Purchasing Assistant II

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 II.  This position involves independently completing pre-and post-award functions for the most basic procurement activities in support of a Contracting Officer.
  • Works with Program Office employees to capture requirements and obtain estimates,
  • Completes market research and develops of acquisition plan(s),
    Drafts Justification and Approvals (J&A’s),
  • Prepares Determination and Findings (D&F’s), verification or abstraction of proposal information, Researches and resolves payment or delivery discrepancies,
  • Maintains various procurement files. Other similar work in support of procurement programs and operations may be required.
  • Inputs data into the contract writing system and other procurement systems used. 

Minimum Requirements
  • At least two (2) years 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 possess strong computer software skills.
  • The individual shall also be detail oriented.
  • Further, the position requires the employee to obtain proficiency with the procurement systems sufficient to provide ad hoc support, as needed, to the Contract Specialists and Contracting Officers.
  • The employee needs to be able to proficiently multitask.
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