Leidos has a career opening for an IT Category/Supplier Relationship Manager located in the Washington, DC and Reston, VA area.
The job of the IT Category/Supplier Relationship Manager is to serve as Enterprise level subject matter expert for multiple Strategic Sourcing initiatives utilizing a combination of technical background and project management expertise. Work location is flexible, but selected candidates must reside within driving distance of Washington, DC and Reston, VA. Due to nature of assignments, up to 25% travel is possible.
-Serves as an IT Category/Supplier Relationship Manager in the Strategic Technology Sourcing organization with oversight of numerous HW, SW, Cloud & Cyber OEM's.
-This role will also have job responsibilities associated with Supplier Management, Proposal Strategy Development, Program Material Acquisition, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments
-Leads in collaboratively solving problems in Cost/Value Engineering, Affordability, and Technical Solutions
-Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, and 12+ years of professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.
-5+ years- experience in areas of project planning, scheduling, coordination, with a demonstrated history of developing technical solutions that meet program requirements.
-Must possess IT Background, Supplier Management, Material Pricing, Project Planning, and Proposal Strategy Experience.
-Strong understanding in acquisition of Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologies
-Selected candidate must have history of developing BOMs, ROMs, and resource planning.
-Experience with supplier coordination including hardware and software selection, maintenance issues, and problem resolution.
- experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels.
-Ability to work under tight time constraints.
-Experience as a Team Lead/Leader in prior relevant prior assignment
-PMP, Supply Chain Engineering, Logistics, HW/SW Maintenance Planning, Earned Value Management, and Proposal Volume Authorship Experience.
-Experience in inventory planning, coordination, and tracking a plus.
-Multi-tasking, can handle multiple program interfaces simultaneously with minimal supervision.
-Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels.