TCG is an award-winning, government IT solutions provider. We are seeking a Senior Acquisition Specialist with hands-on experience supporting all phases of the federal acquisition process (pre-award, source selection, and post-award) and reviewing IT acquisition packages for FITARA (Federal Information Technology Reform Act) compliance to join our team.
This position supports the Portfolio Management and Governance (PMG) division of the OCIO (Office of the CIO). Apply your experience in leading, defining, developing, implementing, executing, and maturing post-award vendor management and contract status reporting functions. In this position, you will be responsible for developing the program and planning, organizing, and executing day-to-day activities of post-award vendor management including tracking intake requests for IT Governance services, tracking contract status, facilitating contract status review meetings, assessing IT related contract documents, technical, and procurement support services.
US Citizenship and the ability to pass a Federal government clearance check are required.
This position is temporarily remote due to COVID and will eventually require on-site work.
Pre-award contract support to include:
Leading tracking, analyzing acquisition packages involving IT services for FITARA compliance and obtaining CIO approvals
Conducting the review and analysis of Acquisition Package documents listed below for FITARA compliance
Market Research Analysis
Determination & Findings
Justification for Approvals
Independent Government Cost Estimates
Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans
Source Selection Plans
Requirements documents (Statement of Work, Performance Work Statement, Statement of Objectives, and Statement of Requirements)
Maintaining accurate and complete electronic Contract Files
Facilitating and participating in Acquisition Integrated Project Teams
Coordinating and meeting with government stakeholders to understand and collect technical data needed to produce rational and appropriate contracting recommendations
Post-award contract administration support to include:
Working with limited direction to lead, define, develop, implement, execute, maintain, and mature post-award vendor management processes and Governance
Researching opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of vendor management processes, reduce redundancies, assess, and reduce overlapping data points between reports, and find opportunities to re-purpose data and information where possible
Supporting OCIO leadership, the Government procurement advisor, Program Office acquisition lead, and CORs, to develop, communicate, establish, implement, monitor, and control contractual, financial, and technical aspects of a project/program throughout the post-award phases of the acquisition cycle
To execute the contract performance monitoring support task successfully, the candidate shall advance and support activities including (but not limited to):
Establish procedures for review of contract performance reports and implement these procedures; part of the establishment of procedures will be the establishment of metrics related to contract performance
Develop enterprise-wide views for reporting contract performance
Conduct monthly Contract Status Reviews for all vendors, to assess whether they are performing as expected
Track status of intake requests and ensure contracts involving IT costs are reviewed monthly
Track status of contracts involving IT costs and ensure monthly CSR (Contract Status Report) meetings are conducted
Facilitate monthly CSR (contract status report) meetings and document minutes, track actions and resolutions
Provide organization and structure to securely access and maintain documents, many of which will be acquisition or procurement sensitive
Update, maintain and develop workflows
Maintain and improve the standard template for monthly CSRs to be used across all contracts
Review and analyze CSRs to ensure client and vendor compliance, understand project schedule and delivery timelines, and identify key issues/risks for the PMG (Portfolio Management & Governance) Director to address
Confirm CORs (Contracting Officer Representatives) schedule CSR meetings and include Program Office leadership, contract leads, and other personnel
Contribute to delivering OCIO (Office of the CIO) vendor kickoff information to all program office CORs for use during any contractor on-boarding
Assist CORs with timely contract closeout support in accordance with FAR 4.804(a), Department and Bureau regulations and policies
Bachelor's degree with at least 24 semester hours in the following course of study: accounting, law, business finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organizational management
Naturally, TCG does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, caste, or anything else that makes you part of any group. We discriminate on the basis of talent, ability, commitment, and experience.
We pay competitive wages and provide excellent benefits. We have a 401K plan, a health plan that includes dental and vision benefits, pet health insurance, support for sick-child daycare, book and fitness clubs, a generous training budget for each employee, employee-led (and TCG paid) social events, company charity events, free theater, and sports tickets, and much more.
In fact, in 2020 Fortune magazine named TCG on their best workplace lists for the fourth year in a row and The Washington Post named TCG as a "Top Workplace" for the sixth straight year, based on how our employees feel about the company, the benefits TCG offers, and the work/life balance that our staff are able to achieve.
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A minimum of eight (8) years of experience
Knowledge and experience in preparing/reviewing acquisition packages with a focus on IT investments, including justifications and approvals, determinations and findings, memoranda of understanding, requirements, terms, and conditions, and solicitation documents for advisory and assistance services, IT, and support services.
Experience in building post-award vendor management program and IT contract status tracking
Has the ability to perform cost/price analysis of simple and complex proposals and possesses the knowledge of and experience with various contract types, to include but not limited Indefinite Quantity contracts, ordering under Federal Supply Schedules and Government-wide Acquisition Contracts, Cost Reimbursable Contracts, Time and Materials, Labor Hour and Fixed Price Contracts
Understand end-to-end Solution (or System) Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC)
Must apply strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to partner and collaborate effectively
Ability to work on a complex IT Governance environment supporting day to day activities
Professional acquisition certification such as FAC-C or DAWIA Level III certification
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 1968853
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