• Acquisition/Contracting Subject Matter Expert

    Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(9/16/2019 9:00 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Program Support
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clearance Required
  • About Mission1st

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    Mission1st is a global IT, network and systems engineering solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence community, and homeland security markets. The company's 180+ employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Mission1st reported annual revenues in excess of $25 million, with a pipeline of growing programs and an increasing customer base.

    What you'll do

    In this role, you will work with the program to identify all contracting actions and required information related to the execution of the program. Provide expertise in contracting fundamentals, legal considerations, overhead management, contract pricing and source selection planning, tracking and execution. You will support program reviews for contract performance and industry partner execution. As well as develop and update reoccurring contract reports, as needed. Other responsibilities are listed below:   


    • Support integration efforts with other contracting personnel to identify and resolve problems
    • Coordinate and prepare all contract related documents, review the contract language for relevancy and appropriateness, make recommendations to PM regarding contracting strategies, as required
    • Support long-range contracting planning for assigned projects and the preparation of program briefings for higher headquarters
    • Evaluate or monitor contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations
    • Provide support in the areas of contract monitoring, tracking suspense, current contracting processes and procedures, recommend improvements, develop briefings, research and provide contract policy guidance and regulations
    • Evaluate requests from contract specifications and delivery schedules
    • Assist in arbitration of claims or complaints occurring in performance of contracts
    • Assist in analyzing price proposals, financial reports, and other data to determine reasonableness of prices

    What you'll bring

    • Master’s Degree (four-year college or university) in an Acquisition/Government related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
    • Ten or more (10+) years in acquisition and contracting
    • Current Secret Clearance 
    • Strong understanding and experience with large, complex IT projects and organizations
    • Able to analyze information from multiple sources to compile a complete, holistic solution with ease
    • Possess knowledge of pre-award and post-award procedures to plan and conduct the contracting process from the description of the requirements through contract delivery
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to comfortably interact and provide recommendations to high-level commanders/executives in a conservative manner
    • Excellent customer service and project management skills
    • A commitment to your profession demonstrated by participation in providing support, guidance and memberships in professional associations
    • A desire to join some of the most capable and experienced telecommunications and engineering professionals in the industry and contribute to the ongoing growth of our venture together

    Why you'll want to join us

    Impassioned strategic thinkers who are eager to learn, grow and contribute to a shared company mission. At Mission1st, the members of our team have the opportunity to broaden their minds, amplify their skills, build worthwhile relationships with the industry’s best of the best, and have a direct impact on our company’s success! 


    Along with our dynamic company culture and collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to harmonize your personal and professional life and grow immensely. We work just as hard as we play and try to coordinate company events such as happy hours, networking and wellness events and luncheons. For more Benefits material, click specifics. 


    We also offer some fabulous benefits, including:


    • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
    • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
    • A generous 401(k) plan
    • A healthy hearty breakfast on Thursdays
    • A corporate wellness program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages


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