Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Highly-qualified Senior Acquisition Professional driven to maximize budgetary efficiency through expedited contract execution leading to on-time product delivery and satisfactory service performance. Contract writing, project management and budgeting expertise.

  • Pursuing Sr. Acquisition Analyst Position
  • 13 years of government contracting experience as a proven business advisor
  • Unofficial Site-Lead for geographically separated team of 5 contracting professionals
  • Experienced in systems level government contracting in support of large PEOs
  • Space Superiority Systems
  • Missile Intercept Technologies
  • Future Communications Platform Development
  • Top Secret-SCI Clearance
  • Former Air Force Officer
  • MS Office Expert in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint; Proficient in MS Project, and MS SharePoint
  • Experienced in presenting briefs to small and large groups settings to Government and Industry members
  • ICCM-D Level III, May 2015, National Contract Management Association. Equivalent to DAWIA Level III Contract Management
  • DAWIA Level II Contract Management, September 2004, Defense Acquisition University.
  • DAWIA Level I Acquisition Management, September 2003, Defense Acquisition University.
09/2006 to 07/2015
Principal Acquisition Analyst Contract Specialist CACI Dynamic Systems For Missile Defense Agency And Army Contracting Agency City, STATE,
  • Manages cradle to grave contract actions for legacy and future systems technology development programs.
  • Serves as first source of systems contracting advice for team of 10 end-users, SMEs, program managers, and integrators
  • Negotiates complex systems contracts on behalf of Government under delegated authority
  • Prepares all contractual documents up to the point of PCO signature to include justifications for approval than other full open competition (J&As), Business Clearance Memorandums (BCMs), solicitations, contracts, contract modifications, weighted guideline recommendations, PCO Letters
  • Manages 3 multimillion dollar government systems contracts with multi-national firms extensive experience with CPFF, CPIF, FFP, T&M, SAP, and GSA catalog procurements expansive knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and applicable procurement regulations
  • Performs cost and price analysis to determine fair and equitable contracts Initiates process improvement changes to data management reducing completion time for contract modifications
  • Develops acquisition strategies to assist contracting officer to gauge contractor performance
  • Provides computer software support to team members increasing productivity
  • Streamlines information storage protocol improving ease of access for document retrieval.
2006 to 09/2006
Acting Deputy Chief of Protocol Directorate of Staff Officer in Charge Headquarters, Space & Missile Systems Center SMC City, STATE,
  • Appointed by Director of Staff to coordinate VIP functions hosted by Air Force Lieutenant General.
  • Directed time-sensitive military ceremonies from start to completion.
  • Managed team of 4 protocol officers in absence of Protocol Chief.
05/2005 to 2006
Infrastructure Contracts, Officer in Charge 61st Contracting Squadron, Los Angeles Air Force Base City, STATE,
  • Provided operational contracting support for over 2,800 employees of 66 units supported by Los Angeles AFB.
  • Awarded and managed $44M in mission-essential contracts annually for quality-of-life services, construction, and commodities using most efficient contract agreements.
  • Provided base-level support to LAAFB and 40 tenant units supporting USAF's space wartime mission Contributed to annual execution of 10K+ contract actions/400 Government Purchase accounts worth $45M Responsible for construction, services, and commodity purchases for morale/health/welfare of 2.8K workers
  • Created, led, executed, and oversaw implementation of business strategies for new and existing contracts
  • Protected government interests, ensures contract/vendor compliance with public law and acquisition directives
  • Unit Deployment Manager (UDM) for 10 Contingency Contracting Officers (CCO), ensures top unit readiness
  • Accomplishments:
  • Awarded $68K contract to re-roof base Community Center...added 5K sq ft of usable space for base functions
  • Key player in keeping $120M Systems Acquisition Management Support (SAMS) complex efforts on schedule
  • Spearheaded $250K effort to finalize air handling system in SAMS...ensured healthy workforce for years to come
  • Expertly negotiated SAMS sun shades/artwork...negotiated $113K effort, saved 11% off original proposal
  • Readied 10 CCOs and equipment for any wartime tasking...provides force multiplier to combat commanders.
05/2002 to 05/2005
GPS User Equipment and Space Segment Lead Contracts Manager Navstar GPS Joint Program Office, Los Angeles Air Force Base City, STATE,
  • Key player in joint-service, multinational, civil/military organization of over 700 DoD/ contractor personnel responsible for development, launch, and sustainment of the Global Positioning System, the world's premier navigation and timing standard.
  • Responsible for development and procurement of over 250,000 receiver systems and the United States' nuclear detonation detection system.
  • Annual funding of $750M and total program value of $32B.
  • Lead Manager for critical $1B GPS IIR satellite sustainment, one of JPO's largest and most complicated contracts
  • Wrote major systems contracts to sustain world's premier navigation satellite constellation and ground stations
  • Led six-member, cross-functional team in acquisition planning, solicitation, evaluation, contract award and administration
  • Transformed complex program technical requirements into smart/cohesive acquisition and contracting strategies
  • Negotiated key contract changes and implemented system improvements to increase satellite navigation capabilities
  • Briefed O-6 SPD, interacted with Fortune 100 industry counterparts
  • Accomplishments:
  • Awarded $3.3M contract extension for space vehicle operations, ground systems software, and base support enabled daily operations of GPS satellites; validated software upgrades at Cape Canaveral & Shriver AFB
  • Quickly awarded three funding modifications; positive reinforcement motivated continued superb performance
  • Kept on-orbit satellites working properly for GPS precision navigation and US nuclear detonation detection
  • Created and executed acquisition strategy for $750K anti-spoofing module study
  • Fired starting gun to add critical capability to orbiting satellites; secures unaltered GPS signal for warriors
  • Ramrodded $1.3M settlement agreement to resolve cost overrun; brilliantly reallocated funds to cover shortfall
  • Deciphered confusing accounting data and straightened out billing accounts--enabled clean start for program
  • Initiated study to determine impacts of satellite component delamination; prevents premature on-orbit failures.
Expected in May 2002
Bachelor of Arts (BA): Economics
University of Maryland - College Park, MD
Economics 42 Economics hours, 131 total hours) International Economics, Economic Statistics, Public Choice, Public Finance, Macroeconomic Theory and Policy, Law and Economics, America and the World Economy, Money and Banking, Business Writing, American Economic Development, Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics
Expected in December 2012
Master's of Business Administration (MBA):
University of Maryland University College - Adelphi, MD
Expected in
The Manager in Organizations and Society; Managing People and Groups in the Global Workplace; The Economics of Management Decisions; Managing Projects, Operations, and Information Systems; Marketing Management and Innovation, Managing Global Business, Managing Strategy in the Global Marketplace:
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Professional Affiliations
National Contract Management Association Member since 2009 University of Maryland Alumni Association Lifetime Member
accounting, premier, Air Force, Analyst, Banking, billing, business strategies, Business Writing, catalog, commodities, Contracts, data management, Economics, Finance, functional, funds, Government, GPS, Information Systems, Innovation, Law, Letters, Director, Managing People, Managing, Marketing Management, access, MS Excel, Money, MS Office, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, SharePoint, MS Word, navigation, personnel, Positioning, presenting, process improvement, procurement, proposal, quality, SAP, Statistics, Strategy, sun, software support, upgrades

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