Acquisition Program Analyst, Journeyman

Ft Belvoir, Virginia
Oct 06, 2021
Nov 10, 2021
Full Time

This Acquisition Program Analyst, Journeyman shall serve as an acquisition expert to assist the Federal Government as an Acquisition management contract specialist to implement best industry practices in pre-award and post-award functions for the Project Director for Enterprise Services (PD ES) of Firmed Fixed Price (FFP) and Other Transactional Authority (OTA) Contracts.

  • Work with business units and other stakeholders to gather requirements, using techniques like interviews and requirement gathering sessions;
  • Elicit, analyze, document, and communicate business requirements as well translate them into more detailed user stories and other functional requirements documents such as process flows, screen mock-ups, gap analysis (also known as Business Requirements Documents)
  • Create documents and other artifacts to promote sustainable knowledge management within the organization
  • Collect, complete, organize and interpret technical data and financial information relating to program
  • Support PMs by timely tracking, developing and providing program deliverables.
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions and may lead the execution of initiatives and process improvements
  • Analyze program requirements, status, budget, and schedule and take minutes, prepare presentations, reports, studies, documentation.
  • Edit incoming and outgoing publications, data calls, briefing materials, recurring reports, presentations, etc. to check for proper formatting, writing, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Provide assistance on special projects as required.
  • Apply policies and procedures for financial planning.
  • Assist with data collection tasks, using Excel pre-formatted templates, macros, and tables and crafting effective elicitation questions
  • Coordinate and/or oversee the collection and compilation of program activity data
  • Assist in the management of project documentation library on the program's portal and/or configuration management applications.
  • Assist in identifying/escalating risks, incidents and issues that may impact IT projects
  • Track project performance measures and metrics, and submit program status reports
  • Develop leadership presentations and briefing materials
  • Coordinate meeting scheduling. Includes securing room reservations, coordinating with stakeholders on topics, collecting, preparing, and distributing read-ahead materials and agenda, and documenting minutes/action items.
  • Advise the PM on current DoD policies and procedures to support major program decisions and recommends strategies and techniques for successful conclusions.
  • Support the integration of acquisition planning, requirements development, and resourcing into executable project plans and system assessment plans.
  • Apply acquisition, program, and lifecycle concepts to support long range planning that will be the foundation for the PM Project/program Plan, development process, and other time sensitive requirements.
  • Assist PM in strategic/programmatic communications from plan through execution.
  • Identifies, manages, and mitigates risks for assessing cost, schedule and performance
  • Participate in reviews to assess alignment with program objectives and requirements and determine feasibility of execution within the defined program baselines.
  • Perform cross-functional analysis of life cycle costs across acquisition, and budget documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • Additional 4+ years' experience may be used in lieu of a degree
  • Interim Secret Security Clearance Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Acquisition knowledge of price/cost analysis, negotiation, and administration for services, materials, and equipment associated with all projects within the PD ES portfolio.
  • Procurement knowledge and skills of basic procurement procedures and techniques to carry out recurring assignments involving use of the formal advertised method.
  • Knowledge of negotiated procurement procedures, and the laws, regulations, and precedents governing procurements by this method, to perform or guide the Government in developmental assignments or segments of medium to large procurement actions for future PD ES Contracts. Examples are assisting or writing Contract Proposals, Market Research, Acquisition Plans, Acquisition Strategies, Managing Risk, Business Case Analysis, Services Contract Approval Request (SCAR), and assisting the COR with Contract Milestones and suspenses in the Paperless Contracting Files (PCF).
  • Knowledge of formal requirements gathering methodologies;
  • Experience conducting Facilitated Workshops for requirements analysis;
  • Experience developing Business Requirements - project initiation document, what the needed achievements will be, and the quality measures;
  • Experience developing Functional requirements - describe what the system, process, or product/service must do in order to fulfill the business requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to listen and understand what is being described by the end user as well as the ability to explain problem resolutions when necessary.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and oral), strong customer service
  • Strong coordination, organization, and teaming skills.
  • Must have excellent organizational, scheduling and prioritization skills and to maintain high level of confidentiality, ethics, and integrity.
  • Works well individually or in a group setting.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers to develop a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints.
  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel, Office 365 products, including Outlook, MS Teams and Projectprograms
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance.
  • Required to adhere to Chenega Corporation mandate that all employees must be fully vaccinated to COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.


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