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Sr. Acquisition Specialist

The position requires senior-level acquisition expertise and project management experience in the full-acquisition lifecycle with a concentration in finance, specifically in banking, securities, and mortgages requirements. The position requires working with Subject Matter Experts performing the following activities:

  • Assisting the government acquisition program office with acquisition planning and execution.
  • Providing advice and recommendations for all elements in acquisition plans, including approaches, options, strategies, risks, contracting methods, competition, sources, cost, milestone schedules, and researching existing Government-Wide Area Contracts (GWACs) for available products and services.
  • Provide expertise and knowledge in finance specifically related to banking, securities, and mortgages for development of requirements documentation including Performance Work Statements (PWS) and Statements of Work (SOW).
  • Evaluating different approaches to and sources for acquisition support.
  • Researching available suppliers and compare the services and costs of obtaining support from the different providers.
  • Assisting in evaluation process and assure written documentation to support both informal and formal source selection procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • MUST have professional certification (PMP, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM, DAU Level 2 or higher) or completion of equivalent coursework (PM and/or Contracting)
  • Experience with the Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • MUST possess a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency-specific regulations
  • MUST have current and demonstrated experience with DoD instructions and directives
  • Knowledge of performance-based contracting, source selection plans, and procedures
  • Proven problem-solving abilities and a tangible track record of results
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet
  • Ability to work directly with clients and minimal direct supervision

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Purchasing/Contracting Methods and Techniques including small purchasing techniques, basic Federal acquisition, research and interpretation of laws, regulations, and policies and routine negotiated procurement actions.
  • Knowledge of the principles, techniques, methods, and procedures of Government contracting to perform pre-award, post-award procurement actions and aspects of contract administration.
  • Knowledge of the GSA acquisition process.
  • Applicant must be eligible to obtain Public Trust Level Three (3) Access.
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