Millennium Corporation is hiring a Sr. Acquisition Specialist to support an Army Program Office in Fort Belvoir, VA. Candidate must have a Secret Clearance.
Provide acquisition program management and analysis support services for the planning and execution of programs at different acquisition category levels and in all phases of a program life cycle.
Develop, review and recommend acquisition program strategies and acquisition documentation and provide advice and recommendations to support efficient and effective program execution.
Work closely with PM and subordinate acquisition product managers and senior staff in developing acquisition strategies that support meeting military requirements.
Develop briefings to PM leadership in support of required acquisition reviews and decision briefs.
Advise Government PM on current DoD policies and procedures for major program decisions and recommends strategies and techniques for successful conclusions
Provide insight into OSD and Joint Staff priorities and decision criteria to support development of effective engagement strategies
Develop tools for implementing engagement strategies and preparing for senior level acquisition forums
Provide advisory support on acquisition documentation preparation and staffing
Assist government PM in communicating goals and objectives and the PMO staff in implementing senior level guidance and directives
Candidate must have an Active Secret Clearance
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a Relevant Technical Discipline and at least 12 years of practical experience
Experience working in ACAT 2-3 programs and preparing for milestone decisions
Senior-level knowledge of DoD acquisition (DoDI 5000.02) policies and procedures, the DoD acquisition life cycle, and acquisition strategy development.
5 years of DoD acquisition program office or PEO organization experience, managing, providing program management support to, and/or developing acquisition strategies for DoD acquisition programs.
A working knowledge of Army Acquisition (AR 70-1) and Office of the Secretary of Defense acquisition policies and procedures (e.g. DAP 70-3).
A working knowledge of statutory and regulatory acquisition documentation required to support acquisition decision making, such as Acquisition Milestone A, B, and C Decisions, with emphasis on Acquisition Category (ACAT) 2-4 levels.
A working knowledge of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) system, to include support of Program Objective Memorandum (POM) preparation and documentation efforts.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to assess and clearly communicate technical and project risk to various levels within the organization (working level to upper management).