Purchasing Agent - NCI - MP

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Reconcile purchase credit card statement to ensure receipt and accurate billing information
Use most appropriate purchase techniques when ordering .
Identify appropriate type of purchases before placing an order .
Validate conventional purchasing practices by tracking changes in cost , availability from suppliers , frequency of intervention in procurement process , or other similar indicators .
Evaluate fluctuations in rates of usage , availability from established suppliers , and use of alternative sources of supply .
Evaluate the acceptance of equivalent or replacement items .
Review contract changes or cancellations .
Monitor contract award status .
Investigate data from various sources to identify trends .
Seek additional resources when gaps and inconsistencies in the information are identified .
Verify the accuracy of information to resolve inconsistencies .
Evaluate quotes against purchase requirements
Balance needs and desires with available resources and constraints .
Collect and verify facts needed to make decisions .
Develop procurement-related documents , such as specifications and justifications .
Develop statements of work .
Identify the most appropriate procurement regulations and policies for the type of purchasing activity .
Apply established procurement policies and procedures when conducting purchasing activities .
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  • Apply established procurement policies and procedures when conducting purchasing activities.
  • Identify the most appropriate procurement regulations and policies for the type of purchasing activity.
  • Develop statements of work.
  • Develop procurement-related documents, such as specifications and justifications.
  • Collect and verify facts needed to make decisions.
  • Balance needs and desires with available resources and constraints.
  • Evaluate quotes against purchase requirements
  • Verify the accuracy of information to resolve inconsistencies.
  • Seek additional resources when gaps and inconsistencies in the information are identified.
  • Investigate data from various sources to identify trends.
  • Monitor contract award status.
  • Review contract changes or cancellations.
  • Evaluate the acceptance of equivalent or replacement items.
  • Evaluate fluctuations in rates of usage, availability from established suppliers, and use of alternative sources of supply.
  • Validate conventional purchasing practices by tracking changes in cost, availability from suppliers, frequency of intervention in procurement process, or other similar indicators.
  • Identify appropriate type of purchases before placing an order.
  • Use most appropriate purchase techniques when ordering.
  • Reconcile purchase credit card statement to ensure receipt and accurate billing information