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Sr Acquisition Specialist, Warren, MI, US ID #17184




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The Army's Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) executes mission command of operational intelligence and security forces; conducts and synchronizes worldwide multi-discipline and all-source intelligence and security operations; delivers linguist support and intelligence-related advanced skills training, acquisition support, logistics, communications, and other specialized capabilities in support of Army, Joint, and Coalition Commands and the U.S. Intelligence Community.  We are seeking a Senior Acquisition Specialist to assist with all aspects of contracting at the Army Contracting Command located in Warren, MI.    


The Acquisition Specialist shall possess experience in providing acquisition and business operations support services. The Acquisition Specialist should be familiar with government policies and procedures, have good analytical and excellent time management skills.



Includes the following:

  • Assist with pre-award and post-award contracting support procedures that include, but are not limited to: solicitation preparation, modification preparation, market research, contract document preparation, reviewing contract list for potential close-outs, and various other contract closeout tasks in accordance with the FAR, DFARS, AFARS, and other required policies, procedures and guidance.



  • May be required to manage or mentor intermediate acquisition specialists.



  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree with at least 24 semester hours in accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
  • Minimum of DAWIA Level III or equivalent certification in Contracting, is preferred.
  • At least four years (4) within the past ten (10) years hands-on work as a contract specialist on DoD contracts. Hands-on experience with performance-based contracting, and contracting by negotiation as referenced in FAR Part 15.
  • Experience must include source selections using best value trade-off analysis for determination of contract award.
  • Shall have the ability to proficiently communicate in the English language




  • Experience with Pre and Post award actions administering fixed-price, time and material, and cost reimbursement contracts tasks is required Knowledge, training, and experience with the FAR, DFARS, AFARS, and other DoD procurement regulations and polices.
  • Must have experience with SPS/PD2, WAWF, EDA, VCE, and other systems used for DoD procurements. Experience with Pre and Post Award tasks is required.
  • Experienced user of Microsoft products (Word, Excel).
  • Must have the ability to obtain a Top-Secret clearance with SCI




  • Work will be performed primarily in a climate-controlled office environment.
  • May require occasional lifting or moving of items up to 25 lbs.


About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.



Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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