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Procurement Associate

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Jackson
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.



+ Perform a variety of buying/purchasing tasks involving materials, supplies, or services through use of purchase orders and subcontracts/modifications.

+ Review purchase requisitions, and places orders with approved suppliers.

+ Evaluate bids, select and/or recommend suppliers and negotiate price, delivery, quality and service.

+ Assist in negotiations for major purchases by developing or compiling statistical information and gathering other data as required.

+ Coordinate with the accounting department as required to resolve questions on suppliers' invoices.

+ Demonstrate proven extensive ability to conduct large/complex procurements for Guidehouse contracts/services with minimal supervision.


Basic Qualifications:

+ 0-2 years of experience as a procurement professional in either the Federal government or commercial marketplace

+ Associates Degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven knowledge of the following:

+ Performing cradle to grave procurement administration functions.

+ Demonstrates experience issuing requests for proposals, analyzing comparative costs submitted by vendors, and providing recommendations based on the best value to an organization.

+ Reviewing and processing requisitions to ensure timely order submission and negotiating costs, delivery schedules and contract terms.

+ Demonstrates market research skills pertaining to the public sector and/or commercial marketplace.

+ Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities concurrently within a fast-paced environment, including a proven record of success with the following:

+ Effective customer service orientation and organization skills while paying close attention to detail

+ Utilization of proactive listening and interpersonal skills to maintain a high level of productivity in an environment that places high priority upon success-driven teamwork

+ Verbal and written communications expressed in a clear and concise manner, including the utilization of Microsoft Office Suite to draft and review documents, analyze data, and prepare related presentations.

Additional Preferred Skills:

The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of Federal procurement laws and regulations and procurement trends including:

+ FAR and GSA schedule acquisition methods and related procurement standards;

+ FAR and DFARs requirements regarding Contractor Purchasing System Administration;

+ FFP and T&M contract types

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific, Central, and Aleutian time zones.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Keywords: Guidehouse, Jackson , Procurement Associate, Other , Jackson, Mississippi

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