#519136 - Procurement Analyst IV, Innovative Process Improvement Washington, DC
Central Research Inc.
Purchasing - Procurement
Central Research is actively seeking a Procurement Analyst IV, Innovative Process Improvement with significant strategic process improvement experience. The focus of this position is to support the implementation of streamlined procurement processes agency-wide for our Federal client.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Streamline and standardize agency acquisition processes
Develop an e-library to include standardized procedures and templates
Implement standard acquisition templates
Standardize clause templates in Financial and Business Management System (FBMS)
Improve solicitor contract action review process
Create project plans with deliverables; Track deliverable milestones; Provide bi-weekly status reports with a variety of metrics, including risk mitigation recommendations
Lead process change and manage communication
Support reporting, communications, outreach, and change management initiatives for internal/external stakeholders
Collaborate with cross-bureau and office contacts incorporating input of current practices enabling development and implementation of best practices
Reduce processing time in agency FBMS by implementing automated technology
Bachelor’s degree in a recognized acquisition and/or policy related field
Minimum 10 years of experience including:
8 years that demonstrates practicable knowledge of Federal Acquisition arena practices and procedures
3 years which demonstrates practicable knowledge of acquisition/ procurement policy analysis practices and procedures
DAWIA Level II, FAC-C Level II or an equivalent
Certifications: DAWIA Level III, FAC-C Level III, CFCM, CPCM certifications or equivalent
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Mastery of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), and agency specific regulations
Skill and familiarity providing developing acquisition strategies, documentation, statements of objectives and business cases that support acquisition decisions; assisting with ongoing procurement policy standardization efforts
Experience submitting drafts of policy or procedural documents for government review and approval
Ability to assess existing department metrics for meaningful measurement of organization strategic policy goals relating to full life-cycle acquisition requirements
Experience with the use of automated systems to track and monitor acquisition status, funding, implementation, and closeout actions
Excellent collaboration skills working with multiple teams
MS Office skills, (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
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NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. It is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the Company.
Central Research Inc. (CRI) provides management and financial service solutions to federal, state and commercial sectors.
What was founded in 2002 as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business has grown to a large corporation, with more than 700 employees across nine states, including our headquarters in Lowell, Arkansas, and our Washington, D.C.-metro office.
Our growth and success reflect our ability to offer quality customized solutions in a client-focused environment. Through our values-driven culture, we’re committed to delivering industry-leading results for our clients.