Senior Consultant (Contracts Specialist)
Company: Nakupuna Companies
Posted on: May 14, 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
The 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 modifications.
Experience in supplies and service contracts is required;
experience in formal source selections and research and development
Other duties as assigned
Education 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 required
Clearance 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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