Senior Procurement Specialist

Contact email:

careers@crownagents.com

Employed by:

Crown Agents USA Inc

Locations:

  • Washington, DC

Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Senior Procurement Specialist in either our Washington, D.C. office or remote.

 

Our Business

Crown Agents is an international development company employing over 600 personnel worldwide with a presence in more than 40 countries, subsidiaries in 11 countries, and permanent staff working on the ground in 22 corporate offices in Africa, Asia Latin America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening. 

Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services  to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world.  Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Department of State (DOS), and the Gates Foundation.

 

Role & Responsibilities

To provide a professional procurement service to select projects; ensuring that procurement policies and operating procedures are followed in the purchasing of quality assured commodities to target timescales at a competitive price.

 

Specific Responsibilities

Bidding

  • Preparing and reviewing Tender documents
  • Preparing evaluation reports
  • Preparing and updating Procurement Implementation Plans and Procurement Plans

Contract Management

  • Reviewing contracts
  • Reviewing and approving contract modification notices
  • Reviewing and signing contract termination notices

Process Management and Reporting

  • Liaising with PM on any project and procurement related matters
  • Guiding in-country procurement person
    • Providing support and guidance on procurement methods
    • Reviewing tender documents, evaluation reports and contracts prepared by local procurement specialist
  • Reviewing contracts
  • Reviewing and approving contract modification notices
  • Reviewing and signing contract termination notices
  • Liaising with CA bank on any payment issues

Any other duties as appropriate to the position, as requested

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • A minimum of 5 or more years’ professional experience, with a minimum of 3 or more years’ experience related specifically to this role
  • Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being resourceful and flexible, which is inherent in this position
  • Experience with high volume, transactional procurement in a government contracting environment required
  • Attending weekly meetings
  • Knowledge of, and experience utilizing, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) desired
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required; Speaking, reading, and writing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required


Application Process

To apply to this position, please email your CV to careers@crownagents.com, including your name, along with “#16-57 Senior Procurement Specialist”, in the subject line.  Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please.  Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.

Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

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