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ManTech Acquisition Specialist in Chantilly, Virginia

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Acquisition Specialist to join our team in the Chantilly, VA.

A qualified Acquisition Specialist candidate will demonstrate a working knowledge of the following services and assist the customer(s) in the day-to-day contract award and administration functions as described below, but are not limited to:

  • Originate, modify, revise, review and/or update the following types of acquisition-related documentation: Acquisition plans, acquisition strategies, source selection plans, justification and approvals, request for proposals, contract award documentation, contract administration documentation, contract modification documents, engineering change proposals, internal and external organization correspondence, award fee plans, specifications, statement of work, statement of objectives, acquisition resource center announcements, contract documentation for briefings and/or meetings, and written correspondence with respect to the contract actions.

  • Provide assistance in source selections.

  • Perform proposal price and cost analysis.

  • Serve as liaison between office of contracts, finance, and all customers providing and coordinating information, questions, concerns and contract data for all contract actions.

  • Provide support during contract negotiations.

  • Facilitate contractor close out.

  • Develop, revise, update and implement tracking systems for action items and other areas as requested by customer.

Position Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement.

  • Experience with major systems acquisition programs.

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Management, Business or Finance required

  • DoD Acquisition Professionals at Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II training required.

  • Certified Contracting Professional (or other Federal certification equivalent program) or NCMA Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) program.

  • At least 8 years of contracting experience supporting major DoD programs is required. NRO or IC preferred.

  • Of the 8 years contracting experience…five years’ experience working DoD Major Systems Acquisition (MSA) is required

  • Of the 5 years working MSA’s. two years’ experience working with Special Access Programs (SAP) is required

  • Possess proficiency in utilizing a contract writing software tool similar to NRO’s Electronic Procurement Exchange (EPX) as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint .

  • Strong organization and time management skills, excellent communication and writing skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

  • Possess and demonstrates a positive attitude with paramount desire to fill organizational objectives through complete customer satisfaction.

Security Clearance Requirement:

Active/current TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time

Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel

Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer


For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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