Acquisition Management Specialist Job Description

Acquisition Management Specialist Job Description

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Acquisition management specialist provides acquisition guidance to functional area technical experts based on a working knowledge of DoD and IC acquisition regulations and policy.

Acquisition Management Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Act as a purchase card holder in accordance with government regulations and policies
Develops plans and techniques to fit new situations to improve overall program and policies
Compile in-depth market, industry, and competitive analysis and positioning information to build products from existing ideas and to help develop new ideas based on industry knowledge
Perform market analysis to provide input for developing pricing and revenue forecasts, providing information to Product Managers and/or directly to clients
Develop models and prototypes to help define product features/functions, and work with development teams to define product release requirements
Support the development of the positioning and messaging for the product, and develop and implement a launch plan
Develop, build, and manage responses to RFP’s, creating a library for the Product Management team
Serve as a Delegated Procurement Authority (Field Delegate) utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures with a minimum delegated authority of $25,000
Serve as the office timekeeper by creating new Time and Attendance accounts, processing final accounting for departing employees, and serving as the password administrator
Serve as Property Custodian providing property accountability and oversight

Acquisition Management Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Acquisition Management Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DAWIA, PMP, II, FAC-C, DHS

Education for Acquisition Management Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the acquisition management specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Graduate Education, Management, Business, Graduate, Business/Administration, Accounting, MBA, Finance, Economics

Skills for Acquisition Management Specialist

Desired skills for acquisition management specialist include:

Organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
Policies
Contract types
DoD and IC acquisition regulations and policy
Organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource on the Acquisition Management Team
Contracting methods
Procurement statutes and regulations
CDRLs
DD Form 254s
Development and review of ARP documents

Desired experience for acquisition management specialist includes:

Serve as Trusted Agent for federal and contract staff
Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov)
Time-in-grade/band must be met by closing date of announcement
Documentation supporting eligibility for non-competitive appointment, (severely disabled, eligible veterans, certain military spouses)
DAWIA Level II Program Management courses, PMP or equivalent certificiation
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

