WashingtonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Washington DC jobs

Federal Acquisition Consultant - DOS

Company: Censeo Consulting Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

The Company:CenseoConsulting Group is atop Washington D.C. basedmanagement consulting firm dedicated to helping public sector and non-profit clients build operational excellence, deliver better outcomes, and lower cost. We take a personalized approach to strategic consulting to solve our clients' most complex problems and build operational excellence that transforms their organizations,allowing them to better deliver on their public and social missions.AtCenseo, our award-winning culture means you'll join a tight-knit community of 75 brilliant and passionate colleagues. We are advocates for a better functioning public sector,and we're also good friends who know the names of each other's dogs.Our philosophyis horizontal, not hierarchical, andour open-door policy encourages a culture of entrepreneurship at all levels.We share successes, make decisions together,andfoster an environmentfor those with initiativeto lead.Our colleagues bring their own unique personalities to work every day and use them to help shape our growing firmin ways that reach far beyond client projects.The Position:We are seeking an Federal Acquisition Specialist to join our team supporting the Department of State. In the role you willprovide innovative business strategies, agile procurement solutions, and work with the team to developand implementthe agency procurement policy/processes and provideconsulting support to the Department of State. Some responsibilities include:

  • Provides acquisition lifecycle planning and execution support
  • Demonstrates knowledge of major acquisition lifecycle environments for strategy development and associated best practices
  • Applies knowledge of federal procurement principles, policies, procedures, and standards to implement programmatic requirements
  • Ensures on-time completion of task deliverables and activities such as developing SOWs/PWSs, IGCEs, market research, RFPs, project and operational plans, and process improvements
  • Delivers expert advisory support to government senior executives, program managers, CORs, and division managers regarding the acquisition lifecycle
  • Serves as a liaison between the program and acquisition offices on all matters of complex, high-dollar procurements
  • Performs on a team as an individual contributor with a proactive approach to project managementQualifications:At Censeo, we are looking for unique candidates whose passion and enthusiasm will help shape Censeo's client insights and workplace culture. Our staff have a wide range of backgrounds, areas of expertise, personality types, and favorite breakfast foods. Our client and cultural successes are rooted in our team's innovation, creative problem solving, and collaboration. The unique perspective that you bring and the way you tackle problems are much more important to us than what's printed on your diploma. We believe a successful Federal Acquisition Specialist will have:
    • BA/BS required with strong academic background. Advanced degree preferred but not required.
    • 3+ years of experience providing strategic sourcing and procurement consulting support in the public sector
    • 4+ years ofexperience supporting complex federal acquisitions for a program office; project management and/or Contracting Officer background a plus
    • Professional certification preferred (CPCM, CFCM, and/or DAWIA/FAC-C III)
    • Possess knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), agency-specific regulations, and be knowledgeable of acquisition streamlining initiatives and reforms
    • Strong understanding of various acquisition approaches and ability to formulate analyses and create comprehensive documentation
    • Demonstrated performance developing pricing and negotiation positions across fixed price, cost reimbursement, and time-and-materials contract types
    • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills
    • Ability to work independently and in a team on complex acquisitions
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of tools, to include SharePointThe Fine Print:
      • Expected travel 0-10%; mayincrease based on business needs
      • This is an exempt, full-time position
      • Essential Physical Functions
        • Sitting: Particularly for sustained periods of time
        • Light Carrying: Physically transporting items weighing less than 15 pounds from one location to anotherCenseooffers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, flexible and remote work opportunities, and tuition and training reimbursement. More information on our benefits and perks can be found at:.Censeois an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.Join Our Award-Winning Culture!Our passion wins awards. But don'tjusttake it from us---
          • 2020 Vault #21 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
          • 2019 Ivy Exec #7 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
          • 2018 Consulting Magazine Best Small Firms to Work For
          • 2017 Vault #12 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
          • 2016 Forbes Best Management Consulting Firms in America
          • 2015 Washington Business Journal's Philanthropy List

Keywords: Censeo Consulting Group, Washington DC , Federal Acquisition Consultant - DOS, Professions , Washington, DC

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account