AECOM Procurement Supervisor in Austin, Texas

United States of America - Texas, Austin

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Procurement Supervisor for immediate employment for the Austin, TX office. This Procurement Supervisor position is part of the DCS Federal Procurement Group. Individual will be supervisor to a team of Subcontract Administrators awarding subcontract for services, construction projects, materials/equipment, and rental services that support AECOM’s government business effort.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising team of six administrators, training and assisting AECOM Program and Project Managers (PMs) on the Federal procurement processes and procedures, review and approve Requests for Proposals (RFPs), subcontract selection process, subcontract award and administration and administering the entire lifecycle of the subcontract.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing assistance to AECOM’s Program and Project Managers on Federal government procurement

  • Working with Project Managers to ensure compliance with internal procurement policies, as well as Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements

  • Oversee the soliciting, awarding and administering Federal Government subcontracts

  • Assist in preparation of proposals in response to federal government request for proposals (RFPs)

  • Perform market research to locate new sources

  • Conduct negotiation with subcontractors on terms and conditions, price and schedule

  • Conduct price and/or cost analysis and write narrative to justify pricing as fair and reasonable

  • Pre- and post- award administration of subcontracts from the micro-purchase threshold to Cost Exceeding the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (CESAT) from cradle to grave

  • Supporting other tasks directly related to AECOM's Federal procurement, as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Scientific/Engineering Technical areas or equivalent combination of educational and work experience

  • 8+ years of experience

  • Experience working with Federal construction, design, and facility renovation contracts

  • Experience with supervising and leading a team

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DFARS, other FAR supplements, as well as the Uniform Commercial Code with the ability to independently research regulatory issues, understand their application and consequences to our business

  • Understanding of Contract and Subcontract formation and implementation for Federal programs

  • Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude that will thrive in a management structure where high standards of productivity, quality of work, and effectiveness are maintained

  • Demonstrated organizational skills – the ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, manage time effectively, manage documentation, and meet deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic, team oriented environment

  • Ability to work well as part of a team and provide good customer service to internal/external clients

  • Understanding of the general role and required interface with DCMA and DCAA

  • Experience with Contractors Procurement System Review (CPSR) and Cost Incurred Audits

  • Strong working knowledge of word-processing (Word), database, spreadsheet (EXCEL) programs and integrated software applications

  • Due to nature of the work U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge and working history with subcontracts awarded under Federal Acquisition Regulations

  • Previous experience as a Federal Contracting Officer / Administrator

  • Ability to deal with fast past, ever evolving environment

  • Skilled at dealing with people and the ability to communicate effectively with people who are geographically separated

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group DCS

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199260BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.