Position Description

Acquisition Specialist
Location Aberdeen, MD
Requisition Number 3403
# of Openings 5
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COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With the health and safety of employee as our top priority, DCS is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace while ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all DCS employees, including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to safety protocols applicable to their worksite. 

DCS Corporation is seeking an Acquisition Specialist who supports the Government in the acquisition of mission-essential products and services.

Essential Job Functions:

Prepares acquisition documents that reflect technical and operational requirements for Government approval. The documents include: service contract approvals requests (SCAs), PWSs, Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objective (SOOs), labor category descriptions, Justification and Approval Documents (J&As), independent Government cost estimates (IGCEs) and quality assurance surveillance plans (QASPs), acquisition plans (APs) and acquisition strategies (ASs), limited competition memos such as use of non-DoD contract vehicles, sole source justifications, and QASPs; provide input in the proposal evaluation process, supports customer in the post-award by preparing monthly status updates and funds expended to-date and variance analyses intended to highlight any significant issues requiring Government action; facilitates the processing of contract invoices through Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF).   Enters data into portfolio management data base application, review data for accuracy and provide reports that have been validated and corrected. Provides a variety of acquisition support, to include, but limited to, research of contracting types, program planning, tracking milestones, assisting lower level Acquisition Specialists, Federal Acquisition Regulation guidance.  

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four (4) years of related experience in developing and supporting contract formation specialist functions as well as procurement documentation such as, but not limited to, the following:  Service Contract Act Requests, Performance Work Statements, Statements of Work, Statements of Objectives, Labor Category Descriptions, Justification and Approval documents, Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans, Acquisition Plans and Acquisition Strategies.

Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance within 6-9 months of start date.

Ability to work effectively with senior customer representatives.

Desired Skills:

CFCM, CPCM, or CCCM certifications preferred. DAWIA or FAC-C Level II or III preferred.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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