Acquisition Specialist

The Challenge:

Do you love guiding a project as it develops from concept to completion? Do you have the attention to detail needed to catch issues and course correct? With deliverables on the horizon and a budget to keep in check, project teams need guidance with vision and focus. That’s why we need you, an acquisition analyst with the skills to provide thought leadership and expertise in supporting a United States Navy client with the acquisition and sustainment management of Acquisition Category (ACAT) Business Category (BCAT) programs. Apply acquisition and project management best practices to manage cost, schedule, and performance of DON IT systems. Lead the development of acquisition documentation and other required reporting. Complete assigned tasks that are typically of high visibility and work products inform senior executives in the DoD chain of command. Work with DoD IT stakeholders to understand applicable policies and requirements. Coordinate with requiring government activities and contractor personnel to meet project milestones and minimize risk. Develop and implement schedules and monitor those plans to manage resources and mitigate risk. Identify issues, develop recommendations for issue resolution, and escalate status updates to client leadership.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience with DoD acquisition management across the acquisition life cycle, including cost, schedule, and performance

  • Experience developing senior level briefs, reports, executive summaries, and analysis

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, adjust to shifting priorities, and solve problems

  • Secret clearance

  • BA or BS degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or DAWIA PM Level III Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with USMC programs
  • Knowledge of contracting actions and process

  • Ability to be a self-starter

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills


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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