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Contracts Acquisition Specialist

Job ID: 218115
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking talented Acquisition Specialists with significant experience in Contracts and subcontracts management to provide support through the entire project and program life cycle for an exciting and innovative complex space and ground effort. The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team based environment.  Qualified candidates must possess demonstrated acquisition and contracts experience and expertise be able to provide value-added judgement on a full spectrum of activities from pre-acquisition through program execution and performance management. 

These positions require a current TS clearance with willingness & ability to upgrade. Positions will be located in Chantilly, VA.

Activities include:

  • Provide overall lifecycle acquisition and program management support to the customer and program management office
  • Support the planning and execution of end-to-end acquisition life-cycle functions, including:
    • Liaise and coordinate to research, gather, conceptualize, identify and capture system, program, project and study requirements
    • Analyze user requirements, concepts of operation and high-level systems architectures to develop acquisition strategies, acquisition options and plans, program requirements, implementation plans, incentive arrangements
    • Establish and maintain close effective coordination with stakeholders to facilitate acquisitions
  • Generate and coordinate acquisition documents, including but not limited to:
    • Acquisition strategies
    • Requests for Information
    • Requests for Technical Abstract
    • Statements of Objectives
    • Statements of Work
    • Justifications & Approvals
    • Requests for Proposals
    • Technical Evaluation Criteria
    • CDRLs
  • Provide expertise and support administering and managing contracts
  • Provide technical oversight of Phase A acquisition with multiple sources
  • Serve as interface to contractors and sub-contractor(s)
  • Conduct and support source selections to include:
    • Proposal evaluation
    • Competitive range determinations
    • Conduct discussions
    • Draft source selection decision memorandums
  • Conduct programmatic analysis and provide strategic recommendations for activities or projects throughout the acquisition cycle
  • Author documents and briefings to communicate acquisition status; brief Government and industry as required
  • Coordinate and organize periodic subcontractor status reviews
  • Conduct analysis and monitoring of requirements, performance metrics, financial limitations, and schedule of contracts/programs and support performance management activities
  • Track and perform programmatic reviews

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and three (3) years or more of related experience; Masters and one year of related experience

Qualifications:

  • Possess knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices related to Acquisition, Contracts Management and Project/Program Management
  • Understanding of the current and potential capabilities of space and ground systems
  • Experienced in resource and requirements analysis, planning, coordination, and scheduling
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analysis and evaluations - making recommendations and providing professional advice and assistance to include preparing criteria and analytical aids, briefings, reports, and presentations
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management

Clearance Requirements:

  • Current TS clearance with ability & willingness to upgrade

 


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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