The Leidos Corporation is seeking a Supplier/Procurement Lead to support a program in Northern Virginia. The Supplier/Procurement Lead will provide procurement support and project/program management analysis for all contract requirements. This position requires the use of problem solving techniques to address unique procurement and program requests that impact critical support requirements.
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The Supplier/Procurement Lead is responsible for defining plans, processes, methods, and tools for ensuring supply chain management and chain of custody for the life of all Government assets to help protect from the inadvertent purchase of counterfeit or illegally modified products. Additionally, the Supplier/Procurement Lead is responsible for all activities associated with researching and recommending cost effective purchase arrangements which will be approved by the Government; supporting the Government's purchase process and coordinating the delivery of purchases; and managing, tracking, and auditing hardware recapitalization, maintenance agreements, and software licensing. The Supplier/Procurement lead shall ensure the review purchase requisitions for clarity, compliance, detail, completeness, and obtain additional information considered necessary; actively manage the procurement process from order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices; actively manage supplier performance through consistent communication to ensure proper adherence to purchase order terms and conditions; and participate in the invoice approval process to ensure that supplier invoices are in accordance with purchase order terms and conditions, and resolve issues as necessary.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a BA degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
A minimum of an ODNI ISSA/TS with CI Poly security clearance. (Under review)
A minimum of ten years of experience in procurement or supply chain contracting.
Experience with standard Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel)
Ability to effectively communicate processes and procedures to customer base
Possess outstanding customer service skills in order to meet high demand requirements
Ability to travel between local sites on occasion to coordinate activities
Ability to understand technical concepts and apply that understanding to daily procurement and program support requirements
Self-starter that can establish priorities, resolve immediate issues, and coordinate with program manager on complex problems
Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships with team members and customer
Strong oral and written communication skills to compose and deliver responses to customers' questions in a clear and concise manner
Comfortable working with senior management
Experience in a similar role executing on time deliveries of hardware and software; interacting with key suppliers; dealing with the financial impacts of supplier decisions on programs; and managing, tracking, and auditing existing hardware and software inventories.
Experience supporting procurement system compliance, materials management, prime contract flow downs, supplier quality, and supplier teaming to achieve successful results.
Experience working with price analysis methodologies.
Experience working with Commercial Supplier Agreements (CSAs) and End User License Agreements (EULAs).