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Defense Contractor Procurement Coordinator

Job ID: 2111428
Location: ORLANDO, FL, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seekin a Defense Contractor Procurement Coordinator for an exciting Air Force program based out of Orlando, FL.


SAIC, a premier Fortune 500 technology integrator company, has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Coordinator candidate on a successful, long-term Modeling and Simulation contract supporting the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation in Orlando, Florida. This incredible program supports customers located in Germany to South Korea; and many places in between.  The end-state of all of the work performed on this contract is to provide superior, swift, economical, and more effective simulation to the United States Air Force to improve the combat skills of pilots and airmen.

The Procurement Coordinator will directly support the Business Operations Lead in the Program Management Office and work as a liaison between procurement department personnel, program personnel and government customers across this large program.  He/she should be knowledgeable about SAIC procurement policies and procedures as well as contract requirements.  The candidate must be outgoing, flexible and responsive to support the team as necessary. He/she must have a positive outlook and personable personality with “can do” attitude, who easily works with many types of people.  If you are someone who enjoys helping others achieve success, this is the job for you!

Some activities our procurement coordinator will perform include:

  • Working closely with Project Managers and government customers to complete required procurement documentation
  • Creating Purchase Action Requests and working with assigned Buyer and/or procurement managers to ensure timely acquisition of requested items and/or services
  • Providing weekly reports to FEDSIM and RFS customers as to procurement status
  • Assisting the Program Office in maintaining/updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all administrative processes and procedures
  • Processing Requests to Initiate Purchase to secure necessary funding approvals
  • Communicating with vendors to track procured items and ensure the accuracy of items delivered
  • Working with recipients to acquire master packing slips and/or other verification of items received
  • Processing Extended Work Week requests
  • Processing Requests to Initiate Purchase for all ODC expenses


Some skills and character traits our procurement coordinator should have:

  • Comfortable in adapting to shifting priorities and to function in a fast paced environment 
  • The ability to interact professionally and respectfully with employees and government customers
  • Responsiveness to deadlines and completeness in accomplishing assignments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs (Word, Power Point, Excel) and Outlook (email, calendars)
  • The ability to effectively communicate processes and procedures is highly desirable 
  • Familiarity with Atlassian Suite of Tools (Jira and Confluence) desirable

Education/Experience BA/BS Degree and three (3) years or more of relevant experience providing task execution/procurement and/or program administrative support, preferably to government customers, including creating meeting agendas, taking minutes and responding to task requirements.  Six (6) years work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.  An Associate’s Degree plus four (4) years work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.  Or relevant years of experience in lieu of degree.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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