Mid-Level Contract Specialist * Senior Procurement Specialist
A skilled purchasing and contract specialist with over 20 years experience in computer, communications, and electronics procurement as well as governmental contract closeout, and pre/ post award actions. Thorough knowledge of government and private contract regulations. Knowledge of principles and practices of project management; cost accounting principles; full cost determination; step-down cost methodology; cost pools; cost objectives; standard costing and government cost allocation methodology. Ability to gather and analyze cost data, evaluate results, participate in negotiations, and develop solutions. Prepare a variety of written documents; maintain impartiality, objectivity; apply principles of governmental accounting; apply Federal (FAR), State, and County policies and procedures; provide direction to others; represent the government or department with tact and diplomacy.
Highly value the use of proper procedures, documentation, compliance and attention to detail. Strong problem solver with solid skills to analyze and complete procurement and contract actions. Ability to plan, organize, and, prioritize work; delegate and supervise work; balance competing priorities to meet deadlines; coordinate work of subordinates; exercise independent judgment; gain cooperation and consensus through discussion and persuasion; and influence others to work together toward common goals. Advanced computer skills and strong IT background - ability to acquire expert level knowledge of client systems and provide effective training and support to team members in the use of client and in-house systems. Experience with computer programming to the coding level (i.e. BASIC, COBOL, C, etc.); flowcharting; understanding of logic, data manipulation and troubleshooting basics; reporting; and software upgrade testing.
Accounting I, Accounting Systems, Business Law, closing, oral, competitive, Hardware, Contract Administration and Management, contracts, Contract Management, Cost Accounting, DC, direction, Document Management, Economics, electronics, Finance, frame, functional, funds, Government, HPS, IBM, inventory, team lead, Law, Mac, Mac OS, market research, marketing, meetings, mentoring, Excel, MS Office, Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Windows, Word, peripherals, personnel, PRISM, processes, Procurement, producing, Computer Programming, Project Management, proposals, quality control, real estate, sales, SPS, Spreadsheets, Statistics, supervisor, technical support, vendor relations, written communication skills
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