Purchasing Assistant

Location: Kansas City, MO
Date Posted: 11-17-2017
Purchasing Assistant
Since its founding in 2000, TeleSolv Consulting has been committed to helping organizations solve complex problems. Our solutions integrate sound management principles with the most appropriate technologies to assist senior executives in effectively managing programmatic, schedule, and technical risks.

Our Company is seeking a Purchasing Assistant. 
  • Assists in clerical and technical work that supports the procurement of supplies, services, and/or construction.
  • Works closely with Contract Specialists, Contracting Officers, and Government Purchase Cardholders to assist in the preparation, control and review of contract documents and reports, and verification or abstraction of information contained contractor bids/proposals;
  • Contacts vendors to get status of orders and expedite delivery;
  • Maintains various procurement files;
  • Enters and reconciles purchase requests or procurement obligations within agency procurement and financial systems;
  • Resolves a variety of shipment, payment, or other discrepancies; or performance of other similar work in support of procurement programs and operations.
  • This employee will spend a large portion of their work inputting and reconciling data within the contract writing, procurement, and financial systems.
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • At least one (1) year of equivalent experience with a Government procurement agency or a Government procurement contractor is preferred.
  • Individual must have a practical knowledge of procurement procedures, operations, regulations and programs and must be proficient with MS Office and Google programs.
  • Individual shall also be detail oriented.
  • Individual needs to be able to proficiently multitask and work in a repetitive environment.
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