Purchasing Associate job

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Company Description

We come from different fields. Different backgrounds. Different countries. But our people have this in common: a passion for making a positive impact on the world.We are in the business of making big things possible when it really matters.Our clients span health, energy, and transportation industries as well as government agencies in the United States and Europe. We give them the data, insights, and deep implementation expertise they need to deliver results that matter to consumers, citizens, and communities.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain knowledge of all organizational and government rules affecting purchases, and provide information about these rules to organization staff members and to vendors.
  • Responsible for following policies and procedures for procurement of goods and services.
  • Assists in the preparation of formal requests for quote or proposal; reviews specifications and evaluates bids received.
  • Locate and help approve suppliers and or partners, using sources such as catalogs, internet, small business initiatives, and interviews to gather information about products and services that match requisition requirements.
  • Responsible for vendor development to include communication with sales representatives; updating and maintaining list of approved vendors for bidding purposes; obtaining samples and literature regarding potential products and vendor capabilities and conferring with end users.
  • Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Ensure subcontractor/consultant agreements, Task Orders, and appropriate Terms and Conditions are utilized.
  • Negotiates price and terms of Purchase Orders with prospective vendors and suppliers.
  • Accurate entry of Purchase Orders into Deltek Costpoint
  • Transmitting, tracking confirmations, and filing of all Procurement related documents in a timely manner ensuring compliance with corporate documentation and retention procedures.
  • Monitors contracts and orders and expedites delivery; arbitrates disputes with vendors.
  • Responsible for office supply and business card invoice reconciliations.
  • Responsible for critical thinking and intermediate decision making concerning the analysis and award of lower level procurements and agreements.
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of Procurement related tasks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of procurement experience
  • 1+ year of experience working in a government contracting environment

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or other related field
  • Knowledge of Deltek Costpoint
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and CPSR requirements
  • Knowledge of Procurement of IT related products and services
  • Familiarity with SharePoint

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing administrative support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

TASKS

  • Perform buying duties when necessary.
  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.
  • Compare suppliers' bills with bids and purchase orders to verify accuracy.
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

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