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Senior Contract Analyst II

  • The Contractor shall provide the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological Radiological Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) and JPM or JPL with Draft Acquisition Strategy documents and prepare for acquisition review boards. The Contractor shall participate in any Acquisition Review Boards, and shall never be allow to vote on any issues.

  • The Contractor shall provide Acquisition Strategy Analysis by analyzing various acquisition options or alternatives.

  • The Contractor shall provide draft program milestone-related documentation to ensure compliance with all aspects of the DoD 5000 series directives.

  • The Contractor shall provide the development of program acquisition documentation including, at a minimum, the following: (1) Acquisition Plans (AP); (2) Acquisition Strategy; (3) Procurement Requests (PRs); (4) Performance Work Statement (PWS).

  • The Contractor shall provide Acquisition Strategy Analysis Briefings regarding Acquisition Strategy and Acquisition Life Cycle.

  • The Contractor shall provide Acquisition Status Briefings (approximately 1-2 per week per JPM/JPEO site) for all Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Programs for the JPM/JPEO site specified in this PWS. The Contractor shall provide an Agenda and Briefing Slides to the COR for approval, prior to the Acquisition Status Briefings.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 10 years in DoD/Govemment Contracting (1102 series)

  • 5+ years of experience working with DoD contracts at the Systems level (DoD 5000 series)

  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWlA) level Il certification or equivalent

Training and Communications Coordinator

  • Organize, develop or source training programs to meet specific training needs

  • Liaise with subject matter experts regarding instructional design

  • Inform JPEO-CBRND employees of training options

  • Map out training plans

  • Track and report on training outcomes

  • Coordinate training dates, facilities and equipment required to support events

  • Track training budget

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in DoD/Government

Senior Program Analyst

  • The Contractor shall provide the JPEO-CBRND with analysis, planning, developing, and establishing contracting strategy and administrative functions for the Enterprise Portfolio.

  • Draft, coordinate, and Staff Decision Briefings and Staff Decision Briefing Documents for senior leadership. The Staff Decision Briefing Documents shall address, at a minimum, the following: (I) Cover Page; (2) Summary; (3) Analysis impact to the SPP; (4) Potential Course of Action (COA); (5) Risks and (6) "Pro versus Cons" side by side comparisons. The Briefing slides shall be provided to the COR, via email, for approval within the days agreed to by the Contractor and COR.

  • The Contractor shall provide acquisition analysis and technical expertise services and documentation on all acquisition and contracting documentation for JPEO-CBRND.

  • The Contractor shall provide Regulations and Policy Analysis Information Papers (approximately 1-2 per month) addressing JPEO-CBRND initiatives, training requirements, policy, guidances, and problem resolution. The Regulations and Policy Analysis Information Papers shall be provided to the COR, via email, for approval within the days agreed to by the Contractor and COR.

  • The Contractor shall provide Draft Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) updates and initial drafts for JPEO-CBRND . All SOPs and subsequent updates shall be approved by the COR.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 1O years in DoD/Govem ment Contracting ( 1102 series)

  • 5+ years of experience working with DoD contracts at the Systems level (DoD 5000 series)

  • DAWIA level II certification or equivalent

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Senior Contract Analyst III

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  • Serves as the contractor primary point of contact for coordination with the COR.

  • The Contractor shall provide the acquisition strategy documentation and analysis and possible courses of action for consideration.

  • Support and draft program milestone -related documentation to ensure compliance with all aspects of the DoD 5000 series directives.

  • Support the development of program acquisition documentation including but not limited to, Acquisition Plans (AP), Acquisition Strategy, Procurement Requests (PRs), Performance Work Statement (PWS)..

  • Provide analysis to diverse teams concerning the acquisition process. Participate in meetings and support specified Program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).

  • Provide analysis to Program Managers, CORs, Contractor employees regarding the Acquisition Life Cycle

  • Provides analysis for the Milestone reviews and JPEO-CBRND Contracting Directorate.

  • The Contractor shall provide subject matter expertise services on all contractual matters commensurate with the FAR, DFARS, DoD 5000 series, and other applicable policy, laws, and statues

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent

  • Minimum of 20 years of experience in DoD Government Contracting {l 102 series)

  • Minimum of 5 years in a Senior Level Contracting position

  • Minimum of IO years working with DoD contracts at the Systems level (DoD 5000)

  • DAWlA level lll certified or equivalent

  • Supervisory experience

  • Background in Chemistry/Biology (preferred, but not mandatory)

Trainer

 

  • Facilitates adult learning in the fields of Contract Management, Other Transaction Authority I Agreements and the Defense Acquisition Management System.

  • Develops Contract Management, Other Transaction Authority/Agreements and Defense Acquisition Management System curriculum, including case studies and teaching guides, in accordance with current instructional system design theory and practice.

  • Conducts adult learning of Contract Management, Other Transaction Authority / Agreements and the Defense Acquisition Management System at JPEO-CBRND and in customer workplaces and virtual environments via distance-learning technologies to students with different backgrounds and experiences.

  • Provides consulting services to executives, senior managers, key stakeholders and defense acquisition program organizations in matters of, processes, and procedures directed towards the goal of improving contract management and defense acquisition outcomes.

  • Delivers briefings to provide instruction on technical or management topics.

  • Leads knowledge sharing activities, such as the development and posting of knowledge objects (lessons and briefings and/or parts thereof), developing and managing online learning assets/products for DoD Acquisition Workforce members.

  • Creates assessment tools to measure student comprehension of presented material

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Postgraduate level degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of IO years' experience in DoD/Government Other Transaction Agreements

  • Ten years of experience in curriculum development and class room instruction

  • DAWIA level ill certification or equivalent

  • Defense Acquisition University instructor credentials or equivalent

Subject Matter Expert (SME) 

 

  • Provides analysis on a full range of acquisition planning and contract management functions required to support OTA projects with the purpose of conducting prototyping, acquisition, testing, integration, production and fielding of defense products and systems.

  • Provides critical OTA analysis to JPMs and individual programs

  • Provides analysis on the development of RFP solicitation packages and conducts reviews for Government consideration of specifications and changes

  • Supports organizational interactions with customers from a strategic standpoint

  • Provides advanced technical leaders hip, and consultation in the functional area of OTAs/procurement/contracting and project management

  • Provides analysis on guidelines, and provides possible courses of actions to consider for new processes and procedures, and provides policy interpretation for consideration by the Government.

  • Participates with the JPEO-CBRND at conferences and forums focused on OTAs.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 20 years in DoD/Govemment Other Transaction Agreement

  • Expert knowledge of Other Transactional Authority laws, regulations and policies

  • Expert knowledge of the Department of Defense/Department of the Army Acquisition process Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Strategic Planner

  • Develop, promulgate and implement National Guard Bureau strategy, planning guidance, and policy related to current and future plans.

  • Provide CNGB with transformational and strategic initiative plans and support.

  • Prepare NG joint strategies, plans, documents, and studies.

  • Initiate and maintain intergovernmental/interagency coordination.

  • Advocate and provide coordination for NGB interface for all new concepts and transformational policy.

  • Provide administrative and operations support to all elements within J-5.

  • Advise Geographical Combatant Commanders of National Guard matters related to CCMD missions, support planning, and coordination.

  • Advise Geographical Combatant Commanders on National Guard Homeland Defense activity plans.

  • Advise Geographical Combatant Commanders with defense support of civil authorities (DSCA) / National Guard civil support (NGCS) on responsibilities on National Guard matters pertaining to the combatant command missions.

  • Coordinate with Geographical Combatant Commanders to support development of operational concepts, capabilities, and plans for domestic operations that integrate the state National Guard forces.

  • Support coordination between State Adjutant Generals and Geographical Combatant Commanders to ensure National Guard Homeland defense activities are integrated in Geographical Combatant Commanders Homeland defense activity plans and do not conflict with ongoing federal missions.

  • Conduct comprehensive planning in coordination with United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM) for all Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Response Enterprise forces in the NORTHCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR).

  • Support planning and coordination for DSCA activities as requested by CJCS or Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC).

  • Support interorganizational interaction.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.

  • 10 years relative experience

Deputy Contract Manager 

 

  • Develop, promulgate and implement National Guard Bureau strategy, planning guidance, and policy related to current and future plans.

  • Provide CNGB with transformational and strategic initiative plans and support.

  • Prepare NG joint strategies, plans, documents, and studies.

  • Initiate and maintain intergovernmental/interagency coordination.

  • Advocate and provide coordination for NGB interface for all new concepts and transformational policy.

  • Provide administrative and operations support to all elements within J-5.

  • Advise Geographical Combatant Commanders of National Guard matters related to CCMD missions, support planning, and coordination.

  • Advise Geographical Combatant Commanders on National Guard Homeland Defense activity plans.

  • Advise Geographical Combatant Commanders with defense support of civil authorities (DSCA) / National Guard civil support (NGCS) on responsibilities on National Guard matters pertaining to the combatant command missions.

  • Coordinate with Geographical Combatant Commanders to support development of operational concepts, capabilities, and plans for domestic operations that integrate the state National Guard forces.

  • Support coordination between State Adjutant Generals and Geographical Combatant Commanders to ensure National Guard Homeland defense activities are integrated in Geographical Combatant Commanders Homeland defense activity plans and do not conflict with ongoing federal missions.

  • Conduct comprehensive planning in coordination with United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM) for all Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Response Enterprise forces in the NORTHCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR).

  • Support planning and coordination for DSCA activities as requested by CJCS or Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC).

  • Support interorganizational interaction.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.

  • 12 years of relative experience

Senior Contract Analyst III

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for coordination with the COR. provide the acquisition strategy documentation and analysis and possible courses of action for consideration.

  • Support and draft program milestone-related documentation to ensure compliance with all aspects of the DoD 5000 series directives.

  • Support the development of program acquisition documentation including but not limited to, Acquisition Plans (AP), Acquisition Strategy, Procurement Requests (PRs), Performance Work Statement (PWS).

  • Provide analysis to diverse teams concerning the acquisition process. Participate in meetings and support specified Program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).

  • Provide analysis to Program Managers, CORs, Senior Contract Analyst III employees regarding the Acquisition Life Cycle. Provides analysis for the Milestone reviews and JPEO-CBRND Contracting Directorate.

  • provide subject matter expertise services on all contractual matters commensurate with the FAR, DFARS, DoD 5000 series, and other applicable policy, laws, and statues.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Background in Chemistry/Biology (preferred, but not mandatory)

  • Minimum of 20 years of experience in DoD Government Contracting (1102 series)

  • Minimum of 5 years in a Senior Level Contracting position

  • Minimum of 10 years working with DoD contracts at the Systems level (DoD 5000)

  • Supervisory experience

  • DAWIA level III certified or equivalent

Human Resources Specialist

  • Ideal candidate has a strong understanding of fundamental accounting concepts and job costing with three years of government contracting experience and ability/flexibility to chip in around the office with various roles/responsibilities

  • Review Accounts Payable submissions for accuracy and proper adherence to policies and procedures and administer timely and accurate data entry

  • Assist with check disbursements and wire/ACH payments

  • Assist with preparation of client invoices, including compiling support documentation, liaising with clients on invoicing questions, and data entry of client invoices

  • Coordinate employee onboarding and offboarding procedures

  • Assist with various human resources functions, including posting of timesheets and labor allocations, administration of the electronic timekeeping system, and preparation of payroll

  • Ensure compliance with Human Resources federal, state, and accreditation laws, standards, and regulations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university

  • 3 years of relative experience

  • Experience with a U.S. government contractor and working knowledge of U.S. Government regulations

 Program Analyst III

  • The contractor shall assist PMs on acquisition strategy development, ensuring consistency with the DoD 5000 and JPEO-CBD acquisition policies.

