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Group Leader Procurement (ECDC)

CitizenSteward International

 
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Application Deadline:

November 12, 2018 @ 23:59hrs (Brussels Time)

Important Note:

Applicants must use the official application form provided on the ECDC website.

Applications must be email to Recruitment@ecdc.europa.eu.

Position: Group Leader Procurement

Reference #: ECDC/AD/2018/RMC-GLP


Position Type

Temporary (5yrs 0mos)

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

Minimum 42200 SEK / Month


Physical Work Location:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) 

Gustav III:s Boulevard 40

16973 Solna

Sweden 

Ph: +46 (0)8 586 010 00 

Fax: +46 (0)8 586 010 01 

Em: recruitment@ECDC.europa.eu

 

Position description:

Applications are invited for the above Temporary Agent post at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The Jobholder will report to the Head of Section Legal Services and Procurement.

Why is this role important?

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) was established in 2005. It is an EU agency aimed at strengthening Europe's defences against infectious diseases.

According to Article 3 of the Founding Regulation, ECDC's mission is to identify, assess and communicate current and emerging threats to human health posed by infectious diseases.

In order to achieve this mission, ECDC works in partnership with national health protection bodies across Europe to strengthen and develop continent-wide disease surveillance and early warning systems. By working with experts throughout Europe, ECDC pools Europe's health knowledge to develop authoritative scientific opinions about the risks posed by current and emerging infectious diseases.

Once hired, you will:

Plan and supervise the work of the Procurement Group;

Ensure high quality procurement support to the ECDC units, sections and disease programmes;

Provide advice and support to project managers and authorising officers in the area of procurement and contract management, including advice on the most appropriate outsourcing strategy in line with the legal and procedural framework and principles of sound financial management;

Drive continuous evaluation, standardisation and improvement of procurement plans, processes, procedures, working methods and tools to ensure efficient and effective procurement across ECDC to efficiently meet changing objectives and priorities;

Coordinate and review files submitted to the Centre’s Committee on Procurements, Contracts and Grants (CPCG) in view of their compliance with applicable regulations;

Line manage the staff of the Group, including performance management;

Collaborate with internal and external auditing/controlling bodies;

Contribute to the creation of procurement training plans and contribute to training and other awareness raising activities on procurement-related matters;

Contributing to other activities of ECDC as required, within his/her field of competence.

What do we offer?

The successful candidate will be recruited as a Temporary Agent, pursuant to article 2f) of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Communities, for a period of five yearswhichmay be renewed. The appointment will be ingrade AD 5.

Applicants should note the requirement under the EU staff regulations for all new staff to complete successfully a probationary period.

For any further information on contractual and working conditions, please refer to the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Communities, which are available at the following link: http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/aboutus/jobs/Documents/Staff_Regulations_2014.pdf

Minimum requirements:

A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma;

Thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the Communities and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the Communities to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties;

Nationality of one of the EU Member States or of Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein;

To be entitled to his or her full rights as a citizen;

To have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws on military service;

Meet the character requirements for the duties involved; and

Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post;

At least 5 years professional experience (following the award of the diploma), of which at least 3 years professional experience performing public procurement and contract management tasks relevant to the job description in the service of a European Union institution, agency or body, or in an international organisation, or in a national body performing procurement;

Very good knowledge and understanding of the EU financial regulations and internal control standards of the European institutions, agencies or bodies, or equivalent legislative frameworks;

Proven experience in managing a team;

Excellent level of English, both written and spoken.

Capability to motivate, organize, coordinate and manage work and responsibilities of team members;

Excellent customer and service orientation;

Solution oriented approach and a proactive way of working;

Excellent ability to work collaboratively and build strong working relationships;

Attention to detail and quality driven;

High capacity to work under pressure and within tight deadlines;

Excellent planning, coordination and priority setting abilities.

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Equal Opportunity Employment Disclosure

This company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Head of Finance and Procurement Unit (EASO)

CitizenSteward International

 
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Application Deadline:

October 29, 2018 @ 13:00hrs (Brussels Time)

Important Note:

Applicants must use the official application form provided on the EASO website.

Applications must be email to applications@easo.europa.eu.

Position: Head of Finance and Procurement Unit

Reference #: EASO/2018/TA/011


Position Type

Temporary (5yrs 0mos)

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

8.728,19€ (Tax-Exempt)


Physical Work Location:

European Asylum Support Office

MTC Block A

Winemakers Wharf

Grand Harbour Valletta

MRS 1917

Malta

Ph: +356 22487500

Em: info@easo.europa.eu

 

Position description:

The Head of the Finance and Procurement Unit will manage the Finance and Procurement sectors, and reports directly to the Head of Administration Department. The Unit is responsible for managing the financial resources of EASO including the coordination of all activities in relation to the preparation and implementation of the budget, the public procurement procedures and contracts of the agency and ensures compliance with the agency’s financial and regulatory framework.

Why is this role important?

The European Asylum Support Office (hereinafter referred to as "EASO"), established by Regulation 439/2010, strengthens European Union (EU) Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, enhances the implementation of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) and supports Member States whose asylum and reception systems are under particular pressure.

Once hired, you will:

Under the direction of the Head of Department of Administration, the incumbent will be responsible for the following key tasks:

Advice and support the management of the Agency on all aspects of finance, budget and procurement;

Report regularly to Senior Management on budget execution, procurement, contract management and cost control;

Develop, monitor and propose revisions to financial and procurement policies, practices and procedures, to meet the evolving needs of the Agency. Ensure that financial functions are exercised in accordance with relevant internal and/or EU financial guidelines;

Contribute to the drafting of the annual, multi-annual planning cycles regarding the budget (Work Programme, Single Programming Document and similar documentation);

Propose draft estimates of the revenue and expenditure of EASO;

Develop and implement EASO’s procurement plan ensuring that the applicable financial and procurement policies and procedures are followed;

Liaise and assist in the cooperation with external actors including, the European Court of Auditors, the Internal Audit Service of the European Commission, at the appropriate level in the overall field of Finance and Procurement;

Apply sound financial management to ensure the legality and regularity of the financial transactions in accordance with the EU Financial Regulation and internal rules;

In conjunction with the Heads of Sectors in the Finance and Procurement Unit, ensure all rules and procedures are in compliance with the applicable EU legislative instruments;

Coordinate and contribute to the effective monitoring and implementation of the Agency’s budget as determined by policy priorities and budgetary limitations (i.e. budget amendments and other required actions);

Plan, organise, manage and supervise the work and staff of the Unit. Continuously review and improve the service delivery processes with the view to achieving efficiency, consistency and transparency;

Any other tasks identified by the Head of Administration Department and/or the Executive Director.

What do we offer?

The pay for a Temporary Agent, AD 10 (step 1) consists of a basic salary of 8.728,19€ weighted by the correction coefficient (for Malta currently 86.5%) supplemented with various allowances, including family allowances. The salaries of staff members are subject to a European Union tax deducted at source. Staff members are exempt from national tax on salary and are members of the European Union social security and pension schemes.

 For further information on working conditions of temporary staff please refer to CEOS: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CONSLEG:1962R0031:20140101:EN:PDF

Minimum requirements:

At least 5 years of professional experience in a management position relevant to the aforementioned duties, preferably working with an International Organisation, in the European institutions, Agencies or intergovernmental organisations;

A University first degree and/or Master’s degree in Finance, Public Administration, Economics or Business Administration;

Sound understanding of ethics and procurement standards applicable in EU public administration;

Proven experience of financial and procurement procedures and audit practices;

Good knowledge of management principles, in particular as regards strategic planning, prioritisation, project management and allocation of resources.

Have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least 4 years attested by a diploma and, after having obtained the university diploma, at least 12 years of appropriate professional experience, or have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma and, after having obtained the university diploma, at least 13 years of  appropriate professional experience;

Be nationals of one of the Member States of the European Union, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland;

Be entitled to their full rights as citizens;

Have fulfilled any obligations imposed on them by the laws on military service;

Possess a thorough knowledge of one of the official EU languages and a satisfactory knowledge of another of these languages to the extent necessary for the performance of the duties pertaining to the post;

Meet the character requirements for the duties involved;

Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post;

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Option 2 – Apply Now: Click the "Apply Now" button below and submit your resume, cover letter, and additional document through the company's career portal.

