• Senior Contract Analyst

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/27/2020 2:14 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Required
    Other Clearance
    DEA Agency clearance
  • Position Description

    At XLA, we need a Senior Contract Analyst 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:

    • Manages the analysis of acquisition plans and procurement milestone schedules
    • Initiates and/or supports meetings related to the development of a procurement package
    • Manages the oversight and the 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
    • Supervises oversight and compliance reviews of Justifications for Other-Than-Full- and-Open-Competition (JOFOCs)
    • Provides expertise in the review of Determinations and Findings
    • Supervises the drafting and issuing of 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.
    • Manages and or participates in working groups.
    • Manages training development and delivery
    • Supervises the development of 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)
    • Experience with all aspects of the acquisition life cycle needed
    • Must be fully conversant in theory and application of key FAR Subparts.
    • Must possess experience in working with major contract types (FFP, T&M, LH) contract vehicles (BPAs, IDIQs, etc.), small business contracts, simplified and large acquisitions and similar contracting concepts
    • Strong background in acquiring commercial supplies and/or services for the Federal Government
    • 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:

    • Will be asked to complete a writing sample
    • Experience as an 1102 in the Federal Government is highly desirable
    • Experience with major contract writing systems is highly desirable
    • DAWIA /FAC-C and CFCM or CPCM certifications are highly desirable 

    Education Requirements:  At least 8 years of federal acquisition experience is required with a Master's Degree, 10 years with a Bachelor's Degree, or an additional 2 years of general management experience and/or a PMP in lieu of a degree.


    Clearance Requirements:

    Must have eligible to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance.




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