RAND is seeking an experienced procurement professional to create, review, administer and negotiate federal and non-federal contracts with vendors / suppliers. Procurements will be primarily service oriented. This position will work with other experienced personnel in a team environment. Assignments may expand over time to include assisting with special projects and various procurement related issues.
Prepare requests for proposals as needed.
Generate procurement acquisitions based on Federal regulations - FAR and Uniform Guidance.
Generate procurement acquisitions based on non -federal requirements in which contract specific flow-down terms and conditions will apply.
Negotiate procurements as necessary.
Maintain organized files to ensure an efficient method for document retrieval in an electronic file sharing environment.
Associates degree required and a Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience focused on procuring services required with 6+ years preferred.
Thorough knowledge of federal procurement regulations (FAR and Uniform Guidance).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills must have the ability to present complex concepts/data with high level of clarity and impact to both internal and external clients.
Demonstrated ability to create/analyze/modify contract language.
Willingness and ability to proceed independently on complex matters.
Ability to problem solve to
assist clients in articulation of unusual problems
lead client to new insights about key problems and opportunities
act to ensure resolution of problems.
Must possess professional work ethics.
Ability to Interface successfully with all levels of management and peers.
Able to work under minimal supervision.
Must be organized, prioritize, work independently and able to multi-task.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Experience with system migrations is a plus.
Internal Number: 5504
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