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IMSolutions, LLC Acquisition Specialist Mid (CS2), Federal Government - DOI in Des Moines, Iowa

Acquisition Specialist Mid (CS2), Federal Government - DOI

Remote

Full Time

#1203 - DOI: Mid-Level 6 open

Mid Level

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IMSolutions is looking for Mid-Level Acquisition Specialists to support our client The Department of Interior (DOI). Do you have experience doing acquisitions in Research & Development and/or Construction programs? We are looking specifically for acquisition specialists who have NASA SEWP and/or Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) experience.

These jobs will be fully remote - 100% telework in the U.S.

As a Mid-Level Acquisition Specialist (CS2) , you will provide acquisition support services, including contract pre‐award, administration, and post‐award; acquisition policy development, analysis, and advisement and subject matter expertise in the areas of acquisitions, policy, and/or identified technical acquisition areas (Construction and/or R&D).

These functions will include:

  • Providing expertise and guidance for federal acquisitions in subject matter areas of specialized knowledge.

  • Assisting clients in developing statements of work, statements of objectives and performance work statements, and procurement strategy.

  • Developing evaluation plans, pricing methodologies, and major administrative plans.

  • Developing and recommending streamlining initiatives using innovative techniques where appropriate, to improve procurement operations and customer service.

  • Preparing a draft of protest and termination case documents for review and approval by the Contracting Officer.

  • Coordinating and managing the preparation of analysis and evaluations.

  • Providing recommendations for proper implementation of programs and systems specifications in the following specialties: business process re-engineering, workflow, and process automation, process improvement, quality control, and management, information systems architecture, automation, communications protocols, risk management/electronic analysis, software, life cycle management, development methodologies, modeling, and simulation projects.

To qualify you will have:

  • 6+ years of experience performing actions specific to federal acquisitions within the Construction and/or R&D space.

  • Bachelor’s degree or at least 24 credit hours in business or a business-related field.

  • Direct federal contracting experience with the ability to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of both industry and business practices, procurement, contracting policies, methods, cost relationships, and options.

  • Specialized knowledge of pre‐award contract requirements required contract documentation, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, applicability, federal supply service orders, delivery orders, and task orders under indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts, along with best practices in contract negotiations.

  • Thorough understanding of the acquisition life cycle and the ability to make recommendations for contract selection types for new acquisitions.

  • U.S. Citizenship or Foreign National with a work permit and residing in the U.S. for three (3) or more years.

  • Ability to pass a Federal Public Trust Clearance, which must be adjudicated favorably for you to begin working. This requires fingerprinting and reporting on your previous employment, residence, education, and financial and legal background. Candidates may be disqualified for federal or state convictions of crimes, military court-martials, delinquent federal debt including taxes and student loans, current use of illegal drugs, or lying on the application.

Base compensation range and benefits:

$90,000 to $102,000

Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location.

*Outstanding medical, dental, vision, Tri-Care Supplement, HSA, FSA, insurance (STD, LTD, life, AD&D, voluntary life, accident, hospitalization, critical illness), EAP, and additional discounts!

Who we are:

IMSolutions is a rapidly growing woman-owned, veteran-owned Virginia-based management consulting company. We specialize in providing innovative and cost-competitive business and program management solutions to our clients across the public sector. Primarily, our support encompasses assisting clients in acquiring mission-critical capabilities; including developing holistic program strategies for successfully inserting technologies to achieve material solutions efficiently and expeditiously.

At IMSolutions, LLC (IMS) service to our clients, each other, and our communities is at the center of everything we do. We understand, comprehend, and appreciate that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and points of view lead to better and more comprehensive ideas and solutions. Our IMS culture and commitment to difference and inclusivity help us grow as individuals and in partnership with our clients to drive our unparalleled solutions and customer experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

IMS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

IMS is a federal contractor that desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings. IMS jobs are posted as open until filled.

IMS is an E-Verify Employer.

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact us to ask for accommodation or an alternative application process.

Trina Campbell (tcampbell at imsolutionsllc.com)

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