  • The contractor shall support the PM with medical program acquisition coordination, to include:

    • Developing SOWs and procurement requests packages

    • Preparing and staffing briefings to support market surveys and RFIs

    • Analyzing the acquisition strategy

    • Developing and maintaining resource loaded schedules

  • The contractor shall assist with full life cycle project management of all projects, to include:

    • Developing LCMPs

    • Creating budget exhibits and responses, including submissions for the DoD PPBES

    • Implementing and tracking EVMS appropriate for pharmaceutical development and within constraints of the FDA approval process

    • Planning and executing Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs)

    • Analyzing performer deliverables for cost and schedule

    • Negotiating with performers through closeout of projects

  • The contractor shall lead and assist in preparing and staffing recurring reports, APBs, and briefings to support milestone decisions and both internal and external PMRs.

  • The contractor shall participate in project meetings and provide senior leadership with updates on issues, upcoming meetings, briefings, and taskers.  In addition, the contractor shall ensure product teams are aware of deadlines, assignments, and objectives.

  • The contractor shall assist in identifying, assessing, developing, and mitigating program risk.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Management, Business Management, or a related discipline, as well as eight (8) years of general experience and five (5) years of relevant experience.

  • Tradeoff:  Associate’s degree or Professional Certificate in Systems Management, Business Management, or a related discipline, as well as ten (10) years of general experience and seven (7) years of relevant experience.

  • Expert knowledge in, and be fully conversant with, the DoD 5000 systems acquisition process.  In addition, the contractor shall be capable of applying this process to the development of medical products and systems.

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of software, with specific experience in effective use of Project and Excel to independently develop and manage resource loaded IMSs and financial documents.  A Project Scheduling Professional certification, or its equivalent, is desirable.

  • Possess working understanding of DoD contracting processes

  • Possess a working understanding of pharmaceutical development and the FDA regulatory processes.  A Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) from the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) is desirable. 

Sr. Program Analyst IV

  •  The contractor shall provide evaluation, analysis, and assessment of technical management processes.

  • The contractor shall plan, organize, and develop program management techniques and internal controls to manage acquisition programs and support functions.

  • The contractor shall participate in requirements generation.

  • The contractor shall evaluate the plans for future major milestones.

  • The contractor shall recommend strategies, review schedules, identify issues, and recommend actions to meet program milestones. 

  • The contractor shall independently evaluate portfolio/program goals and objectives, adjusting or redefining broad objectives periodically and meeting regularly with member of both Government and Industry to discuss problems with programs.

  • The contractor shall maintain awareness of program status, execution, and milestones, as well as their corresponding strategic impacts, in order to communicate effectively and accurately.

  • The contractor shall review and assess technical, cost, and schedule data, identifying any shortfalls and developing potential corrective actions.

  • The contractor shall review and evaluate requirements and preemptively highlight materiel acquisition issues.

  • The contractor shall fully vet issues and rapidly respond with comprehensive, accurate, and complete information to senior leadership to inform timely actions and decisions and limit impacts on cost, schedule, and performance.

  • The contractor shall communicate programmatic issues, concerns, and information to leadership.

  • The contractor shall report pertinent developments and remain readily accessible and responsive.

  • The contractor shall identify resources to ensure program success.

  • The contractor shall establish and maintain close working relationships, open lines of communication, and an understanding of key issues and areas of interest.

  • The contractor shall gain concurrence, approval, and consensus from stakeholders regarding various project aspects and adjust the project strategy accordingly

  • The contractor shall facilitate efficient communication and program support between the program office and external agencies.

  • The contractor shall gather and assess relevant program data to prepare and update reports, briefings, and databases required to report program status.  In addition, the contractor shall coordinate the review and submission requirements for such reports, briefings, and databases.

