Procurement Analyst

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 25 February 2019
  • Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
  • Closing on 27 March 2019
  • Current

Job Description

Job Title: Procurement Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Program: USAID – Global Development LAB

US Citizen: Yes

Security Clearance: Yes (Eligible to obtain)

Apprio is an innovator of specialized technology and program solutions for the federal health, defense, and homeland security markets. The company provides services in technology transformation, organizational excellence, health IT & solutions, emergency response management, and international development. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and expertise provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms. Year after year we’ve grown by 50% or more due to our holistic approach in delivering solutions, thought-leadership, and synergistic teams to address our client’s needs.

Job Description:

Apprio is seeking an experienced a Contract Specialist that supports client by managing a procurement portfolio consisting of complex, multi-million dollar contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements, many of which are structured with prime contractors/grantees having two or more subcontractors/sub-grantees and requiring substantial contract administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages a procurement portfolio and performs both basic and specialized acquisition/assistance functions
  • Prepares all required supporting documentation from planning to close-out.
  • Assists in negotiating, administering, and modifying various types of contracts for the acquisition of services, equipment, supplies, materials, and projects.
  • Advises on the interpretation and application of acquisition/assistance regulations and policies based upon operational and project needs.
  • Procures items or services for which adequate price competition is available.
  • Prepares solicitation documents.
  • Performs detailed analyses of all elements of cost in contractor proposals.
  • Determines the competitive range and prepares defensible justifications when required.
  • Recommends actions when the contractor is not in compliance with contract provisions.
  • Investigates circumstances to determine and recommend alternative courses of action, such as extension of delivery schedule.
  • Conducts contract reviews to evaluate contractor’s performance, and monitors contractor activity to assure compliance. Monitors such matters as payments, claims, and contractual changes to insure requirements of the contract are met.
  • Reviews completed contract file to ensure routine administrative matters are resolved or completed.
  • Assists in the review of procedural aspects of contract actions.
  • Participates in contract administration sufficient to ensure contract terms and conditions are met and that the contractor delivers the required goods or services in a timely manner to achieve the objectives of the Agency’s projects and programs.
  • Develops routine plans or schedules using standard references and existing information.
  • Assists in the procurement planning activities.
  • Serves as part of a team that advises program officials or staff in project planning meetings.
  • Advises program officials of the procurement instruments to be used.
  • Researches and analyzes a factual procurement policy or procedural question and provides advice on appropriate procurement methods and procedures.

Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree

Certification Requirement: N/A

Required Experience: 4 to 6 years

Requirement Knowledge:

  • Foundation in acquisitions and specialized assistance skill set; strong knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and familiarity with Assistance - grants and cooperative agreements - policies, procedures, and practices
  • Experience negotiating contracts and advising senior management
  • Excellent analytical skills and sound judgment.

Apprio offers a collegial and supportive environment focused on its greatest assets…its people. With a competitive compensation and benefits program designed to attract, motivate, and develop our people; we pride ourselves on creating a culture of teamwork, client focus, and fun. Our benefits program allows our employees to select the features that make the most sense for their individual and/or dependent(s) needs. Features include medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, retirement savings, and a competitive paid time off program. Apprio is an equal employment opportunity company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About the Organization

Apprio is an innovator of specialized technology and program solutions for the federal health, defense, and homeland security markets. The company provides services in technology transformation, organizational excellence, health IT & solutions, emergency response management, and international development. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and expertise provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms. Year after year we’ve grown by 50% or more due to our holistic approach in delivering solutions, thought-leadership, and synergistic teams to address our client’s needs.

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