Sr. Acquisition and Assistance Specialist

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/24/2020 3:05 PM)
Job ID
US-DC-Washington, DC
Clearance Required

Position Description

XLA is looking for a Sr. Acquisition and Assistance Specialist to support USAID in Washington, D.C. 


Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the negotiation and administration of contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and interagency agreements 
  • Provide assistance in the development of solicitations and approval memos
  • Develop  and publish Requests for Applications (RFA) and Requests for Proposals (RFP)
  • Participate in the review of proposals, analysis of costs and recommendation of agreement conditions in accordance with current regulations and policies.
  • Respond to applicant/offeror questions
  • Facilitate the technical evaluation process
  • Prepare award documents
  • Notify unsuccessful applicants/offerors
  • Negotiation and award
  • Award administration




  • At least 7 years procurement experience supporting USAID
  • Experience related to health services/global health programs preferred
  • Ability to take the lead on one or more major contracts and/or assistance procurements
  • Ability to work independently to produce high quality actions such as pre-award packages and cost analyses
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR); USAID Automated Directives System (ADS), USAID Acquisition Regulations (AIDAR), Office of Acquisitions and Assistance Contract Information Bulletins (CIB), Office of Acquisition and Assistance Administrative Memoranda (OPAM), Office of Acquisition and Assistance Procurement Executive Bulletins (PEB), and Acquisition and Assistance Policy Directives (AAPD)
  • Willingness to travel overseas for periods of at least two weeks, preferably longer, if needed
  • Proficiency using GLAAS (Global Acquisition and Assistance System) desired



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