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Technical Assistance Advocate (TAA)

Kelly Services
Natick, MA 01760
Kelly Government Solutions is currently seeking a Technical Assistance Advocate (TAA) to work full time with one of our top government clients in Natick, MA. This will be a full-time permanent placement.



We offer a competitive salary and benefits package (vacation, medical plan, retirement plan, and more) with an opportunity for continued financial growth and professional advancement.



Salary: Based on experience



**Summary:**



The technical assistant advocate (TAA) will support the Armys Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program by being a liaison between the SBIR program office in Aberdeen, Maryland, and the Armys R&D organizations. The primary role of the TAA is to interact with laboratories, program managers, small-business SBIR awardees, and prime contractors; both to assist in developing promising technologies and also to assist in transitioning into Army programs programs of records, technology demonstrations, quick reaction programs, etc. The liaison also needs to understand the DoD/Army acquisition process, and be able speak the language of technology insertion, PORs, milestones, and technology refresh.



The TAA will also provide general technical assistance to small-business awardees, with a goal of improving the success of their programs and to assist in identifying transition opportunities. The TAA will help identify potential customers, be a matchmaker between the small business and the customers, and also be a facilitator. The TAA will also be an advocate for the small business, with the overall goal of getting the technology into a program of record. The TAA may also assist both the small businesses and the customers in understanding risks, funding issues, acquisition/business processes, and technology gaps. The TAA will assist the Government customers in identifying promising transition opportunities and deciding which SBIR programs will move forward from Phase I into Phase II and beyond.



**Security Clearance:**




+ **Active** **DoD** **Secret security clearance is required.**



**Qualifications:**




+ Advanced technical degree(s) and at least 5 years of relevant experience in DOD acquisition or science and technology (S&T).

+ Advanced management, analytical and technical skills, with a keen and diverse understanding of scientific, mathematical and engineering principles.

+ Exceptional written and oral communication skills.



**Qualifications (Desired):**




+ Experience with the Army acquisition programs, and particularly with Aviation and Missile Center, PEO Missiles & Space, and the Space & Missile Defense Center.

+ Understanding of how new technology fits into Army programs, and the ability to work with the labs, program managers, and prime contractors to work technology into their programs.

+ Ability to develop and maintain a professional network within the Army acquisition community, especially senior management in the Government labs, program offices, and the S&T community.




**AboutKelly Services** ****



As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .


Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-08-12 Expires: 2019-09-12

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