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IPT Roles & Responsibilities

Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) are comprised primarily of individuals in the role of Contracting Officer Representative, Technical, Instructional Systems Specialist (ISS), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Alternate Contracting Officer Representative (ACOR). IPTs stay with the product throughout the content development process.

Each member of the IPT plays a critical role in the successful development of the content. You may view specific roles and responsibilities in the table below or download the
IPT roles and responsibilities document. PDF icon

Integrated Product Team (IPT) Roles & Responsibilities
Primary COR
(TCM TADLP)
ISS
(TCM TADLP)
Technical (TCM TADLP)

Alternate COR

SME
(Proponent)

Appointed by the Contracting Officer (KO) and responsible for contract oversight and administration/management through contract lifecycle.
As the designated PRIMARY COR, your primary duty is to monitor the performance and progress of the contract to ensure that all contract requirements have been met within the specified performance period.  Other than the contracting officer (KO), you are the only government employee who may direct the flow of technical matters between the government and the contractor.

Responsible for supporting the PRIMARY COR in reviewing contract deliverables for educational and training efficacy and compliance with applicable regulations and pamphlets through the contract lifecycle Responsible for supporting the PRIMARY COR in reviewing contract deliverables as the expert in the technical construction of the content to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, pamphlets, and technical standards and specifications  through the contract lifecycle Responsible for supporting the PRIMARY COR in reviewing contract deliverables as the content Subject Matter Expert through the contract lifecycle. This position is responsible for completion of the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP)
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Maintain liaison and direct communications with the contractor and proponent. All documents pertaining to this contract shall be signed as "Contracting Officer's Representative" and a copy shall be retained.      
Assist the RA and the KO in the pre-award phase. Assist the proponent SMEs in defining requirements for training and education using technology Assist the proponent SMEs in defining technical standards and specifications for DL training and education Define requirements for training and education using DL tools and technology.
Primary COR
(TCM TADLP)
ISS
(TCM TADLP)
Technical (TCM TADLP)

Alternate COR

SME
(Proponent)

Ensure that the government meets its contractual obligations to the contractor. This includes but is not limited to GFP, Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), and/or government furnished information (GFI) that is required by the contract. Review Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), and/or government furnished information (GFI) to ensure that it is appropriated as required by the contract. Review Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), and/or government furnished information (GFI) to ensure that it is appropriated as required by the contract. Review Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), and/or government furnished information (GFI) to ensure that it is appropriated as required by the contract.
Calculate IGCE
(Independant Government Cost Estimate)
  Assist the PRIMARY COR  in providing any information that supports the s  
  Assist the PRIMARY COR  in reviewing proposals for technical acceptable, lowest price for training and education using technology. Assist the PRIMARY COR  in reviewing proposals for technical acceptable, lowest price for training and education using technology. Assist the PRIMARY COR  in reviewing proposals for technical acceptable, lowest price for training and education using technology.
Serve as onsite representative of the KO to convene and chair Post Award. Assist the PRIMARY COR  in presenting design standards and regulations briefing. Assist the PRIMARY COR  in presenting technical standards and specifications briefing. Represent the proponent in the discussion of requirements.
Primary COR
(TCM TADLP)
ISS
(TCM TADLP)
Technical (TCM TADLP)

Alternate COR

SME
(Proponent)

Validate contractor invoices, receiving reports in WAWF. Assist the PRIMARY COR  in reviewing invoices, makes comments, acknowledge receipt of deliverable   Assist the PRIMARY COR  in reviewing invoices, makes comments, acknowledge receipt of deliverable.

Monitor milestones, alert management and team when dates are missed.

Verify that the contractor performs the requirements of the contract in accordance with the contract terms and conditions of the performance work statement.
Review all contract deliverables in a timely manner, post comments for the PRIMARY COR and proponent in the IPT portal. Review all contract deliverables in a timely manner, post comments for the PRIMARY COR and proponent in the IPT portal. Review all contract deliverables in a timely manner, post comments for the PRIMARY COR in the IPT portal.
In the IPT portal, maintain record of all conversations with the contractor, all reviews of content, all dates met or missed. In the IPT portal, maintain record of all conversations with the contractor, all reviews of content, all dates met or missed. In the IPT portal, maintain record of all conversations with the contractor, all reviews of content, all dates met or missed. In the IPT portal, maintain record of all conversations with the contractor, all reviews of content, all dates met or missed.
Mediate disputes, present issues to MCO/KO.     Present the PRIMARY COR with records for any contractor or work issues and disputes.
  Perform inspections necessary to verify that the contractor has met requirements for instructional efficacy. Perform inspections necessary to verify that the contractor has met all technical standards and specifications. Perform inspections necessary to verify that the contractor has met all doctrinal requirements.
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