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Sr. Procurement Specialist 1985

Arete Technologies Inc Laurel, MD

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
  • Responsible for identifying and procuring a variety of goods and services.
  • Performs advanced procurement and cradle-to-grave contracting duties within a team setting.

Skills Required

  • Advanced knowledge of business and relationship management principles and practices in purchasing, contracting, and negotiating
  • General knowledge of research techniques, finance, and accounting
  • Ability to perform cradle-to-grave contracting work of moderate complexity
  • Ability to lead a team in performing moderately complex procurements
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely using proper language and grammar
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment in applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to effectively manage workload within a team setting
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple assignments and when multi-tasking in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to promptly respond with professionalism and courtesy to requests and complaints
  • Works proactively to resolve issues
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office to create and maintain documents, reports, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to actively collaborate to accomplish objectives

Skills Preferred

  • Knowledge of public procurement best practices and operational activities;
  • Knowledge of budget and accounting activities;
  • Knowledge of the basics of supply chain, procurement and sourcing;
  • Knowledge of business process design, data analysis and business performance measurement;
  • Knowledge of strategic planning, project management and cross functional teaming;
  • Functional knowledge of Oracle P2P;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills;
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills;
  • Excellent writing skills and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities;
  • Ability to self-motivate and follow-through on a variety of projects.

Experience Required

  • 3 years of experience in procurement and contract administration in a public or private sector in engineering, finance, operations, procurement, or supply chain management office

Experience Preferred

  • Additional experience in procurement preferred. Public sector experience ideal.

Education Required

  • BS degree OR High School diploma with 7+ years' experience in procurement

Education Preferred

  • Procurement certification(s) helpful.

Additional Information

  • Work will be done primarily remotely until employees are welcomed back into the office when Covid restrictions are eased.

Arete Technologies Inc


Laurel, MD
20707 USA



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