Acquisition Program Strategist - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTechs Air Force and Space Division is recruiting highly talented candidates to support a contract that provides cradle to grave support to the United States Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Launch Systems Enterprise Directorates National Security Space Launch (NSSL) program.

We assist the Air Force by supporting a multitude of areas, including Systems Engineering & Integration, Acquisition & Program Management Support, Mission Integration Management, System Safety & Environmental Engineering, Systems Security & Information Assurance, Launch Schedule and Risk Management, Certification of New Entrant Launch Vehicles.

ManTech is actively seeking a motivated, customer-oriented Acquisition Program Strategist to join our team in the El Segundo, CA area. In this role you will be assisting in all aspects of Government acquisition processes, contract business support and contract analysis.


  • Develop, technically assess and update program and project deliverables and documentation, including contract deliverables.

  • Create draft government acquisition strategies, requests for proposals (RFPs), and supporting documentation for government review as required.

  • Assist in all aspects of Government acquisition processes, contract business support and contract analysis.

  • Document, update and make recommendations for contract document submittals.

  • Products include but are not limited to the following:

  • Acquisition strategy plans, documents and briefings

  • Sole source Justification & Approval (J&A) memoranda

  • Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

  • Draft Performance Work Statement (PWS)

  • Work Breakdown Structure Summary (WBS), Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs), Incentive Plans, Financing Plans, Proposal Instructions, and Evaluation Criteria

  • Analyses and recommendations for program reporting, development of program and project briefings, documentation configuration/control, action tracking, and coordination of documentation review process.

  • Integrate program/project tasks and provide technical assessment, evaluation and recommendations for post-RFP release activities, to include sole source fact finding, proposal technical evaluations, and negotiations; and competitive source selection specialized support.


  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts

  • 7 years experience PM/Acquisition/Contracting experience in relevant fields with at least 2 years of NSSL, Launch/Range, DoD, or NASA specific experience

  • Minimum Certifications: PMP, APDP level III (PM), APDP level III (Contracting) or equivalent

  • A minimum of a Interim Secret Clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret.

  • Background in government weapon systems acquisitions and/or government contracting strongly desired.

  • Demonstrated competency in Microsoft tools including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Information Technology (IT) systems and SharePoint-type databases.

  • Occasional travel in the CONUS is required.

  • US Citizenship Required

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

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