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Contract Acquisition Specialist 

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Established in 2006, Interactive Government Holdings, Inc. (IGH) is a leading professional services and technology provider to the Federal Government. Our mission is to serve uniformed service members globally and their support systems locally. We utilize strategy, data science, and technology to make the programs we execute more efficient for the people our programs serve. IGH has a national and international program staff and a corporate headquarters located in Springfield, Virginia. We are proud of our ability to shape tomorrow while ensuring all active-duty personnel and reservists can carry out their critical missions and tasks today.

Job Description

Interactive Government Holdings (IGH) is seeking qualified, trained and capable individual to serve a Contract Acquisition Specialist to support the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Regional Procurement Office - Central (RPO-C). Acquisition Support Services to assist various VHA central region contracting teams in their procurement requirements.

Position Requirements

Major responsibilities include (not all inclusive):

Acquisition support services may include, but is not limited to strategy, planning, data analysis, requirements and/or documentation development, preparing Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE), compliance reviews for acquisition documents and forms, providing advisory support and assist functional area technical experts with the development of writing requirements into sound and sufficient Statement of Work (SOW), PWS, Statement of Objectives (SOO) and/or Orders. Other support functions may include acquisition planning, solicitation preparation, market research/analysis, source selection document preparation, administration of terms and conditions, preparing contract modifications and documents, cost/price analysis, development of analytics, creating reports, preparation of contract termination documents, and drafting close-out documents. Successful performance of this task order requires providing personnel with a wide variety of associated procurement skills and activities including research, analysis, data entry, writing, document preparation, editing, scanning, document management, phone calls, faxing, filing, and other activities necessary to complete the tasks assigned.

Skills / Qualifications:

Experience: A minimum of four (4) recent years (within the last eight (8) years) relevant experience in conducting comprehensive acquisition support services with knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, guidelines to include relevant supplements as described in section 3 of this PWS.

Education: A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; or at least twenty-Four (24) semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management. Candidates with a past or current Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC- C Level I / FAC-Professional) or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level I certification or higher, or courses leading to certification is preferred or demonstration of the completion of commercial courses equivalent to certification.

Additional Knowledge and Skills: In addition to the experience and educational requirements described above, the CAS shall clearly possess the following knowledge and skills: • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Life Cycle

Ability to conduct comprehensive research and analysis of technical and price data.

Ability to read and interpret acquisition policy, regulations, and directives.

Experience shall demonstrate abilities to perform federal acquisitions. In respect to the minimum qualifications, one qualification shall not be substituted for another. Each candidate must possess all minimum qualifications as verified by a signed and dated resume by the individual and a corporate executive. Resume must show documented experience of pre- and post-award acquisition processes and activities along with related training and certifications for acquisitions valued at or below the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT) currently $250,000.00.

General IT Systems and Applications: The following IT systems and applications are utilized for these positions. All candidates shall have a working knowledge of these systems and websites:

• MS Teams, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, and Edge

• SharePoint

• Adobe Acrobat

• Google Chrome

• Government contract writing systems

• System for Award Management (

• Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS)

• FPDS-NG (Federal Procurement Data System)

• GSA eBuy/GSA Advantage!

• Small Business Administration (

English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure all personnel performing under this task order are able to read, write, and speak English. All personnel shall effectively communicate orally via telephone and MS Teams communications as well as via email communications.

U.S. Citizenship: All contractor personnel performing under this task order shall be U.S. citizens.

Physical Requirements: Position is primarily sedentary, working while seated and/or standing.

At Interactive Government Holdings, Inc. (IGH), health and safety play a vital role in our success. IGH’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

Interactive Government Holdings, Inc. (IGH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Contract acquisition Specialist  
Close Date  
Open Date 3/21/2024  
Location IGH HQ - Springfield, Virginia  
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