Acquisition Program Manager

Langley AFB, VA

Job Description – Tasks

  • The contractor will have the skills, education, and training to meet the following:
  • Expertise of DoD contractual procedures, at a minimum, the contractor shall possess and maintain a Level II, Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certification, or similar equivalent, or equivalent work experience. 
  • Familiarity with various AF standard contract writing processes and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively when working with various stakeholders.
  • Develop solutions to complex problems, relying on business and contracting knowledge.  
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects/purchases on tight deadlines and prioritize appropriately in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to arriving on-site. 
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a proven ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Assist the government with the development of  PWS or Statement of Work (SOW), Market Research Report (MRR), Independent Government Estimate (IGCE), Justification and Approval (J&A), Requirement Approval Document (RAD), DD254 (if applicable), Determination & Finding (D&F), quotes for the Government Purchase Card (GPC) for equipment, hardware, and software procurement/licensing/service packages for all associated pre-solicitation/post-award documentation for Government approval, in a timely manner. The support will consist of cradle to grave contracting efforts.
  • Adhere to the FAR, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and applicable acquisition regulations and follow all appropriate acquisition procedures.
  • Work closely with program managers to address government-defined requirements. Contractor shall work closely with program managers (PM) on procurement policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Finalize all pre- and post-award documentation in coordination with the PM, Contracting Officer Representative (COR), and the Contracting Officer.
  • Track acquisition package(s) through Contracting Office process working closely with Contracting Officer for updates, missing documentation, or various issues that may prevent a timely award. Contractor shall summarize all work performed in a monthly report and provide it to assigned COR(s).
  • Brief all customers on proposed acquisition cycles award processes.
  • Utilize all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures. Contractor will ensure acquisition plan, synopsis, and procurement planning/documentation all include necessary information to facilitate a successful contract award.
  • Maintain all acquisition documents, memos, notes, and pertinent documents and save to a government approved automated or writing file folder.
  • Finalize all pre- and post-award documentation in coordination with the PM, Contracting Officer Representative (COR), and the Contracting Officer.
  • Track acquisition package(s) through Contracting Office process working closely with Contracting Officer for updates, missing documentation, or various.

Experience

  • Five (5) years’ experience in Contracting; with a preference of at least four (4) years’ experience in Department of Defense (DoD) Contracting.
  • Active Top Secret
  • Background in Accounting, Finance, Contracts, Purchasing, Quantitative Methods, Organization and Management.
  • Knowledge of cost and price analysis sufficient to ensure cost and price reasonableness.
  • Knowledge of contract administration sufficient to recommend allowable costs, profit to be allowed, disposal of Government property, and similar issues. 
  • Experience in working with DFAS to resolve complex payment issues. Ability to track all finance and payment actions thoroughly and correctly. 
  • Attention to detail and expert organization skills.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Working knowledge of common business applications to include MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PD2 and other Government databases applicable to the position.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in one of the following: in Accounting, Finance, Contracts, Purchasing.

Certification(s):

  • Level II Acquisitions, Contracts or Program Manager Professional obtained from Defense Acquisitions University or equivalent experience/independent education courses.
  • Contract Development courses obtained from an accredited institution of training or learning. 
  •  Waivers on certification to be approved by the COR on a case-by-case basis.