Sr. Acquisition Specialist
ALON - United States

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Sr. Acquisitions Specialist (3179)
Posted On: Friday, January 25, 2013
Job Title: Sr. Acquisitions Specialist
Position Description: This position’s primary function is to support the implementation of contractual actions by developing supporting procurement documentation such as performance work statements, justification documents, independent government cost estimates, and surveillance plans. It also supports contract administration by maintaining appropriate contract files and processing invoices and it contributes to contract management through analysis of monthly contract data as submitted by the contractors.
The position requires an in-depth understanding of contract types and existing contracts (e.g., GSA schedule contracts), contracting laws, Federal Acquisition Regulations, policies and principles including techniques of contracting methods and operations.

Skill Requirements:
  • Four years of related experience writing customer requirements, performance work statements, position descriptions, and justification and approval documents.
  • Four years of related experience developing request for proposal documents and evaluating proposals after they are submitted.
  • Ten years of related experience dealing with contract development and execution,
Desired Skills
  • M.A./M.S Degree in a relevant field
  • Relevant experience providing contract support to deployed troops
  • Program Management training and/or working experience
The ability to interact with co-workers and clients face to face and in meeting settings is required.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required.
Clearance Requirements: Candidates must pass a pre-employment background check. DOD Secret Required.
Location: Aberdeen, MD
Travel Required: Minimal Travel Required.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

XLA was formed in April of 2012 from two distinct and exceptional companies, XL, Inc. and ALON, Inc. XLA has career opportunities for professionals interested in a vibrant, positive, and team-oriented workplace. All of our projects and corporate procedures are managed through our ISO 9001:2008 certified processes, and consistently deliver innovations and improvements. XLA provides program management, acquisition, finance, IT, and subject matter expert support to our many Federal and commercial clients. We are a Virginia corporation with offices in DC for easy access to support many of our customers. We also support customers throughout the US and the world. XLA is devoted delivering excellence, and that is shown in all that we are and all that we do.

XLA maintains a retention rate that is well above industry average, assuring continuity of support across our projects. To uphold our commitment to excellence, we make an investment in continuous training for our staff through our education reimbursement program and our in-house project management training program. More than 90% of our staff possesses Federal security clearances. Many of our staff members also possess industry certifications, such as Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

XLA is an equal opportunity employer committed to supporting family values, integrity in the workplace, and an entrepreneurial atmosphere.

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