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Office of Acquisitions Mission and Structure

The National Cancer Institute Office of Acquisitions awards and administers contracts and simplified acquisitions in support of the institute’s mission to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. During the course of the acquisition process, the Office of Acquisitions will ensure that customer service is paramount, communications are open and continuous, positive relationships are fostered, sound business judgment is employed, and acquisition strategies are creative and proactive. In so doing, the resulting contract awards will wholly and completely meet program office needs, be compliant with Law and Regulation, and have a positive, long-lasting effect towards fulfilling the National Cancer Institute’s mission to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer afflicting people worldwide.

Organizationally, NCI OA is located under the Office of the Director, Office of Management. The NCI OA is divided into the following branches:

Office of the Director

This office is responsible for the management of NCI OA, including policy development, web site maintenance and file review . The address for the Office of the Director is:

National Cancer Institute
Office of Acquisitions, OD
NCI Shady Grove, Room 1E554
9609 Medical Center Drive, MSC 9705
Rockville, MD 20850-9705
Phone: (240) 276-5440
Fax: (240) 276-5401

OD Detail Personnel Listing

Epidemiology, Therapeutics and Sciences Branch (ETSB)

The staff awards and administers contracts on behalf of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, the Division of Cancer Biology, the Center for Cancer Research, and some areas of the Office of the Director, and the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis. The address for ETSB is:

National Cancer Institute
Office of Acquisitions, ETSB
NCI Shady Grove, Room 1E570
9609 Medical Center Drive, MSC 9705
Rockville, MD 20850-9705
Phone: (240) 276-5400
Fax: (240) 276-5401

ETSB Detail Personnel Listing

Prevention, Control and Population Sciences Branch (PCPSB)

The staff awards and administers contracts on behalf of the Division of Cancer Prevention, and the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. The address for PCPSB is:

National Cancer Institute
Office of Acquisitions, PCPSB
NCI Shady Grove, Room 1E162
9609 Medical Center Drive, MSC 9705
Rockville, MD 20850-9705
Phone: (240) 276-5410
Fax: (240) 276-5431

PCPSB Detail Personnel Listing

Strategic Acquisitions Branch (SAB)

Organizationally, this falls under the Office of the Director . The staff awards and administers simplified acquisitions for all of NCI and NCCIH, and provides administrative management of the NCI purchase card program. The address for PSAB is:

National Cancer Institute
Office of Acquisitions, SAB
NCI Shady Grove, Room 1E150
9609 Medical Center Drive, MSC 9705
Rockville, MD 20850-9705
Phone: (240) 276-5420
Fax: (240) 276-5399

SAB Detail Personnel Listing

Treatment and Support Branch (TSB)

The staff awards and administers contracts on behalf of the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, and the Office of the Director. The address for TSB is:

National Cancer Institute
Office of Acquisitions, TSB
Riverside 5
8490 Progress Drive
Frederick, MD 21701-4998
Phone: (301) 624-8742
FAX: (301) 631-3036

TSB Detail Personnel Listing

Management and Operations Support Branch (MOSB)

The Management and Operations Support Branch (MOSB), Office of Management, NCI, plans, directs, and coordinates the contract and business management activities of the NCI-Frederick, Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC). The address for MOSB is:

NCI-Frederick
Office of Acquisitions, MOSB
Building 427, Miller Drive
Frederick, MD 21702-1201
Phone: (301) 846-1113
FAX: (301) 846-6628

MOSB Detail Personnel Listing