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Deloitte Acquisition Specialist in Reston, Virginia

In today's environment our clients' abilities to respond to requests for information are more important than ever - and through people, processes, tools, and technology, we help them do so. Are you excited about exploring innovative ways to visualize data, use analytics, and help clients find relevant information in an ever-growing sea of emails and electronic documents? Do you have a legal or technology background and want to continue to grow your skills and abilities? We are a practice that brings together teams focusing on thought diversity, collaborative problem solving, and development of our professionals to enable our Government and Public Services (GPS) Discovery & Data Management Practice clients face litigation and other regulatory requirements with the resources to efficiently and effectively assist the government and respond to information requests. If you want to help clients make sense of their data and are passionate about keeping up with the latest data trends and technology sources, then our team would be a great fit for you!

Deloitte is seeking an Acquisition Specialist to join our team supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Research & Development Directorate (DTRA RD).

Work you'll do:

  • Provides subject matter acquisition expertise in support of program and project planning and analytical activities.

  • Is familiar with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Government's process for acquisition programs and the various program reviews required for acquisition approval.

  • Provide expertise to support contracts and acquisitions; assist in market research, Statement of Objectives (SOO)/Statement of Work (SOW)/(PWS development, review and maturation; proposed program cost analysis and development; analyze relevant guidance and customer requirements, and develop potential courses of action for the programmatic and technical requirements across the RD Directorate's portfolio, program and projects.

  • Track, manage and provide assistance with the execution of the Initial Strategy Sessions (ISS) and Acquisition Strategy Reviews (ASR) and utilize the CAT Tool on behalf of the RD Directorate.

  • Review submitted documents for completeness and accuracy and working with Project Officers to improve submitted documents in accordance with DTRA and DoD acquisition strategy processes and guidelines.

  • Draft ISS/ASR meeting minutes with actions required and assist in coordinating with DTRA Contracts Office to ensure timely receipt of approved signatures on packages for all appropriate parties.

  • Provide administrative management and programmatic support to the RD and the CBD SBIR, STTR, Rapid Innovation Fund, and RD Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) programs.

  • Prepare updates to the rapid acquisition process in response to changes in organizational structure and mission, operational and emerging needs, constraints due to regulations and funding availability, and other changes linked to RD and external processes.

  • Assist in the accurate and complete compilation and submission of Annual and Quarterly acquisition reports.

  • Participate and coordinate in process adoption activities including, but not limited to, the preparation of road shows.

The team:

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

The successful candidate must possess the following requirements:

  • Experience: minimum 7 years professional experience within the Department of Defense in assignments of successive. Candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience working within the DoD preferably with DTRA.

  • Education: BA/BS degree preferably in management, business, or policy. Additional qualifications are preferred (e.g., Project Management, or PMP).

  • DAWIA Acquisition Certification Level 1-3 in PM, Logistics, Test & Evaluation, and Science and Technology

  • PMP Certification

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.