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Acquisition Professional 3 (PW/48) NC52582867

Columbia, MD, US
Job Description Apply knowledge and expertise in acquisition program management to specified programs throughout their life cycles. Is a recognized authority in the acquisition process and areas relating to acquisition policy matters including acquisition streamlining, integrated systems management, manning, best practices and lessons learned. Provide advanced expertise and innovation in interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. Apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts to the exploration of the subject area, definition of scope, and selection of problems for investigation. Support the System Program Director at executive levels within the government and other contractor organizations, including major program reviews, inspections, conferences, and other program evaluations and major milestone events. Interact frequently between the program office, supporting government offices, other contractors, and higher headquarters mid to upper level staff.

Provide acquisition support on functions of program management. Assist program managers in developing program documentation, creating program schedules, tracking program status, evaluating operational and technical alternatives, performing risk assessment and managing integrated product teams. Provide expertise on the myriad of factors that influence cost, schedule, performance, and risk. Advise in the interpretation and tailoring of DoD acquisition regulations/memorandums, and ensure affordable, supportable and effective systems are delivered to the customer. Provide assistance in analyzing and developing improved policies, plans, methods, procedures, and systems of acquisition management programs.
Required Skills Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a business focus. 12 years of demonstrated combined experience in DoD acquisition management, program management, and/or contract management. In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree the following can be substituted: High School Diploma and 12 years of experience , a professional certification (Project Management Institute PMP, Contract Manager CPCM, or DAWIA Level III in any other focus area), and 3 additional years of directly related experience for a total of 15 years. Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal and written skills). Ability to travel as necessary. This position supports a U.S. Government contract whose terms require that applicants possess U.S. Citizenship.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Advanced Career
Job ID 52582867
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaProgram Management & Acquisition Support
DepartmentSerco’s Federal Services business unit provides services in the areas of business processing, case management, intelligence, logistics, personnel readiness, acquisition and program management, modelling, and simulation and training to Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. We understand the often complex regulatory and security requirements of executing government programs and we stand up programs quickly, assembling and training highly qualified teams, and delivering to well-defined service level metrics.
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