting Officer Responsibility.
5637.104 Personal Service Contracts.
5637.110
Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses.
5637.170 Approval of contracts and task orders for services.
5637.170-2 Approval Requirements.
SUBPART 5637.2 ADVISORY AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES
5637.203 (Removed April 2017)
5637.204
Guidelines for Determining Availability of Personnel.
SUBPART 5637.5 MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT OF SERVICE CONTRACTS
(Revised January 2013)
5637.503 Agency-Head Responsibilities
5637.590-90 Contractor Manpower Reporting

SOFARS PART 5637
SERVICE CONTRACTING

SUBPART 5637.1 SERVICE CONTRACTS -- GENERAL

5637.102 Policy.
(Revised August 2016)

(k) Acquisition of Services shall be in accordance with DoD Instruction 5000.74. The Senior Services Manager (SSM) for USSOCOM has delegated the decision authority for Service Category V acquisitions (estimated total value of the SAT or more but less than $10M) to the Component and Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) level, unless otherwise directed. Components and TSOC contracting offices shall ensure requiring activities obtain service acquisition approval IAW local procedures. The contract file shall contain the approved acquisition strategy.


5637.103-90 Contracting Officer Responsibility.
(Revised August 2016)
See FAR 37.103(e) for reporting requirements.
5637.104 Personal Service Contracts.
(b)(1) If a request for approval of a personal service contract is submitted in accordance with DFARS 237.104(b)(i), the following additional information shall be furnished:

(a) The requiring activity's initial request signed by the Requiring Activity Official (RAO);
(b) A determination and findings (D&F);
(c) A review sheet coordinated in accordance with Attachment 5601-1;
(d) Documentation of Contracting Officer coordination; and
(e) A narrative requesting the approval authority signs the required D&F.

5637.110 Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses.
(Revised August 2017)
(a) (Removed August 2017).
(b) When a service contract Statement of Work (SOW) contains key personnel, contracting officers may insert a clause substantially the same as 5652.237-9001, Key Personnel Requirements.
5637.170 Approval of contracts and task orders for services.
(Revised April 2015)
See DCG for service requirement (SR) approval and reporting policy and responsibilities.


5637.170-2 Approval Requirements.
(Revised October 2015)
(a) Contracts or task orders valued at or below $93 million that are not performance-based must be approved by an HCD or FCO Chief. For acquisitions exceeding $93 million, obtain the approval of the senior procurement executive.

SUBPART 5637.2 ADVISORY AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES

5637.203 Policy.
(Removed April 2017)
5637.204 Guidelines for Determining Availability of Personnel.
(a) Contractor personnel shall not be utilized on proposal evaluation teams without the written approval of the Director of Procurement (DOP) or designee. The RAO must provide written justification in accordance with FAR 37.203(d) as to why contractor support must be used instead of using federal employees.

SUBPART 5637.5 MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT OF SERVICE CONTRACTS

5637.503 Agency-Head Responsibilities
Per 5601.601(2), the Director of Procurement (DOP) is delegated the authority to act in accordance with this paragraph.


5637.590-90 Contractor Manpower Reporting
(Revised September 2013) (Moved paragraph (a) to 5607.503(g) January 2014)
(b) Beginning on October 1, 2013 all instruments that require the performance of services, including new contracts, task orders, and delivery orders above the simplified acquisition threshold that are reported in FPDS-NG, all military interdepartmental purchase requests, interagency acquisition agreements, and all contracts for goods with defined requirements for services above the simplified acquisition threshold, shall include the statement of work language below. This language should also be included in any modifications to existing contracts with a Contract Line Item (CLIN) that includes services provided for requirements in support of, or benefit to, USSOCOM that have a duration of greater than or equal to one year.
(c) Statement of work language:

The KO, COR, Contractor, Sub-contractor, Requiring Activity, and Resource Manager responsibilities and instructions for use of the Enterprise-wide Contractor Manpower Reporting Application (eCMRA) can be found at DCG Part 37, Item 2.


HQ, United States Special Operations Command
Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (SOF AT&L)
SOFARS 5637
February 2007

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