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Procurement Technician
Guidehouse Bethesda, MD

Procurement Technician

Bethesda, MD
Expired: February 01, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Family:
Procurement (Digital)

Travel Required:

Clearance Required:
Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do:
We are currently searching for a Procurement Technician. This position will support the Business Office Branch of the Office of Innovation and Information Technology with IT procurements, acquisitions packages, response to data calls, including data entry. It is preferred if the individual has knowledge of NIH systems including POTS and NBS. The individual must have great teamwork, collaboration, communication skills, and excellent customer service skills. This is a full-time opportunity located in Bethesda, MD.
  • Maintain invoice work logs and communication in the Shared Point Drive.
  • Perform quality assurance on data related to procurements.
  • Work with staff on creating, reviewing, formatting, editing, tracking, and maintaining associated files related to purchases (i.e., acquisition packages, contract files, etc.).
  • Work with different groups to project their needs and ensure that those needs are met with no disruption of project planning.
  • Prepare, reformat, and edit statements of work from multiple sources.
  • Prepare purchase requests for a variety of equipment, supplies, and services; prepare supporting documentation.
  • Review purchase requests submitted by end users, ensuring accuracy in completion of order requests in NIH ordering system (i.e., POTS).
  • Ensure that all files are complete and in order and final payment has been made before closing out.
  • Follow up on purchase and procurement requests; review receiving documentation and reconcile all receiving problems.
  • Enter all data into reporting systems in accordance with regulations and into spreadsheets for purchasing files, utilizing Microsoft Excel.
  • Follow-up to assure receiving is entered timely and invoices are paid promptly.
  • Contact vendors to clarify various questions on invoices, ACH information, and discrepancies in shipments and receiving documents.
  • Work with purchasing agents with the reconciliation cycle of their purchase cards.


What You Will Need:
  • Associate degree
  • At least five (5) years of experience in procurement
  • Experience in the field of General Business
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Supply and equipment requisitions/acquisitions
  • Contract lifecycle management
  • Tracking and reconciliation
  • Price/cost analysis
  • Customer service
  • Invoice management
  • Technical writing

What Would Be Nice To Have:
  • Experience with POTS and NBS preferred.
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) preferred.

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • annual membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.



Bethesda, MD



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