• Junior Contract Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/17/2019 3:39 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Required
    Other Clearance
    DOD Secret Clearance OR TS Clearance Preferred
  • Position Description

    At XLA, we need a Junior Contract Specialist to support our client. The job site is in a niche area in Arlington, VA that is close to restaurants, shops, and public transportation.

    Responsibilities are as follows:

    • Supports the analysis of acquisition plans and procurement milestone schedules
    • Attends meetings related to the development of a procurement package
    • Supports oversight and compliance of procurement packages, including requirements documentation (e.g., Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), Statement of Need (SON), Performance Work Statement (PWS)), market research documentation, independent government cost estimates (IGCEs), draft evaluation factors, applicable pre-award determinations and findings, and applicable pre-award clearances and reviews (e.g., Small Business Set-Aside Review and Information Technology Checklist)
    • Provides recommendations concerning the selection of contract type and method of acquisition
    • Supports oversight and compliance reviews of Justifications for Other-Than-Full- and- Open-Competition (JOFOCs)
    • Assists compliance experts in reviews of Determinations and Findings
    • Drafts or assist in drafting and issuing applicable pre-award documentation analyses
    • Presents or assists in presenting oversight and compliance for acquisition planning documentation for higher level reviews and approvals
    • Reviews acquisition requirements documents
    • Reviews and improves customer statements of work and other pre-award documentation.
    • Participates in working groups
    • Reviews and participate in training development and delivery
    • Develops briefings and position papers, review drafts, and finalize documentation


    • Must be knowledgeable of the Federal acquisition process and applicable laws and regulations. (e.g. the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
    • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills Ability to work with minimal guidance and supervision
    • Ability to pass a federal background check for facility access is required

    Other Requirements:

    • Familiarity with major contract types (FFP, T&M, LH) contract vehicles (BPAs, IDIQs, etc.), small business contracts, simplified and large acquisitions and similar contracting concepts highly desired
    • Experience as an 1102 in the Federal Government is desirable
    • Experience with major contract writing systems is highly desirable
    • DAWIA /FAC-C and CFCM or CPCM certifications are highly desirable

    Education Requirements:

    Two  (2) years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 6 years with a High School Diploma


    Clearance Requirements:

    The ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance.




    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed