Procurement Assistant II

Clearance Level
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ83747

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

​General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has partnered with NASA to consolidate select Procurement, Finance, Human Resources (HR), and Information Technology activities from the 10 NASA Centers into a single shared services center located at Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi. The mission of the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) is to provide timely, accurate, high-quality, cost-effective, and customer-focused support for selected NASA business and technical services. GDIT has an opportunity on the NSSC contract for a Personnel Assistant II to contribute to our success in providing Personnel Assistant II for NASA. This will be a full-time position, located onsite at NASA Stennis Space Center, Mississippi. 

  • GDIT is hiring for a Full Time Personnel Assistant II to support the NSSC in Stennis Space Center: 

  • Provide knowledge and experience in procurement practices and principles such as: soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and preparing contracts for award; administering contracts; and analyzing and evaluating cost and price proposals 
  • Provide comprehensive knowledge of concepts, processes, practices and procedures on technical assignments. 
  • Highly skilled in using the systems that support procurement services 
  • This is a professional-level position that requires expertise in specialized contract procurement work and related financial and procurement computer systems applications. This position requires a high-level of independent judgment, analytical skill, and decision-making. 
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize database network software, financial and procurement software applications, and web development software. 

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Education level: Bachelor’s Degree  or at least 4 years of experience in professional procurement, purchasing, contracts, preferably in a Government agency. Including the drafting of complex contracts, including provisions, and solicitation documents. Possession of a directly related post-graduate degree may be substituted for one of the two years of required experience. 

Responsibilities and Duties:   

Maintain excellent communication with customers  Oversees internal reviews to ensure purchases adhere to federal and NASA policies and regulations  Strong math, analytical, organizational, and communication skills are essential. The candidate should be detail-oriented, a team player, possessing negotiation skills and the ability to work independently as needed. An understanding of business operations and processes is important to their work. Additionally, the candidate needs strong interpersonal skills, as they work with a diverse number of people, such as team members, customer, managers and supervisors.  Provides input on process improvements within the department.  Possess a working knowledge of procurement policies and procedures.  Exercise of independent judgement and discretion on matters of significance.  Processes requests for proposals RFP’s, RFQ’s, and bids for products and services of a complex nature that are typically high profile, non-routine, large-in-scope, or multi-year requests.  Coordinates and serves as a resource in the distribution of procurement work for buyers. Provides consultation, support, and training on solicitations to buyers, other Department managers, administrative personnel, and department staff.  Comply with company guidelines for Quality Control and Federal laws.  Maintain an understanding of policies, procedures and regulations relevant to company policies.  Performs other procurement-related duties as required. 

Work Environment 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.