Acquisition/Contracting Policy Specialist - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/3/2024 1:06 PM)
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LMI is seeking an Acquisition/Contracting Policy Specialist to support our Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition) Defense Pricing and Contracting client.  LMI supports DPC with pricing and contracting policy matters across the Department of Defense (DoD) including the timely update of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) and issuance of memoranda and guidance. 


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction. We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


This position can be supported remotely.


  • Provide subject matter expert assistance and complex administrative support to the government team. Research acquisition and contracting statutes and the origin of regulations, draft and edit regulatory text and Federal Register Notices, and develop economic cost analyses to assess and document the public burden. Investigate how prospective changes will affect regulations.
  • Prepare rulemaking publication packages by performing contract statutory and regulatory research; drafting and editing the approval process documents, summaries of proposed rules, regulatory text, and responses to questions or comments; and coordinating with government agencies for reviews and approvals.
  • Manage the preparation and renewal of Paperwork Reduction Act packages. Research the impact of current information collection requirements, verify need for the information, consolidate data, and draft the notices and supporting statements.
  • Prepare and edit formal staffed packages.
  • Attend and participate in meetings. Prepare briefings as appropriate.
  • Manage multiple assignments from multiple people in busy work environment.


  • Secret clearance required
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • At least 25 years of work experience, preferably with Dept of Defense or another federal agency
  • Strong researcher with knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (title 48 Code of Federal Regulations, chapters 1 and 2)
  • Experience with editing documents for grammar and punctuation
  • Familiarity with Government Printing Office Style Guide and Federal Register Document Drafting Handbook guidelines
  • Experience as a Contracting Officer highly desired
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Self-directed, detail oriented in completing assigned tasks, able to adapt to changing work efforts and manage impact of shifting priorities



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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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