Proposed Start Date
December 1, 2008
This position is responsible for assessing problems and
providing solutions to area businesses so that they may
improve their profitability and capacities to foster
growth. This is accomplished by providing
technical expertise and by linking businesses to
Specific duties include providing technical assistance involving registrations, certifications,
bid interpretation, interpretation of regulations, contract administration and targeted marketing approaches to buying activities
and their requirements; interfacing with local, state and federal governments; applying analytical and creative skills to
find solutions to complex problems; supporting the development and improvement of best-in-class procurement processes and
procedures internally; maintaining the highest ethical standards to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in a technical and/or business
discipline with two years experience in a procurement
Experience that demonstrates:
-Proficiency in using multiple resources, quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
to capture and interpret information.
-Knowledge of federal initiatives to assist small businesses such as woman-owned, disadvantaged
businesses, service- disabled veteran owned businesses, historically underutilized business zones, etc.
-Project management skills in interacting with clients such as consultants, faculty, and researchers
that may be part of a solution team.
-Expertise in conducting seminars, workshops, procurement fairs or conferences that benefit businesses.
Business development experience in selling to the
federal government. GSA Schedule contracting
experience. Experience that demonstrates a thorough
understanding of the government finance contracting
process including cost principles, price analysis,
negotiation, cost/schedule management and
Commensurate with qualifications
APTAC Level II Certification must be achieved within
two years of hire date. Position will
be located in
Shreveport, Louisiana. Renewal
of condition is
contingent upon funding.
-Territory covers ten northwest parishes of Louisiana
-In-state travel required
-Reliable vehicle required
-Some out-of-state travel on quarterly basis
Please be prepared to mail the following:
-Cover letter addressed to Kelly Ford, Program Director
-Current resume including: all employment with title; responsibilities; starting and ending dates;
name, address, and phone number of supervisor (if you do not want immediate supervisor contacted, let us know); academic preparation
with degrees received and dates; and
-Three references with addresses, phone numbers and professional relationship to applicant
-College transcripts for all degrees earned.
If you have questions regarding this process, please email Kelly@nledf.org or call 318-677-2532.
To Ensure Consideration
Submit application by October 31, 2008
Kelly Ford, Program Director NWLAGPC
400 Edwards Street
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.