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Company AECOM

Job Title: Buyer

JobID: 23339-1155461

Location: Camp Arifjan, KWT

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Buyer

Kuwait - Al Jahrah

Camp Arifjan

**Job Summary**

URS/Aecom has an immediate opening for a Buyer for our APS-5 contract in Kuwait/Qatar.

This individual will direct the day to day purchase, receipt, storage, and sale of products to our customers by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Specialize in the completion of complex assignments.

2. Lead and/or advise other Purchasing Assistant and Purchasing Agents.

3. Prepare and execute requests (high dollar requests) that are more complex in nature, requiring more acquisition experience and more clearly defined documentation.

4. Schedule and coordinate internal/external audits.

5. Solicit for new vendors and schedule visits.

6. Interpret, recommend and implement procurement policies and procedures.

7. Provide input for performance and salary reviews.

8. Plan and assign to purchasing personnel procurement workload assignments.

9. Serve as subject-matter expert for procurement matters, provide advice, and recommend changes that have an important bearing on internal company operations.

10. Comply with governmental law, Company and divisional procurement policies and procedures.

11. Maintain a Government compliant filing system and is responsible for all correspondence on all procurement matters.

12. Prepare Cost and/or Price Analysis in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation Requirements.

13. Perform Best Value with Trade-Off, Technical Responsive Low Price, and Low Price Evaluations.

14. Prepare Justifications for Awarding to Large Businesses.

15. Prepare Negotiation Strategies and Negotiate Contracts.

16. Prepare Market Analysis and Surveys.

17. Solicit Base-Year and Option-Year Orders.

18. Support Proposal Efforts by obtaining Competitive Pricing, Identifying Potential Team Members, and Preparing Proposal Write-ups.

19. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or equivalent and at least 5 years of job-related experience or equivalent.

+ Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS).

+ Must be familiar with Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR).

+ Must be able to perform Price or Cost Analysis to Determine Fair and Reasonable pricing.

+ Must be familiar with Public Laws, SAM, and Consent Packages.

+ Must have had experience issuing Purchase Orders and Subcontracts.

+ Must be proficient working in FFP, T&M, CR, and LH environments.

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills; working knowledge with word-processing, database, spreadsheet programs and integrated software applications are required.

+ Must be a Self-Starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Must be proficient at Microsoft Excel and Word.

+ Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

**Preferred Qualifications**


**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**Job Category** Procurement

**Country** Kuwait

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 158818BR

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