The Acquisition Professional provides acquisition support to program management functions.
- Advise in the interpretation and tailoring of DoD acquisition regulations/memorandums, and ensure affordable, supportable and effective systems are delivered to the customer.
- Work with government project personnel and contracting, as appropriate ensuring that all required documentation is completed and include (e.g. verify Section 508 information; acquisition security form and/or Contract Security Classification Specification (DD254) completed and submitted to Security; review the Competition in Contracting Act Justification (CICA), CDRLs and Source Selection Plan and associated documents. In addition, the following documentation may be included: Sole Source Justification, Small Business Dissolve Set Aside, and Power/Space / Cooling Approval, and Baseline exemption Requests (BERs).
- Assist program managers in developing program acquisition documentation, creating program schedules, tracking program status, evaluating operational and technical alternatives, performing risk assessment and managing integrated product teams (e.g. Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP), Initial Capabilities Document (ICD), Capabilities Development Document (CDD), Capabilities Production Document (CPD) Analyst of Alternatives (AOA).
- Utilize established acquisition and financial management policies, procedures, regulations and tools.
- Support GPMs in the identification and collection of Minimum Acquisition Requirements.
- Provide support to GPM to assure execution within the cost, schedule, and other performance baselines.
- Provide assistance in acquisition process improvement initiatives.
- Assist the GPM with responses to internal and external requests for information.
- Provide oversight and compliance review of acquisition documentation of all levels of
- Assist the government with coordination and advice in the area of acquisition and program
- management for Tier I and Tier II Programs.
Qualifications include demonstrated combined experience in DoD acquisition management, program management, and/or contract management. A Bachelors Degree in an acquisition related field is required. In Lieu of the Bachelors Degree, Project Management Institute PMP certification, or Contract Manager CPCM certification, or DAWIA Level III in any other focus area and additional years of directly related experience may be substituted.