Option 3 – Get Advice (Coming Soon): Click the "Get Advice" button below and speak with one of our personalized career agents. We will review your resume and qualifications and provide advice on how to enhance your candidacy. Additionally, we will submit your resume to the company and act as your advocate for the position. If you do not get chosen for the position, we will gather valuable feedback from the employer to increase your candidacy for future positions!



Equal Opportunity Employment Disclosure

This company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Temporarary Procurement Officer (Office of Central Support Services)

CitizenSteward International

 
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Application Deadline:

October 24, 2018 @ 11:59pm ET


Position Type

Temporary

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

TBD


Physical Work Location:

United Nations

1 United Nations Plaza, 15th Floor

New York, NY 10017

 

Position description:

This position is located in the Procurement Division, Office of Central Support Services, Department of Management. The mandate of the Procurement Division is to provide responsive, effective, and quality expert procurement services and business advice to United Nations Headquarters, field missions, and other United Nations organizations, while achieving best value for money, ensuring a competitive, fair and transparent process in accordance with established regulations, rules and procedures. The incumbents will report to a Senior Procurement Officer.

Why is this role important?

Founded at the end of the Second World War, the United Nations is an international organization made up of 193 Member States committed to maintaining international peace and security.

Every day the UN works to tackle global challenges and deliver results for those most in need. Giving life-saving support to populations hit by humanitarian crises, helping build and keep the peace in conflict-ridden areas, supporting governments and their citizens to advance development and fight poverty, and promoting human rights worldwide are the core pillars of the work of the United Nations and the mandates it receives from its Member States.

Once hired, you will:

Within delegated authority as a Procurement Officer, you may be responsible for the following duties:

Plan, develop and manage all procurement and contractual aspects of projects of significant complexity related to worldwide procurement of diverse products and services with significant complexity for the United Nations Headquarters, Peacekeeping Missions, and Offices Away from Headquarters (e.g., transportation services, information technology, electronic equipment and instruments, vehicles, medicines, foodstuffs, building maintenance materials, office supplies, construction, furniture, etc.).

Advise requisitioning units and recipient entities on the full range of procurement issues, providing support and guidance at all stages of the procurement cycle.

Prepare/oversee preparation and distribution of invitations to tender and manage/conduct all aspects of bid/proposal evaluations.

Formulate strategies and designs innovative solutions to resolve issues/conflicts for complex procurement projects.

Establishe and maintain work program and schedule for ongoing contracts and newly-planned ones.

Participate in negotiations with senior supplier representatives; sign procurement orders up to the authorized limit, and, in cases where the amount exceeds authorized signature authority, prepare submissions to the Contracts Committee for review and subsequent approval by the authorized official.

Conduct market research to keep abreast of market developments; researche and analyze statistical data and market reports on the world commodity situation, production patterns and availability of good and services.

Identifie new technologies and products/services, evaluate and recommend potential supply sources and participates in the incorporation of research results into the procurement program.

Oversee adherence to contractual agreements, recommend amendments and extensions of contracts, and advise concerned parties on contractual rights and obligations.

Prepare a variety of procurement-related documents, contracts, communications, guidelines, instructions, etc.

Provide guidance to, and may supervise, new/junior staff.

What do we offer?

Base Salary + Post Adjustment w/Income Tax Exemption (In Most Cases)

Rent Subsidy

Dependency Allowance

Travel and Shipping Expenses

Assignment Grant

Hardship Allowance (Location-Dependent)

Hazard Pay + Rest/Recuperation Break (Location-Dependent)

Holidays and Leave

Health Insurance

Retirement Pension

Minimum requirements:

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in business administration, public administration, commerce, engineering, law or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Certification issued by a professional procurement training institution is desirable.

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, contract management, contract administration or logistics and supply chain management is required. Two consecutive years of the aforementioned experience, in the most recent five years, are required to be directly related to first-hand procurement experience in conducting international tender exercises to award contracts. Experience in public sector procurement processes and procedures is desirable. Experience in the use of procurement information systems is desirable. Procurement experience in support of implementation of the programmes and operations of the United Nations field missions, the United Nations Common System or other comparable international organization is desirable.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the positions advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

Professionalism: Knowledge of internationally recognized procurement standards and of all phases of international procurement techniques and operations used in contracting for a diverse range of goods and services. Knowledge of INCOTERMS and international business practices. Knowledge of contract law and expertise in handling complex contract issues. Knowledge of quantitative methods to measure supplier capacity systems and ability to identify sources of supply, market trends and pricing. Ability to shape and influence agreements with requisitioning units and vendors. Ability to apply technical expertise to resolve a range of issues/problems. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Note: Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise and a competency-based interview.

Take the next step:

Option 1 – More Info: Click the “More Info” button below to be taken to the company’s website to learn more.

Option 2 – Apply Now: Click the "Apply Now" button below and submit your resume, cover letter, and additional document through the company's career portal.

Option 3 – Get Advice (Coming Soon): Click the "Get Advice" button below and speak with one of our personalized career agents. We will review your resume and qualifications and provide advice on how to enhance your candidacy. Additionally, we will submit your resume to the company and act as your advocate for the position. If you do not get chosen for the position, we will gather valuable feedback from the employer to increase your candidacy for future positions!



Equal Opportunity Employment Disclosure

This company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Procurement Officer (Office of Central Support Services)

CitizenSteward International

 
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Application Deadline:

October 28, 2018 @ 11:59pm ET


Position Type

Full-Time

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

$30k - $80k + PAI & Tax Exemption (USD)


Physical Work Location:

United Nations

1 United Nations Plaza, 15th Floor

New York, NY 10017

 

Position description:

There are two (2) vacancies for this opportunity. These positions are located in the Procurement Division, Office of Central Support Services, Department of Management. The mandate of the Procurement Division is to provide responsive, effective, and quality expert procurement services and business advice to United Nations Headquarters, field missions, and other United Nations organizations, while achieving best value for money, ensuring a competitive, fair and transparent process in accordance with established regulations, rules and procedures. The incumbents will report to a Senior Procurement Officer.

Why is this role important?

Founded at the end of the Second World War, the United Nations is an international organization made up of 193 Member States committed to maintaining international peace and security.

Every day the UN works to tackle global challenges and deliver results for those most in need. Giving life-saving support to populations hit by humanitarian crises, helping build and keep the peace in conflict-ridden areas, supporting governments and their citizens to advance development and fight poverty, and promoting human rights worldwide are the core pillars of the work of the United Nations and the mandates it receives from its Member States.

Once hired, you will:

Within delegated authority as a Procurement Officer, you may be responsible for the following duties:

Plan, develop and manage all procurement and contractual aspects of projects of significant complexity related to worldwide procurement of diverse products and services with significant complexity for the United Nations Headquarters, Peacekeeping Missions, and Offices Away from Headquarters (e.g., transportation services, information technology, electronic equipment and instruments, vehicles, medicines, foodstuffs, building maintenance materials, office supplies, construction, furniture, etc.).

Advise requisitioning units and recipient entities on the full range of procurement issues, providing support and guidance at all stages of the procurement cycle.

Prepare/oversee preparation and distribution of invitations to tender and manage/conduct all aspects of bid/proposal evaluations.

Formulate strategies and designs innovative solutions to resolve issues/conflicts for complex procurement projects.

Establishe and maintain work program and schedule for ongoing contracts and newly-planned ones.

Participate in negotiations with senior supplier representatives; sign procurement orders up to the authorized limit, and, in cases where the amount exceeds authorized signature authority, prepare submissions to the Contracts Committee for review and subsequent approval by the authorized official.

Conduct market research to keep abreast of market developments; researche and analyze statistical data and market reports on the world commodity situation, production patterns and availability of good and services.

Identifie new technologies and products/services, evaluate and recommend potential supply sources and participates in the incorporation of research results into the procurement program.

