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Lead Acquisition Specialist 

Category Management/Other Analyst  
Description

The Lead Acquisition Specialist will lead the project by initiating, supervising, and/or developing requirements from project’s inception to conclusion.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Perform day-to-day management of task order support operations serving as the single Point of Contact to our government customer.
  • Provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to project staff consisting of Acquisition Specialist and Budget/Finance Analyst.
  • Will organize, direct, and coordinate the planning and production of all contract support activities.
  • This is a hands-on, working Lead position, that requires the incumbent to provide pre-solicitation, post award, and acquisition and data support in addition to providing leadership to the team.
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
  • Draft and deliver a Contractor Project Management Plan (CPMP) that outlines and defines our approach, timeline, and tools to be used in task order execution and maintain monthly throughout the contract life cycle.
  • Lead/coordinate development of acquisition strategies, approaches, and resultant acquisition packages for up to 40 acquisitions and provide acquisition packages.
  • Collaborate with program and project managers to translate program/project requirements into contractual and technical requirements.
  • Work with management teams to review alternative approaches and recommend acquisition strategies that will achieve optimal solutions, considering costs, performance, and schedule, and obtain approval for these acquisition strategies and acquisition packages from the COR.
  • Execute market research activities necessary to collect and analyze information about capabilities within the market to satisfy agency need.
  • Execute the tasks required by Part 10 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
  • Develop, distribute, and maintain project acquisitions and Acquisition Review Module (ARM)/BTT.
  • Coordinate with project officials to gather acquisition and technical requirements, compile documents, distribute drafts, incorporate comments, and communicate document purpose, content, format, and schedule issues to team participants.
  • Coordinate the development and processing of the complete acquisition package, including input and submission into ARM, and monitoring and updating package documents through contract award.
  • Prepare and obtain COR approval for each of the full acquisition packages as determined by the ACQL.
  • Ensure all documents comply with OI&T, QPR, and destination acquisition center policy, technical and program requirements, formats, templates, and guidance.
  • Coordinate with project teams, budget teams, and contracting teams to modify as necessary to meet the individual requirements of the assigned contracting team while ensuring all pertinent documents are posted on the QPR Business Office SharePoint site.
  • Support acquisition CORs and PMs with post award activities.
  • Coordinate with CORs and PMs to obtain contract quad charts updates, develop contract quad charts (e.g., PowerPoint presentations), and facilitate contract status meetings.
  • Coordinate with CORs and PMs to develop contract modifications and amendments as needed to support program requirements.
  • Review and provide status of COR contract files and provide recommendations on more efficient or effective methods to capture required contract information and records.
  • Document status and recommendations in the Contract File Status Report.
  • Provide the Contract Quad Charts Updates, the contract modifications, and amendments, and the Contract File Status Reports.
  • Track, update, and maintain an automated listing of all contract data, documents, and versions; the data shall be stored and retrievable on demand, centralized on the SharePoint Site.
  • Retrieve data/documents from an existing system or receive data/documents from the Government.
  • Collect, store, organize, track and update/maintain pre-award and post award contract data documentation and artifacts associated with all acquisitions within QPR SharePoint site.
  • Track and update the SMEs and POCs for each acquisition.
  • Respond to Government requests for and provide Document Retrieval and Ad Hoc Reports.
  • Generate, document, and archive Pre- and Post- Award Procedures to achieve mission success.
  • Coordinate and facilitate all required information by reporting status on all acquisitions.
  • Provide weekly meeting minutes.
  • Manage, maintain, and update information in the SharePoint portal throughout the budget and acquisition cycles.
  • Transition activities and services to the Federal Government or to a follow-on Contractor at the end of task order for a period of 60 calendar days.
  • Provide all pertinent information needed to continue the services being performed and all deliverables provided to date under this task order.
  • Provide current inventory of all Government-owned information or assets used along with full support in the reconciliation of this inventory.
  • Provide “shadowing” and other knowledge transfer meetings and opportunities to facilitate the transfer of information, processes, and data needed to continue the services.
  • Provide up-to-date program management documents, reports, process flows, dashboard, templates, training master materials, and any other artifact as requested.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience in the acquisition process and its milestones.
  • Ten (10) years of leadership experience with progressively higher responsibility in the public and/or private sector in the IT and/or consulting fields.

Education:

  • BA/BS degree required.
    • MA/MS degree desired.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Project Management certification (i.e. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or other equivalent/recognized Project Management certification) is desired.

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.
  • Must be proficient in SharePoint and have the ability to rapidly learn other new systems and tools.
  • Must have a general understanding of budget requirements and activities as it relates to acquisitions.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement. While the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors is still being decided, we are continuing to collect vaccination record cards and accepting requests for legal accommodations (approval of a legal accommodation is not guaranteed). Although providing this documentation is not required at this time, we appreciate your cooperation in voluntarily providing this documentation to us should the Executive Order be upheld in the courts.

Security Clearance:

  • Must be able to pass a Background Investigation.

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  
Requisition Category Active  
Req Number MAN-22-00023  
Location Remote, USA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 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 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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EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do 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. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  
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