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Acquisition Consultant - DSCA
Washington, DCFull-Time

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The Acquisition Consultant will support a federal client in Washington, DC area with the development of pre-award and post-award documents to include contract closeout.  



Essential duties and responsibilities include the followingOther duties may be assigned. 


Provides procurement support for all phases of procurement from acquisition planning to contract closeout. 

Expertise in service, supplies & IT network & capability procurements. 


Prepares complex (over $10M) labor and hardware/software acquisition Pre-Award and contract documentation. 


Conducts market research, including recommendations for procurement strategy to include.  


Provides post-award support to procurement and/or contract management staff, including: 


  • Contracts financial tracking 


  • Contracts management and tracking 


  • Documents management and quality control 



Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.  


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company. 


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability. 



Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken. 



Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.   



Bachelor's degree and a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience.  



Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship. 


FAC-C/CFCM/CPPB certification preferred.  



In-depth knowledge of the FAR and DFARs. 

Develops visually appealing and evidence-based recommendations, executive summaries, COAs, and status updates. 

Clearly communicates conclusions, analytical findings, reporting information and system enhancements to key stakeholders. 

Overall portfolio and program management. 

Process Improvement (Standards of Practice, Process Flow Charts, etc). 

Passion for assisting client teams and exploring new, innovative ways to shape future acquisition strategies. 

Expertise in DoD IT acquisition and communication with system stakeholders and administrators regarding statutory, regulatory and DoD IT policy updates to include Enterprise Information. 

Technology, Network Security, Network Architecture concepts. 

Utilize technical ability to understand and develop IT programs needs to assist with the facilitation and management of requirements and resulting portfolio.   



Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public 



Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. 



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. 



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic. 



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. 

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