USRA is a nonprofit organization searching for a self-motivated buyer to purchase equipment, materials, supplies, and services. As a purchasing agent for the organization, the junior-level buyer will research, evaluate, and buy items to meet daily operational needs, as well as procure items needed to support various Federal science and technology-related programs.
The ideal candidate is astute, analytical, and a skilled negotiator and dealmaker who can demonstrate his or her skills by:
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Extent to Which Work is Covered by Instruction or Supervision:
This position is located in a professional office environment where employees have access to standard office equipment (e.g., computer, printer, phone, photocopier).
Difficulties Encountered in Performing Job:
Applicants should apply to the posting at https://usracareers.silkroad.com/ and include a letter of interest, resume, or curriculum vita. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Additional information on USRA can be found at www.usra.edu.
USRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity