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(TOPS) Senior Acquisition & Assistance (A&A) Professional- Ukraine (USAID Support)

Remote, . · Administrative
The Kenjya-Trusant Group, LLC is supporting the USAID Management Bureau Office of Acquisition and Assistance (M/OAA) with services for foreign operations across mission requirements worldwide.  This position will initially provide Acquisition & Assistance (A&A) support to USAID/Ukraine assisting with other infrastructure projects

Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks: 

  • Serves as an A&A technical expert offering educational, analytical, and advocacy resources for thorny, complex, or unique procurement related challenges
  • Provides senior level 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)
  • 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
  • Works remotely, but collaboratively as a team member 
  • Citizenship          Due to the nature of this position and the information employees will be required to access, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Education            Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred)
  • Certification         FAC-C Level 2 (Level 3 preferred)
  • Travel                   Overseas travel short/long durations with 2 to 4 week travel notice. Must be medically fit for overseas deployment
  • Experience          10 years
    • Candidate has extensive working experience with USAID Missions in A&A
    • Extensive working experience in planning, developing, and exercising, construction and other infrastructure A&A requirements
    • 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 perspective
    • Ability to work with design team (technical office) 
    • Ability to work remotely, but collaboratively as a team member
    • Have working language proficiency in the country being supported. (Preferred)

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!

Kenjya-Trusant Group (KTG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive, and respectful work culture that values all.


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