Oversee adherence to contractual agreements, recommend amendments and extensions of contracts, and advise concerned parties on contractual rights and obligations.

Prepare a variety of procurement-related documents, contracts, communications, guidelines, instructions, etc.

Provide guidance to, and may supervise, new/junior staff.

What do we offer?

Base Salary + Post Adjustment w/Income Tax Exemption (In Most Cases)

Rent Subsidy

Dependency Allowance

Travel and Shipping Expenses

Assignment Grant

Hardship Allowance (Location-Dependent)

Hazard Pay + Rest/Recuperation Break (Location-Dependent)

Holidays and Leave

Health Insurance

Retirement Pension

Minimum requirements:

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in business administration, public administration, commerce, engineering, law or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Certification issued by a professional procurement training institution is desirable.

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, contract management, contract administration or logistics and supply chain management is required. Two consecutive years of the aforementioned experience, in the most recent five years, are required to be directly related to first-hand procurement experience in conducting international tender exercises to award contracts. Experience in public sector procurement processes and procedures is desirable. Experience in the use of procurement information systems is desirable. Procurement experience in support of implementation of the programmes and operations of the United Nations field missions, the United Nations Common System or other comparable international organization is desirable.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the positions advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

Professionalism: Knowledge of internationally recognized procurement standards and of all phases of international procurement techniques and operations used in contracting for a diverse range of goods and services. Knowledge of INCOTERMS and international business practices. Knowledge of contract law and expertise in handling complex contract issues. Knowledge of quantitative methods to measure supplier capacity systems and ability to identify sources of supply, market trends and pricing. Ability to shape and influence agreements with requisitioning units and vendors. Ability to apply technical expertise to resolve a range of issues/problems. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Note: Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise and a competency-based interview.

Take the next step:

Option 1 – More Info: Click the “More Info” button below to be taken to the company’s website to learn more.

Option 2 – Apply Now: Click the "Apply Now" button below and submit your resume, cover letter, and additional document through the company's career portal.

Option 3 – Get Advice (Coming Soon): Click the "Get Advice" button below and speak with one of our personalized career agents. We will review your resume and qualifications and provide advice on how to enhance your candidacy. Additionally, we will submit your resume to the company and act as your advocate for the position. If you do not get chosen for the position, we will gather valuable feedback from the employer to increase your candidacy for future positions!



Equal Opportunity Employment Disclosure

This company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Procurement Specialist (Category Manager, Corporate Services & Real Estate)

CitizenSteward International

 
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Application Deadline:

October 31, 2018 @ 11:59pm UTC


Position Type

Term (3 yrs 0 mos)

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

$82k - $150k (USD)


Physical Work Location:

The World Bank Group

Corporate Procurement Unit

1225 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

 

Position description:

The Procurement Specialist (Category Manager) position is located at the World Bank’s headquarters office in Washington, D.C. This position report to a Sr. Procurement Specialist / Category Team Lead who in turn reports to the Deputy Chief, Corporate Procurement / Head, Sourcing and Category Management.

Why is this role important?

The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030:

  • End extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.90 a day to no more than 3%

  • Promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries.

The Corporate Procurement Division, SPACP, is responsible for the procurement of goods, works, services and consulting to support the Word Bank Group’s offices worldwide and spends approximately $1.6 billion annually with a staff of 72 located both in Washington, DC and Chennai, India. Procurement personnel in SPACP are assigned to seven (7) Procurement Teams each reporting to a Team Leader.

In performing its role, the Corporate Procurement Division provides high quality, customer-oriented services to the World Bank Group by:

  • Providing best value procurement solutions, giving the WBG access to quality goods and services at the best price;

  • Assisting staff with procurement requirements through planning, solicitation, evaluation, supplier assessment, contracting and contract management and administration;

  • Developing and maintaining policies and procedures related to the procurement of goods and services and guidelines and tools to help assure compliance with procurement rules, practices and techniques, regulations and procedures;  and

  • Coordinating with staff in HQ and Country Offices on matters relating to procurement rules by providing assistance, advice, training and guidance when needed.

  • Developing and maintaining trusted relationships with key stakeholders both inside and external to the Bank Group.

Once hired, you will:

Work with clients to develop annual procurement plans, develop and execute contracts, conduct needs assessment, review specifications, conduct RFPs/IFBs, perform contract administration, negotiations and dispute/conflict resolution.

The position requires high level skills and relevant work experience in the field of category management and sourcing across a variety of industry sectors, as well as, contract management, dispute resolution, and managing interpersonal relationships and communication with key stakeholders and suppliers.

This position is in the Corporate Services & Real Estate (CSRE) category team and requires in-depth knowledge of the category.

The CSRE category includes travel services (airlines discounts, travel management services, hotel discounts, air charter, etc.); construction and renovation services; architectural and engineering services; facilities management services; food, conference and global meetings management services; child care services; translation services; printing and graphics; security services; mail and messenger services, audio visual services; etc.

Due to the requirements of the job, this position may involve travel and frequent adjustments to the work schedule created by the time zone difference with many of the clients it supports. 

Key accountabilities for these positions include:

  • Conducts procurement, sourcing and category management relevant to the categories assigned and required by the World Bank Group in the US as well as internationally.

  • Understands client’s needs, generates solicitations and manages sourcing process for assigned areas; collaborates with clients in developing procurement plans; carries out market research to identify sources of supply; reviews technical specifications for completeness, errors, omissions and competitive qualities; develops vendor pre-qualifying and evaluation criteria; and prepares contracts and conducts pre-bid or proposal conferences.

  • Negotiates contract terms and conditions for the range of assigned categories.

  • Analyzes financial reports (cash flow statements, income statements, balance sheets) of major corporations considered for contract awards and conducts marketplace analysis.

  • Plans and manages negotiation process, resolves purchase and contract issues.

  • Analyses bids and proposals, prepares support documentation and procurement award recommendations.

  • Conducts dispute and protest debriefings/meetings.

  • Monitors vendor performance and ensures timely delivery and quality of services, expedites delivery as appropriate.

  • Conducts research, trend analysis and benchmarking in international markets including category management.

  • Leads/guides team located in Washington DC and located remotely in country offices performing complex procurements.

  • Liaises with and makes presentations to procurement committees.

  • Undertakes contract administration to ensure compliance with Bank policy and contract terms. May provide guidance and direction to Project Managers on contract management issues.

  • Has signature authority up to USD $500,000.

  • Designs innovative solutions for complex solicitations for large dollar and/or high visibility contracts.

  • May provide guidance/mentoring to more junior staff.

Work implies frequent interaction with the following:

  • Bank Group staff at all levels, typically Business Unit Managers, Country Directors and Managers, Chief Administrative Officers, Legal Department Representatives, Resource Managers, Administrative Procurement Review Committee Members, Officers, and Project Task Leaders.

  • Consultants and supplier representatives, typically sales representatives, heads of companies and VPs, account managers and commodity specialists, and technical representatives. 

What do we offer?

The World Bank Group offers competitive salaries and benefits to match a compelling career choice. Salaries are internationally competitive and based upon education qualifications and professional experience.

Health, Life, Accident, and Other Insurance Programs

Headquarters-recruited staff and their eligible family members (including domestic partners) may choose from three comprehensive medical/dental benefit plans, with no pre-existing condition exclusions if enrollment is made within 60 days of entry-on-duty. Staff members recruited to a Country Office are eligible for a comprehensive medical/dental benefits plan for themselves and eligible family members, including domestic partners.

The World Bank Group provides basic life and accident insurance to all staff at no cost. Headquarters-recruited staff can elect additional life and accident insurance coverage at their own expense.

Disability and worker's compensation coverage is provided to all staff at no cost.

Pension Plan

The World Bank Group sponsors a comprehensive pension plan for all staff. Staff and the World Bank Group make contributions toward a pension that is used upon retirement.

Relocation, Resettlement, and Expatriate Benefits

For staff appointed to positions subject to international recruitment, the World Bank Group pays relocation benefits upon appointment and resettlement benefits upon end of employment. The World Bank also pays a mobility premium to eligible expatriate staff appointed to positions at headquarters subject to international recruitment, with eligibility based on nationality and visa/residency status in the appointment duty station. (Staff members appointed to non-headquarters positions subject to international recruitment may be eligible for other expatriate benefits.)

