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Tracking Code PMRDR-19-1937-W
Job Code 19-1937
Posting Title Acquisition Specialist - Senior
Post Date 1/2/2020
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City Aberdeen Proving Ground
State MD
Country US
Description Acquisition Specialist- Senior (PMRDR-19-1937-W):

Bowhead is seeking a Senior Acquisition Specialist to support the PM Radars Contract in Aberdeen, MD. The Acquisition Specialist will assist in analyzing, organizing, planning and administering various phases of day-to-day acquisitions and provisioning. The Acquisition Specialist will also assess acquisition logistics and establishes policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control.

Other duties to include but not limited to:
• Develop Acquisition Requirement Packages, PALT metrics, Procurement Portfolio Management Tool databases, and contract strategies.
• Establish contract milestones in coordination with the requiring activity and the Army Contracting Command (ACC).
• Experience participating with Program Status Reviews through the Program Executive Office and their staff.
• Participate with various milestone and programmatic reviews.
• Act as a liaison between the PMs and ACC.
• Initiate acquisition strategies and plans.
• Develop, maintain and track acquisition program baseline documents as well as develop spend plans and spreadsheets.
• Initiate long range plans and program accomplishments relating to program objectives, taking into account any known or potential budgetary, schedule or technical constraints.

Bowhead seeks to network with qualified individuals relative to a potential opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Please click the link at the bottom of this posting to apply for consideration. Incumbent employees are encouraged to respond. No solicitations or third party applications will be accepted.
Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting.
• A minimum of twelve years of experience as an Acquisition Specialist is required. Four additional years of related experience will substitute for bachelor’s degree.
• Experience in document writing during the Integrated Product Team process.
• Experience with risk analysis on contracting milestones.
• Subject matter expertise in impacts of new contracting regulations/guidance.
• Knowledgeable with DoDI 5000.02 and all acquisition streamlining reform initiatives.
• Experience with systems life cycle performance requirements.


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

Link to Apply:
https://rn21.ultipro.com/UKP1001/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=23731
  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
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