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Acquisition Manager

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Job ID: 1929144
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a highly professional and detail oriented Acquisition Manager with excellent written and verbal communication skills to provide acquisition management support to the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Production Corps (SMC/PC). The successful candidate will support the Directorate with acquisition planning support to include contracts support, request for proposal development, proposal evaluations and monitoring of program execution to include recommending and implementing corrective actions. 


The Acquisition Manager performs several functions for the Production.

Duties and responsibilities include:  


  • Supports development of RFP packages to include SOWs, CDRLS, CDL
  • Generates and reviews Acquisition Strategies
  • Supports proposal evaluation and preparations for negotiations
  • Monitors contractor technical, cost and schedule performance
  • Identifies execution issues and recommends corrective actions
  • Develops and maintains acquisition documents, reports, fact sheets and overview briefings
  • Reviews and generates key program and budgetary artifacts (papers, briefings, etc) to support communications with higher headquarters including HQ Air Force Space Command, HQ US Air Force, the Office of Secretary of Defense and Congress
  • Works proactively as a member of a highly effective government and contractor technical team to ensure the planning and execution of quality and timely products in support of the Production Corps mission
  • Effectively organizes multiple tasks in line with organizational objectives; projects upcoming needs and addresses ad hoc support requests to meet mission requirements 

The work location is at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, El Segundo CA.



  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 12 years of experience in DoD Acquisition and Contract management; Advanced Degree requires minimum 9 years of experience
  • Must have superlative writing and verbal communications skills with ability to interact with senior DoD and military officials
  • Must have an active Secret clearance

Security Clearance:

  • Requires an active Secret Clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • FAR/DFAR working knowledge and/or experience a plus


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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