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City: -[Job_CityName]->Winchester-[Job_CityName]->,-[Job_ProvStateName]->Kentucky-[Job_ProvStateName]->,-[Job_CountryName]->United States-[Job_CountryName]->
Position ID: J0912-1045 --[Job_JobTypeName]->Permanent Full Time-[Job_JobTypeName]->
CGI Federal is seeking a motivated, senior level Buyer to work in our Purchasing Department. We are looking for an expert in the procurement discipline and able to independently accomplish complex procurement requirements. This position is responsible for supervising and mentoring a team of 3-4 procurement specialists.
�Conduct independent research and apply analytical and problem solving skills to lead and complete numerous and diverse special projects
�Oversee the operation side of the corporate purchasing department to ensure established departmental deadlines, quality control and customer service requirements are satisfactorily met.
�Responsible for structuring, negotiating, and administering high risk/complex procurement agreements with vendors pre and post award of a prime contract.
�Draft, manage and administer complex purchase orders and related-purchase transactions.
�Perform quality control on Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders to ensure CPSR, ISO & SOX compliance.
�Establishes effective relationships with suppliers, assists in price negotiations or conflict resolution
�Interact with Project Managers, engineers and other internal customers in interpreting price elasticity, draw volume-price profit analysis and recommend competitive pricing strategies to obtain cost reduction, and ultimately cost avoidance.
�Assist with the negotiations in competing or recompeting corporate agreements, lease and maintenance agreemens: draft RFPs, conduct local market surveys, present cost analysis of the solicited firms, and recommend best sources.
�Assign, monitor and provide work guidance and training to Buyers.
�Recommend staff performance improvements, promotions etc. to the Purchasing Manager.
�Administer the Supplier Diversity Program and assist with company�s Small business Subcontracting goals
�Conduct supplier site visits and rate them as to reliability, performance and delivery.
�Act as a backup to the Purchasing Manager
�Perform other duties as directed by the Purchasing Manager or other executive procurement personnel.
�Experience working within a DCMA-approved purchasing system (CPSR) preferred.
�Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct and practices
�Organized, detail and customer-oriented, and dependable.
�Effective analytical, oral and written communication skills for customer/vendor relations and interfaces.
�Experience with Deltek Cost Point (a plus), commercial spreadsheet and word processing software
�Ability to apply concepts of basic and advanced mathematics in order to calculate discounts, interests, commissions, percentages etc.
�Ability to read and interpret moderately complex terms and conditions of sales and purchases.
�Ability to work in dynamic environment and handle multitasking efficiently. Experience working with high level (i.e. executive) internal and external customers preferred.
�Periodic travel may be required.
�Bachelor�s Degree, related technical training (or equivalent experience), plus 6 years of directly related purchasing supervisory experience; purchasing certification (s) or affiliation(s) are a plus.
�Ability to maintain the highest standards of legal and ethical conduct and practices
�Proficiency in all phases of procurement including knowledge of and skill in communicating effectively orally and in writing with suppliers and internal customers, preparation of bidders lists, compilation of bid requests, knowledge of Uniform Commercial Code or applicable commercial legislation, negotiation of contracted terms and conditions, and award of commitments.
�Proficiency and experience in the formation and administration of purchase orders.
�Proficiency in the administration of commitments, monitoring supplier performance, account charge procedures, and the resolution of claims and disputes.
�Excellent English and math skills to ensure complete and correct purchasing and administrative tasks.
�Working knowledge of the Supply Chain and B2B e-procurement.
�Working knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
�Ability to think logically and exercise prudent and independent judgment and in compliance with all purchasing ethics
�Ability to identify problems; analyze, recommend and interpret solutions
�The incumbent is required to be responsive, consistent, and expeditious to all inquiries
�Periodic travel may be required.
�Must be able to lift objects such as computers and monitors not heavier than 50 lbs.
Previous purchasing / procurement experience in a DoD Environment is preferred.
At CGI, we�re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.
This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.