Mid Level Acquisition Specialist

Government Acquisition Washington, District of Columbia


Jefferson Solutions, a well-respected government consulting company of the Jefferson Consulting Group, woman-owned small business, seeks a highly qualified individual to serve as a Mid-Level Acquisition Specialist performing the full range of acquisition services in support of the State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Consular Systems and Technology team. These services include, among other things, developing acquisition packages, supporting source selections and providing post-award contract support.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading acquisition efforts independently or with a team.
  • Working independently or lead a team in the development of Requests for Proposals(RFPs) for a variety of products, services or solutions.
  • Completing minor acquisition actions and provides support as a team member on larger, more complex acquisitions for Department of State (DOS).
  • Developing acquisition documentation, including requirements documents, acquisition strategies, independent government cost estimates, determination and findings, evaluation criteria, and milestone plans.
  • Advising Technical Evaluation Teams.
  • Assisting Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs) in ensuring their contracts comply with applicable laws and terms and conditions and that deliverables meet contractual requirements.
  • Assisting CORs with submitting timely Contractor Performance Assessment Reports (CPARs).
  • Assisting CORs with contract close-out.
  • Publishing Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Analyzing proposals, applications, and/or quotes received.
  • Conducting cost analysis of acquisitions.
  • Reviewing contracts and preparing award modifications.
  • Maintaining contract files.
  • Corresponding and communicating effectively and professionally with government officials.
  • Performing other job-related responsibilities as assigned.


  • At least 5 year of federal acquisition information technology (IT) experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Holds a SECRET clearance or able to obtain a SECRET clearance.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, writing and analytical skills to effectively interact with program and contracting officials.
  • Attention to detail, high standards of excellence and commitment to perform and execute all project activities successfully.

Preferred Experience/Abilities:

  • Experience with or knowledge of strategic and operational support in procuring information technology (IT) services and systems.
  • FAC-C/DAWIA training.
  • Experience with contract management systems.

Jefferson Consulting Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic data, veteran status or any category protected by law.