Contracts Strategist, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to support pre- and post-award DoD contracts? You know that both sides of the acquisition and contracts lifecycle are pivotal to a clients’ missions. As a contracts strategist, you’ll work closely with our defense clients in support of the warfighter, aiding in the acquisition of all they need for optimal end strength and ensuring that their mission is our mission. We’re looking for someone like you to be a liaison to the government.

This is an opportunity to make a direct impact on our country’s defense acquisition and contracts process. As a contracts strategist, you’ll draft full RFP packages, including providing cradle to grave contracting support. You will provide guidance and recommendations on all aspects of the federal government contracting lifecycle, 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. You’ll complete procurement request packages and be responsible for the safe storage and handling of sensitive documents. You’ll provide acquisition expertise regarding all statutory, regulatory, and policy updates impacting each project’s success. From building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders to obtaining concurrence, you’ll deliver meaningful acquisition support. 

Are you ready to improve the processes that defend our nation?

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience with cradle to grave contract management, including procurement planning, pre–award, price and cost analyses, and post–award and closeout in a government or government support role

  • Experience with providing expert contractual advice to a government client, including researching, analyzing, and interpreting complex acquisition rules and regulations and providing actionable recommendation to government clients, such as senior government executives

  • Experience with the complete Microsoft Office Suite, 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

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 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

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Master's degree preferred; J.D. degree a plus

  • 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

Clearance:

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

Build Your Career:

Consulting at Booz Allen means empowering you to provide your customers with the best support. With a consulting career at Booz Allen, you’ll have access to:

  • a large business consulting community

  • experts in virtually every field

  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

We have opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, so you can find the right fit for your career — and your life. You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Consulting University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical, certifications, and books. Build your skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success. With contracts across the globe in multiple industries, no matter where you want to go with your consulting career, we have the path the takes you there.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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