AECOM Senior Buyer in Germantown, Maryland

Business Line Government

Position Title Senior Buyer

United States of America - Maryland


Job Summary

  1. Coordinate, develop, and produce procurement documentation such as purchase orders, agreements, modification task/delivery orders, solicitations, cost/price analyses, negotiation memorandums, justifications, determinations, special contract provisions, representations, certifications and correspondence

  2. Issue requests for quotations, evaluate proposals and quotations, determine offer responsiveness, responsibility, and eligibility for award, and provide support for discussions and negotiations, cost/price analyses, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Labor Law, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), audit, environmental reporting, and technical compliance

  3. Provide suggestions to others as a subject matter expert

  4. Review and process purchase requisitions

  5. Compile documentation to establish procurement compliant files

  6. Conduct file reviews in support of Government audits

  7. Coordinate with accounting and finance department in administering procurement invoicing and payments, and closeout process

  8. Monitor and track supplier deliverables

  9. Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers

  10. Maintain a Government compliant filing system through SharePoint

  11. Maintain awareness of market conditions and delivery trends to determine future material availability and pricing probability

  12. Prepare Negotiation Strategies and Negotiate Contracts

  13. Resolves disputes with suppliers

  14. Support Proposal Efforts by obtaining Competitive Pricing, Identifying Potential Team Members, and Preparing Proposal Write-ups

  15. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with at least 3 years of job-related experience or equivalent

  • MBA preferred

  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)

  • Must be familiar with Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR)

  • Must be able to perform Price or Cost Analysis to Determine Fair and Reasonable pricing

  • Must be familiar with Public Laws, SAM, and Consent Packages

  • Must have had experience issuing Purchase Orders

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and working knowledge of word processing, database, spreadsheets, and integrated software applications are required

  • Position may require travel

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification as a Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) or related certification highly desired

  • Prefer Active US Security Clearance (Public Trust or higher)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Procurement

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162474BR