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Acquisition / Contract Specialist

Company name
Federal Acquisition Strategies, LLC

Quantico, VA
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Consultants help team members or clients to manage, plan, organize, and lead tasks and projects for the entire acquisition life cycle and exceed client expectations in the quality of all client deliverables. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Developing and reviewing acquisition strategies, documentation, statements of objectives, source selection plans, and business cases that support acquisition decisions;

Providing acquisition support for services and supplies, including major system acquisitions, and executing the full life-cycle acquisition requirement;

Provide pre-award acquisition planning, source selection, contract management support, and operations and management support for the issuance of contracts, delivery orders, blanket purchase agreements (BPA), calls, modifications and other contractual vehicles.

Provide cradle-to-grave acquisition support in an operational contracting environment. The work performed shall be in conformance with all Government regulations and policies including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and other agency supplemental regulations and operating instructions as appropriate.

Utilize automated systems for tracking and monitoring acquisition status, funding, implementation, and closeout; and

Utilize the Internet and various knowledge sources to stay current on all facets of acquisition.


Bachelor's degree in a related field.

Retired Military or DOD civilian strongly preferred.

DAWIA II certified in Contracting preferred, or similar/related certification

Active TS/SCI clearance (current TS/SCI eligibility or access).

8 years of experience in the Federal acquisition arena.

Relevant experience, to include well-developed acquisition planning, strategy development, negotiations, contract administration, pricing analysis, and related functional assignments in the execution of the acquisition related requirements.

Knowledge of performance-based service contracting concepts, strategies, and governing rules and regulations.

Knowledge and mastery of federal acquisition laws and regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and agency specific regulations.

Ability and desire to maintain and expand client relationships through the delivery of high quality work.

Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to read regulatory, policy and related acquisition guidance, interpret that guidance to a stated situation, and apply the concepts presented in the guidance.

Ability to think independently and provide others with convincing and persuasive evidence that supports a stated acquisition strategy or position.

Ability to multitask and work effectively, both independently and in teams, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting established quality standards.

Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact in a professional manner with senior level government managers and teammates during periods of high stress and tight deadlines.

Desired Skills

DAWIA in Contracting or Program Management, FAC-C, and/or CPCM certifications.

Experience in the 1102 job series as a Contract Specialist and/or Contracting Officer.

Federal Acquisition Strategies, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee for employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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