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Parsons Corporation Senior Buyer (Remote) in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Sr. Buyer to join our team! In this role you will get to work on cyber security and engineering services by purchasing materials on government projects.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Analyzes purchasing requisitions to ensure clarity and completeness in description of materials and equipment, quantity and quality requirements, proper authorization of funding, delivery requirements, mode of transportation, and proper support documentation.

  • Maintains a list of qualified suppliers, by commodity, approved by the project and/or department.

  • Prepares and issues Requests for Quotation to qualified bidders. Analyzes bid quotations for responsiveness to Requests for Quotations, evaluating factors such as commercial terms and conditions, price, delivery, financial status, technical capability, quality control, and geographical location of shipping point.

  • Negotiates, or assists in the negotiation of, best price, delivery, terms of payment and purchase conditions, tax exemptions, price escalation, and other factors impacting costs.

  • Prepares Bid Analysis Summary.

  • Submits Bid Analysis Summary to project and Procurement management for approval in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Issues, or assists in issuing, purchase orders after securing required approvals.

  • Makes comparative analyses of price and delivery conditions, availability and quality of material, and new sources of supply.

  • Establishes and maintains auditable purchase order files. Ensures that classified or sealed bid documents are properly stored.

  • Closes out purchase orders following confirmation of the successful completion of all contractual and procedural requirements.

  • May provide technical guidance to lower level Buyers, assigning and reviewing their work, and training them in purchasing procedures and the use of Costpoint, as appropriate.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in business administration, economics, or a related field

  • 3+ years of related work experience is required

  • Knowledge of purchasing practices in the engineering and construction industry

  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing Costpoint is preferred

  • Good working knowledge of Procuring IT Hardware and Software is preferred

  • US Person

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Salary Range:

$70,500.00 - $123,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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