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(TOPS) Senior Acquisition & Assistance Professional (USAID Support)

Washington, D.C.
The Kenjya-Trusant Group is supporting the USAID Management Bureau Office of Acquisition and Assistance (M/OAA) with services for foreign operations. The Senior Level Acquisition and Assistance Professional serves as a subject matter expert for a broad range of Acquisition and Assistance activities, to include high dollar, complex competitive procurement actions, but also assistance (grants and cooperative agreements), modifications, delivery and purchase orders, interagency agreements and supply schedule or other related actions. The incumbent exercises managerial skills in conducting technically proficient procurement and assistance, while fully complying with all relevant laws, regulations, and procedures.

REQUIREMENTS: FAC-C certification
 
  • Provides senior technical guidance & analytical support to USAID Missions on development solutions reflecting strategic priorities.
  • Coordinates closely with Mission Offices and Acquisition & Assistance teams (e.g., Contracting Officers and A&A Specialists).
  • Serves as an A&A technical expert offering educational, analytical, and advocacy resources for thorny, complex, or unique procurement related challenges.
  • Works directly with Mission senior leaders and technical and A&A workforce staff on procurement policy, evaluation, innovation, and strategic risk-taking advocacy with Mission and Washington stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be available for domestic assignments as well as overseas deployments within two to four weeks’ notice.
  • Holds an undergraduate degree or higher from an accredited school.
  • Candidate has extensive working experience with USAID Missions in A&A. (USAID Director level experience preferred)
  • Candidate has experience managing overseas projects in multiple locations. 
  • Highly skilled in negotiation techniques and handling all procurement actions, including Contract Review Board (CRB) actions, and is an innate team leader and active decision maker, with extensive expertise in managing USAID contracts, overseeing local, regional, and international subcontractors and grantees.
  • Skilled in executing multi-million procurement actions, from the planning to the award stage and has demonstrated experience in conducting training and capacity building of the project staff, beneficiaries, stakeholders on the topics of Contract Administration, Cost Allowability, and IGCEs, among other things.
  • Broad experience working across USAID development portfolios .
  • Extensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)/USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) and uniform administrative requirements for assistance in 2 CFR 200.
  • Skill in the use of most elements of desktop and cloud-based office productivity software (e.g. word processors, spreadsheets, and presentations) is required.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Have working language proficiency in the country being supported. (Preferred but not required).
  • Must be medically fit for overseas deployment.

 
THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!


 
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