Acquisition Principal, Senior

Ft Belvoir, Virginia
Jun 15, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Full Time

The Acquisition Principal Senior uses knowledge of the Department of Defense (DoD) program management and acquisition lifecycle processes to plan and conduct acquisition activities through the program/project life cycle from the description of the requirements to product/solution delivery. The Acquisition Principal Senior will engage with external and internal stakeholders as requested. The Acquisition Principal Senior possesses experience in leading and performing support activities throughout the program life cycle with a focus on program execution, management controls, analyses, and reporting that contribute to product development, achievement of program milestones, and advising and informing leadership.

  • Lead and/or support all aspects of program management, including schedule management, risk management, cost management, contract management, metrics definition and analysis, knowledge/documentation management, acquisition documentation development, Integrated Product Team (IPT) management, strategic planning, and program reporting.
  • Advise the government on current DoD policies and procedures to support major program decisions and recommend strategies and techniques for successful conclusions.
  • Participate in strategic planning, acquisition planning, investment planning, and stakeholder management.
  • Prepare, review, and revise acquisition documents in accordance with DoD, Department of the Army (DA), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance and requirements, including compliance with applicable policies and regulations from federal, DoD, and DA levels, including but not limited to DoD 5000, 7000, and 8000 Series, Army Regulations (ARs) 1-1 and 70-1, and OMB Circular A-11, "Preparation and Submission of Budget Estimates."
  • Assist in the development, staffing, implementation, and maintenance of agreements with external organizations and system owners (e.g., external interfaces).
  • Review and assess the impact of revised or new policy guidance and regulations for impact.
  • Assist in the drafting, revising, maintaining, and coordinating of acquisition documentation required by DoD, DA, and OMB, including but not limited to Business Case Analyses (BCA), Acquisition Strategies and Plans (AS/AP), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE), Services Contract Approval Request (SCAR), Market Research, Performance Work Statements (PWS), etc.
  • Ensure consistency across acquisition documentation in the project office.
  • Draft, coordinate and submit acquisition reports.
  • Lead/perform risk management, including identifying, managing, assessing, and mitigating cost, schedule, and performance risk, determining impacts across all program areas, and defining realistic burn-down plans.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and facilitate program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Working IPTs (WIPTs) in support of Milestone Decision Reviews.
  • Prepare/provide input for Project/Product Monthly Status Review meetings and briefings.
  • Lead/participate in program reviews to assess the alignment of activities with acquisition strategy and program plan and determine the feasibility of execution within the defined program baselines.
  • Othr duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree ORHigh school diploma or GED and an additional 4+ years of experience
  • 11+ years of relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge and application of DoD 5000 and 8000 series and DoD acquisition and contract processes, procedures, and guidance
  • Active secret or interim secret clearance
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • DoD Acquisition certifications preferred
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, scheduling, and prioritization skills
  • Works well individually or in a group setting
  • Ability to listen and understand task descriptions and requests
  • Ability to explain problem resolutions
  • Ability to quickly respond to time-critical queries from leadership
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance

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