Serco Acquisition Mgmt Spec IV (EMERALD) NC51864321 in Springfield, Virginia

Acquisition Mgmt Spec IV (EMERALD) NC51864321Springfield, VA, US

Job Description Applies knowledge and experience in acquisition program management to specified programs throughout their life cycles. Demonstrates mastery of the acquisition process and areas relating to acquisition policy matters including acquisition streamlining, integrated systems management, manning, best practices and lessons learned. Demonstrates extensive expertise in interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. Applies extensive knowledge to exploration of the subject area, definition of scope, and selection of problems for investigation. Applies extensive and diverse knowledge to acquisition management problems. Supports the System Program Director periodically at executive levels within the government and other contractor organizations, including major program reviews, inspections, conferences, and other program evaluations and major milestone events. Interacts frequently between the program office, supporting government offices, other contractors, and higher headquarters mid to upper level staff. Is assigned almost exclusively to support major acquisition programs.

The contractor shall provide the client with support services that span the breadth of the total lifecycle acquisition management process. Contractors must be able to provide advisory assistance related to any step in the total lifecycle acquisition management system for any client acquisition. Serves as an advisor to a Government-led team that:

• Oversees one or more portfolios, consisting of multiple initiatives and projects

• Provides technical expertise and assistance to the agency office leaders and Government representatives on portfolio, initiative, program or project level matters

• Participating in Governance Boards, Working Groups, Integrated Product Teams (IPT), and studies as appropriate.

*This is not an active open position. Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of responding to a government proposal. We are seeking candidates for potential opportunities with our company in the event of a contract award.*

Required Skills Required:

•Bachelor's degree + 7-10 years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree + 5-7 years relevant experience, or 12 years acquisition management experience (Government or industry) of which 7 years must be in a defense acquisition program as either a program/project manager, Integrated Product Team (IPT) lead, or sub-IPT lead.

• Active TS/SCI + poly.

• Strong oral, written, interpersonal and customer service skills.

•Proficient in MS Office tools to include PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Visio, and Word.

•Ability to plan, develop, monitor, control, analyze, report and communicate a fully sequenced, resource-loaded project schedule to various stakeholders utilizing the Critical Path Method (CPM)

•Ability to identify and track technical, business, and programmatic risks or issues, obtain and analyze data for impacts, and communicate results with recommended mitigation options to various stakeholder levels within the Government, from working level to Agency Director or higher.

•Knowledgeable and experienced in performing most aspects of the project life cycle, process groups, and project processes, to include inputs/outputs of each, as laid out in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Projects in Controlled Environments (PRINCE2), or equivalent.

•Ability to respond to environmental changes and contain strong interpersonal skills with respect to leadership, team building, motivation, communication, influencing, negotiating, trust building, conflict management, coaching, cultural and political awareness.


•Master's degree in project management preferred.

•Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification preferred, with demonstrated experience and application of Project Management Institute (PMI) tools and techniques delivering capabilities.

Work is generally performed in a normal office environment where there is minimal exposure to unpleasant and/or hazardous working conditions. Job assignments may require working at client site where working conditions may vary. Travel may be required.

Employment Type Full time

Career Level Mid Career

Job ID 51864321

Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc, one of the world’s leading and most admired service companies. Serco serves Federal, state and local governments, along with the Canadian government and commercial customers. We help our customers deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Reston, VA, Serco has approximately 10,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1.2 billion and is part of a $6 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. Serco recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our successes directly relate to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. Our employees personally can make a difference. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

Functional Area Program Management & Acquisition Support

Department Serco’s National Security Services Business Unit is comprised of over 300 cleared professionals who serve a variety of Intelligence Community and Department of Defense customers who stand on the front lines of defense for our nation. The unit employee’s specialists focused on acquisition and program management, systems engineering, cyber security, signals and intelligence analysis, financial management, human capital, and information technology. We also provide our customers a wide range of services including logistics planning, acquisition management and support, third-party logistics, and logistics IT applications.