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Acquisition Specialist, Jr.

Acquisition Specialist, Jr.

Job ID 
2016-1144
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-DC-Washington
Category 
Acquisition Management
Position Type 
Contingent

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Overview

The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc. (Mayvin®) is currently seeking experienced applicants for an Acquisition Specialist, Jr. position to support a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) client located in Washington, D.C. The candidate shall serve on a team performing a range of acquisition activities supporting border security efforts. The position requires the flexibility to travel to other localities including, but not limited to, seaports, foreign airports, and land ports of entry. In this position the successful hire will work under the supervision of Program Managers to perform general administrative duties; requirements analysis and development; financial data tracking; site surveys; and ancillary activities required to acquire and deploy CBP equipment.

20% travel expected.

Responsibilities

  • Assists with administrative duties including using SAP for Procurement Requests (PR’s), Contracts, Delivery Orders and modifications for ITB Director and Contracting Officer Representatives
  • Performs planning, strategizing, organizing, and market research in support of procurement of goods or services including creation of acquisition packages.
  • Responsible for gathering information, creating spreadsheets, and tracking data for the entire life-cycle of ITB programs.
  • Researches financial data to confirm payments, deliverables as received, accepted and draft required documentation for completed contracts and delivery orders.
  • Researches products and provides technical reports to leadership for long-term procurement planning.
  • Assists team with creating and updating the required documentation for the program
  • Assists team with executing inventory process including recording, tracking, and maintaining all applicable inventory-related data
  • Reviews and makes recommendations regarding requirements generation and identify technology shortfalls/gaps that are not being addressed. 
  • Monitors and updates data in required databases.
  • Monitors the progress of all actions which support project accomplishment, and provide leadership accurate status of all ongoing initiatives.
  • Coordinates the necessary resources to support and adhere to directed schedules and project completion dates.
  • Establishes and maintains program information notebooks and files as directed. Notebooks and files should contain but not be limited to, acquisition documents, technical instructions, schedules, contract, budget, PRs, Statements of Work (SOWs) and other relevant information as directed by the Program Manager.
  • Provides other services as needed by the client to include: product quality assurance, tailored writing, technical editing, administrative support, and research.

 

Qualifications

Education

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university. (A degree in Engineering, Information Technology, and/or Business or in a technical/scientific field is highly desirable).
  • Five (5) years of related experience will satisfy the education requirement.

Clearance:

  • Applicants must undergo a Background Investigation (BI) or a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) to determine suitability for employment. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
  • Qualified applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Experience

  • Must also be able to manage multiple concurrent acquisition efforts based on project priority.
  • Possesses practical knowledge of procurement procedures, operations, and regulations (i.e. FAR).
  • An understanding of DHS/CBP products/processes and organizational structure is highly desirable.
  • Shall possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to work effectively with people at all levels.
  • Shall possess ability to communicate complex issues, clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to a range of stakeholders.
  • Shall possess ability to work both individually and in a team environment.
  • Shall be proficient in the use of commercial software packages such as Microsoft Office (in particular Word, Power Point, Project, Outlook and Excel) and SharePoint.
  • Experience in development of databases in Microsoft Access for technical and programmatic tracking of financial data, key deliverables, and milestones is highly desirable.
  • Expert experience in Microsoft Word and Excel highly desirable.
  • Must be willing to travel.

 

About Mayvin:

The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc. is a dynamic woman-owned small business created out of a commitment to deliver unparalleled service to our clients.   Our team brings expert knowledge of project management services specializing in Streamlined Acquisition and Operations Management to government organizations.  We create effective strategies for program design, execution, and sustainment while implementing action plans to provide our clients with maximum visibility, access, and an impact that serves the needs of the United States.  Our team has a diverse array of credentials directly related to providing a comprehensive mission support plan for both military and civilian agencies.

 

A "Mayvin" is a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others - a builder of networks, a communicator of knowledge.

 

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a dynamic corporate culture and supportive team environment. 

 

The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.