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Acquisition Management Analyst in Washington, DC at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

THOR Solutions is actively seeking a highly motivated individual in support of the Waterways Commerce Cutter (WCC) Program office as it continues through the Analyze/Select Phases of the USCG Major Systems Acquisition Manual (MSAM) process. Numerous feasibility studies and detailed acquisition documents are generated during these phases of the program and due to the uniqueness of the WCC acquisition, the Program requires the services of a wide range of acquisition and technical consultants with particular and specialized experience in major system acquisition plans, processes and documentation as well as financial and technical experience.

In this position the candidate will:

  • Provide support with the day-to-day acquisition management activities. In preparation of upcoming Acquisition Decision Events (ADEs), all current MSAM and DHS 102-01-001 required documents and plans shall be reviewed and revised as necessary. Additionally, all new required documents shall be drafted. The development of new documents entails incorporating guidelines, procedures and policy, and acquisition strategies in to a new document for routing, incorporating comments and finalization for signature. The revision of documents includes providing updates due to policy, procedures, or program strategy changes and finalization for signature. The maintenance includes periodic updates (at a minimum annually) or adjustment of required documents to reflect changes to the program.
  • Provide assistance with the review of asset proposals to include development of material type and costing research and associated documentation, labor hour cost and type research and the associated documentation, cost comparison and analysis, material research spreadsheets, and input to the Government program team leads within the programteam leads timeframe and award timeframe of the asset.
  • Support making arrangements for and coordinating all program meetings, VTCs, PMRs, Financial and Technical Interchange Meetings (FIMs/TIMs), Program Acquisition Review Meetings (PARMs), Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and working groups. Examples of tasks include: preparing agendas, meeting minutes and meeting announcements; conference room reservation, coordination between government teams; tracking meeting attendance, maintaining actionable items lists and associated tracking to resolution; capturing lessons learned and preparing other meeting materials and briefs as outlined by the associated agenda.
  • Assist with preparing briefs and presentations for internal USCG directorates and commands as well as external USCG entities. Briefs and presentations are recurrent in nature and the draft format will be provided by the USCG upon start of work.
  • Assist the Government in support of data and Contractor Deliverable Requirements List (CDRL) review processes and workflow management, including review of shipbuilder CDRL deliverables upon submittal for completeness and reporting any discrepancies to Government personnel prior to assigning the deliverables to the specific Surface Program review workf, assigning CDRL deliverables to the specific Surface Program review workflow using IDE, maintaining the electronic CDRL database, tracking CDRL deliverables’ review status and providing updates to Government personnel.
  • Provide support for white paper and analyses within the following areas: naval engineering, naval architecture, test and evaluation, logistics, C4ISR, and program management as required.
  • Prepare project system metric/status reports, to include Logistics metrics report for Reliability, Maintainability and Availability, Configuration Manager Checklist of items for implementation and completion.
  • Assist in the tracking, review and preparation of acquisition related documents including documents such as requirements documents and work packages for support of work performed external to the Program Office.

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • An Active DoD Secret Clearance is required for this position.

Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have at least two (2) years of relevant acquisition experience. Five (5) years of relevant experience is preferred.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written (email) communication skills.
  • Bachelor of Science.

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 10% travel possible.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.