Objectives: The end-state goal is to improve the quality of Acquisition Strategy and Contract Rationalization (ASCR) Branch products in support of strategic initiatives. Additionally, the Contractor(s) shall provide consultation of preferred acquisition strategy to manage the acquisition lifecycle from initiation to closeout. This shall include support for contract administration, development and execution. This support further includes preparation and maintenance of the contract file and participation in Integrated Product Teams (IPT). The Contractor shall analyze and measure the probable effects of various acquisition strategies, and make recommendations on acquisition strategies to ASCR.
Scope: Strategic Advisors typically perform the following kinds of functions: consults with client to define need or problem; initiates, supervises, and/or develops concepts and strategies for complex programs; provides strategic advice, guidance, and expertise to program and project staff; provides detailed analysis, evaluation, and recommendations for improvements for mission critical challenges/issues; supervises studies and leads surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.
Place of performance: The work shall be performed at the contractors facility within the Falls Church, VA Area. The Contractor shall perform site visits to San Antonio, TX and those locations deemed necessary by the government. The address for Defense Health Headquarter (DHHQ) is located at 7700 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA. The Government will provide access to Government controlled facilities and equipment, as required. The Contractor will be provided keys or codes for access to the Government facility. These keys and codes shall be controlled, tracked, and protected. Upon termination of the period of performance, all keys and/or access badges to the Government facility shall be turned in to the COR.
Contractor travel: Contractor shall be required to travel Continental United States (CONUS) and within the National Capitol Region (NCR) to attend meetings, conferences, and training. The contractor may be required to travel to off-site training locations and to ship training aids to these locations in support of this PWS. Contractor shall be authorized travel expenses consistent with the substantive provisions of the Joint Travel Regulation and the limitation of funds specified in this contract.
DAD IO/J6 requires Strategic Advisors who are experts in DoD acquisition and contracting. Strategic Advisors must have a minimum of 15 years professional experience and a master’s degree with Contracting Officer experience a plus, or 20 years of professional experience and a bachelor’s degree with Contracting Officer experience a plus.
DHA DADIO requires acquisition innovation and thought leadership based on participation in and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) knowledge of recent DoD acquisition reform, streamlining, and improvement initiatives and associated legislation.
? Defense Science Board (DSB) Design and Acquisition of Software for Defense Systems report and recommendations
? Section 813 Panel on Intellectual Property and Data Rights report and recommendations
? Office of Management Budget (OMB) Policy Memo M-19-13: Category Management: Making Smarter Use of Common Contract Solutions and Practices
? In progress revisions to DoDI 5000.02, DoDI 5000.74, DoDI 5000.75
? Current DoD cloud services acquisition initiatives (e.g., Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure [JEDI], Defense Enterprise Office Solutions [DEOS])
? Best practices and state-of-the-art techniques in Fair Opportunity and Source Selection
? Other Transaction Agreements and Commercial Solutions Opening
? Agile acquisition approaches and techniques
? Pending revisions to DoD Small Business strategy based on Section 851 of the FY 2019 NDAA
? Acquisition reform provisions included in National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAAs) for FYs 2016-2019
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