AECOM Acquisition Support Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington

Job Summary

Provide AECOM support to the Terminal Defense Systems (TDS) Program Office providing dedicated acquisition contract support to the CIWS/Phalanx/LPWS Design Agent Contract Manager. The major duties include support day to day operations regarding execution of the tasks of the Design Agents contract and its associated Task Instructions (TIs).

Essential Responsibilities:

Under limited supervision applying comprehensive program knowledge and subject matter expertise, provide program advisory support including detailed, comprehensive analysis interpreting technical and programmatic elements to prepare routine and non-routine correspondence and documentation, program presentations and briefings, and program management reports. May require some supervisory duties.

Candidate will, on a daily basis, be responsible for:

  • Working with program technical staff to translate requirements into an executable acquisition product

  • Development of Procurement Requests including Statements of Work (SOWs), contract Section B through J, generation of Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs) utilizing current Data Item Descriptions

  • Development applicable Technical Instructions (TI’s)

  • Development of a tool to track contract ceiling, funded cost and fee by appropriation, and Technical Instructions

  • Working with the Program Office and Contracting Officer to establish acquisition milestones in the e-milestone system

  • Working with the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) and Contracting Officer to resolve contract development/execution issues.

  • Plan and execute Acquisition Team meetings from agenda and presentation development to recording of minutes and action item tracking

  • Working with program financial staff to develop/justify/defend program/task budgets

  • Must be Standard Procurement System (SPS) trained and proficient within three (3) months of hire date

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration or a related field and 7 years of job related experience or equivalent. Good written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Requires knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Previous experience in Contract Management with DoD programs.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189342BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.