Paid Leave

New staff receive 26 days of annual leave and 15 days of sick leave per year, accrued daily.

Work/Life Balance

The WBG makes an effort to help staff achieve balance in their work and personal lives.

The Bank strives to offer flexible work arrangements to provide a better work/life balance for staff. Some of the programs that are offered include telecommuting, alternate and reduced work schedules, flextime, job sharing and home-based work. These arrangements are based on the discretion of the hiring manager, the business needs of the institution, and the specifics of each individual.

In addition, the Bank headquarters offers other services to assist in achieving work/life balance:

Health Services Department: An on-site Health Services Department provides consultation and treatment for minor ailments or injuries during the work day and clinical services related to work assignments (such as pre-employment evaluations and travel medicine), as well as preventive care services. The department has a Health PromotionProgram offering a wide range of ongoing programs and scheduled activities to encourage good health habits for staff and families.

Fitness Center: The Bank’s fitness center is fully supplied with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, locker rooms, showers, saunas, and exercise studios to promote and maintain the good health, morale, and productivity of staff.

Child Care: The World Bank Group recognizes that for many staff quality child care is a high priority. Our Children’s Center provides high quality services in this area. In addition, backup child care is available to staff members who need emergency or temporary child care.

Lactation Room: Rooms for nursing mothers are available in a number of World Bank Group offices.

Minimum requirements:

MA/MS in Procurement, Business Administration, Law, or other relevant discipline and nationally/internationally recognized Professional Certification (CPSM, CIPS or equivalent) coupled with courses/certificates in procurement; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of 10 years relevant corporate experience.

Extensive experience conducting international sourcing.

Minimum of 7 years of experience conducting procurement, sourcing and category management for some or all the categories assigned.

Extensive experience with Corporate Services & Real Estate category, including category strategy and industry benchmark.

Proven experience assessing local market conditions and providing guidance to internal stakeholders.

Experience in capacity building techniques in procurement, sourcing and category management.

Proven experience in complex contract terms and conditions (e.g. international regulations, technology issues, indemnification, intellectual property, cultural issues, assignment, contract termination, etc.), and negotiation of contract terms and conditions.

Working knowledge of operations research and quantitative methods approaches to measure supplier capacity and systems to produce and deliver goods and services as proposed.

Extensive knowledge of and experience in applying public/private sector procurement procedures and practices and good understanding of sources of supply, market trends, pricing, etc.

Excellent negotiating skills to shape agreements with vendors.

Proven project management skills.

Proven dispute resolution skills.

Understanding of category management

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IPA Assignment - Contracts and Procurement Senior Advisor

CitizenSteward International

 
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Position Type

IPA Opportunity

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

Current Equivalent


Physical Work Location:

Partnership for Public Service

1100 New York Avenue NW

Suite 200 East

Washington, DC 20005

 

Position description:

This position is only open to federal employees who are eligible for the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Mobility Program.

The Contracts and Procurement position requires expertise in federal government procurement and focuses on the following core areas:

  • Building and strengthening knowledge of federal procurement processes across the Partnership;

  • Supporting internal teams with RFP, RFQ and RFI search and response and ensuring compliance with these efforts;

  • Supporting our Leadership Excellence in Acquisition Program via management assistance and content development.

Why is this role important?

This is a unique opportunity for a federal acquisition expert. Instead of writing RFPs, RFQs, and RFIs, you will have the chance to work on a team drafting responses. This change in perspective will strengthen your skill set and make you an overall better writer and reviewer. You will act as the Partnership’s in-house expert in federal acquisition. This positioning will provide you with coaching and training opportunities not always available in current federal procurement positions. The Partnership will also draw upon your expertise and make you a key member of our team that manages our Leadership Excellence in Acquisition (LEAP) Program. Working on LEAP will provide you with exposure to program management and curriculum development. You will have the opportunity to write content, directly support our participants, and network with other procurement professionals across government.
 
This is a 6 month assignment, with the possibility to extend for one year. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, flexible and positive team player who is able to thrive in changing environments, as well as demonstrates a commitment to public service and the mission of the Partnership.

Once hired, you will:

Build and strengthen the Partnership’s knowledge of the federal government procurement process:

  • Provide subject matter expertise to Partnership staff on federal government procurement practices

  • Implement best practices based on prior experience in/with a federal government environment

  • Build capacity of staff through on-the-job training and workshops

Support internal teams with RFP, RFQ and RFI search and response and ensure compliance with these efforts

Manage/own proposal life cycle for RFP, RFI and RFQ search and response:

  • Build internal processes for searching for competitive opportunities

  • Develop and coordinate questions as needed

  • Manage procurement compliance requirements and support internal terms with drafting proposals

  • Manage a detailed and structured review process (including technical, narrative, and Communications reviews)

  • Develop lessons learned/best practices after submission

  • Support contract finalization efforts

  • Support post-award contract audits

  • Build a library of content that is vetted and approved that includes narratives, examples of past performance, graphics, resumes, etc.

  • Continue to improve repository of past bids and contracts.

Support Leadership Excellence in Acquisition Program:

  • Provide relationship management in the acquisition community in terms of identifying and securing benchmark speakers and offsite agency events/activities

  • Assist with content development to ensure it fits acquisition professionals’ needs

  • Act as an advisor to current participants on their action-learning projects

  • Assist the team in conducting post-program interviews to collect more qualitative information around program impact

What do we offer?

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with a big mission: we’re working to ensure the federal government is dynamic, innovative and that it effectively serves the American people. We’ve got a great team that helps make it happen.

Our staff is diverse in experience and perspective, but at our core, we share a lot of the same traits. We are mission-driven, creative, collaborative, optimistic and inclusive.

Our work is strategic, fast-paced and guided by our values:

  • Passion for public service and our work toward a more effective government

  • People who promote a culture of learning, leadership, collaboration, inclusion and respect

  • Persistence to drive change, take strategic risks and deliver results

  • Promise to be trustworthy, nonpartisan and fiscally responsible

We hire smart and friendly people who are great at what they do and good to one another in the process. Are you ready to join our team?

Minimum requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required

GS-13 or above

Applicant must be a current federal employee eligible for a rotation within the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Mobility Program

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Contracting Officer's Representative (Mexico City)

CitizenSteward International

 
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Proposals Due: 15 October 2018


Position Type

Independent Contractor

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

Secret (U.S. Federal)

Estimated Salary

$85,181 - $125,091 (FS-02 Equivalent)


Physical Work Location:

Department of State

Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

Paseo de la Reforma 305

Colonia Cuauhtemoc

06500 Mexico, D.F.

Phone: (01-55) 5080-2000

Fax: ( 01-55 ) 5080-2005

 

Position description:

INL seeks to obtain the services of a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) that will administer a variety of contracts implemented in Mexico as well as provide assistance throughout the acquisition process, and to supervise a group of other CORs, GTMs, Budget Analysts and administrative personnel.

Why is this role important?

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Section in the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City manages assistance activities funded through the Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). INL manages bilateral assistance programs that help design, build, and nurture the capabilities of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in Mexico by investing in the professionalization of host government personnel and improvements to the infrastructure of host government agencies through the provision of professional training, equipment, technical assistance, and other needed goods and services. In particular, these programs address: counternarcotics and trafficking issues; port, airport and border security issues; operational technology for law enforcement; police crime prevention modernization; drug demand reduction; criminal justice system reform; and anti-corruption, transparency and human rights issues; and law enforcement training. Many of these programs are implemented through contracting actions with U.S. and host country companies.

Once hired, you will:

Under the guidance of the INL Management Officer and COs, and in coordination with Program Coordinators/Deputies, the COR will complete the following duties, either directly or through supervision of team members/staff:

  1. Work closely with project stakeholders to analyze program needs, define and document the program's contractual scope, schedule, site-specific considerations, work requirements, milestones and activities.

  2. Assist program managers from inception to completion of the contract to develop clear, accurate, current, and detailed contractual requirements.

