IAP Worldwide Services Purchasing Agent – Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida


Purchasing Agent – Pensacola

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IAP – Ingenuity and Purpose


As a leading international services company for more than 65 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies, and organizations. A world-class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities – IT & Communications, Aviation & Engineering Solutions, Power Solutions, Infrastructure & Logistics - to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers' diverse and complex challenges. With 2,500 team members, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries worldwide and maintains offices in the Washington D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East.

Pensacola Bay Support Services, a Joint Venture of IAP Worldwide Services and EMCOR Government Services, has been awarded the Pensacola Base Operations Support Contract.

Job Summary:

Purchases items, services, materials, equipment and/or supplies as requested by and in support of all lines of business within the company. Expedites orders through file closeout activities. Communicates with vendors and transportation companies to ensure items, services, materials, supplies, equipment and/or supplies ordered are shipped and delivered by required dates.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Reviews and audits approved purchase requisitions for compliance with contract requirements, company policy and procedure, FAR and DFAR.

  • Prepares source selection, issues RFQs, prepares price analysis, performs market research, determines price fair and reasonableness, recommends and selects suppliers for award.

  • Expedites purchases as needed to freight forwarders or project sites.

  • Conducts periodic market studies and analyses to build/enhance supplier base. Manages information within vendor database and assists in supplier vetting/grading process.

  • Negotiates and settles with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments, cancellations, and engineering changes.

  • Provides due diligence/vetting activities for new and existing vendors.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and four (4) years of experience, including at least two (2) years in a US Government purchasing environment.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Maintains procurement files and records in accordance with company policy/procedures, prime contract requirements, and FAR/DFAR. Prepares RFQs. Analyzes, evaluates, and negotiates quotes with suppliers to include terms/conditions within scope and delegation of authority.

  • Moderates skill level working with Microsoft WORD & EXCEL.

  • Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills and ability to multi-task. Sets individual task by assigned priorities and works with minimal supervision

  • Must have moderate to advanced expertise in procurement systems such as MAXIMO, Costpoint, or similar.

Job Location

Pensacola, Florida, United States

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