Acquisition Analyst, Senior MV - 31601 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary: 

Leads acquisition and logistical support of airborne external store for transition activities into a program of record. Required to research highly complex acquisition requirements, performing market surveys for potential procurement avenues, and analyzing proposals for applicability to stated functional needs. Works with program engineers and logistics specialists to determine procurement strategies to effectively meet program needs in accordance with cost, schedule, and technical requirements.


Develops procurement initiation documentation, including request memoranda, Statements of Work, supply lists, personnel qualifications, justifications, and modifications.

Tracks and monitors the delivery of hardware or services to the client by monitoring contract ceilings, deliverables, and vouchers.

Extensive logistical supply chain creation and sustainment. Work directly in concert with government counterpart

Conducts financial trend analysis, life cycle acquisition tracking, including data entry, file maintenance, and data retrieval and reporting functions.

Uses highly complex quantitative analytical techniques to assess system acquisition process issues and develops risk reduction/mitigation approaches for improving acquisition/program planning, control, and execution.

Supports customers in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures.

Develops and validates viable business models for business partnerships and acquisitions.

Seeks out and researches prospective opportunities.

Provides support to upper management in difficult deal negotiations, contract development, due diligence and other business development or alliance development projects.

Leads meetings with business partnerships and acquisitions.

Prepares documentation, reports, and project plans to describe activities planned and accomplished, status reports, letters, memoranda, messages, and contact reports.

Prepares and presents formal briefings and staff seminars.

Provides work leadership to less experienced Acquisition Analysts.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree with 8 - 10 years of relevant experience.
  • DAWIA Level II (PM or LG) and/or USAF APDP Level II (PM or LG)
  • USAF Logistics experience and/or USAF Item Management experience desirable
  • Strong knowledge of government or other contracting environment relating to technical, scientific and analytic services, and identification of new business opportunities.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of the defense acquisition process to support customers in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.


Security Clearance: Secret

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