  3. Represent INL Mexico interests and priorities when coordinating efforts among multiple federal agencies and organizations internal and external to DOS. Facilitates the regular flow of information among stakeholders, such as by organizing, hosting and documenting project meetings.

  4. Evaluate contractor performance and deviations from the contract requirements through surveillance techniques, including direct observation at the contractor's work site. Review and document performance in relation to original contract award amount and completion time, ensuring appropriate approvals. Monitor, prepare progress reports, and update plans and schedules. Review, monitor, and report the status of multiple contractor projects to ensure the results achieve the Bureau's goals.

  5. Identify and recommend solutions or corrective action to resolve any problems that interfere with contract progress and with the completion of the project. In those cases where problems cannot be resolved within the incumbent's realm of authority, make recommendations to NAS management and the Contracting Officer on appropriate corrective action, and implement these actions upon approval.

  6. Develop and maintain effective contract administration processes, such as invoice review, quality assurance/surveillance, and project file maintenance.

  7. Serve as a technical advisor to management on contract terms and conditions, performance requirements and operations, providing updates as required. Review reports and papers from staff and contractors to ensure technical accuracy and compliance with Bureau and Department objectives, policies, and guidelines.

  8. Deploy based on successfully completing training required to receive the Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer's Representatives (FAC-COR.)

  9. Serves as the supervisor of the INL COR group of CORs, GTMs, Budget Analysts and administrative personnel.

  10. Supervises personnel and contract activities with respect to budgets, budget problems, financial projections, financial recoveries and general fiscal issues of all types involving INL contracts.

What do we offer?

  • Employee's FICA/Medicare Contribution

  • Contribution toward Health and Life Insurance

  • Pay Comparability Adjustment

  • Annual Increase

  • Eligibility for Worker's Compensation

  • Annual, Sick and Home Leave

  • 401K Plan

  • MEDVAC (provided by DOS Med)

  • Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA) or Per Diem upon arrival at Post

  • Housing Allowance

  • Post Allowance

  • Supplemental Post Allowance

  • Maintenance Allowance (SMA)

  • Education Allowance

  • Educational Travel (full-time United States based secondary)

  • Post Hardship Differential

  • Danger Pay

  • Shipment of HHE, UAB, POV and Consumables

Minimum requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of State Secret level security clearance, ethics and medical clearances.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution: or,

    • Five (5) years of equivalent professional experience working on contracts; or,

    • Three (3) years of professional experience as a COR on other U.S. Government contracts.

  • Two (2) years of professional experience working in international, post-conflict or emerging state environments.

  • Two (2) years of experience managing highly complex, high dollar value projects/programs, of which one (1) year must be equivalent to the GS-13 level in the federal service.

  • Demonstrated training or professional experience with contract administration principles, policies, regulations, and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Deployment is contingent upon successful completion of training to receive the Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer's Representatives (FAC-COR.) Existing FAC-COR Level II (or equivalent) or higher certification required.

  • Two (2) years of experience as a supervisor or manager.

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Lead Senior Subcontracts Administrator

CitizenSteward International


Featured Employer

 
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As a trusted advisor to our federal government clients and industry partners, E3 leverages its exceptional ability to tailor use of proven management techniques to meet the needs of specific client environments. E3’s approach has a proven track record for successfully organizing large acquisition offices, providing security operations with data-driven analysis and program support, and managing national large scale facilities and construction operations.

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Position Type

Full-Time

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

Yes; Public Trust (U.S. Federal)

Estimated Salary

To Be Negotiated


Physical Work Location:

E3 Federal Solutions LLC, 8281 Greensboro Dr #400, McLean, VA 22102

 

Position description:

The Contracts Department at E3 Federal Solutions LLC is seeking a senior level subcontracts administrator to lead the subcontracts area. The successful candidate will report directly to the Sr. VP, Contracts.

Why is this role important?

E3’s Contracts Department is responsible for managing contracts and subcontracts for the company. The team supports a wide variety of Federal clients through E3’s 5 Divisions – Civilian, Defense, Border Security and Law Enforcement, Homeland Operations, and Intelligence. Employees are encouraged to use creative problem solving and critical thinking skills, proven best practices combined with innovative methods, and efficient processes to provide exceptional service to our clients. With a commitment to professional development and a demonstrated integrated talent management approach, our employees can advance their careers, collaborate across all levels and functions, and deliver excellent internal and external client service.

Once hired, you will:

  • Interact with senior levels within the organization

  • Coaching/mentor junior/mid-level subcontract administrators

  • Make enhancements to existing and/or create new processes, procedures and templates,

  • Delivering internal training for key stakeholders, as needed

  • Support pre- and post-award subcontract management across the company

What do we offer?

Besides providing competitive compensation, E3 offers an “Integrated Talent Management Program” that includes the full range of professional development, including annual performance assessments, individual development plans, and one-on-one interaction with management, as well as a comprehensive benefits package that provides our employees health and wellness options, leave programs, professional career growth opportunities, and much more.

E3 employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Retirement savings – 401(k) and Roth matching plans

  • Life/ADD coverage

  • Disability coverage

  • Employee assistance program

  • Commuter travel assistance program

  • Flexible spending account options

  • Paid time off

  • Adoption assistance

  • Professional development program

  • 40 hours provided for required training and community service support

Minimum requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in leading T&M, FFP, and cost reimbursable efforts related to:

    • subcontracts proposal support, including leading the subcontractor RFQ process, developing price analyses, negotiation memorandums, single/sole source justifications

    • subcontract development, negotiation, and management, including identifying applicable subcontract flow down clauses and assisting with the creation of documentation and files consistent with a CPSR environment

  • Must possess experience negotiating NDAs and TAs

  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and demonstrate strong time management and critical thinking skills and be able to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have the ability to research issues and to propose innovative alternatives to solving challenges.

  • Must have excellent MS Word and MS Excel skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience managing mentor-protégé agreements and/or joint ventures

  • Experience with Small Business Subcontracting Plans and Small Business Utilization Plans

  • Experience managing Contractor Team Arrangements (CTAs) pursuant to GSA Multiple Award Schedules

  • Familiarity with reviewing Conflict of Interest Avoidance/Mitigation Plans

  • NCMA Certified Contracts Management Professional (CPCM) or equivalent certification

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Contract Specialist - Civilian Division

CitizenSteward International


Featured Employer

 
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As a trusted advisor to our federal government clients and industry partners, E3 leverages its exceptional ability to tailor use of proven management techniques to meet the needs of specific client environments. E3’s approach has a proven track record for successfully organizing large acquisition offices, providing security operations with data-driven analysis and program support, and managing national large scale facilities and construction operations.

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Position Type

Full-Time

Telework Eligibility

Possible

Clearance Required

Yes; Public Trust (U.S. Federal)

Estimated Salary

To Be Negotiated


Physical Work Location:

U.S. General Services Administration Headquarters Building, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405

 

Position description:

We are seeking a junior contracts specialist to support the U.S. General Services Administration’s GSA IT-70 acquisitions. The successful candidate will have experience with pre- and post-award management, administrative acquisition support, supporting FOIA requests, and juggling multiple requests for information and competing priorities and requirements. 

Why is this role important?

The individual in this position will assist the U.S. General Services Administration shorten procurement cycles, ensure compliance, and get the best value for over 7.5 million innovative IT products, services, and olutions from over 4,600 pre-vetted vendors.

Once hired, you will:

  • Functions in a junior contract specialist capacity.

  • Provides general contract administration and contracting support.

  • Responsible for gathering and consolidating data from multiple sources including tracking, creating/maintaining spreadsheets, supporting FOIAs and Congressionals.

  • General cradle to grave contract administration

  • Support functions may include acquisition planning, offer/proposal analysis, solicitation preparation, clarifications, market research/analysis, selection and administration of terms and conditions, preparation of memorandums (e.g. pre-neg and postneg), negotiation and preparation of contract modifications, cost/price analysis, evaluation of performance, contract termination, and contract close-out. 

What do we offer?

