PAE, Inc Procurement Manager in Arlington, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Procurement Manager

This position is a pipeline position that is contingent upon availability and is located in Afghanistan.

Duties: The Procurement Manager shall:

  • Be responsible for delivering quality, cost effective, and expeditious procurement, receiving, equipment tracking and property management to all customers

  • Exercise professional judgment using best business practices available, and ensure compliance with federal acquisition regulations

  • Receive and review purchase requisitions for clarity, compliance, detail, completeness, and obtain additional information considered necessary

  • Compile lists of sources of procurement, to develop requests for information, quotations, proposals and invitations to bid

  • Interview potential suppliers

  • Review and perform analysis of responses to solicitations, to include price comparison, conformity to statement of work, delivery terms, payment terms, and other terms and conditions of the procurement

  • Propose to requestor comparable product substitutions consistent with the requirements to achieve cost savings

  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve the best total value procurement

  • Extract and compile data contained in quotations/proposals/bids to determine which supplier can deliver at best possible terms for the organization with due consideration to quality, delivery time, prompt payment and other discounts, shipping costs and other factor.



  • Must have solid analytical skills.

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant Logistics management/Supply Chain experience.

  • Must possess the mental and physical powers to excel under harsh environmental conditions and demanding expectations for accomplishing a myriad of complicated and challenging tasks simultaneously and with tight deadlines.

  • Must be able to obtain a MRPT certification.

  • Must be willing to live and work in remote and austere conditions.


  • BS/BA degree or an equivalent 7+ years of experience.

  • Experience working in Program management office for Department of State or other US Government Contracts.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.