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SMX Lead Procurement Specialist (2252) in Boston, Massachusetts

Lead Procurement Specialist (2252)at SMX(View all jobs) (

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SMX is seeking a Lead Procurement Specialist (Commercial Services) to support commercial proposals and contracts to include commercial clients, state/local governments, nonprofits, and indirect contracts. This position is 100% remote. Support will include pre-award and post-award procurement activities. The individual selected will be aiding in development of this new position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute various activities related to sourcing and procurements in support of internal and external end-users

  • Responsible for all pre-award and post-award procurement activities

  • Manages all company reseller agreements and service provider agreements

  • Provides ordering guidance and monitors compliance for company reseller agreements and service provider agreements

  • Provides proposal support, including price and terms negotiations as needed

  • Provides guidance to internal customers (program teams)

  • Reviews and analyzes complex solicitations and price proposals from suppliers

  • Ensures compliance with the company‚Äôs procurement procedures

  • Recommends process improvements related to commercial and indirect procurement practices

  • Maintains procurement files to ensure compliance with company procedures

  • Recommends solutions to address issues in commercial, state/local, nonprofit, or indirect procurements

  • Provides advice and assistance in commercial, state/local, nonprofit, or indirect procurement matters to the Director of Subcontracts

  • May administer procurements or participate on proposal teams

  • Enter purchase orders and perform general inquiries in Costpoint.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Clearance: None. US Citizenship required for work under DoD contracts.

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus 10 or more years of directly related experience in a commercial contracting environment. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years applicable work experience.

  • Experience with cloud service providers and software providers

  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating and leveraging value added reseller agreements

  • Experience with non-Federal customers, such as state/local government, commercial, and non-profit organizations

  • Experience with administering agreements with major OEMs and/or service providers (example: AWS, Azure, Google)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing staff in a fast-paced environment with simultaneous major programs and multiple proposals

  • Ability to work serving multiple teams and their leaders

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a collaborative environment

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel


Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.