Position Description

Contracts and Acquisition Analyst
Location Bethesda, MD
Required Clearance Level TS/SCI with Polygraph
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Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Navstar is an award-winning organization that has a proven track record of successfully providing IT services and solutions both as a prime and sub-contractor on mission focused IT programs. Our employees are integral players in support of mission-critical programs focused on our National Security. 

Role Description:

Prepare and deliver agreement (contracts, grants, other transactions, cooperative agreements, etc.) products to R&D Contracting Officers. The Contractor shall provide contract support for the entire program lifecycle, from source selection activities through closeout. Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Draft agreement documents.
  • Execution and delivery of data calls, contract folder development & filing, ad min prep and closeout.
  • Support solicitation process to include compliance checks, cost analysis, records maintenance, and communications. 
  • Maintain Pre-award data in the metrics database. 
  • Track R&D contractor deliverables to ensure terms and conditions are met. 
  • Preparing audit finding reconciliation reports for the Contracting Officer. 
  • Supporting the establishment of new processes, documents and file maintenance for the agency contracts function. 

Provide personnel capable of providing contract management support and will assist in preparing documentation related to the acquisition and procurement packages. Documentation includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Acquisition Strategy 
  • Acquisition Plan 
  • Contract Data Classification Guides 
  • Sole Source Justification Memorandum 
  • Statement of Work (SOW) / Statement of Objectives (SOO) 
  • Proposal Evaluation Criteria (PEC) 
  • Proposal Evaluation Plan (PEP) 
  • Proposal Preparation Instructions (PPI) 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • To be eligible for this position you must hold an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited university (or 4 equivalent years of experience) plus 5 years of IC experience with contracts or acquisitions.
  • Demonstrated experience with IC contracting process; working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contracting procedures, types, and methods, including formal advertising, negotiation, fixed-price, and cost contracting. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cost and price procedures/techniques to evaluate offers and responsibility of contractors on the basis of competition, historical costs, reports from auditors or technical specialists, contractor cost breakdowns regarding labor, materials, overhead, and profit, or other evaluation criteria and selection processes where the information is usually available. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to prepare and present information for senior level briefings, develop and interpret policies and guidelines, defend recommendations, and resolve problems. 
  • Demonstrated superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple concurrent activities of varying complexity, including changing priorities and short turn-around times. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer and web-based applications including Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service with all levels of management. 

About Navstar

For 20 years Navstar has provided high-quality Innovative Technology Services and Solutions throughout the Intelligence Community. We would not have achieved the success we have without the best AllStar team; this is not just a place to work, Navstar is a community. At Navstar everything we do revolves around listening to both our customers and employees, delivering the results they expect, and being a trusted partner as both a prime and subcontractor. We have proven track record of successfully providing innovative technology services and solutions on highly mission-focused programs; all while enjoying what we do at the same time. Security is our priority; together, we will make the nation a safer place.

Benefits at Navstar

  • Highly Competitive Health Care Premiums, including 100% employer paid for employee
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Generous PTO and Federal Holiday Paid Leave
  • Employer Paid STD/LTD
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K plan and Employer Match
  • Referral and Opportunity Referral Programs
  • Professional Development Assistance

Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religious beliefs, national origin, disability, U.S. veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.