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Junior Acquisition Analyst 

Category Management/Other Analyst  

We are seeking a Junior Acquisition Analyst to support the IRS Acquisition office.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Acquisition Planning, Tracking and Reporting.
  • Assist in monitoring the timely completion of acquisition packages, entering acquisition data (e.g., description of the acquisition, milestones and status) into SharePoint of projected acquisitions, facilitating and participating in weekly reviews (twice a week).
  • Providing advice and guidance about tools and methods to facilitate accurate and timely acquisition tracking and reporting.
  • Acquisition Process Analysis and Improvement.
  • Provide advice and recommendations on changes to existing acquisition policies and procedures to meet federal and Treasury regulations and to ensure efficient and effective acquisition activities.
  • Acquisition Package Development.
  • Assist Program Offices (e.g., CORs, acquisition project managers (APMs), program/project managers (PMs) and technical points of contact (TPOCs)) in the development and preparation of all documentation needed for a complete acquisition package to be submitted to Procurement.
  • Requirements Development.
  • Assist in development and preparation of pre-award Performance Work Statements (PWSs) Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objective (SOO) and other requirements documents.
  • Market Research and Market Surveys.
  • Assist in conducting market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles.
  • Estimating and Pricing.
  • Preparing Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs).
  • Acquisition Plans.
  • Assist in development and preparation of acquisition plans, including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedule, etc.
  • Provide advice and assistance in developing justifications to support other than full and open competition, including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, impact on small business, etc.
  • Technical Evaluation Plans and Source Selection.
  • Assist in the development and preparation of evaluation criteria, technical evaluation plans and source selection plans.
  • Determinations and Findings (D&Fs).
  • Assist in the development and preparation of technical narrative supporting the CO’s D&F’s for actions such as single awards vs multiple awards, contract scope increases, performance periods greater than 5 years, etc.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • Four (4) years of federal acquisitions experience.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Coursework must have included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods or organizational management.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

Security Clearance: IRS interim staff-like access approval, subject to Government approval.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number MAN-20-00040  
Location Lanham, MD  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v1.3 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:
Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement Sawdey Solution Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4 and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.  
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