Acquisition Program Analyst

Employer
Delta Solutions and Strategies
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Acquisition Program Analyst Job Description ESSENTIAL AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Work responsibilities may vary, depending upon assignment. GENERAL FUNCTION: Assists government procurement agencies develop acquisition strategies, work statements, evaluation plans and qualify vendors in the support of Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts. Maintain and analyze planning, scheduling, and management. Study, analyze, and provide recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution. Provide honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues. Research and analyze program trends, identify issues, and recommend solutions. Update and analyze program documents (such as Issue Books, Fact Sheets, PMDs, Selected Acquisition Reports SARs, etc). Make recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction. Track for compliance with stated program direction and identify issues. Identify changes in program direction and assess impacts. Identify and research programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules. Monitor the implementation and effectiveness of acquisition management changes directed on AF acquisition programs. Monitor Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Air Force, and other Service's activities and assess their impact on AF acquisition programs. Maintain historical Air Force weapon program documentation and develop summary documents/briefings and training material. Provide short notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues in the context of Congressional, OSD Staff, Joint Staff, HQ USAF, Major Air Command (MAJCOM), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), coalition, or bi-lateral activities. Review PPBE documentation and Program Management Directives (PMD) to ensure they accurately articulate the current program. Support the HAF review process - Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment (JWCAs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc. Perform the Secretariat function for ASPs, AFRBs, and CSBs. Review and document Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Support program-specific strategy development, analysis, and planning for all phases of a program's life cycle (such as phase transitions from technology development), through system development, production, fielding, modification, and sustainment. Interpret, using Microsoft Project or other equivalent software packages, the acquisition program schedule and compare to overall Integrated Master Schedule to identify schedule risk that could lead to increased costs. Involved through the entire acquisition life cycle, from pre-award planning through solicitation preparation, contract award, contract administration and contract close-out. Applies knowledge of the defense acquisition process in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures to devise strategies for deploying and implementing new acquisition policy initiatives and measuring the effectiveness of implementation. Uses quantitative analytical techniques to assess system acquisition process issues and develop risk reduction/mitigation approaches for improving acquisition/program planning, control, and execution. Participates in developing acquisition plans, source selection documents (including evaluation criteria), Independent Government Cost Estimates, justifications and approvals, synopses, and requests for proposals/quotes/bids. Assists with the development of pre-award technical documentation (solicitation, IGCE, Technical Evaluation Plan (TEP) and Technical Evaluation Report). Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with co-workers, and customers. Follow policies and procedures as described in corporate manuals and directives. Attend work each day during scheduled work hours unless on approved travel or time off. Perform occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required (see WORKING CONDITIONS below). Work flexible hours, including occasional overtime. Carry out other duties as may be assigned or requested. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed indoors at SAFTAS II with some potential risks to safety and health hazards related to electronics. Travel to CONUS locations may be required. QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certifications/Experience/Skills: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Engineering or Scientific discipline with 5 to 7 years of experience in government or industry or 11 years' related work experience or Associate's degree plus 16 years' related work experience. Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access). Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. If using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Must possess appropriate DAWIA II or equivalent certification. Must have government clearance at the appropriate level. Physical Skills And Abilities: May require lifting up to 25 pounds. Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard and computer mouse. Thank you for considering a career with Delta Solutions & Stratagies. If you have never applied for a position through our online portal, and would simply like to send us your resume and a general application to consider for possible future opportunities, please apply now. After you have completed your application an email will be sent to you with information about how to check the status of your application. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 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