Acquisition and Business Operations SME

Elite Technical is seeking a motivated Acquisition and Business Operations SME to join a large-scale team to support and deliver project management and acquisition support for the Department of the Air Force (DAF). The Acquisition and Business Operations SME shall provide focused expertise, to institute, refine, mature, and/or correct business operations practices.

This position is 100% onsite in Washington DC and our client is looking to onboard as a direct hire from day one.

Duties and responsibilities include:

- Assessing and determining best practices for systems, technologies, policy, governance where products, services, and programs intersect.
- Serves as the top evaluator and assessor for associated projects, able to enact improvements based on experiential knowledge, while acting as the foremost experienced advisor between the Contractor--'--"-s PM and the Government.
- Ensures that all assignments associated with a Government-funded program or project is completed effectively, efficiently, on time, within budget and will provide updated technical, operational, and contractual inputs to the Government.
- Create a plan for engagement and collaboration to identify strategic needs across the defense enterprise to include all the functional areas.
- Analyze and develop long-term plans pertaining to strategy, modernization, force structure composition and disposition, doctrine, policy, and programming activities.
- Collaborate with CDM to create Measures of Performance (MOPs), Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs), and decision matrices and frameworks. Construct and maintain, as required, logs and databases that allow for tracking and recording of events within strategic efforts and programs for the purpose of end-of-year analyses and performance report preparation.
- Analyze annual congressional authorizations and appropriations to determine potential strategic impacts to planned and ongoing CDM activities, and development of a Congressional tracker to account of CDM's historical appropriated budgets.
- Organizational process development, requirements planning, and programming support with knowledge of various United States Government (USG) customers.
- Provide SME expertise in DAF and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) processes, organization development, deliberate planning, programming, and strategy, support for development of engagement plans to effect resourcing support from CDM stakeholders and customers.

Required Skills

- Must be US Citizen due to government clearance
- Active TS/SCI Clearance
- Master's Degree in the stated discipline OR Bachelor's Degree plus four (4) years additional work experience (A SME level person has at least 15 years of applicable experience).
- Ten (10) years of specific functional requirement and expertise
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III Program Management certification and a minimum of seven (7) years of DoD experience in management of a requirement of similar size, scope, and complexity.
- Must be able to assist in establishing procedures or standards, provide recommendations for procedural improvements, and contributing to efficiency and performance improvement.

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Anticipated Start Date

Monday, August 19, 2024

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration


Date Posted

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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