Contracting Assistant

Recruiter
MCR Global
Location
Netherlands (NL)
Salary
NEG Contract/Perm
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
4534
Clearance Level
NATO, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Contract

  Do you have previous administrative and contracting experience? Are you looking to play a meaningful role in a creative environment? If so, we are searching for someone like you to join our team of experts supporting NATO. THE OPPORTUNITY We are actively seeking a highly personable and technically astute Contracting Assistant. The ideal person for this role will have experience supporting incoming requests, acquisition database, purchase orders, invoices in addition to other duties within NATO, the MoD, civil service, the wider armed forces or a defence organisation. As our Contracting Assistant, you will be responsible for various tasks related to power equipment. This work is located in The Hague, Netherlands and will suit those either already living there or willing and able to work within that location unencumbered. Sound like a great fit? THE ROLE Your daily role responsibilities will be as follows: Checking the incoming requests against the internal Agency policies and regulations Maintaining the Acquisition Data base Distributing the Purchase Orders to the vendors and keeping a professional relationship with their account managers Cross-referencing the invoices against the Purchase Orders Receipting PO/Invoices in EBA and maintaining collaboration with Financial department Building new vendors in EBA Preparing and processing Purchase Orders Requesting formal quotations from potential vendors Responsible for all post contract award, contract administration actions, including processing changes to contracts, payments, claims, contract close out and maintaining contract files MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Vocational training at a higher administrative level, or equivalent combination of appropriate national qualifications and experience, supplemented by basic level contracting training course Experience at a responsible level in performing contracting functions including negotiating, evaluating and awarding contracts Knowledge of competitive and sole source procurement procedures, price analysis techniques, contract law, contract administration and industrial practices; Experience working independently or supervising a staff of personnel; Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including ACO and ACT Ability to work responsibly and independently Education or special training in business administration or law Business insight, discernment, character and reputation EBA experience highly desired Possesses the personal qualities of tact, judgement and flexibility as well as good political awareness and motivational and listening skills. In addition, a sense of tact and propriety in order to work harmoniously with colleagues and other staff, both civilian and military, from NATO and the NATO nations, as well as with staff from private scientific/industrial organizations is needed Ability to obtain and maintain a NATO Secret Security Clearance THE COMPANY At MCR, LLC, we are the nation’s premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients success­fully lead their programs. MCR’s 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in running complex programs. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   If you are passionate about a future at MCR and wish to learn more about current opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com

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