Great Opportunity for a Junior or Mid-level Procurement Specialist in the Philadelphia Area.
Data Systems Analysts is looking for a Jr. Procurement Specialist with three (3) to five (5) years of services procurement experience. This is a full time position in Trevose, PA.
The Specialist provides procurement support across all Business Units of DSA. The position involves responsibility for the procurement of services and software. Duties may include, but are not limited to, procurement package preparation, evaluation of quotes, negotiations of pricing, negotiation of favorable terms and conditions, issuing purchase orders, invoice processing, and overall vendor management. The Specialist is responsible for maintaining timely, effective, and compliant purchase order administration in accordance with DSA's policies and procedures under the guidance of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). A candidate is required to support and meet deadlines on a continuous basis. Occasional travel may be necessary.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree preferably in a Business capacity with three (3) to five (5) years of services procurement experience;
Experience in the procurement of Information Technology and Professional services is highly desired;
Basic negotiation of terms and conditions;
Buying skills with an ability to perform basic price analysis;
Comprehend and compliance with FAR and DFARS in regards to procurement;
Exceptional attention to detail and organizational ability;
Self-motivated and proactive in resolving issues;
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities;
Effective customer service;
Ability to be flexible and adapt to change;
Good to strong analytical and communication skills.
Ability to interface with other contracts and procurement professionals and cross-functional departments;
Communicate policy and practice to internal business teams;
Proficiency using desktop application software such as MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint; and
Clearance: Security clearance (must be clearable)
DoD or recent government procurement experience is required.
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