  • The contractor shall develop the initial documentation for program milestones, facilitate review of the draft documentation through the program office, and provide expert analysis of comments in the adjudication process. These activities require the use of the Microsoft Office suite of software, with specific experience in effective use of Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and Word.

  • The contractor shall develop, review, and provide input to acquisition documentation in support of program milestone decisions and integrated program reviews (IPRs) to ensure completeness and consistency and to recommend changes.

  • The contractor shall participate in Program Management Reviews (PMRs), milestone decision reviews, integrated product teams (IPTs), and other recurring (i.e., daily, weekly, monthly) meetings, and provide follow-up information to leadership in the form of meeting minutes, executive summaries, position papers, white papers, and/or briefings.

  • The contractor shall participate in daily, weekly, and monthly meetings where data exchanges are discussed and provide regular follow-up briefings to leadership.

  • The contractor shall develop and update strategic/top-level briefings for public presentation.

  • The contractor shall provide evaluation, analysis, and assessment of both internal and external reports, pre-briefs, and briefs, including those of other agencies, and provide expert analyses of the documents, including relevance and impact.

  •  The contractor shall present clear and concise reports and briefings to communicate input, findings, and recommendations.

  •  The contractor shall lead the effort to gather, generate, review, and assess data to update the recurring reports and the portfolio assessments.  The contractor shall coordinate to obtain review and submission requirements for the reports, and ensure that all deadlines for report submission are met.  The contractor shall also brief the reports when needed.

  •  The contractor shall provide a weekly summary of activities conducted.

  •   The contractor shall obtain and maintain all information regarding the projects and events he/she is responsible for managing and provide updates on issues, upcoming meetings, briefings, and taskers related to assigned projects, both orally and in written form. 

  •  The contractor shall meet assigned deadlines.

  •  The contractor shall provide acquisition and operation management support, as well as technical expertise, providing written analysis and updates on issues with testing, source selection, acquisition documents, and other related areas.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Management, Business Management, or a related discipline, as well as ten (10) years of general experience and seven (7) years of relevant experience.

  • Clearance: Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Performance Based Tasks Required

Cost Analyst 

  • Provide experienced cost estimators who can perform independently

  • Provide a Life Cycle Cost Estimate LCCE and sound Basis of Estimate along with supporting evidence using the ACE-IT Software tool and Excel exhibits to support each estimate. 

Qualifications and Skills 

  • Minimum of 8 years of Cost Estimating experience. Experience shall be relevant to DoD type work and to DoD Acquisition programs. 

  • Estimators shall be proficient using the ACE-IT software with at least 2 recent years of experience using this software.

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university.

 Senior Contract Analyst II

  • Provide the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological Radiological Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) and JPM or JPL with Draft Acquisition Strategy documents and prepare for acquisition review boards.

  • Participate in any Acquisition Review Boards and shall never be allow to vote on any issues.

  • Provide Acquisition Strategy Analysis by analyzing various acquisition options or alternatives.

  • Provide draft program milestone-related documentation to ensure compliance with all aspects of the DoD 5000 series directives.

  • Provide the development of program acquisition documentation including, at a minimum, the following: (1) Acquisition Plans (AP); (2) Acquisition Strategy; (3) Procurement Requests (PRs); (4) Performance Work Statement (PWS).

  • Provide Acquisition Strategy Analysis Briefings regarding Acquisition Strategy and Acquisition Life Cycle. The Senior Contract Analyst II shall provide Acquisition Status Briefings (approximately 1-2 per week per JPM/JPEO site) for all Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Programs for the JPM/JPEO site specified in this PWS.

  • Provide an Agenda and Briefing Slides to the COR for approval, prior to the Acquisition Status Briefings.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years in DoD/Government Contracting (1102 series)

  • 5+ years of experience working with DoD contracts at the Systems level (DoD 5000 series)

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) level II certification or equivalent

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