Address: 1616 Ft. Myer Drive, Arlington, VA
ABOUT THE POSITION:
•We are seeking an Acquisition Specialist to support our Department of Homeland Security client in Arlington, Virginia
•The Acquisition Specialist will provide various acquisition support within the full acquisition lifecycle, depending upon government need.
•All acquisition functions shall be performed in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and all other applicable regulations and policies.
POSITION SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (Compensation based on experience and education):
Minimum Required Experience:
•The Acquisition Specialist shall have a minimum of 12 years experience in Federal contracting conducting acquisition support activities in direct support of a Federal contracting shop with a working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations(FAR). Specific experience working pre-award and post-award acquisitions processes with minimal oversight.
Minimum Required Education:
Additional Required Knowledge and Skills:
•Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
•Ability to conduct comprehensive research and analysis of technical and cost data.
•Ability to read and interpret acquisition policy, regulations, and directives.
•FAC-C or DAWIA Certification in Contracting
Soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, analyzing, advising, and assisting with awards and terminations on contracts for the procurement of supplies and services, including complex contracts and high dollar acquisitions. Work requires analysis and evaluation of certified cost and pricing data and other types of pricing information to determine price reasonableness. Preparation of contract files and electronic documents is also required. The candidate shall prepare contracting recommendations for the Contracting Officer that require research and interpretation of evolving government regulations, policies, guidance and laws.
Key Personality Attributes Required:
•Sense of ownership
•Loyalty & long work tenure with prior organizations
•Sense of urgency
•Sense of pride in work product
•Strong attention to detail
•High degree of personal motivation for success
•Positive attitude – demonstrating an ultimate desire to fulfill organizational objectives through complete customer satisfaction
•15 days paid time off, 10 days paid holiday
•Medical, dental, vision