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Procurement Manager

Washington D.C

Title Procurement Manager
Location Washington DC
Department Name Chief Financial Officer
Pact Overview

Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.

Position Purpose
This position serves as the lead procurement expert for Pact in the acquisition of goods to support program activities. The incumbent develops compliant tools, carries out training and provides ongoing and timely support to staff globally who are tasked with procurement activity. Assessing global needs and identifying and filling gaps to inform procurement support activities will be key to aligning this function and adding to the knowledge and compliance support in a diversifying and growing program portfolio. As a member of the Agreement Management team, the incumbent works to integrate procurement activities and training with AM and other outreach activities.

Key Responsibilities
Serve as the primary point of contact for procurement advice and compliance support. Develops strategies for promoting consistent procurement practices across Pact.
Develop and maintain templates, tools, templates and guidance documents to promote efficient and compliant procurement.
Provide interpretation of OMB Circulars, CFR 200, FAR, DFID, World Bank and other regulations, integrating this knowledge in to existing procedures, policies and templates.
Test budgets, quotations, negotiations, and cost analysis for major Pact procurements of goods to develop examples of best practices and case studies for continuous knowledge sharing and improvement.
Develop standards and training to promote consistent and comprehensive procurement files, including solicitations, proposals, negotiations, evaluations, award documents, contracts and related correspondence.
Lead procurement training initiatives.
Travel to field project offices for startup, closeout or other short-term technical assistance.

Basic Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
A minimum of eight (7) years’ work experience is required in U.S. government procurement; procurement experience with other international donors preferred.
Proven working to expert knowledge in OMB Circulars, 2 CFR 200, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other U.S. and international contracts or applicable laws.
Willingness to travel internationally up to 25%.

To apply for this position, please click link: http://pactworld.force.com/careers/VanaHCM__Job_Detail?Id=a33j0000000j5oW

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  • Organization: Pact World
  • Location: Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Procurement
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2017-03-01

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