Title: Senior Acquisition SME/Instructor
Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA
Clearance required: Secret



Senior Acquisition Subject Matter Expert/Instructor 


ASI Government requires a Senior Acquisition SME with the experience and educational achievements related to the following key functional areas: teaching abilities, consulting, learning asset management (curriculum development and knowledge sharing), and leadership. This is a full time position with the ability to work remotely (Metro DC area) but must be able to travel to client sites for in- residence training as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides consulting services to acquisition programs and members of the acquisition workforce

  • Participates in knowledge sharing opportunities across the acquisition workforce by integrating policies, personal experiences, and personal knowledge into learning assets to convey current, relevant information

  • Prepares training material (student and instructor) according to current instructional systems design technology and develop course schedules

  • Develops and conduct lectures and facilitate delivery of cases, simulations, and workshops

  • Leads and facilitate student discussion, problem solving, and presentations/briefings

  • Develops and analyze student assessments and provide student counseling to ensure the highest degree of learning


Position Requirements

  • Masters’ Degree in related field from an accredited college or university

  • Ten or more years of Acquisitions experience

  • Active Department of Defense Secret security clearance

  • Experience in Program Management must include at least eight years in DoD acquisition program management in a ACAT I/IA/II/III/IV program office (or industry equivalent). Experience may be in government, defense industry, or commercial sector positions

  • Ability to teach and facilitate learning of adults. This includes the

  • ability to communicate (orally and in writing) complex managerial development and technical material to students with different backgrounds and experiences

  • the ability to incorporate the learner's experience into the learning process along with the ability to motivate learners to participate actively in the learning process; and

  • Ability to organize information, develop the thought process and relevant threads/themes, define objectives, draw conclusions, maintain audience interest, and effectively facilitate student learning.

  • Ability to manage or develop learning assets and learning products for the AT&L career fields (e.g. program management, contracting, systems engineering, business, logistics, etc.) or other DoD Weapon system management areas, to include the continuous assessment, currency, quality, of various types of learning assets and learning products.

  • Must have the ability to perform executive-level consulting both within DoD and at the DoD/contractor interface at an advanced level of capability and contribution to include; establishing and maturing strategic relationships with stakeholders and customers and tailoring or developing learning assets to meet unique learning needs of acquisition executives and their organization/team

  • Extensive leadership experience is required for this position

  • Ability to meet organizational goals and stakeholder expectations which includes; stewardship of resources and decisions that produce high-quality results, ability to analyze and resolve broad, complex, or sensitive operations issues that involve diverse organizations, and managing multiple approving authorities, stakeholders, and a variety of policies and controls to achieve mission success.

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience as a Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager, Program Executive Officer or Deputy Program Executive Officer is highly preferred.

  • Significant specialized experience in at least one other acquisition career field is desired.

  • Experience in the following career fields is preferred: Contracting; Cost Estimating and Financial Management; System Engineering or Information Technology.

  • Specific management experience in scheduling/IMS, EVM, WBS management, risk management, software management is also desired.

  • Executive coaching and mentoring experience preferred.

We offer a very competitive benefits package, in a family-friendly environment. 

Equal Opportunity: ASI Government is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. To view the EEO Is the Law Poster, click here.

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ASI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process please send an email to HR@asigvot.com or call 703-253-6300 and let us know the nature of your request.

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