Spotlight on...Sabin A. Joseph
May 16, 2013
Sabin A. Joseph is a senior contracting specialist assigned with the Belvoir Division at the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
Describe your current position
As a senior contracting specialist, it is my responsibility here to award and manage various acquisitions in support of defense systems and the Soldier. I am responsible for the formation of solicitations and contracts, analyzing proposals, performing cost/price analysis, negotiation, award, administration and closeout of contracts as well as being a business advisor to our various customers in support of the Army's mission.
Describe your professional/education background
I graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with a focus on business. I additionally picked up a minor in business from the university as well.
Where do you call home? Tell us about your family and what you enjoy doing during your spare time.
I currently live in Springfield, Va., but would consider my overall home these days to be north Virginia. In my spare time I like to stay in shape and follow the stock market.
How does your job support the Soldier?
My job supports the Soldier in that a lot of the contracts that my office awards and manages are for research and development. These efforts give the Soldier an advantage in the field. In addition, the technologies we help to develop provide life-supporting and life-saving equipment to the war fighter.