Acquisition and Contracts Management SME

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Jun 12, 2021

Job Description

Description

 

Job Description

SAIC has an immediate opening for a talented IT Acquisition SETA with significant experience in contracts management. This role joins a team providing complete life cycle acquisition support and technical advice to our NRO’s Communications Directorate customer.  Qualified candidates must possess demonstrated acquisition and contracts experience and expertise, continuity of effort, and value-added judgement on a full spectrum of activities from pre-acquisition through program execution and performance management.  Current TS/SCI level clearance with Polygraph is required.

Daily Activities include:

  • Provide overall lifecycle acquisition and program management support to the customer Program Manager(s), Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative(s), and Contracting Officer(s) 

  • Support the planning and execution of end-to-end acquisition life-cycle functions, including:

    • Performing Market research
    • Assisting in the development of acquisition strategies, acquisition plans, program requirements, incentive arrangements

    • Drafting acquisition documents including, but not limited to, Acquisition Strategies, Acquisition Plans, Statements of Work (SOW), Task Orders, and other required solicitation/contract attachments

    • Developing Requests for Proposal (RFP)

    • Development of Contractor Bidders’ Library for supported acquisitions

    • Proactive identification, assessment and resolution of risks associated with acquisition approaches for supported acquisitions

    • Supporting source selection activities as an advisor

    • Conducting programmatic analysis and provide strategic recommendations for activities or projects throughout the acquisition cycle

    • Supporting performance management activities

    • Providing expertise and support administering and managing contracts

    • Conducting analysis and monitoring of requirements, performance metrics, financial limitations, and schedule of awarded contracts/programs

  • Provide recommendations to improve acquisition planning processes and streamline acquisitions as well as the management of awarded items

  • Track and perform programmatic reviews of non-SETA contract CDRLs
  • Provide administrative support to non-SETA contract award fee activities

  • Assist the Government with the oversight of the execution of non-SETA contracts

  • Participate in identifying and coordinating actions across the team

 

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and two (2) years or more experience Significant experience may be considered in lieu of education.

  • Ability to establish trust-relationships as well as build and lead highly functioning, multi- faceted and “joint” teams across various operational sites
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously perform multiple tasks and deliverables
  • Possess knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices related to Acquisition, Contracts Management and Project Management
  • Knowledge of and experience with  NRO Acquisition and contracts methodologies, processes and procedures
  • Proven technical IT expertise and communications skills that demonstrate the ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analysis and evaluations - making recommendations and providing professional advice and assistance to include preparing criteria and analytical aids, briefings, reports, and presentations 
  • Experienced in resource and requirements analysis, planning, coordination, and scheduling
  • Ability to apply technical expertise in proper context for management review
  • Skilled/comfortable working in high-tempo environment, able to be flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical and/or fiscal challenges 
  • Recent, relevant NRO experience preferred
  • Active TS SCI clearance with Polygraph