Acquisition Specialist Consultant

Website ZYGOS Consulting LLC

Niche provider of acquisition and contracting services

ZYGOS is seeking an experienced Acquisition Specialist, local to Boston/Cambridge, MA, to join a high performing consulting practice supporting the newly formed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) Investor Catalyst Hub:


• Assist with the development and administration of ARPA-H projects to include tasks such as: development of acquisition documents, solicitation material, administration of source selection reviews, and assessing technical solutions

• Provide support for financial, business, administrative, and project management

• Assist with monitoring project performance and assist in the review of contract deliverables to ensure technical, programmatic, and financial goals and objectives are met

• Assist with tracking of financial milestones

• Perform routine tasks including, but not limited to, scheduling, writing internal memos, maintaining and updating project management records, preparing and reviewing presentations, records maintenance, and coordinating daily operations of the assigned project


• Bachelor’s degree

• Prior acquisition experience either serving as or supporting a Government Contract Specialist, Contracting Officer, or Contracting Officer’s Representative

• At least 5+ years of experience in acquisition/contracting and familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

• High level proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


• 1+years of experience in/with a Federal Research and Development (R&D) funding agency (IARPA, DARPA, ARPA-E, etc)

• Experience with Other Transaction Agreements

This is a hybrid position: 2 days per week remote and 3 days per week in the office.

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