Personnel Assistant II

Clearance Level
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ89243

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
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. 

The NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) mission is to provide timely, accurate, high quality, cost-effective, and customer focused support for select NASA business and technical services. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future. At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Provide high level 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.
  • Clear, concise, oral and written communication skills. Ability to read and understand technical data and manuals.
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize database network software, financial and procurement software applications, and web development software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with a diverse clientele, including Department management, supervisors, other employees, professional peers, and the general public.

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.

     Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Performs tasks which require knowledge and experience in procurement procedures and rules such as: creating and maintaining procurement files, generating procurement documents, utilizing procurement systems, data entry and reporting.
  • Remains current on new processes and systems to ensure best procurement practices and strategies
  • This position requires a level of independent judgment, analytical skill, and decision-making
  • Clear, concise, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand technical data and manuals
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with a diverse clientele, including Department management, supervisors, other employees, professional peers, and the general public
  • Understand policies, procedures and regulations relevant to procurement
  • Create task in ServiceNow
  • Prepare/bookmark an award package
  • Work independently processing awards/supplements
  • Post award activities (including, but not limited to) finalization of FPDS, distribution of award documents and inputting the award file in the official repository.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Solid communication, problem solving and research abilities are necessary
  • Strong knowledge of office software skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and prior experience with SAP a plus
  • Experience with or knowledge of Government Grants or Cooperate Agreements is especially useful

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


  • 4 years of experience in professional procurement, purchasing, contracts, preferably in a Government agency. which includes 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.

  • A high school diploma and work experience that is directly related to the area of employment. A bachelors degree maybe substituted for required work experience. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff both verbally and in writing. He/she must have good computer skills and the ability to learn and implement new programs as assigned.

  • Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of their college transcript to the interview. Please note that an official, certified copy of the transcript will be required within a specific timeframe after hiring if it is a minimum requirement and/or is indicated on the application. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination.

  • You will be asked to provide a certified transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, drivers license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Please provide an explanation for any gaps in employment.  A resume maybe attached with your application, but not substituted for completing the work history section of the application.


Autonomy, career mobility, challenging work, and team environment


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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.