Sr. Acquisition Manager
Abacus Technology is seeking a Sr. Acquisition Manager to support the planning, development, implementation and management of a comprehensive, affordable and effective systems support strategy at Wright-Patterson AFB. This is a full-time position.
Apply knowledge and experience in acquisition program management philosophy, policies, and procedures to Air Force, Navy, and Army systems, subsystems, equipment procurement activities, post award project/program management tasks, and acquisition programs throughout their life cycles. Manage and organize resources and personnel needed to efficiently and effectively meet the objectives of each task, as well as explore new approaches as applicable within the performance of these tasks. Assign personnel to provide services as described below in execution of the Mobility Directorate Acquisition Management Support requirements. Reside in the assigned Mobility Directorate program offices. Support the acquisition program management of full life cycle requirements, subsystems, and equipment. Assist with the development of documents, such as, but not limited to: Memorandum of Agreements/Memorandum of Understandings (MOA/MOU), Statements of Objectives (SOO), Performance Work Statements (PWS), Statements of Work (SOW), Requests for Proposal (RFP), Mission Needs Statements (MNS), Operational Requirements Documents (ORD), Initial Capabilities Documents (ICD), Capability Development Documents (CDD)/Capability Production Documents (CPD), and Analysis of Alternatives (AOA). Support the review of proposals as assigned by the customer. Assist in: the coordination of documentation between functional resources (to include: financial, management, procurement, engineering, and logistics); the consolidation of their inputs into common documents; and in planning for the accomplishment of various program milestones. Provide assistance in risk management, project management, process improvement support, and logistics support. Participate in process improvement activities as members of, or advisors to, Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Product/Process Improvement Working Groups (PIWGs). Assist in the collection of programmatic inputs from weapons systems program offices for defining, developing, and managing the acquisition and development/upgrades to the various Mobility Directorate aircraft configurations. Perform, as required, a non-voting advisory role for program source selections on all acquisition related requirements. Assist in determining program progress and effectively communicate recommendations, orally and in writing, to higher organizational management. Apply program knowledge for developing and coordinating responses to taskers in response to internal and external program inquiries.
15+ years experience in acquisitions including at least 5 years working in a DoD environment. Bachelor's degree in a related field. Possess the knowledge, experience and recognized ability in the technical/professional field, possess the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior personnel within the technical/professional discipline. Knowledge and previous experience with USAF acquisition and DoD 5000.2 Series. Understanding of current Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Force acquisition regulations, guidelines and processes. Demonstrate knowledge of technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in their area of expertise. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Applications, Adobe Acrobat, and applications for access to the world wide web including Microsoft Internet Explorer. Knowledge of logistics policy and guidance to include Title 10 United States Code Section 2466, Limitations on the Performance of Depot-Level Maintenance of Materiel (as amended by the National Defense Authorization Acts [NDAAs]), and all applicable AF systems. Understands the theories and principles of ILS planning, development, and execution sufficient to coordinate and integrate functions into a total, well structured, and viable program. Demonstrate a working knowledge of logistics and maintainability programs to include, but not be limited to, product support RAM-C program test and evaluation planning and execution, technical evaluation and identification of weapon systems logistics requirements and resources. Demonstrate an understanding of budgetary or financial analysis and control and life cycle cost analysis and control. Must be a US citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Applicants selected will be subject to the Federal mandate regarding vaccination for Federal government contractors.