Acquisition Contracts Specialist, Senior

Key Role:

Provide critical support by leveraging available resources to independently review, draft, and revise contracting and acquisition documentation and provide analytical support in researching federal, DoD, and Navy pre–award and post–award contracting procedures and policies. Apply expertise in interpersonal work to make sound business judgments to handle multiple activities with a short turn-around time in a dynamic environment. Work independently as well as part of a team and assist a government client with all aspects of the federal government contracting life cycle, including pre–award acquisition planning, source selection support, and post–award contract administration for complex naval and DoD software and hardware intensive systems. Provide advice and guidance on all matters of federal, DoD, and Navy pre– and post–award contracting procedures and policies. Develop and review procurement request (PR) packages, including Acquisition Plans (APs), Acquisition Strategies (AS), Statements of Work (SOWs), Performance Work Statements (PWSs), Source Selection Plans (SSPs), Justification and Approvals (J&As), Determination and Finding (D&F), and the Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL), ensuring adequacy, consistency, and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and procedural requirements. This position is located in San Diego, CA.

Basic Qualifications: 
-8+ years of experience with cradle to grave contract management, including procurement planning, pre–award, price and cost analyses, and post–award contract administration and closeout 
-Experience with providing expert contractual advice to a government client, including researching, analyzing, interpreting complex acquisition rules and regulations, and providing actionable recommendation to government clients, such as senior government executives 
-Experience with the complete Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project 
-Knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and DoD 5000 series regulations and laws, executive orders, statutes, policies, and principles of acquisition planning 

-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree required
Additional Qualifications: 
-Experience with the Navy and DoD preferred 
-Experience with Navy contracting procedures and regulations preferred 
-Experience with preparing briefings and reports appropriate for senior government executives preferred 
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including using computers proficiently to effectively communicate complex procurement regulations, processes, and procedures 

-Top Secret clearance preferred

-MBA, JD, or MA or MS degree preferred

-Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) up to Level III in Contracts or Program Management, Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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