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XLA Contracts Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

XLA is looking for a 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.

Here is what you need to know about the responsibilities:

  • Develop acquisition plans and procurement milestone schedules

  • Coordinate tasks and attend meetings related to the development of a procurement package

  • Prepare procurement packages, including preparation and review of 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)

  • Provide recommendations concerning the selection of contract type and method of acquisition

  • Prepare and assist with the preparation of Justifications for Other-Than-Full- and-Open-Competition (JOFOCs)

  • Prepare or assist with the preparation of Determinations and Findings

  • Draft or assist in drafting and issuing applicable pre-award synopses

  • Present or assist in presenting acquisition planning documentation for higher level reviews and approvals

  • Review of acquisition requirements documents

  • Review and improve customer statements of work and other pre-award documentation

  • Participate in working groups

  • Review and participate in training development and delivery

  • Develop briefings and position papers, review drafts, and finalize documentation

  • Six (6) years of relevant experience

  • Be knowledgeable of all aspects of the procurement function

  • Provide assistance in developing policy at the request of and under the guidance of federal personnel

  • Have experience in the field of program analysis and in information management systems support

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, the ability to handle multiple assignments at the same time, and excellent organizational skills

Desired, but Not Required Skills:

  • Experience with Unified Financial Management System (UFMS)

  • Experience with Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation (FPDS-NG)

  • Familiarity with inter-agency acquisition vehicles, including NASA SEWP and GSA Schedules a plus

Education Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor's Degree or higher

Clearance Requirements:

Must be eligible for an agency clearance.


Requisition #: 2021-3432

Clearance Type: DEA Agency Suitability

External Company Name: XLA Associates

External Company URL: http://www.xla.com/

Street: 600 Army Navy Drive