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Senior Consultant (Contracts Specialist)

Company: Nakupuna Companies
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Nakupuna Solutions is looking for a Senior Consultant (Senior Contracts Specialist) to provide professional acquisition support services for the Department of State. This individual shall be highly qualified and have significant experience working with complex and high dollar projects / contracts; knowledge of complex contracting is a must. They must possess a deep and thorough knowledge/understanding of the FAR and the complete acquisition life cycle.ResponsibilitiesThe following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign additional duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Pre-Award Acquisition Support: Provide advice recommendations, and document preparation support to multiple disciplined offices in all areas of the acquisition pre-award phase. Acquisition pre-award support includes: SOWs & SOOs, Acquisition Strategy Support, Cost Estimates, Market Research & Market Surveys, Quality Assurance Plans, RFPs/RFQs, Source Selection, and other miscellaneous pre-award documentation.
  • Award/Selection Support: Provide support the Contracting Officers and various technical offices in all types of source selections including formal, informal, and vendor screening processes. Sources selection/award support includes: Contract Award Documents and Contract Award Acquisition Support.
  • Post-Award Acquisition Support: Provide advice, recommendations, and document support to multiple disciplined offices in all areas of the acquisition post-award phase. Acquisition post-award support includes: Contract Administration, Contract Modification Support, Delivery/Task Order Support, Invoicing, and Closeouts.
  • Demonstrated skill in obtaining and analyzing product and price data for contract negotiations, and conducting comparative analysis of vendor terms and/or price quotations with historical data to develop recommendations on vendor selection, terms, or prices.
  • Should be able to effectively communicate with a high volume and variety of people daily.
  • Specialized experience includes negotiating and awarding contracts, contract modifications, and/or subcontracts, developing, preparing, and presenting terms and conditions in bids or proposals related to the awards of contracts, evaluating methods and efficiencies of allocating costs through various types of overhead and general administrative expense, experience leading and/or providing technical advice and assistance to a group of professional employees responsible for the oversight and implementation of contract administration workload to include contract closeout, pricing, negotiations and/or contract modifications.
  • Experience in supplies and service contracts is required; experience in formal source selections and research and development is desired.
  • Other duties as assignedEducation and Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, acquisition management, accounting, business administration, economics, or finance.
    • 10+ years of contracting experience and demonstrated proficiency in all core competencies.
    • DAWIA Level II or FAC-C certification of Level II or equivalent within the last 4 years is required. (Level III is desired but not required)
    • DoD or Federal Agency Acquisition Training & Experience is desired
    • Previously Held Warrants is desired but not requiredClearance Requirements: This position requires an active SECRET security clearance. Must be a U.S. Citizen.The Nakupuna Companies are employers of equal opportunity that are committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, ancestry, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or veteran status. The Nakupuna Companies are committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will make reasonable accommodations for disability and sincerely held religious beliefs if they can allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: Nakupuna Companies, Arlington , Senior Consultant (Contracts Specialist), Accounting, Auditing , Arlington, Virginia

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