Acquisition Contracts Specialist, Mid

Key Role:

Assist a government client with all aspects of the federal government contracting life cycle by leveraging available resources to independently review, draft, and revise contracting and acquisition documentation, guiding clients through the complex legislative and regulatory process. Leverage excellent interpersonal expertise to make sound business judgments for handling multiple activities with a short turn-around time in a dynamic environment. Provide expert consulting guidance for 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. Advise and guide clients on all matters of federal, DoD, and Navy pre- and post-award contracting procedures and policies. Leverage expertise for the development and review of 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.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with cradle to grave contract management, including procurement planning, pre-award documentation, post-award management, and contracts administration, price and cost analyses, 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 array of products, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

-Knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and DoD 5000 series regulations and laws, executive orders, statutes, policies, principles of acquisition planning, and other requirements necessary to accomplish assigned duties

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with the Navy and DoD preferred

-Experience with client contracting procedures and regulations

-Experience with preparing briefings and reports appropriate for senior government executives

-Knowledge of the DoD Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including using computer proficiency to communicate complex procurement regulations, processes, and procedures effectively

-Possession of excellent customer service skills

-MA or MS degree, MBA degree, or JD degree preferred

-Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level I or Level II in Contracts or Program Management, Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), 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; Secret clearance is required.

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