AECOM Acquisition Support Specialist, Contracts in Fort Meade, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159426BR

Position Title Acquisition Support Specialist, Contracts

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Maryland

City Fort Meade

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government

AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

  • Analyze acquisition documents to ascertain requirements.

  • Track performance and required deliverables.

  • Analyze performance and the impact or potential impact of missed or inadequate deliverable on schedule and cost of a contract.

  • Develop and present reports on analysis findings.

  • Prepare communications relating to acquisition activities.

  • Provides functional guidance, supervision, technical support, training and quality assurance/quality control to Associate and Intermediate personnel.

  • Supports senior staff as required and ensures customer requirements and project milestones are met.

  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

  • Prepares orders and follows up on orders to expedited delivery and shipment. Obtains certifications of delivery and conducts check against order. Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid, and participates in development and processing of solicitation and contract documentation.

  • Position may require travel.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 8 years of job related experience with Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

  • Excellent communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

  • Requires an active Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance from Day One.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business or related field preferred.

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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.