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KBR Small Business Liaison Officer/Procurement Compliance in Chantilly, Virginia


Small Business Liaison Officer/Procurement Compliance

​KBR's National Security Technology Group (NTG) seeks a detailed and organized Small Business Liaison Officer to oversee engagement with our small business partners.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Job duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Facilitate achievement of the overall socio-economic goals and objectives of the National Security Technology Group (NTG)

  • Emphasize excellent customer service by playing an active role in ensuring NTG provides a high level of service both to its internal and external customers

  • Complete the reporting process for reports required by client contracts (e.g., Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA), Individual Subcontract Reports (ISR), Summary Subcontract Reports (SSR))

  • Run, extract, and analyze subcontract data and reports to assist various departments

  • Support requirements and processes to monitor and measure progress against small business goals.

  • Engage programs and projects with innovative solutions to improve performance and increase Small Business participation

  • Monitor and maintain the lower-tier subcontract reporting process, including coordination with procurement and tracking subcontractor submittals and performance

  • Review and recommend changes to policies and procedures relevant to the small business program

  • Identify and implement process efficiencies using technology tools.

  • Provide support to Program and Project teams in relation to client socio-economic initiatives

  • Assist with Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Program audits

  • Maintain and update the Federal Small Business Program’s internal Small Business SharePoint site

  • Collaborate with business development and proposal teams to support proposal efforts

  • Assist in identifying team partners in various small business categories and geographies

  • Assist in vetting small business partnerships including ordering Dun & Bradstreet reports to support the vetting process

  • Develop and modify Small Business Subcontracting Plans and Participation Plans in deadline-driven environments as required

  • Develop and manage an award nomination program for KBR and its subcontractors

  • Develop and conduct training for internal employees and departments

  • Perform outreach and assist and educate the small business community on how to do business with KBR, including how to register as a new supplier

  • Represent KBR on occasion at select supplier diversity events

  • Stay apprised of updates to and comply with all laws, rules, and regulations

  • Perform routine internal audits on purchase order and subcontract files for adherence and compliance with KBR Policy, Public Law, FAR, DFARS and DCMA CPSR guidance.

  • Assist in preparation of purchase order and subcontract files for DCMA, DCAA, SOX, AS9100, ISO and SBA audits

  • Perform reviews of procurement policy and procedures for updates, revisions amendments and streamlining/efficiencies

  • Prepare and Facilitate Procurement and Small Business Training

  • Assist with implementation of Best Practices and Harmonized Process and Systems.

Basic Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years’ experience in Federal contracting or procurement, diversity and inclusion, or data analysis

  • Understanding of FAR Small Business Program requirements

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Comprehensive understanding of FAR specifically Parts 19 and 52

  • Experience submitting FFATA reports, ISRs, and SSRs in the FSRS/eSRS Government systems

  • Experience writing Small Business Subcontracting and Participation Plans

  • High-performing individual with a passion to increase and promote diversity

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Data-driven mindset and analytical problem solver

  • Proven ability to simultaneously manage and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • Highly effective in working with individuals and groups from a wide variety of backgrounds and organizational levels

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team-building attitude

  • Ability to navigate through databases (Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS), System for Award Management (SAM), Deltek Costpoint and related systems)

  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.