Purchasing Agent

Montgomery - Alabama (AL),

Global Business Solutions, Inc.

Job Description:


GBSI is seeking a purchasing professional for the role of Purchasing Agent in Montgomery, AL. This position supports the U.S. Air Force's Credential Program Office (CPO) at Maxwell, AFB and its mission to incorporate civilian credentialing opportunities for enlisted Airmen in their personal and professional development and to assist them in transitioning to the civilian workforce. The Purchasing Agent reports to both the customer and to the GBSI Purchasing Manager.


  • Identifies, loads, and verifies certifications relevant to Air Force Specialties;
  • Advises clients regarding appropriate/approved career-field related credentials available, along with available funding and support requirements;
  • Creates educational goals in Air Force Automated Education Management System (AFAEMS), along with approval and funding requests for government-team approval;
  • Loads and monitors funding requests and receipts for approved credentialing support;
  • Purchases approved civilian/industry credentialing exams, course materials, exam preparation materials, and exam preparation courses through various credentialing agencies and vendors;
  • Maintains accurate purchasing documentation and records;
  • Additional duties as may be assigned.

  • Minimum of Associates Degree is required. Bachelor's Degree is preferred;
  • Minimum of 3 years' pertinent experience in automated education management or other personnel management databases;
  • DoD-issued Favorable NACLC Investigation is required;
  • Experience working with the Academic Institution Portal (AIP) and AFAEMS or comparable system, managing maintenance and update of education records;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Prior military experience
preferred. About GBSI

Established in 1995, Global Business Solutions, Inc. offers customers a distinctive blend of information technology capabilities, education and training services, and information assurance solutions. Managed by a team of executive leaders experienced in the field of information technology and training services within the industry and government, GBSI prides itself on exceeding expectations. Our award-winning solutions give clients the support tools needed to successfully deliver in evolving environments with confidence.

GBSI is dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. GBSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision:
GBSI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with GBSI's legal duty to furnish information.

Drug Free Workplace:
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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