Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC.

Acquisition Planning Support Specialist

US-DC-Natl' Capital Region
1 month ago


Advanced Concepts and Technologies International (ACT I) is a Small Business Prime Contractor providing support to Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  We are seeking a Acquisition Planning and Support Specialist candidate in our Planning, Budgets and Acquisition Team to support DHS’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) in Arlington, Virginia.   


Candidates shall provide specialized expertise supporting CS&C staff within the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) with acquisition expertise, guidance and support, acquisition and procurement strategy development, requirements analysis and synthesis, planning and drafting required documentation and review for procurement and acquisition documents. Support shall include: directly assisting the CS&C Senior Government staff, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Program Managers (PMs), Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs) and contractor team staff. The position is contingent upon Task Order modification in FY 2018. 


•    Support the planning and development of acquisition strategies for programs and procurements of various sizes and complexities.
•    Conduct requirements analysis and develop draft acquisition documentation required per Federal and DHS Acquisition Management Directives, and CS&C policies, processes and requirements. Requirements analysis include programmatic, technical, budget, financial and contractual.
•    Consolidate and integrate inputs from CS&C divisions, SMEs, PMs and CORs and develop draft documentation (reports, briefings, and spread sheets) and recommendations.
•    Support the development Procurement Requests (PR) and drafting documentation for PR packages, e.g. Statements of Work (SOW), Acquisition Plans (AP), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE), Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), and Determination and Findings.
•    Conduct financial studies and analyses, and trend analyses to support performance based assessments and metrics for planning, budgeting and reporting.
•     Respond to time sensitive taskers from Senior Government Staff.


•    Have a bachelor’s degree and minimum of ten years of relevant experience in providing professional services to Senior Government Staff 4 years working directly in DHS CS&C
•    Have a DHS Suitability and a Secret Clearance. Top Secret SCI eligible preferred.
•    Possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
•    Be able to read and interpret office communications and correspondence, review and analyze taskings to formulate appropriate response;
•    Be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint, and SharePoint; and
•    Have financial experience with government budgeting, acquisition and procurement systems and processes to generate financial reports.



--------------------------------------------------------------- DISCLAIMER ------------------------------------------------------------
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin.  (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).
ACT I’s management strives to balance the need for competitive compensation packages while maintaining competitive pricing for its customers. Key aspects of ACT I’s compensation package for employees include medical and dental insurance, company 401(k) contributions, annual profit sharing, salary, vacation, education assistance, life insurance, and short term disability.


RETIREMENT includes a Profit-Sharing Plan; a Safe Harbor Program; a 401k Program including pre-tax or post-tax deferrals with quarterly enrollment participation; and a Profit Sharing Program.


Benefits include: LIFE and DISABILITY, MEDICAL and DENTAL; a CAFETERIA PLAN for a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Reimbursement/Health Reimbursement Account (HSA) IAW IRS limits; LEAVE (Vacation) including All Major Holidays, and Comprehensive Leave increasing with years of service.


• Tuition assistance & training/certification reimbursement available for job related professional development; and
• Annual Performance Bonus Program for outstanding performance.


Resumes will be reviewed immediately and candidates meeting the requirements will be contacted for further consideration and preliminary interviews.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


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