Expert Acquisition Professional - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Annapolis Junction
United States


JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide acquisition support on functions of program management. Draft pre-solicitation documents that reflect the Government’s requirements while adhering to all applicable NSA policies and federal regulations.  Draft acquisition strategy documents and assist the Government in implementing the strategies to include Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), Technical Task Orders (Completion and LOE), Labor Categories, and Performance Work Statements (PWS).  Assist the Government in documenting source selection plans and proposal requirements including writing Source Selection Plans (SSPs), Proposal Preparation Instructions (PPIs) and Proposal Evaluation Criteria (PECs). For Major System Acquisitions and Acquisition Category efforts of any value, assist the Government in setting acquisition strategies by recommending strategies that take into account the specific set of requirements, any schedule considerations, the current political climate, and relevant acquisition policies. Assist the Government in developing Major System Acquisition program documentation and preparing for Milestone Decisions. Advise in the interpretation and tailoring of DoD/IC/NSA acquisition regulations/memorandums. Ensure affordable, supportable and effective systems are delivered to the customer.  Provide assistance in analyzing and developing improved policies, plans, methods, procedures, and systems of acquisition management.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Fifteen (15) years of demonstrated combined experience in DoD/IC acquisition management, DoD/IC contracting, or DoD/IC contract management is required.  A Bachelor’s Degree with a business or technical focus is required.   In lieu of a degree, DAWIA Level II in any focus area and an additional three (3) years of directly related experience for a total of eighteen (18) years may be substituted.  In lieu of certification, an additional three (3) years of directly related experience for a total of twenty-one (21) years may be substituted.   Minimum of five years’ experience writing pre-solicitation documents in compliance with NSA/CSS Policy 8-2, including annexes, or another DoD Agency’s similarly guiding acquisition policy.  Experience in DoD source selection desired.  Minimum of three years experience guiding Major System Acquisition programs through the acquisition life cycle including preparation for multiple Milestone Decisions (Milestone Decisions A, B, C, IOC and/or FOC.


Desired Qualifications