Worked as a peocurement specialist supporting various government emergency response vehicles
Pros: great work environment and team cohesiveness, and employee focused organization
Cons: top heavy organization which slowed advancement
Primary tasking was to provide hardware acquisition support to the Naval Air Warfare Center-Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Special Communications Requirements (SCR) Division. Roles and Responsibilities were the research and development of acquisition strategies and preparation of applicable procurement documentation, including request memoranda, Urgency statements, Information Technology waivers, Master Equipment Lists (MEL), and procurement justifications (within FAR regulations). This effort also included preparing program plans, schedules and related work estimates, determination of costs and schedule performance, including the analysis of the impact of current performance on the overall program schedule and resource requirements. Worked closely with the client, other Booz Allen staff, and integration support contractors. Responsible for supporting the client from initial requirement through equipment delivery. Used Government Acquisitions System (Sigma/SAP) and SCR proprietary material tracking systems to monitor all stages of the procurement process. Responsible for briefing senior SCR Division leadership monthly regarding the overall status of procurements for their Branch’s. Provided instruction and training to other team members. Also have knowledge of Government Websites such as the Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration and Maritime Administration regulations, U.S. State Department, and U.S. Customs Services.