Senior Consultant (Contracts Specialist)
Company: Nakupuna Companies
Posted on: June 21, 2022
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
- 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
- Experience in supplies and service contracts is required;
experience in formal source selections and research and development
- Other duties as assignedEducation and Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in business administration, acquisition
management, accounting, business administration, economics, or
- 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
- DoD or Federal Agency Acquisition Training & Experience is
- 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.
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