AECOM Senior Buyer- Dept of State GSE&SC Contract in Northern Virginia, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Senior Buyer- Dept of State GSE&SC Contract

United States of America - Virginia

Northern Virginia

Job Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract award.

Purpose and Scope:

Senior Buyer is responsible for purchasing activities. Identifies sources for materials and equipment, evaluates the capabilities and performance of suppliers, and selects qualified suppliers based upon their ability to provide competitive pricing, acceptable terms, appropriate material quality, and timely supply of goods. Performs purchasing functions in conformance with the requirements of the prime contract with the client. Awards, issues, and documents all agreements with suppliers. Monitors supplier performance, issues change orders, and manages supplier relations.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Works with the Company purchasing systems and processes.

2) Resolves disputes with suppliers and evaluates supplier performance.

3) Prepares, compiles, and maintains auditable records of the purchasing process.

4) Maintains awareness of market conditions and delivery trends to determine future material availability and pricing probability.

5) Manages purchase orders to ensure timely completion, compliance with requirements, and appropriateness of invoices and payment.

6) Keeps management advised of significant purchasing issues and potential problem areas.

7) Issues requests for quotations, evaluates supplier quotations, plans and conducts negotiations, prepares cost and price analyses, availability studies, risk analyses, bid analysis summaries, and award recommendations that treat suppliers fairly and ethically, protects the company's interests, and promotes best value awards.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a U.S citizen able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, construction management, economics or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.

  • Entrants to this position require a minimum of 3 years of experience in engineering, procurement, construction, or maintenance projects in purchasing or other procurement and materials management functions.

  • Possesses the ability to perform basic procurement and materials management functions.

  • Advanced skills in problem resolution.

  • Understands basic legal terminology.

  • Has strong computer skills and ability to use procurement and materials management systems.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Procurement

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189644BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.