At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.
GDIT has partnered with NASA to consolidate select Procurement, Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology activities from the ten NASA Centers into a single shared services center located at Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi. Our work depends on a Procurement Specialist II to support our team. 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.
Responsibilities and Duties:
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.
Maintain excellent communication with customers.
Oversees internal reviews to ensure purchases adhere to federal and NASA policies and regulations.
Provides input on process improvements within the department.
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.
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.
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) and 4+ of experience in professional procurement, purchasing, contracts, preferably in a Government agency, which includes the drafting of complex contracts, including provisions, and solicitation documents.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Possess a working knowledge of procurement policies and procedures.
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.
Highly skilled in using the systems that support procurement services
Demonstrate ability to utilize database network software, financial and procurement software applications, and web development software.
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.
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU
Autonomy, career mobility, challenging work, and team environment
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
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.