Position: Senior Contracts and Procurement Director
Location: Washington DC
Start Date: immediate
The International Development Team at MWH seeks a Senior Contracts and Procurement Director to support its field-based USAID and MCC projects. As a key member of the project management team, the Senior Contracts and Procurement Director is the focal point of contact with the customer for all contractual matters and is a liaison with customers and internal departments for all matters affecting contracts. Responsible for ensuring that procurement processes and related compliance reviews keep pace with federal government contracting requirements as evidenced in the expanding scope and reach of certain FAR provisions. Assumes the responsibility for managing supplier monitoring and oversight of programs in these areas. Candidates must demonstrate ability to interface effectively with multiple departments and team members. Candidates must have a good working knowledge of the FAR, and AIDAR if possible, and its application to procurement of goods and services under US Government contracts, primarily USAID contracts. Responsible for managing and implementing MHW’s internal procurement systems for goods and services for the International Development Unit and certain commodities destined to ship to MWH project offices.
§ Minimum 10-15 years federal procurement experience in a large company environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
§ Minimum 8 years of USAID contracting experience;
§ Solid working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and USAID Acquisition Regulations (AIDAR);
§ Proficient spreadsheet skills and MS Excel/Word required;
§ US Work Authorization required;
§ Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel;
§ Excellent interpersonal communication and project management skills;
§ Ability to analyze and organize data with strong attention to detail;
§ Ability to work well with others;
§ Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing;
§ Bachelor’s Degree required, masters preferred.
MWH is an equal opportunity employer.
How to apply: Please send resume/CV that clearly shows you meet the required qualifications of the position by email to Linda.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Sr Contracts and Procurement Dir-DC” in subject line of your email.
Closing Date for applications: January 2, 2011