Acquisition Management Specialist Examples

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Acquisition Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an acquisition management specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for acquisition management specialist
  • Analyze acquisition data to identify implications for future acquisition decisions
  • Provides feedback to senior leaders on tend analysis of data
  • Acts as HR contact for the recruitment, on-boarding and facilitation of the Domestic and International Intern programs
  • Lead BI's Academic and Diversity social media outreach
  • Ad hoc reporting and data analysis on HR metrics such as source, conversion, diversity, survey data, Manage survey creation for AR programs
  • Analyzes, evaluates procurements and programmatic issues for highly complex, long term weapons systems acquisitions
  • Recommends necessary modifications to clarify questions concerning such topics as, specification changes, language ambiguities, or clarification of contract clauses
  • Coordinates, resolves deviations requested by offerors, and refers those deviations requiring technical resolution to qualified technical authorities
  • Makes formal and informal presentations concerning all aspects of the acquisition program
  • Independently defines, directs, or leads highly challenging projects/programs
Qualifications for acquisition management specialist
  • Time in Grade
  • Other (CTAP)
  • Acquisition Analysis
  • Arlington County, VA
  • Business travel up to 20% may be required for this position
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Career Field Position
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Acquisition Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of acquisition management specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for acquisition management specialist
  • Provides guidance to individuals/teams
  • Provide program documentation assistance in conjunction with a Government task leader for the preparation and review of Army Systems Acquisition Review (ASARC) documentation and briefings
  • Provide strategic planning assistance in developing Market Surveys, Budget forecasts, technology insertion
  • Research and recommend ideas that aren’t currently a part of our Digital strategy
  • Assist in current execution of programs through social media, paid search, email, in app acquisition, mobile/desktop programmatic marketing and digital flash deal space
  • Provide full cycle recruitment support on a variety of positions
  • Coordinate and provide support for recruitment
  • Support processes to coordinate temporary employees for the Columbia office and for field offices
  • Partner with the HRIS and Compensation Specialist to ensure new hires are processed
  • Assist with opening new positions & posting/advertising jobs on various job boards, schools/universities, organizations
Qualifications for acquisition management specialist
  • This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position
  • Expertise needed in HR processes including but not limited to technical, practical and interpersonal
  • Awareness of the differences between the Army and all other Defense (other Services, IC, Joint/COCOMs, ) organizations
  • Excellent/outstanding communicator
  • A knowledge base of how DoD manages technology vs
  • A University Degree (BS/BA) or Technical Diploma from an accredited institution in Systems Engineering, Acquisition Management, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience
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Acquisition Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an acquisition management specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for acquisition management specialist
  • Conduct initial phone screening with candidates
  • Candidate follow-up and communication throughout recruitment process
  • Conducts reference checks and background checks for potential new hires
  • Assists with establishing relationships with schools/professional associations for strategic recruitment
  • Attend selected career fairs and networking functions, and help enhance employment brand
  • Maintain various reports/metrics for candidate referral sources, posting sites/resources, recruiting expenses
  • Provide expert advice to the Program Element Monitor (PEM) and Senior Air Force Leadership regarding acquisition strategies, contracting, and program budgeting
  • Support the review, vetting, and approval of acquisition documents such as an Acquisition Strategy Document (ASD), Request for Proposals (RFP) and Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Develop annual budget materials to include RDT&E and Procurement budget justification documents, OSD hearing briefings, and congressional staffer briefs
  • Support the presentation of annual budget materials to key stakeholders and develop and coordinate answers to questions for the record
Qualifications for acquisition management specialist
  • A University Degree (BS/BA) or Technical Diploma from an accredited institution in Acquisition Management, Contracting or an equivalent combination of related education and experience
  • Have a minimum of seven years of DoD acquisition experience supporting DoD Acquisition programs/projects
  • Have a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in applying the requirements of DoD 5000.01 and 5000.02 to DoD Acquisition programs/projects throughout the acquisition lifecycle with full understanding and application of acquisition strategy, work breakdown structure and integrated master schedule
  • Advanced degree in business, finance, public administration, public policy or other relevant area preferred
  • Expansive knowledge of planning, pre-award, award, post-award, and closeout phases of the acquisition lifecycle for federal agencies
  • Knowledge of SharePoint or other business collaboration tools preferred
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Acquisition Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an acquisition management specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for acquisition management specialist
  • Support the customer at various meetings and support strategic scheduling and planning documentation for event-based activities
  • Assist in producing or reviewing products for program office use, including business case analyses, trade-off studies, acquisition and logistics requirement estimations
  • Perform analyses to support strategy decision and courses of action
  • Support key acquisition events and reviews and needed
  • Assist in all areas pertaining to case acquisition
  • Ensure compliance checklists, data sheets, and other pertinent information is monitored, maintained and reported periodically other duties as assigned
  • Supports and drafts program milestone related documentation to ensure compliance with all aspects of the DoD and SECNAV 5000 series directives
  • Support development, review, and documentation of program related acquisition doctrine
  • Support program management of applicable projects including scheduling, budgeting
  • Be the subject matter expert on acquisition related issues for highly technical projects related to NAVAIR platforms and systems
Qualifications for acquisition management specialist
  • Procurement/contracting experience related to weapons systems or DoD
  • BA/BA in a related discipline with 8 or more years of experience in program management
  • Experience shall include a minimum of eight years of demonstrated experience in applying the requirements of DoD 5000.01 and 5000.02 to DoD Acquisition programs/projects throughout the acquisition lifecycle with full understanding and application of acquisition strategy, work breakdown structure, integrated master schedule, and program planning budget execution
  • Experience shall include a minimum of five years experience utilizing Microsoft Project
  • Minimum of seven years of DoD acquisition experience supporting DoD Acquisition programs/projects
  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in applying the requirements of DoD 5000.01 and 5000.02 to DoD Acquisition programs/projects throughout the acquisition lifecycle with full understanding and application of acquisition strategy, work breakdown structure, integrated master schedule, and program planning budget execution
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Acquisition Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an acquisition management specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for acquisition management specialist
  • Tracks and monitors the delivery of hardware or services to the client by monitoring contract ceilings, deliverables, and vouchers
  • Uses complex quantitative analytical techniques to assess system acquisition process issues and develops risk reduction/mitigation approaches for improving acquisition/program planning, control, and execution
  • Supports customers in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures
  • Develops and validates viable business models for business partnerships and acquisitions
  • Provides support to upper management in deal negotiations, contract development, due diligence and other business development or alliance development projects
  • Participates in meetings with business partnerships and acquisitions
  • Prepares documentation, reports, and project plans to describe activities planned and accomplished, status reports, letters, memoranda, messages, and contact reports
  • Prepares and presents formal briefings and staff seminars
  • Provide Mid-level Program Management Support to the NAVSEA SBIR/STTR Technology Manager in support of awarding and monitoring SBIR/STTR Phase I and II contracts for Team Submarine
  • Assist in preparation, review, and analysis of annual budget allocation
Qualifications for acquisition management specialist
  • DAWIA Contracting Level III Certification preferred
  • Minimum of three years experience utilizing Microsoft Project
  • Candidate must possess an active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments at the same time and work within a fast-paced environment
  • Have a natural curiosity, that will help solve complex member acquisition issues
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related job field

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