Besides providing competitive compensation, E3 offers an “Integrated Talent Management Program” that includes the full range of professional development, including annual performance assessments, individual development plans, and one-on-one interaction with management, as well as a comprehensive benefits package that provides our employees health and wellness options, leave programs, professional career growth opportunities, and much more.

E3 employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Retirement savings – 401(k) and Roth matching plans

  • Life/ADD coverage

  • Disability coverage

  • Employee assistance program

  • Commuter travel assistance program

  • Flexible spending account options

  • Paid time off

  • Adoption assistance

  • Professional development program

  • 40 hours provided for required training and community service support

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum Experience: 2 years

  • Equivalency/Substitution: Bachelors can be substituted with Associate degree with 2 years of relevant experience

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Logistics Assistant (Procurement)

CitizenSteward International

 
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Position Type

Independent Contractor

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

JOD 10,579 /yr


Physical Work Location:

Oxfam International - Jordan

Abdul Hamid Al-Zahrawi St.

Amman, Jordan

 

Position description:

The purpose of this role is to assist in all Procurement process and provide necessary logistics support to deliver an efficient, cost-effective and quality support for Jordan country office.

Why is this role important?

Oxfam has been working in Jordan since the early 1990s, working primarily through Jordanian civil society and focusing largely on women’s access to justice and transformative leadership.

In 2013, we significantly scaled up our operations to respond to the Syrian crisis, providing essential humanitarian assistance to Syrian refugees as well as vulnerable Jordanian households, while promoting more sustainable solutions to meet the challenges of a protracted crisis.

Once hired, you will:

  • Assist Sr. Logistics Officer to manage timely and effective procurement of goods and services for Oxfam office in Jordan according Oxfam procedures and guidelines

  • Weekly review all purchase requests in HELIOS systems to make sure all are approved by budget holder and make necessary plan to deliver items on time.

  • Assure end users/stakeholders are familiar with the purchase requisition system and that the guidelines and rules governing these are adhered to and respected by all.

  • Ensure proper Procurement filling systems and paper trail for all procurement.

  • Regular market survey and quotation collections and share information with Sr. Logistics Officer.

  • Constantly monitor and review the procurement system to alert the Sr.Logistics Officer and Logistic Manager to procedural issues that may arise.

  • Report monthly on all purchase and plan to Line Manager.

  • Develop and maintain database for commodity bought with regularly updated price list and disseminate to stakeholder on monthly basis.

  • Make ensure of availability of all legal required document from all supplier to whom Oxfam

What do we offer?

Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.

It is Oxfam’s policy to hire at the minimum to middle of the band, depending upon the skills and experiences of the strongest candidate.

Minimum requirements:

  • 1-2 years working experience with procurement and supply chain process with INGO/related sector.

  • Good knowledge on Amman market and experience on supplier mapping.

  • Attention to detail and excellent numeric accuracy.

  • Ability to keep clear and concise records.

  • Proven ability to manage competing tasks and to prioritise and produce high level output consistently.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work on own and within multi-cultural teams.

  • Ability/preparedness to quickly learn new systems and software.

  • Ability to plan with good organizational skills, including prioritisation and ability to work under pressure.

  • Initiative and ability to follow up on issues.

  • Good written and spoken English & National language

  • Computer Skills , MS word and Excel

  • Previous experience with INGO/Humanitarian Organisation

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Procurement Manager - Contract Position

CitizenSteward International

 
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Position Type

Independent Contractor

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

To Be Negotiated


Physical Work Location:

CIEE Boston Offices

200 State St. & 60 State St.

Boston, MA 02109

Ph: +1 617-221-4127

 

Position description:

This position is a contract position with the potential to become regular, full-time. The Procurement Manager is responsible for implementing strategic sourcing initiatives company-wide while managing best-in-class strategic supplier relationships, contracts, and service agreements. This position works collaboratively with all departments globally to better understand needs and develop sourcing strategies that successfully meet specific requirements.

In this newly created position, the Procurement Manager will develop standard operating procedures for procurement of goods and services. The Manager will establish and manage relationships with a Travel Service Provider, Office Supply Vendor, Catering Services and other materials and service providers. 

Why is this role important?

At CIEE, we create opportunities that help bring people together. We foster the development of understanding and mutual respect between communities and nations by promoting the exchange of ideas and experiences. We help give students, teachers, and young professionals from across the world skills that make them active and responsible global citizens.

We do this by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive lineup of exchange programs and services available.

  • Assembling the greatest resources and the most experienced, passionate staff in the field.

  • Working to ensure that everyone has access to opportunities and experiences that inform their perspectives and expand their horizons.

Once hired, you will:

  • Manage the portfolio of procurements from inception to vendor selection.

  • Develop Request For Proposal (RFP) process.

  • Develop the solicitations for each of the services to be procured, including gathering business, technical, and regulatory requirements and corresponding response requirements, and drafting of solicitation documents.

  • Negotiates supplier contracts to maximize cost savings, improve customer satisfaction, enhance administrative and operational efficiencies, mitigate risk, and comply with company policies and applicable regulations.

  • Assists internal clients in developing metrics to manage and measure supplier performance.

  • In collaboration with internal stakeholders, resolve supplier quality and/or services issues.

  • Partner with Legal to ensure contract terms are favorable and consistent with company practice.

  • Perform supplier negotiations on one-time purchases.

  • Establish strong business relationships with Suppliers and internal customer groups.

  • Partner with internal clients to develop metrics to manage and measure supplier performance.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement in Procurement processes, tools, and templates

What do we offer?

Whether you work at one of our U.S office locations or a CIEE Study Center in one of 40-plus countries around the world, CIEE offers a dynamic work environment and diverse workforce. Our culture reflects our core values.

CIEE provides a comprehensive benefits package to our employees. Following are some of the great benefits we offer:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Retirement savings plan (403B) with contributions by CIEE based on years of service

  • Full employer-paid life and disability insurance

  • Supplemental term life insurance

  • Employee assistance program (EAP)

  • Domestic partner coverage

  • Generous Paid Time off

  • Paid Day of Service

Minimum requirements:

  • BA or BS Degree

  • 7+ years' experience in a diverse procurement/sourcing function

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and lead the implementation of Strategic Sourcing projects.

  • Demonstrated experience managing service oriented vendors such as travel and catering service

  • Procurement qualification and certification a plus (CPM, CPSM)

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Government Contracting - Director, Life Sciences

CitizenSteward International

 
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Position Type

Full-Time

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

To Be Negotiated


Physical Work Location:

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause

8219 Leesburg Pike Suite 800

Tysons, VA 22182

 

Position description:

Due to the continued growth of our Government Contracting Advisory Services Practice, we are currently interviewing Directors for our Tysons, VA Office. Our Government Contract Consulting Practice is comprised of professionals who are Certified Public Accountants, Certified Internal Auditors, Certified Fraud Examiners, former industry leaders and contract experts who have the technical expertise to deliver exceptional results tailored to meet the needs and offer solutions to our clients. Our leadership team speaks and publishes frequently on critical issues facing government contractors, and serve in a leadership capacity in a number of professional organizations. Within our Government Contracts practice there are some individuals focused on working with Life Sciences companies (biopharmaceuticals and medical devices) selling in the government space, and we are looking for a senior-level individual to help expand and grow that specific practice area. 

As a leader in one of the nation’s preeminent government contract consulting practice, you will work with a select group of professionals aligned, in an entrepreneurial environment, to provide life sciences clients service offerings that span all stages of the government contracting lifecycle to include:

  • FAR/CAS/OMB Circular Consultation

  • DCAA/OIG Audit Support

  • Compliance Program Development

  • Pricing Strategy and Proposal Preparation

  • VA and GSA Federal Supply Schedule Proposals, Pricing, and Audit Support

  • Non-FAMP calculations

  • Consulting on Supplemental Contracting Options (National Contracts, BPAs, DAPAs, etc.)

  • Federal Market Access Campaigns

  • Contract Management Services

  • Fraud Investigations/Forensic Accounting

  • Litigation / Dispute / Expert Testimony Services

Why is this role important?

