Senior Acquisition Manager (Chemical and Biological Defense) - TS/SCI Required

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/11/2022 3:27 PM)
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LMI is seeking a skilled Senior Acquisition Manager (Chemical and Biological Defense) to support a contract within the Office of the Secretary of Defense. This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance.


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.


LMI offers a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flexible work schedules, and generous tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees. LMI is The Washington Post's Top Place to Work in 2021


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical and professional expertise to government staff on all matters related to CBRN defense S&T and acquisitions oversight
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on S&T projects and acquisition programs
  • Align efforts with national and departmental guidance and policies
  • Represent OSD interests in Defense Acquisition System, Joint Capability Integration and Development System, and Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution forums.
  • Reviewing and validating S&T and acquisition documentation (life cycle cost estimates, acquisition plans, S&T plans)
  • Supporting resource allocation planning, congressional justifications, and acquisition planning.
  • Possess the ability to work in teams and independently.
  • Collect and analyze requirements and acquisition documents
  • Identify trends and develop recommendations



  • An active TS SCI clearance
  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of ten (10) years experience.
  • Possess and apply expert knowledge of DoD acquisition processes, analytical methods and techniques to gather, analyze, and evaluate information required by OSD.


  • Master’s degree or higher in a physical or life science.
  • DAWIA certification in acquisition functional area.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience with chemical, biological, or radiological issues.
  • Experience with one or more of the components of the Chemical and Biological Defense Program or with an interagency equivalent.



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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.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractors (including all LMI employees) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your first day with LMI.

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