Seventh Sense Consulting is looking for a Task Lead for Contracting Operations Support for our client site in Silver Spring, MD. The Program Manager will focus on external interactions with the NOAA Acquisition and Grants Management (AGM), their customers, and stakeholders. The Task Lead will work closely with the Program Manager to lead internal operations of our team located in Silver Spring, MD supporting the Client’s Acquisition/Contracting and Grants Management function. The Task Lead for Contracting Operations will develop the Project Management Plan for all deliverables, assign and manage workload, monitor performance metrics, oversee Qualify Assurance Planning, and manage schedules.
The project scope includes Government contracting as it relates to the acquisition field, procurement, and financial assistance (grants). The project will support all phases of the acquisition management lifecycles to include planning, requirements definition, solicitation, source selection, award, post-award management, and administrative support. Additional tasks will include:
Program support in the review, analysis, development, implementation, communication and training of acquisition and financial assistance policy
Support in the functional area of administrative services
Support in the functional area of budget services, program management and subject matter expert services
Support for all phases of the grants management lifecycle
Support in the functional area of training services and workforce management services
Support of content management and web interface
IT help desk and systems services
Travel Requirements: Contracting Operations Task Lead will occasionally travel to the other locations listed to meet with on-site team members, interview potential candidates, build client relationship locally, and identify/understand requirements for additional support.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field such as Business and Management
PMP Certification desired but not required
5+ years involvement in Government contracting as it relates to the acquisition field, procurement, and financial assistance (grants)
Previous PM experience on similar contracts (specifically what agency/agencies, duration of PM experience on the contract(s) and what years, contract amount)
Previously held Certification related to Federal Acquisition Certification, DAWIA, or CPCM
Involvement in Government contracting as it relates to the acquisition field, procurement, and financial assistance (grants)
5+ years direct experience in pre-award and post-award acquisition
Demonstrated understanding of all phases of the acquisition management lifecycles to include planning, requirements definition, solicitation, source selection, award, post-award management, and administrative support
Previous PM experience on similar Federal Government contracts managing contracts $4M+/year
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint are required.
Superior customer interface at senior levels of management with excellent oral and written communication skills are critical.
About Seventh Sense Consulting, LLC
Seventh Sense Consulting is a Virginia based, Minority-Owned, SBA 8a Certified, VA CVE Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing full acquisition lifecycle support, program management, seta, logistics and management consulting.
We support Federal and Defense agencies in enhancing integration, transparency of core acquisition, procurement and grants with agency program missions by optimizing core processes, knowledge, education, training and tools.
We provide our client’s with innovative solutions to enable acquisition and program management organizations to fundamentally improve their inherent capability to reduce acquisition cycle time and cost, while enhancing the quality and fidelity of its acquisitions and programs.
Seventh Sense Consulting is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.