Procurement Analyst

Location: Washington DC, DC
Date Posted: 10-05-2017

Procurement Analyst
U.S. Department of State - A/EX/PAS/PS
Procurement Service Division

A/EX/PAS Procurement Services Division (PSD) provides customer service to the Bureau of Administration and Information Resource Management by effectively, efficiently and responsively meeting and completing the bureaus Procurement service needs. PSD anticipates and meet the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; and remain committed to continuous improvement. The Division oversees all Procurement Service pre-award functions including but not limited to planning, organizing, implementing, directing and overseeing the contract and procurement operations for the IRM Bureau, and the Executive Office. Pre-award functions includes: Market Research, Requirement Documents (SOW, Cost Estimates, Requisitions, Justifications), Acquisitions Planning, Technical Evaluations, COR and GTM duties.  In addition, PAS manages Ratifications, IAAs and processes Visitor Authorization Requests (VARs). A/EX/PAS/PS manages and provides administrative support for the Government Purchase Card Program which includes 228 Cardholders and Approving Officials from both the IRM and A Bureaus.
 We are looking to hire two Procurement Analysts that possess the following skills:
Active Secret clearance
Five or more years of primary contracting activity
Should be at least FAC-C Level II (or DAIWA equivalent) certified
Experienced in reviewing and drafting Statements of Work and determining appropriate application
Experienced in reviewing and drafting Independent Government Cost Estimates and determining appropriate application
Experienced in drafting and/or reviewing Justifications and Approvals for Sole Source Selection and determining appropriate application.
Able to work under pressure with a team of associates
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Excel
Proficient in the use of ILMS Ariba or a similar electronic ordering system
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including email
Excellent analytical skills
Able to learn and process Visit Authorization Requests for Department of State building access
Contract file creation and management skills
Very familiar with purchase requests created by program offices
Working knowledge of FAR and DOSAR.
Knowledge of Procurement Information Bulletins a plus
Working knowledge of Blanket Purchase Agreements and Government Wide Acquisition Contracts.
Position descriptions:
Process Purchase Requests through Ariba (an electronic ordering system); perform funding realignment; administer incremental funding; review and draft Statements of Work; review and draft Independent Government Cost Estimates; review and/or draft Justifications and Approvals for Sole Source requisitions; interface with Government Technical Monitors (GTM), Contracting Officer’s Representatives (COR) and Contracting Officers (CO); perform and obtain market research; obtain/verify funds certification for purchase requests; administer deobligation or decommittment of funds; electronic search capabilities for contract history and status; contract file creation and maintenance; proper file management; monitor contract and/or contract option expiration and other timeframes and advise GTMs and CORs accordingly; review and edit requisitions; perform contract closeouts; communicate orally and in writing, including email, with all parties; create Visit Authorization Requests for Department of State building access; perform other PS duties, as assigned.

MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Falls Church, VA. Since our beginning in 1986, we have provided technology solutions for Government and Commercial clients. Our company has a GREAT corporate culture and is very customer and employee oriented.

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