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Small Business Specialist

Government and Military

Business and Industry Specialist


Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Job Summary

The Small Business Specialist is responsible for facilitating fulfillment of contractual obligations through an integrated strategic framework of subcontracting with small and diverse businesses. This effort includes responsibility for small business reporting and regulatory compliance to multiple federal government agencies, as well as the development of initiatives to expand small and diverse business partnerships. The individual will be tasked with supporting Supplier Diversity goals across theCompany and will support the implementation of Amentum's small business program.
Essential Functions:
• Provides support to the SBLO with subcontracting plan administration, analysis and reviews of subcontracting goals for the utilization of small businesses in accordance with contract requirements.
• Supports subcontracting commitments and opportunity development through collaboration with

Program Managers and Supply Chain personnel
• Provides oversight of Mentor-Protégé Agreements and Joint Venture partnerships, including any government audit and program review requirements; assists Division POCs with the development, coordination and monitoring of Agreements
• Evaluates RFP requirements for Small Business utilization and participation requirements. Coordinates / support development and implementation of customer required subcontracting plans; prepares customer required Small Business subcontracting performance reports to plan.
• Reviews and approves Large Business (LB) supplier subcontracting plans for compliance to regulations; monitors and approves LB suppliers' individual subcontracting performance reports to plan.
• Supports ability to collect, document, monitor, and analyze supply base for business size and small business classification compliance; tracks performance to supplier diversity improvement initiatives / objectives, monitors attainment of projections to goals and plans, and assesses utilization gaps. Maintains monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting records. Prepares internal and federal Customer required reports
• Conducts Small Business utilization training sessions for supply chain personnel. Anticipates changes to Small Business regulations and assists with providing guidance to supply chain
• Supports the review, research, analysis and resolution of inquiries raised by DCMA Office of Small Business Programs, Small Business Administration or other federal government small business professionals, including support of small business program compliance reviews, ensuring continued approved status of SAS Small Business program.
• Represents the Company and its Supplier Diversity Program through public-facing outreach events and participation in federal procurement Small Business supplier conferences and industry meetings. Interfaces with government and government Small Business professionals as required.
• Leads and coordinate a Small Business Council.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor's degree; business or supply chain major preferred
• 3+ years of experience as a Small Business Specialist preferred, or experience within Government supply chain, purchasing, subcontracts
• Working knowledge of Government subcontracting, Small Business Subcontracting Plans, FAR and FAR supplements, SBA Requirements, and SB Program audits conducted by DCMA and/or SBA.

• Previous Small Business Specialist experience for a federal government contractor preferred.
• Experience with development of Subcontracting and Participation Plans
• Experience in reporting ISR’s and SSR’s and the eSRS system
• Must be proficient with MS Office, specifically excellent Excel/Word skills.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written.
• Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with internal and external organizations.
• Strong marketing and communication skills preferred.