The Supervising Procurement Specialist is responsible for supervising a staff of Procurement Specialists. The Supervisor’s primary roles are to assign, plan, and schedule workloads, monitor performance and develop their direct reports. The supervisor supports the mission of the division, the Business Operations department, and the Laboratory by promoting continuous purchasing process improvement and eliminating waste and non-value added activities. The supervisor serves as a liaison to the Contracting Officer (DOE) in coordination with the Director of Procurement; performs ad-hoc assignments and facilitates special projects as required by the Director of Procurement; assures staff methodology & output are compliant with the Procurement Policies and Procedures Manual (PPPM), Laboratory Policies and Procedures and Federal , state and local governments ; and assumes the authority fully commensurate with assigned duties and responsibilities.
Proficient in the interpretation and implementation of FAR, DEAR and Uniform Commercial Code with proven experience in all aspects of federal procurement rules and regulations, procurement policy manuals, advanced business principles & best practices, negotiating procedures, cost/price analysis and profit analysis.
Other required skills include: excellent verbal and written communication, results-oriented approach, selfmotivation and strong initiative to succeed, decision-making skills, problem-solving skills, math/spreadsheet skills, and negotiation skills. The candidate must have proven outstanding organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
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