At Baker Tilly, you will find that your specialized experience and technical depth will allow you to quickly contribute to on-going engagements while at the same time, have the opportunity to be challenged by new engagements and advance your technical potential. As a member of our team, you will also contribute to some of the most important activities in our firm which include operating and growing the business, serving the client, developing the best people, and shaping our culture.

Once hired, you will:

  • Assume responsibility for all project phases and work directly with clients in accomplishing project objectives.

  • Deliver exceptional client service in all client interactions and projects.

  • Communicate effectively, both internally and to clients, including those at an executive level.

  • Work closely with management to develop new business.

  • Apply insights and knowledge of government contracting compliance issues and processes to enable clients to solve complex business problems.

  • Develop and execute methodologies and solutions specific to life sciences companies operating in the government marketplace.

  • Manage day-to-day project activities; establish appropriate leverage on project teams and assign/manage project responsibilities to team members.

  • Provide coaching, mentoring and performance counseling to consultants, clients and project team members.

  • Balance client, new business development and practice development activities, including active participation in internal projects and operations along with complying with firm standards.

  • Contribute to the general management of the Consulting Practice and develop and implement a personal plan which sets goals for professional and practice development.

Strong candidates are proven leaders with a combination of government contract accounting, finance, contract management or compliance background in a professional services firm.

What do we offer?

We take pride in offering a robust career value proposition-one that is rooted in a diverse set of developmental opportunities and rewards. The relationships you build, the clients you serve, the purpose you find, and the experiences you have ultimately will contribute to your connection to our firm.

When it comes to benefits and rewards, our offering is what you would expect from an organization who values its people. From health and wellness to financial and work-life programs, our flexible benefit packages are designed to fit your needs.

Minimum requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • At least 8 years of experience with FAR, VAAR, GSAR and and other federal procurement regulations.

  • Claims/Dispute Resolutions and VA experience.

  • Knowledge of the federal health systems, their decision making process related to contracting and pricing for pharmaceuticals and medical devices

  • Previous experience in a professional services environment working directly with life sciences clients.

  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel in various industries.

  • Excellent written/verbal communications and collaboration skills.

  • Strong project management and facilitation skills.

  • Integrity within a professional environment.

  • Ability to travel to client sites when necessary.

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Government Contracting - Senior Consultant

CitizenSteward International

 
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Position Type

Full-Time

Telework Eligibility

No

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

To Be Determined


Physical Work Location:

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause

8219 Leesburg Pike Suite 800

Tysons, VA 22182

 

Position description:

Due to the continued growth of our Government Contracting Advisory Services Practice, we are currently seeking a Senior Consultant for our Tysons, VA office. Our Practice includes: Certified Public Accountants, Certified Internal Auditors, Certified Fraud Examiners, former industry leaders and contract experts who have the technical expertise to deliver exceptional results tailored to meet the needs and offer solutions to our clients. Our leadership team speaks and publishes frequently on critical issues facing government contractors, and serve in a leadership capacity in a number of professional organizations.

As a Senior Consultant in one of the nation’s preeminent government contract consulting practices, you will work with a select group of professionals aligned in an entrepreneurial environment, to provide government contractor clients service offerings that span all stages of the government contracting lifecycle to include:

  • FAR/CAS/OMB Circular Consultation

  • DCAA/OIG Audit Support

  • Compliance Program Development

  • Indirect Rate Structuring

  • Request for Equitable Adjustment/Claims

  • Government Audit Support Services

  • Pricing Strategy and Proposal Preparation

  • GSA Federal Supply Schedule Contracting

  • Contract Management Services

  • Fraud Investigations/Forensic Accounting

  • Incurred Cost Submission Preparation

  • Litigation / Dispute / Expert Testimony Services

Why is this role important?

At Baker Tilly, you will find that your specialized experience and technical depth will allow you to quickly contribute to on-going engagements while at the same time, have the opportunity to be challenged by new engagements and advance your technical potential. As a member of our team, you will also contribute to some of the most important activities in our firm which include operating and growing the business, serving the client, developing the best people, and shaping our culture.

Once hired, you will:

  • Prepare and submit required reports accurately and timely coordinate the preparation of materials

  • Contribute to the general management of the Consulting Practice and develop and implement a personal plan which sets goals for professional and practice development

  • Deliver exceptional client service in all client interactions and projects

  • Communicate effectively, both internally and to clients, including those at an executive level

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to junior level staff

  • Work with MS Project/Excel, Access, SQL Server, Tableau, and various database platforms in support of complex pricing analyses and investigations

  • Interact directly with Partners and leadership on client and engagement management

What do we offer?

We take pride in offering a robust career value proposition-one that is rooted in a diverse set of developmental opportunities and rewards. The relationships you build, the clients you serve, the purpose you find, and the experiences you have ultimately will contribute to your connection to our firm.

When it comes to benefits and rewards, our offering is what you would expect from an organization who values its people. From health and wellness to financial and work-life programs, our flexible benefit packages are designed to fit your needs.

Minimum requirements:

  • BS in Accounting or Finance  Advanced Degree highly desired

  • CPA or ability to sit for the CPA highly desired.

  • Three (3) plus years of related experience in professional services/or industry

  • Understanding of general GAAP and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and/FAR

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, communication skills and solid Microsoft Office skills required

  • Ability to provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties

  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel in various industries

  • Excellent written/verbal communications and collaboration skills

  • Ability to travel as needed for clients and work non-traditional work hours due to client demands

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Program Manager for Latin America

CitizenSteward International

 
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Position Type

Full-Time

Telework Eligibility

Yes

Clearance Required

No

Estimated Salary

Up to $65k /yr


Physical Work Location:

The position will ideally be based in Mexico City, Bogota or Santiago, but we are also open to other strategic locations in Latin America (you need to have a valid work permit for the country where you will be based). We currently have team members in Washington DC, in Canada, Colombia, Lithuania, Mexico, and the UK. In addition, we support country partners in over 35 cities and countries across the world, many of which are in Latin America.

 
 
 

Position description:

We are looking for a motivated, talented professional to join us as our Program Manager for Latin America. You will join a savvy, hard-working global team fostering innovation on, and implementation of, open contracting around the world. You will support our country program portfolio across Latin America, reporting to our Senior Program Manager for Latin America to provide in-country partners from government, civil society and business with implementation, advocacy and learning support. We will also shortly be recruiting for a Spanish-speaking technical open data role too.

We are looking for a self starter with superb community building skills. You will be someone who relishes supporting civil society and other local partners across countries in Latin America in their work to improve the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of public contracting. You should have experience working with civil society and ideally also with government and private companies in the region and a good understanding of challenges and opportunities that they face. Ideally you should have experience with project management, including familiarity with budgets and donor reporting across multiple countries.

Why is this role important?

A key focus of this role will be on community building. We want to connect practitioners to each other and help facilitate peer-learning and support. At the same time, as an organization, we want to be a trusted and effective partner in the region who understands the needs, opportunities and constraints of local efforts. You will help us to build the needed relationships, approaches and tools to fulfill these ambitions.

Once hired, you will:

  • Community Building & Learning: You will help convene and foster a strong community of open contracting champions with civil society, government and business within and across countries in the region. Your key role will be to build strong relationship with civil society organizations in the region, link them to each other, and to relevant government and business partners and ensure that OCP’s project, approaches, services and tools meet their needs. You will lead community outreach, capacity building events and calls. You will draft blogs, and support research and guidance development on key issues.

  • Implementation: You will help strengthen the capacities and resources of civil society and other relevant organizations, for example academia or companies, to use open contracting data for driving reform and change. You will support them in building sustainable reform coalitions and building feedback loops. You will also assist them in designing and leading local advocacy campaigns. This will involve frequent travel to different countries across the regions. Working on projects will also entail donor and budget reporting and tracking.

  • Advocacy: You will coordinate regional advocacy engagements to make the normative shift to open contracting in the region. You will represent OCP and advocate on its behalf at regional meetings. This might also include developing advocacy statements and letters and securing buy in from players across the regions.

