• Junior Procurement Specialist

    Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 5:02 PM)
    Requisition #
    6136
    FT/PT/On-Call
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Suitability
    Job Category
    Program Management
  • Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.

     

    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

     

    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

    Responsibilities

    Are you looking to make a difference in the federal government? Are you looking for a career, not just a “job”? Are you passionate about doing what’s right? Do you have experience and skills in acquisition, specifically information technology acquisitions? Then we have a position for you.

     

    Noblis is seeking an Junior Procurement Specialist to assist with the development, management, and execution of government acquisitions and contracts. For this opportunity, we are supporting the government with their acquisition of information technology services and support. Responsibilities include market analysis; technical writing;  drafting statements of work; supporting RFP activities; evaluating vendor compliance and documenting source selection decisions. In addition, successful candidates will conduct on-going program activities including processing contract modifications, and analyzing cost saving. As part of a Noblis team, candidates will work closely with government clients to understand current issues and challenges, implement practical and effective solutions, and assist with acquisition management of those solutions, typically working “on the government side of the table” as an unbiased, trusted partner.  Acquisitions may vary from single-award to multi-award Basic Ordering Agreements.

    • Working with general instruction, apply Noblis’ principles, concepts, processes, tools and methodologies to solve real-world problems in a team environment.

       

    • Develop and apply knowledge of acquisition practices and regulations to the competitive best value procurement of information technology services and hardware.
    • Prepare and/or contribute to technical reports, memos, analyses and briefings. Plan and manage assigned deliverables.
    • Knowledge of federal procurement and contract management activities is a plus.
    • Support meetings, inter-team communication, and issue resolution with the client and internal/project stakeholder groups.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, Access
    • Work closely and collaboratively with Noblis and customer team leads and members.
    • Knowledge of information technologies is a plus.          

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline preferred.
    • Knowledge of one or more relevant technical subject areas such as software development, hardware and/or support services is preferred.
    • 1-5 years of relevant work experience.
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills. Strong writing skills preferred.
    • Proven results-oriented problem solving abilities. Facility with presentation graphics and/or spreadsheet tools highly desirable.
    • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, demonstrate teamwork and initiative, and function productively in the face of new assignments and the re-prioritization of existing assignments.
    • Familiarity with relevant Federal technology issues, policies, regulations or practices is highly desirable. Experience with or knowledge of government acquisition/contracting practices, programs and regulations (FAR, DFAR, etc.) is especially useful but not required.           

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