Entry Level Buyer Jobs – PAE

Job Title:    Buyer
Organization: PAE
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 2015-20381
About US:
PAE is a
leading provider of integrated global mission services to the U.S. Government
and its allied partners. For over sixty years, PAE has provided training,
logistics, operations and maintenance services to support complex missions for
customers around the world. PAE employs approximately 15,000 people in over 60
countries supporting some of the most meaningful and exciting missions in the
world. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will apply sound procurement
techniques to support acquisition planning, acquisition strategies, and
subsequent acquisition of materials and simple services to support our Kampala
Program in Uganda
·        
Maintain a working knowledge of Federal Acquisition
Regulations and standard commercial procurement practices.
·        
Regularly review purchase requisitions for clarity,
compliance, detail, completeness, and obtain additional information considered
necessary.
·        
Develop sourcing lists for various commodities to
support the development of requests for information (RFIs), quotations (RFQs),
proposals (RFPs) and invitations to bid.
·        
The incumbent will interview potential suppliers.
·        
Regularly review solicitation responses and perform
relevant analyses to include price and cost, Statement of Work compliance,
delivery terms, payment terms, and other terms and conditions of the
procurement.
·        
Serve as a business advisor to internal customers,
providing alternative solutions to requested items when such solution would
provide a benefit to the Company (i.e. enhanced performance, cost savings, or
positive schedule impact).
·        
Negotiate all aspects of procurements to include
price, payment and delivery terms, quality requirements, and other factors with
suppliers to achieve the best value procurement possible.
·        
Generate Purchase Orders in final form for approval
and signature.
·        
Prepare and maintain complete Purchase Order files
in accordance with Federal Acquisition policies, Corporate Procurement
guidance, and other applicable references to ensure compliance throughout the
procurement cycle.
·        
Procure using streamlined acquisition methods such
as purchase card transactions.
·        
Actively manage the procurement process from order
placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices.
·        
Actively manage supplier performance through
consistent communication to ensure proper adherence to purchase order terms and
conditions.
·        
Take part in the invoice approval process to ensure
that supplier invoices are in accordance with purchase order terms and conditions,
and resolve issues as necessary.
·        
Plan, organize, prioritize and perform multiple
tasks to execute job functions in an orderly, efficient manner.
·        
Work professionally in a team environment and
independently as necessary.
·        
Identify problems, analyze alternatives, and develop
viable recommendations.
·        
Read, comprehend and interpret written materials of
moderate to complex difficulty.
·        
Compose written materials of moderate to complex
difficulty on procurement-related issues.
·        
Act with integrity at all times when representing
the Company.
·        
Perform any other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Buyer should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree
in business, Supply Chain Management or a related discipline is required.
Equivalent experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
·        
At least a year’s experience buying in support of a
government contract is required.
·        
Working knowledge of Federal Acquisitions
Regulations (FAR/DFAR).
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficient in basic office
software applications (such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer).
·        
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment in
safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards
of confidentiality and honesty is required.
·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·        
Proficiency in the CostPoint ERP platform is
desired.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of traditions,
languages, and business principles practiced throughout Africa is desired.
·        
Prior experience traveling or living in austere
environments is desired.
How to Apply: 
If you suit the
above job profile and desire to work with in of the world’s integrated global
mission, PAE, then please visit the web link below to visit recruitment site
and Click Apply.
       
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