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Acquisition Specialist

Job ID: 193151
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 25, 2019
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for an Acquisition Specialist to support our customer in Fort Belvoir, VA.


This person will assist government procurement agencies with defining proposals, including RFPs and qualifying vendors. Apply knowledge of the defense acquisition process to support clients in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures. Devise innovative strategies for deploying and implementing new acquisition policy initiatives and measuring the effectiveness of implementation. Use quantitative analytical techniques to assess system acquisition process issues and develop risk reduction or mitigation approaches for improving acquisition or program planning, control, and execution.


 


Provides subject matter acquisition expertise in support of program and project planning and analytical activities. Is familiar with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Government's process for acquisition programs and the various program reviews required for acquisition approval. Prepares acquisition milestone program documentation to support milestone decisions.


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Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a professional work environment

     

  • 3+ years of experience with defense acquisition processes and programs

     

  • 1+ years of experience with project or financial management

     

  • 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, principles of acquisition planning, and other requirements necessary to accomplish assigned duties

     

  • Experience working on contract requirements development and source selection

     

  • Ability to be a self-starter and prioritize multiple tasks with minimal supervision

     

  • Ability to work independently and as an integrated member of a project team

     

  • Secret clearance

     

  • BA or BS degree in Business, Management, Engineering, or Life Science

     

     

     Additional Experience:

     

    • Experience with providing workforce development and acquisition-related training to US government personnel, including program management, acquisition planning, risk analysis, requirements generation, contracting processes, and contract management

       

    • Experience in assisting project teams with developing acquisition documentation per client acquisition policy

       

    • Ability to navigate the inner working of foreign diplomacy successfully with a professional demeanor

       

    • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

       

    • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level I or Level II in Contracts or Program Management, or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

     

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Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  

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