The Subcontract and Procurement Specialist is responsible for the day to day management of a portfolio of procurement activities, ensuring that those activities uphold CRDF Global policy and best practices in all aspects of procurement and subcontract implementation. The Subcontract and Procurement Specialist is required to have an enhanced knowledge and training on the principles, conceptsand methodology of procurement and subcontract implementation and demonstrated skill in applying this knowledge to many different and unrelated project activities.
While standard operating procedures are available, the Subcontract and Procurement Specialist applies a range of policies, procedures and best practices to develop implementation plans, evaluate compliance and resolve recurring issues. The position requires initiative and resourcefulness in occasionally deviating from traditional methods, analyzing trends and patterns to propose new procedures, and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external customers.
Oversees a portfolio of procurement and subcontract activities with medium-highcomplexity; performs pre-contract reviews, prepares implementation plans, issues and negotiates subcontract agreements, coordinates with internal and external stakeholders, ensuressubcontractor compliance with policies and procedures and maintains agreement files.
Provides comprehensive financial monitoring, including the review and approval of subcontractor payment requests and expense reconciliations.
Recommends policy or procedural improvements that will improve the efficiency or effectiveness of procurement and subcontractadministration, including the creation of forms and report templates for internal use.
Represents the team or department in internal events, teams or activities.
Provides high quality, timely support to internal and external clients.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field
3+ years of experience in procurement or subcontract management required; 5+ years preferred
Experience with subcontracting or procurement under a US Government funded prime agreement
Field-specific training or certifications preferred
Customer service experience and effective communication skills, including experience working with international partners
Ability to utilize MS Excel and to prepare financial reports and statistical analysis
Strong critical thinking and analysis, planning and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to adapt quickly to new challenges
High level of organization and attention to detail
U.S. work authorization
CRDF Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) CRDF Global provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status.
CRDF Global offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
To apply, please complete our online application and include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) references.
About CRDF Global
CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 1995 in response to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the threat of large-scale proliferation of weapons technology from the region. With support authorized by the Nunn-Lugar Act of 1991 and the Freedom Support Act of 1992, as well private foundation contributions, CRDF Global embarked on bolstering the global scientific community and fostering alternatives to weapons research.
In the past 25 years, our work has expanded to address ever-changing global concerns, but our commitment to ensuring the success of our partners remains the same. We are a leading provider of flexible logistical support, program design and management, and strategic capacity building programs in the areas of higher education, CBRNE security and nonproliferation, border security, cybersecurity, global health, technology entrepreneurship, and international professional exchanges.
With offices in Arlington, VA; Kyiv, Ukraine; and Amman, Jordan, CRDF Global’s diverse staff and networks of local community and government stakeholders deliver tailored programs that meet specific regional needs in over 100 countries across the globe.
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