Posted by: ARServices on Feb 22, 2021
Alexandria , VA
The Senior Buyer is an integral part of all aspects of ARServices' lines of business. Responsibilities are wide-ranging, spanning many different aspects of Subcontracts and Procurement, including, overseeing the procurement functions of purchasing supplies/services /travel, including managing subcontracts and consultants, property administration, cradle to grave procurement administration of commercial procurement actions; preparing RFPs/RFQs, conducting cost/price analysis, conducting negotiations, preparing purchase orders and subcontracts; System accreditation and review, such as Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR). The Senior Buyer displays an eagerness to solve challenging problems, helping to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations in a dynamic environment.
Manage all engagements and relationships with subcontractors, vendors and suppliers that support ARServices' lines of business Collaborate with operational departments in sourcing, selecting, and securing vendors and subcontractors, including the preparation of RFPs/RFQs, and ensure the critical actions necessary for the successful performance of engagements are met ahead of the necessary date including sourcing of supplies/services/travel. Negotiate pricing and business terms with vendors Execute revisions to the statement of work or specifications as necessary. Assist in identifying and minimizing regulatory non-compliances in the supply chain Train technical and administrative staff to ensure compliance with ARServices' Procurement Manual. Ensure the content and format of procurement files is maintained in compliance with CPSR requirements and consistent with applicable ARServices' policies and procedures Support CPSR compliance and audits Utilize Costpoint's procurement module Provide timely and accurate reporting on direct and indirect purchases Maintain understanding of our Clients' travel requirements and making appropriate travel recommendations Assist with booking domestic and international travel arrangements as needed Perform travel expense reconciliations Review expense reports for reimbursements of travel costs Manage product/services invoice rejections and resolve vendor disputes Qualifications
Must have an active/current Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS. Minimum of 8 years of work experience, with experience supporting DoD Community. Bachelor's degree in the areas of Project Management, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or related discipline. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (advanced formulas, pivot tables, etc), and have a working knowledge of other Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, etc). Familiarity with FAR. Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) is desirable ARServices is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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