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Acquisition Workforce

Definition/Scope: An organization with the Integrated Acquistion Environment Agency that is responsible for the federal acquisition community. The acquisition workforce links provide resources to support an acquisition workforce that is educated, knowledgeable, professional, and meets high qualification standards. Vision: A secure business environment that facilitates and supports cost-effective acquisition of goods and services in support of mission performance. Goals: Create a simpler, common, integrated business process for buyers and sellers that promotes competition, transparency and integrity; Increase data sharing to enable better business decisions in procurement, logistics, payment and performance assessment; Take a unified approach to obtaining modern tools to leverage investment costs for business related processes. Objectives: Deploy a single point of registration and validation of supplier data accessed by all agencies; Implement a central point for consolidated collection and access of statistical and management information related to government acquisitions; Implement a directory of GWAC and MAC contracts to simplify selection and facilitate leverage of Government buying; Develop a standard glossary and vocabulary to facilitate exchange of data between and within agencies; Transform intra-governmental ordering and billing to enable universal electronic processes, reduce payment and collection problems, and enable swift and accurate revenue and expense elimination processes for preparing consolidated financial statements.

Used For:

Sustainment WFF

Broader Terms:

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Federal Acquisition Regulation

Narrower Terms:

Defense Exports and Cooperation
DOD Acquisition System
Federal Acquisition Regulation
Statement of Objectives

Related Terms:

Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Program Support)
performance work statement
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

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