The Procurement Specialist IV (PS) is responsible for cradle to grave administration of high risk and complex acquisitions. The PS reviews, assesses and executes non-commercial/non-standard high risk complex acquisitions. The PS engages in critical thinking to identify challenges requiring process improvements and systematic upgrades needed to strengthen acquisition performance. The PS is relied upon to employ sound professional experience to produce desired results to the extent in which departmental and laboratory objectives are achieved. The PS is committed to leadership and the high standard of contract activity and reliability. The PS participates in special projects as assigned by the Director of Procurement. The PS assumes the authority fully commensurate with assigned duties and responsibilities.
Relevant experience includes supply chain management experience, significant contract management experience, negotiation and administration (cradle to grave) of complex contractual agreements with emphasis in R&D, engineering, business systems, universities, and/or complex scientific components and systems. Federal government (DOE, DOD, etc.) and/or Manager & Operator (M&O) contractor experience is strongly preferred. Contracting experience in construction, engineering, and/or fabrication is strongly preferred.
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