Seeking a Sr. Acquisition Specialist. Apply today!
Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit scientific research company primarily serving the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC). Our shared passion for innovation and scientific advancements that benefit our nation, coupled with a keen ability to provide independent, unbiased information, are what make us a stand-alone success in our field of endeavor.
As Sr. Acquisition Specialist, you will champion pre- and post-award functions involving highly specialized procurements of significant importance.
To qualify, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study, and possess ten-plus years’ experience. Prior experience as a DoD contracting specialist/contracting officer (1102 series) is expected, as is expertise in large technically complex acquisitions (i.e. DoD 5000-level). Your knowledge of the principles of acquisition planning will allow you to successfully develop and implement a plan to procure a multi-year program or system involving successive program stages. Your background/knowledge will also include contract administration and termination techniques, price/cost analysis techniques, such as learning-curve analysis and cost-estimating relationships, contract types, methods and techniques, including cost and incentive contracting, award fee, cost-sharing arrangements, processing of unsolicited proposals, multiple awards, special provisions relating to proprietary rights, and rights in data, and regulations and techniques of source selection(s). Importantly, you must be a highly skilled negotiator for conducting contract negotiations and interacting with high-level business, industry, scientific, and/or Government officials. USAF experience is a must. DAWIA Level II Contracting Certification is required, with Level III Contracting Certification preferred. TS/SCI clearance is required.
Riverside Research provides a competitive compensation program, which includes annual performance and salary reviews, and the gamut of employee benefits, including comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, a flexible spending plan, short- and long-term disability and life insurance, a long-term care plan, a 403(b) retirement plan, a non-contributory retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more. Most importantly, your development will be constantly challenged and enhanced by a broad variety of assignments and personalized attention from Riverside Research senior managers. Send your resume to us for immediate consideration. Please be sure to specify “Sr. Acquisition Specialist – 37471D” in the subject line. Or, visit us online and complete an application. Riverside Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.