TOP SECRET security clearance required. All selected candidates will be required to complete the requirements for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access and complete a Counter-Intelligence polygraph prior to employment.
iPower is looking for a contract specialist (either as an employee or 1099) to assist in planning, soliciting, awarding, administering, and closing contract actions for a government agency. The CS will ensure all contract actions comply with relevant regulations, local policies, and directives. Specific responsibilities include:
Assist with acquisition and source selection planning and documentation
Assist in the development of requirements documents such as statement of work, statement of objectives, performance work statements, independent government cost estimate, justification and approval, and unique requirement-specific documents
Prepare requests for proposal and requests for information
Select appropriate solicitation provisions and contract terms/conditions
Conduct and document market research
Prepare determinations and findings, waivers, and memorandums
Perform cost and price analyses and prepare negotiation memorandums
Assist in contract termination and contract closeout
Prepare contract solicitations, awards, and modifications
Bachelor’s degree with 24 semester hours in any combination of accounting, business finance or contract law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing or quantitative methods.
Minimum 6 years of experience performing contract administration functions
Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification in Contracting Level 2 or Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting Level 2 or industry equivalent (documentation required)
Broad knowledge of and exposure to all phases of contracts management and negotiation experience.
Experience with Government and/or Commercial type contracts or orders
Must have a working knowledge of FAR or DFARS, and Federal Appropriations Law
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong self-organization and self-management skills, with emphasis on self-initiation and follow through
Internal Number: DIA202104
About iPower LLC
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, iPower LLC is an SBA certified 8(a), woman-owned small business (WOSB) that provides first-class professional consulting services in a wide variety of disciplines. Since its founding, iPower has sustained stable growth by successfully supporting government and commercial clients in areas such as acquisition, contract management, strategic planning, business process improvement, performance management, quality assurance, enterprise support, project management and training services. iPower’s business consulting services are grounded upon government, industry and academia best practices and are offered within frameworks that include the CMMI Institute, Capability Maturity Model Integration® (CMMI®), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 and 20000, Six Sigma, the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and standards of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and IT Governance best practices.
iPower LLC offers a flexible work environment and competitive compensation packages including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, tuition reimbursement, ...401K, short term and long term disability, life insurance, and more!
Check us out at www.ipowerllc.com.