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Procurement Specialist

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School Group
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Austin, TX
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Published 1 month ago

About School Group 

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer.  

 Role Overview 

Essential Functions 

  • Provide professional support services in conducting federal and state procurement management activities for the acquisition of contracted services for Learning Management Software. 
  • Acquisition planning assistance, including requirements development, market research and recommending procurement strategies 
  • Acquisition risk management and mitigation, acquisition document development, Request for Proposal development, market analysis and recommendations, 
  • Cost-price analysis, development of solutions and recommendations regarding contractual issues 

 

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.  

Qualifications 

Basic 

  • At least five (5) years of experience in the related field supporting complex procurements.  

Why volunteer with us? 

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment.  

  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers.  
  •  School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references.  

 

Other information  

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.   

How to apply 

Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you!  

About School Group 

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
., Austin, TX 73301, United States

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