DCS Corp
Acquisition Specialist
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Aberdeen Map
Posted: 11/26/2021
Closing: 12/25/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
DCS Corp
Job description

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, DCS is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective January 18, 2022, DCS will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation.

DCS Corporation is seeking an Acquisition Specialist who supports the Government in the acquisition of mission-essential products and services.

Essential Job Functions:

Prepares acquisition documents that reflect technical and operational requirements for Government approval. The documents include: service contract approvals requests (SCAs), PWSs, Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objective (SOOs), labor category descriptions, Justification and Approval Documents (J&As), independent Government cost estimates (IGCEs) and quality assurance surveillance plans (QASPs), acquisition plans (APs) and acquisition strategies (ASs), limited competition memos such as use of non-DoD contract vehicles, sole source justifications, and QASPs; provide input in the proposal evaluation process, supports customer in the post-award by preparing monthly status updates and funds expended to-date and variance analyses intended to highlight any significant issues requiring Government action; facilitates the processing of contract invoices through Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF).   Enters data into portfolio management data base application, review data for accuracy and provide reports that have been validated and corrected. Provides a variety of acquisition support, to include, but limited to, research of contracting types, program planning, tracking milestones, assisting lower level Acquisition Specialists, Federal Acquisition Regulation guidance.  

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four (4) years of related experience in developing and supporting contract formation specialist functions as well as procurement documentation such as, but not limited to, the following:  Service Contract Act Requests, Performance Work Statements, Statements of Work, Statements of Objectives, Labor Category Descriptions, Justification and Approval documents, Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans, Acquisition Plans and Acquisition Strategies.

Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance within 6-9 months of start date.

Ability to work effectively with senior customer representatives.

Desired Skills:

CFCM, CPCM, or CCCM certifications preferred. DAWIA or FAC-C Level II or III preferred.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Acquisition Specialist