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Acquisition Subject Matter Expert

Position Overview:

Excellent growth opportunity for a mid to senior level Acquisition Professional. This opportunity is an acquisition position helping the US Army write and manage multi-billion dollar contracts and acquisitions. This is a fantastic opportunity in a rapidly growing field with a great team that has been in-place since 2010.

The position of Acquisition SME is a multi-faceted role that is heavily reliant on organization and problem solving skills. The position requires acquisition support duties including data analysis, doctrine/policy translation, and business process analysis, in addition to Army customer product procurement assistance. The SME will be responsible for supporting CHESS Action Officers and Division Chiefs with a variety of hardware, software, and services contract actions. In addition to contract management duties, the SME is expected to perform specialized tasks including Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) product analysis, provide advice and consultation to internal and external stakeholders, conduct training, and recommend policy adjustments/creation. A SME will resolve product or services problems by clarifying the customer's issue, determining the cause of the problem, then selecting and explaining the solution.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Government in the development and management of multi-billion dollar contracts.
  • Resolve customer inquiries for CHESS contracts.
  • Research policies and mandates applicable to CHESS products and services.
  • Provide acquisition support and process license requests for SW contracts.
  • Provide a weekly summary of actions to Program Manager and CHESS Leadership.
  • Conduct periodic vendor and Army Stakeholder meetings.
  • Compile and analyze contract actions and inquiry data in various reports.
  • Complete specialized project assignments without lapse in contract support or customer inquiry coverage.
  • Research and construct documents and reports for IT products and policies as related to the CHESS mission.
  • Jointly establish and prioritize new initiatives, milestones, and tasks and track their progress.
  • Interpret Army, DoD, and Federal rules and regulations.

Organizational Alignment:

  • Reports to Four Inc.’s Program Manager

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • US Citizen with Active Security Clearance or US Citizen with eligibility for clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience required. MBA or MS preferred.
  • Ability to organize and maintain large amounts of data and information.
  • Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of government acquisition and the policies that govern the acquisition process.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with CHESS partners and Stakeholders.
  • Ability to self-organize, motivate and stay on-task.
  • Experience presenting data analysis to large audiences.
  • 6-10 years of customer service, administrative, communication experience or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of acquisition or acquisition support.
  • Experience working with Armed Services components.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of MS Office and the ability to quickly learn new programs, when required.

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