Sentek is currently seeking a Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Support Mid-Level Consultant to provide direct support in San Diego, CA at SPAWAR 6.0.
Assist with assessments-of and recommendations-to programs based on DoD/DON policy and guidance.
Support development and review of acquisition documentation for milestone reviews in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations, instructions, policies, and guidance.
Research SPAWAR program/project status, risks, and issues; prepare and present recommendations, and manage execution of resolution.
Analyze requirements for, establish, and sustain an Acquisition Management Community of Practice for the SPAWAR Enterprise.
Analyze and draft summaries of DoD, DON, and SPAWAR acquisition and program management policy changes.
Build-on and sustain SPAWAR 6.0’s relationship with acquisition and program management staff Command-wide (i.e., at PEO C4I, PEO EIS, PEO Space, and SPAWAR Competencies and Systems Centers).
Perform basic updates to websites to include content editing and document uploads, and conduct routine website metrics analysis.
Analyze 6.0 managed websites for content, presentation and layout and provide recommendations and facilitate changes to content and layout.
Coordinate and facilitate meetings to include read-ahead material, agenda, and minutes/actions.
Provide administrative support for policy, process, and reporting.
Provide schedule management and reporting (MS Project) for annual workplan.
Manage and maintain record keeping for organization.
Provide meeting presentation support - PowerPoint, Word, Excel.
Create weekly, monthly, quarterly status reports and supporting data graphs.
Expertly manage client and stakeholder expectations, assuring timeliness and quality is superior in all deliverables.
3 years' relevant DoD acquisition-related experience, with at least two of those years supporting an active ACAT or BCAT acquisition in a Navy acquisition program office (PMA, PMW, or PMS experience preferred).
Working knowledge of a wide range of DoD and DON acquisition statutory and regulatory requirements described in DoDI 5000 series and experience with standard DoD acquisition processes.
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills to work with clients, team members, and management staff, including both DoD civilian, uniformed military, and contractor personnel.
Flexibility to cope with dynamic high-pressure environments and short-fused or rapidly changing deadlines.
Ability to effectively work both independently and as a collaborative team member.
Analytical problem solver with a high attention to detail.
Must be organized and process oriented.
Experience in developing executive charters, acquisition briefs, point papers and data call responses to senior stakeholders.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
Experience managing and maintaining program calendars, and internal and external points of contact lists.
Demonstrated proficiency in English language and technical writing (spelling, grammar, and mechanics) to effectively communicate in both oral and written forms at all levels of the organization and at similar levels outside the organization.
Excellent attention to detail, proofreading, and follow through and experience routing documentation for review and approval.
Experience in facilitating events, meetings, discussions, and consultations with senior-level clients and other key stakeholders.
Experience maintaining team portal websites.
Active U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification and DAWIA (or DAWIA equivalency) Level II in Program Management preferred.