Procurement Analyst

Arlington, VA, USA


Full Time

About the Role

Our organization is seeking a Procurement Analyst to assist with vendor management. In this role, you will focus on finding the best suppliers and contractors to support our business needs.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

• Sourcing and Evaluating vendors, suppliers and contractors based on quality, price, and speed of delivery
• Research and compare products, materials, and services from suppliers in order to decide what will be most compatible for the company
• Preparing full pricing analysis
• Place an order for materials from a vendor
• Issuing a detailed purchase order outlining the price of materials and delivery timeline as set in the contract
• Ensure deliveries are completed on time
• Assist with inventory management
• Support opportunity assessments and benchmarking to develop sourcing opportunities
• Conduct cost-benefit analyses to determine where we can improve, re-negotiate contracts with existing suppliers or negotiate contracts with new suppliers
• Review and assist with Purchase Order and/or Invoice discrepancies to resolve pricing, quantity, and unit of measure issues to ensure payment within terms for all vendors
• Support procurement manager development and administration of supplier assessments, scorecards, and other analytics to manage supplier performance
• Prepare quarterly supply cost reports

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Expertise

• 2 + years track record of experience in procurement or sales
• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a related field (preferably in business or supply chain management) or equivalent logistics experience
• Team player with strong initiative, intrinsically motivated, works autonomously
• Ability to build relationships with vendors and make purchasing decisions
• Independent thinker able to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment
• Intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Office, especially excel
• Proven ability to produce error-free work under deadline
• In-depth business management, supply chain, and strategic sourcing knowledge.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills
• Exceptional negotiating skills
• Advanced analytical skills
• Proficiency in electronic procurement and analytical software
• Veterans with procurement & logistics skills set are encouraged to apply

Work Location, Remote Work, & Travel

This position will be based in our Arlington, Virginia office. Travel may be required.

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume to, quoting reference - Procurement Analyst