  • Event organization and logistical support: As a small team, we all pitch in when needed and you will report to the Senior Program Manager for Latin America with the organization of learning events focused on civil society, data use, coalition building, etc. This might include providing administrative and logistical support, coordinating travel for partners, facilitating group meetings etc.

What do we offer?

We offer opportunities for professional development and extensive travel.

We offer an excellent benefits package and compensation that is commensurate with reputation, experience and location (up to US$65,000) and a generous matched pension contribution.

Minimum requirements:

We want to be surprised, intrigued and excited by applicants. We expect that the Program Manager for Latin America will have the following professional qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience working with civil society and ideally government or business in several countries in the region.

  • Experience working on relevant governance issues, such as transparency, accountability, governance of extractive industries or public contracting within the nonprofit, private or public sector.

  • Some understanding of open data issues and experience in working with partners on implementing data projects that are centered around user needs and the use of data. Knowledge of the Open Contracting Data Standard is a big plus.

  • Experience in community and network building, facilitating peer-learning and designing and delivering capacity building interventions are a must.

  • Experience in coordinating donor-funded projects, project management and reporting is a plus.

  • Ability to generate and deliver clear and persuasive oral and written communications both in English and Spanish, being technically sound without sounding technical. Working knowledge of Portuguese is a big plus.

  • Ability to frequently travel regionally and internationally. We expect that up to 50% of the time will be spent travelling.

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Senior Construction Contract Specialist

CitizenSteward International


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As a trusted advisor to our federal government clients and industry partners, E3 leverages its exceptional ability to tailor use of proven management techniques to meet the needs of specific client environments. E3’s approach has a proven track record for successfully organizing large acquisition offices, providing security operations with data-driven analysis and program support, and managing national large scale facilities and construction operations.

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Position Type

Full-Time

Telework Eligibility

Not Eligible

Clearance Required

Yes; Top Secret (U.S. Federal)

Est. Salary

Negotiable


Physical Work Location(s):

Washington, DC, United States

 

Huntsville, AL, United States

 

Position description:

We are seeking a Senior Construction Contract Specialists, with experience preparing construction contracting documents, to support the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations. The position will support ongoing design and construction efforts for a Federal customer. In this role, selected candidates will serve as construction contracting advisors/experts for a Government contracting team responsible for construction-related procurement. The successful candidates will participate in and provide advice for pre-award and/or post-award functions for Architect/Engineering, renovation, and/or construction contracts. The selected candidates will be responsible for a full range of contract functions including preparing and issuing solicitations, evaluating proposals, participating in contract negotiations, execution and administration of complex and technical services, Construction, and A/E programs. Positions will be located in Washington, DC and Huntsville, AL. Top Secret clearance required to start.

Why is this role important?

This position will support the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Finance Division, which is responsible for the centralized procurement activities of the Bureau. The division is organized into six buying units and the Acquisition Strategy and Planning Unit (ASAPU). The SBPO is a part of the ASAPU, which is responsible for providing strategic planning support and guidance to internal FBI customers. The buying units are organized to purchase supplies and services to meet the requirements of specific customers. The SBPO interacts with each of the six buying units to promote the use of small businesses and provide assistance in locating appropriate small businesses—ensuring that the Bureau complies with congressionally mandated procurement goals, federal acquisition regulations, and Department of Justice regulations. 

Once hired, you will:

Successful candidates will provide acquisition advisory and training services to a Government contracting team, and develop and/or review acquisition approaches for design and construction-related procurements. Candidates will participate as part of a team performing acquisition readiness reviews, solicitation, evaluation, award, and post-award contract administration activities. 

Typical duties may include:

  • Developing and/or reviewing pre-solicitation procurement documents, and working with technical teams to determine appropriate contract types, terms, execution risk, and Independent Government Cost Estimates

  • Developing solicitation packages for design, construction, or building renovation procurements for Federal buildings, roads, docks, security fences, etc. where standard design and specifications are developed and used

  • Negotiation of contract modifications and change orders to address oversights or omissions in drawings, changed requirements, new specifications, and/or changed site conditions; and alteration and repair projects such as those requiring the demolition and removal of existing walls and windows, relocation of heating and air conditioning systems, and modification of primary lighting and communication channels

  • Supporting contract award activities for design and/or engineering services, other technical services, and technical equipment and supplies; or contracts for acquisition and installation of building equipment systems

  • Participating in or leading design reviews based on contractual deliverables/milestones

Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist development of acquisition packages/documents (RFQs, RFPs, SOWs/PWSs, IGCEs, J&A, SSEP, Market Research, etc.); review documents for quality, clarity, and adherence to applicable regulations (FAR, Agency regulations, etc.) and recommend revisions

  • Review and advise on acquisition plans, including contracting and risk mitigation approaches, options, contracting strategies, contracting methods, competition, cost estimation, milestone schedule development, etc.

  • Conduct research on available suppliers and provide analysis of services and costs of support from the different providers; determine applicability of the Economy Act

  • Independently develop written acquisition plans and other related documentation for review and signature by the responsible Government Contracting Officer

  • Provide guidance to contracting staff on market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles; prepare written documentation of market research

  • Support program offices in documenting small business capability analyses

  • Prepare Source Selection Plans, Requests for Quotes (RFQs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and Combined Synopsis/Solicitations; ensure each solicitation includes all appropriate solicitation terms and conditions

  • Collaborate with evaluators and the Contracting Officer (CO) to identify pre-negotiation objectives and assist the CO in discussions with Offerors

  • Prepare final contract award documents for signature by the CO and Contracting Officer Representative (COR)

  • Develop and/or train other contracting specialists in the performance of all pre-award contracting functions that require the use of fixed-price (primarily), cost-reimbursement, or a combination of contract methods and types to procure large, highly complex/high dollar construction projects, programs, or services where little or no contractual precedent exists

  • Determine methods of procurement, milestones, acquisition plans, and types of contract

  • Request or perform price/cost analyses, utilizing a variety of price/cost analysis techniques

  • Formulate negotiation strategies, to include preparation, coordination and execution of Pre-Negotiation Objective Memorandums (POMs) and Price Negotiation Memorandums (PNMs) that detail the terms, conditions, and pricing strategy for the negotiations

  • Conduct negotiations during the procurement process, as authorized by the CO

  • Perform post-award monitoring of contractor performance, negotiating delivery orders, extensions of delivery schedules, price adjustments, modifications to the contract and similar agreements, and contract closeout

  • Formulate contracting approaches that satisfy Government requirements and meet the Government’s objectives

  • Determine the type of contract best suited to the specific requirement, and develop special clauses and terms and conditions applicable to the solicitation

What do we offer?

Besides providing competitive compensation, E3 offers an “Integrated Talent Management Program” that includes the full range of professional development, including annual performance assessments, individual development plans, and one-on-one interaction with management, as well as a comprehensive benefits package that provides our employees health and wellness options, leave programs, professional career growth opportunities, and much more.

E3 employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Retirement savings – 401(k) and Roth matching plans

  • Life/ADD coverage

  • Disability coverage

  • Employee assistance program

  • Commuter travel assistance program

  • Flexible spending account options

  • Paid time off

  • Adoption assistance

  • Professional development program

  • 40 hours provided for required training and community service support

Minimum requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience developing construction procurement packages in support of the Federal Government, with specific experience in construction/renovation

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees including 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and/or organization and management

  • DAWIA or FAC-C Level III certification preferred but not required

  • Superior written and oral communication skills

  • Experience in pre-award contracting functions and artifact development supporting design and construction solicitations, including cost/price analyses

  • Experience with Design/Build and Design/Bid/Build solicitations, awards, negotiations, and review of post-award contracting artifacts and deliverables

  • Experience with fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, or a combination of contracting methods

  • Experience conducting negotiations during the procurement process; experience performing post-award functions and price/cost analysis

  • Experience training Construction Contracting Officers

  • Experience with FAR -- Part 36 Construction and Architect -- Engineer Contracts

  • Top Secret clearance required to start

  • Occasional travel (less than 25%) may be required to meet customer support requirements, including travel to: Washington, DC, Quantico, VA, Clarksburg, WV, or Huntsville, AL.

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