Policy Advisor, Contracts & Procurement
To assist in monitoring and evaluating procurement functions throughout the IC to ensure the effective execution of National Intelligence Program (NIP). This support may include, but is not limited to: * Analyze and review of on-going procurement related activities and issues being worked across the Executive Branch and the IC enterprise as identified by the Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) and draft proposed resolution plans ; * Contracting Officer experience and expertise in support of working groups and team meetings with various IC agencies concerning issues such as IC Information Environment (IC IE) "Service of Common Concern" and enterprise software/hardw are/services solutions (EAs and ELAs), as well as IC IE acquisition and technology issues; * Technical support to interagency and Executive Branch boards, including the Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO) Council; Procurement Committee for E-Government, Suspension and Debarment Committee; IC Procurement Policy Council, IC Procurement Executive Council, ; * Providing contracting office management expertise in support of IC Acquisition Workforce to include assessments and * Planning and executing studies, working groups, projects, and other activities that span across the multiple organizations and agencies for the SPE; * Technical research, analysis, reports and presentations in response to internal and external ad hoc tasking and requests (eg, CDAs; Office of Management and Budget (0MB) and OFPP; EXCOM, DEXCOM , DNI, POONI tasks, etc.); * Review of contracting documents , to include acquisition strategies , contracting strategies, Requests for Proposal, Determination and Findings, etc. to ensure sound contracting practices are employed; * Engaging IC elements, other government offices, and in dustry, as required, for research and benchmarking purposes to accomplish assigned tasks; * Providing technical support and expertise to the IC SPE on Supply Chain Risk Management policy development and process implementation; * Providing and uploading content to the IC SPE webpage in accordance with AP&F Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and processes , to include updates to the Federal Acquisition Regulation and other agency This may entail uploading content from publically available websites in accordance with applicable security procedures; * Providing support in planning and monitoring contract policy, analysis and development; * Interviewing the appropriate personnel at each of the IC elements, including but not limited to National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), National Security Agency (NSA), National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), as required to accomplish analysis related to the above topic areas; * Developing and delivering white papers and briefings as required to document and provide the results of any analysis performed . * TS/SCI with Poly level clearance is required * Bachelor's degree or higher in contracting, economics, business, law or similar * Twenty or more years of experience as a government Contracting Officer, demonstrating: * Performance of the full range of federal government pre-award and post-award activities utilizing various types of contracts; * Expert knowledge of Federal contracting regulations, policies, and * Experience as a Contracting Officer within the Intelligence Community. * Experience planning and evaluating procurement and contracting programs and * Experience in developing and recommending policies and procedures and other guidelines in support of Federal procurement and contracting * Experience managing a group or team of contracting officers * Credentialing: Achieved Level III DAWIA, FAC-C, or equivalent certification in Contracting Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.