Senior Procurement Specialist

UDR Consulting

Carlsbad, NM

Full time

Supply Chain and Logistics


Sep 6

Senior Procurement Specialist

UDR is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Procurement Specialist (Remote Option) opportunity for our customer in Carlsbad, NM to support the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and other nationwide DOE and commercial projects.

Position Overview:


Bachelor’s degree in a related field with an emphasis in a specialist area is preferred (a combination of relevant experience will be accepted).

Minimum of 10 years of experience or more in government procurement, contracting or related field with:

  • Experience in Federal Contract Management working with Department of Energy
  • (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD).
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR),
  • Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR), and Federal Travel Regulations (FTR).
  • Experience with Construction Contracts, Services, Staff Augmentation, Engineered Equipment, Fabrications, and Manufacturing.
  • Experience in conducting negotiations.
  • Perform Market Research for services, major equipment and components.
  • Knowledge and ability to write justification for award documents and negotiation memorandums.
  • Ability to work with Program Managers, Engineers, and field personnel to effectively develop statements of work, independent cost estimates.
  • CPCM, or Core FAC certifications such as APDP Level II or DAIWA Level II are desired.
  • Experience working in Oracle and/or People Soft desired.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide procurement leadership and support wide variety of standard and specialized procurement activities through application of innovative and creative techniques.
  • Interface with technical organizations in development of pre-procurement plans, statements of work, and costs estimates to achieve timely cost effective procurement actions.
  • Negotiate, place, and administer purchase orders and modifications with suppliers for complex material, service, and construction requirements following established policies and procedures. Utilize personal judgment when specific guidance is not provided.
  • Experience in preparation of solicitation documents and awarding subcontracts in Firm-Fixed Price, Time & Material, Labor Hour and Cost Reimbursement environments.
  • Prepare written procurement documents such as Request for Proposals (RFP), negotiation memorandums, cost/price analysis, award justifications, and consent packages to document procurement files.
  • Above average ability to teach, train, and guide less experienced subcontractor personnel.
  • Review and settle claims and termination actions.
  • Participate in formulation and review of acquisition policies and procedures.
  • Identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to NWP management on issues or concerns related to integration facility activities/readiness, environmental, or quality issues.


UDR Consulting, INC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned, Minority-Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business. An Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities. 

UDR also supporting a drug-free work environment.UDR offers highly competitive salaries and employee benefit packages structured to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401 (k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning DAY 1.

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