Contracting Specialist III
Kelly Government Solutions is currently seeking a Contracting Specialist III to support one of our top government clients on Joint Base Anacostia Bolling (JBAB) Washington, DC on a Direct Placement opportunity.If you or someone you know are interested in this opportunity please contact Mike Zwada, at [Click Here to Email Your Resume] or apply online.Summary:The Contract Specialist III will support acquisition activities for Air Force Special Access Programs. Following applicable Federal, Department of Defense and Air Force acquisition policy, law, regulation and guidance, the Contract Specialist III provides support and leadership of other contract staff in supporting the Contracting Officer in acquisition of critically needed national security capabilities by performing contract administration from the description of the requirements to contract delivery, and participating in oversight of contract performance. The Contract Specialist III will be responsible for ensuring all deliverables meet schedule and quality standards. Work with the Contracting Officer in planning and managing acquisitions for a variety of products and services for the contracts division. Lead cradle-to-grave contract activities, such as conducting market research, preparing solicitation documentation (pre and post award), reviewing proposals for compliance, performing cost/price evaluations, assisting with negotiating positions, reviewing and processing invoices. Lead/participate in program reviews to assess alignment of activities with acquisition strategy and program plan and determine feasibility of execution within the defined program baselines. Lead/participate in defining overall acquisition objectives to meet planned milestones. Works with the Contracting Officer in developing acquisition strategies, including determination of contract method/type; performing contract administration, including, but not limited to maintaining contract file folders and preparing contract modifications. Works with the Contracting Officer in the oversight of contract performance. Lead/participate in identifying and mitigating risks to include assessing cost, schedule, and performance impacts and burn-down plans. Assist in communicating project status and issues, and developing acquisition and policy recommendations.Required Security Clearance: Must possess an active DoD Top Secret SCI clearance. Ability to successfully complete a Government Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph (CI Poly).Job Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in a business-related field such as accounting, business administration, contracts, economics, finance, law, purchasing, or related discipline required; Master's Degree preferred. Non-business degree must have 24 hours of business related courses. 15 or more years of government contracting experience or 10 or more years of direct hands-on experience as a GS1102-14 Contract Specialist or higher grade. Expertise in managing contract actions from conception to implementation Extensive experience in performing source selections, cost or price analysis, negotiations, and preparation of related contract documentation in accordance with directives and policies 10 or more years' experience in acquisition of DoD systems, R&D or related activities DAWIA or FAC Level III Certified or equivalent Special Access Program (SAP) experience. Experience on similar types of programs may be used in lieu of SAP experience, contingent upon customer approval. Proficient in ConWrite preferred. Active and valid Driver's License. Ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS. About Kelly Services(R) As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.