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Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) Program

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for the appointment, limitations, responsibilities and oversight of a COTR and to establish a certification program as detailed in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) Memorandum, Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer Technical Representatives (FACCOTR), dated November 26, 2007. The purpose of the certification program is to standardize the competencies and training across agencies and to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of the federal acquisition process.

Last updated: Monday, March 19, 2012