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Job #: R-00104877
Location: Vista, CA
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Leidos has an opportunity for a Procurement Manager in support of the Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Operation, Civil Group. This role will manage and lead a mid-size team of Buyers supporting full circle (“cradle to grave”) actions for operational inventory; manufacturing, engineering, service, and various programs requirements. The Procurement Manager will report directly to the SES Procurement Director.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Accountable for Procurement Teams procurement activities to achieve key performance attributes including on-time delivery, inventory management, new product development procurements, new business capture and program execution
  • Manage adherence of procurement procedures and policies
  • Actively engaging in team environment supporting team and organizations goals
  • Support development and execution of procurement strategies and supplier relationship plans that are inventive and cost-effective for the Operation.
  • Develop program specific procurement strategy for proposals, programs and, competitions negotiations, and managing supplier performance
  • Monitor and manage reviews of supplier agreements
  • Ensure purchase orders are appropriately reviewed and approved per the Authority to Operate and in compliance with all contract requirements, company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and acquisition regulations
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with other functions and suppliers to solve supplier issues of varying degrees of complexity and work issues to resolution
  • Monitor supplier compliance, including timely delivery of deliverables, in coordination with the Operation Procurement Director
  • Identify risks and offer mitigation solutions related to supplier solutions
  • Resolve supplier performance issues in collaboration with the Operation.
  • Advise Operation Leadership on procurement issues
  • Maintain an active understanding of the Operation budget and promote a culture of saving on procurement costs
  • Manage procurement professionals in executing day-to-day activities.  Provide training, mentorship to team with varied levels of proficiencies.  Conduct performance reviews, define development actions, identify and engage with top talent in his/her team.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant technical field OR five (5+) years of relevant experience in Procurement, Supply Management.
  • 2+ years of experience supervising/leading Team and projects.
  • MRF experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities; detail oriented
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven capability to lead change in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • CostPoint experience
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Management of overseeing Supplier relations and managing large, complex suppliers

Pay Range:

Pay Range $75,400.00 - $116,000.00 - $156,600.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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