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Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) operations are strengthened by the services and products we gain through the relationships we build. We believe that one of the most important aspects of good acquisition at DIA is to promote full and open competition so that business opportunities are available for all who are qualified.

If you are interested in doing business with DIA, the best place to start is FedBizOpps.

If you are a small business, you will find special opportunities and resources at the Office of Small Business Programs.

Acquisition Executive (AE)

DIA’s Office of the Acquisition Executive (AE) includes teams of experienced contracting officers and contracting specialists who monitor acquisition laws, regulations, policies and best practices to train and guide the agency for acquisition excellence. The goal of our acquisition professionals is to ensure we find the right solutions at fair and reasonable prices.

Competition Advocate

DIA’s Competition Advocate has the following responsibilities and functions:

  • Serves as our principal advisor to the Senior Procurement Executive on matters relating to fair competition

    Helps develop our acquisition policy

  • Reviews acquisition plans and processes to ensure that public funds are used according to applicable statute and regulation

  • Participates in major acquisition strategy working groups

  • Serves as our market research focal point at regular meetings with industry representatives

  • Serves as Ombudsman for task order contracts and as DIA’s official to solve disputes under the Alternative Contract Dispute Resolution clause

  • Acts as the Commercial Advocate, provide assistance and guidance for market research and methods to find commercial solutions for DIA’s requirements.