As a Buyer II you will be responsible for executing the entire procurement process to ensure adherence to approved purchasing system policy and procedures.
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.
5+ years of procurement experience
2+ years of experience working in a government contracting environment
Knowledge of Deltek Costpoint
Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and CPSR requirements
Bachelor's degree in Business or other related field
Knowledge of Procurement of IT related products and services
Familiarity with SharePoint
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)
If you want to work on the leading issues of the day, if you want your work to reflect your passion in life, if you truly want to make the world a better place, then you want to work at ICF International. Whether ensuring efficient use of energy resources, protecting the environment for generations to come, supporting cancer and HIV/AIDS patients and returning veterans, keeping young people in school and educators informed, delivering results in emergency preparedness, or breaking ground in any number of today’s issues, ICF works in the topics that lead the news.
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and transportation; health, education, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement.
We have a passionate commitment to our work and to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We combine technical expert...ise with world-class analytics. We provide room for entrepreneurial thinking and grass-roots innovation to achieve compelling results for both our clients’ projects and our own company. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's website is http://www.icfi.com/.