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Contract/Purchasing Specialist 9/9/2016

Electronic Consulting Services Washington, DC

Company
Electronic Consulting Services
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2505
AJE Ref #
576124404
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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ECS Federal, LLC is seeking multiple Contract /Purchasing Specialists to work in our Washington DC (Zip code 20260) office.


Job Description:


ECS is seeking multiple Contract/Purchasing Specialists for acquisition/purchasing activities.

Contract Specialist/Purchasing Agent activities to include:

* Review and/or coordinate technical review of contract deliverables;

* Provide technical direction within scope of contracts;

* Draft, negotiate, and implement new contracts, amendments, renewals, and terminations;

* Process and/or coordinate processing of contract related documentation such as modifications, task/delivery orders, letters, etc.

* Maintain current contracts by updating demographics, fee schedules, and any service changes;

* Coordinate design of contract verbiage with other internal departments including Legal, Finance, and Product Development;

* Act as the point of contact for both internal and external customers in regards to contractual issues;

* Review and/or coordinate technical review of contract deliverables;

* Plan monitor and track supplier cost, schedule, and technical activities;

* Coordinate on-going technical activities with suppliers and customers;

* Provide technical direction within scope of contracts;

* Conduct or coordinate supplier performance evaluations as appropriate;

* Maintain tracking database spreadsheets for invoice processing;

* Prepare, edit and/or coordinate requirements, program management and acquisition documentation, noncompetitive justifications, higher-level review packages and other documentation;

* Prepare or edit statements of work (SOW), pre-qualification plans, evaluation plans, selection plans and other purchasing-related documentation;

* Review technical and cost proposals as directed;

* Assist in preparation and participate in negotiations as required.


Required Skills:


* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

* At least eight years cradle-to-grave IT contracts experience with increasing responsibilities to include the management of multimillion dollar, complex, software systems development contracts, software licensing agreements, retail hardware and/or IT services

* Self-motivated, and able to work independently or with a team.

* Knowledge of Commercial, Federal, DoD and/or postal purchasing and contracting procedures

* Experience in contract management including evaluating and negotiating technical proposals, price proposals, modifications, terms and conditions.

* Experience in contract negotiations, including negotiating labor mix, levels of effort, and terms and conditions for delivery orders awarded against a basic contract vehicle with fixed labor rates.

* Experience in being the principal contract advisor to the requiring organization and to information technology program managers.

* Ability to multitask on multiple contracts in a fast paced environment.

* Experience in drafting or reviewing statement of work (SOW) and non-competitive justification.

* Ability to assist in coordinating current and future Technology Support/IT requirements with customers, staff, and at times, with suppliers.

* Advanced Microsoft Office/Excel.

* Must be US citizens or Permanent Residents and must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.


Desired Skills:


* Experience using PRISM (strategic systems support application)

* Experience with Cyber Security and Cloud Computing

* Experience with supply chain management and logistics

* Experience with retail or point of sales (POS) systems

* Master's Degree Preferred

ECS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable Federal, state and local laws. ECS also maintains a drug-free workplace.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 1400+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

ECS Federal provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable Federal, state and local laws. ECS Federal also maintains a drug-free workplace.