Acquisition Specialist, Mid

Key Role:

Determine appropriate acquisition approaches based on DoD adaptive acquisition framework. Research, analyze, assess, and coordinate acquisition program documentation based on selected adaptive acquisition pathway, including an acquisition strategy, acquisition program baseline, and acquisition decision memorandum. Build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including the Resource Sponsor, Requirements Officer, and Operational Test Authority to ensure successful program execution and obtain concurrence on an acquisition way-ahead. Execute acquisition requirements in accordance with DoD 5000 series instructions. Analyze the development of acquisition documents, including the initial capabilities document, capability development document, acquisition strategy, acquisition program baseline, program management plan, acquisition decision memorandum, affordability estimate, analysis of alternatives, and cost analysis and requirements description. Help track action items and comments to acquisition documentation to closure. Track programmatic issues and risks to ensure they are addressed in acquisition documentation and assist with the development of status updates and briefs to program office leadership and external stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience in a professional work environment

-Experience with using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

-Ability to self-start and multitask in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple tasks with minimal supervision

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with supporting a DoD and Navy acquisition program office a plus

-Knowledge of DoD Acquisition, including touchpoints with all functional field, such as contracting, budget, engineering, and test

-Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent organizational skills

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.

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