Senior Acquisition Program Manager

The Kenific Group, Inc
Washington, DC
Aug 09, 2022
Aug 12, 2022
Full Time
Company Overview:The Kenific Group, Inc. (KGI) is a private, small business based in the Washington, DC area. KGI was founded in 2011, initially providing acquisition and supply chain management services to the US Coast Guard. KGI has used this experience to expand our service offerings to other agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense (DoD). In the past 10 years we have grown our service offerings to include infrastructure resiliency, contact center operations, information technology, software engineering, program management, strategic communications, engineering, and cybersecurity. We have also grown our customer base to include commercial clients.Position Overview:The Senior Acquisition Program Manager will work hand in hand with customer senior leadership to steer portfolio strategy and direction and oversee day to day activities. They will be responsible for working with senior Coast Guard Surface Acquisition leadership to develop acquisition documentation, address internal and external leadership questions, and provide executive meeting support.Responsibilities:Advises and assists functional area experts on contractual matters in the acquisition planning stages.Supports documentation development for acquisition planning and project management from mission analysis and requirements generation through design, development, production, and deployment.Actively manages the project, clients and staff while building relationships with key stakeholders.Plans, prepares, tracks, and maintains acquisition lifecycle documentation and project management documents. Supports development of acquisition milestone documentation.Participates in business development and growth of the business.Requirements:Must have experience managing large delivery teams and growing strategic client relationships. Must have excellent written/oral communication skills (English).Working knowledge of DHS Acquisition Instructions/Guidebook (102-01), US Coast Guard Major Systems Acquisition Manual (MSAM) or DOD 5000 compliant ACATI or II program.Experience in establishing and measuring against cost, schedule and performance metrics.Experience in creating project plans, cost estimating, risk management, and configuration management.Ten years of experience with acquisitions.Coast Guard acquisition experience.Five-plus years of experience supporting management level individuals.Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.Strong attention to detail and accuracy.Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.Positive attitude, self-motivated, organized and a good problem solver.BA/BS required, MBA preferredU.S. citizenship required - must be able to obtain/maintain Secret clearance.Preferred candidates will be able to work on-site at Coast Guard Headquarters 60% of the time. The location is 2701 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20593We are proud to offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package to our employees. This employer uses E-Verify. EOE, including disability/vets.

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