We are seeking a Procurement Analyst in the Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department of the Smithsonian Institution-Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) to support all SAO departments and divisions located in Massachusetts, Amado, AZ, and Hilo, Hawaii; with activities and temporary facilities in other domestic and international locations. The Procurement Analyst performs all pre-award and post-award functions using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services, and/or construction. This person will also serve as the SAO Small Business Program Liaison Officer; managing all aspects of SAO’s small business programs.
Applicants must have familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulation [FAR], NASA FAR Supplement, applicable Parts of the Code of Federal Regulations [CFR], and National Science Foundation (NSF) regulations and policies applicable to award and administration of purchase orders and contracts. The applicant must also have well developed and effective communication skills. In addition, the applicant must know enough about the small business contracting and subcontracting programs that require government contractors and federal entities to engage small businesses sufficient to serve as the SAO Small Business Program Liaison Officer.
To view the complete vacancy announcement, qualification requirements and application procedure, please view our website at https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/hr/postings/18-52.html
You may apply directly through USJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504336300
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