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Job #: R-00055965
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Director of Supply Chain Risk & Resiliency reporting to the Chief Procurement Officer to work in either Reston, VA or Oak Ridge, TN. The successful candidate will develop and implement strategies for enhancing the resiliency of the Leidos supply chain, ensuring compliance with federal and commercial procurement regulations, and execution of a procurement systems transformation roadmap.  This exciting opportunity will require deep collaboration with Group Procurement Directors, Information Security, Legal, Contracts, and peers across the Defense Industrial Base (DIB).  The successful candidate will be a motivated leader and a self-starter who can work independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Accountable for setting policy and practices that mitigate all aspects of supply chain risk and that drive overall supply chain resiliency for the business.
  • Accountable for the Procurement System Business System Approval and ensuring ongoing readiness for audits conducted by Leidos Internal Audit, Government Compliance, consultants, DCAA, DCMA, SBA, and individual government customers.
  • Accountable for the development and execution of a Procurement Systems Transformation Roadmap leading to efficiency, cost reduction, transparency, and value to the business Groups.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with other functions and suppliers to solve subcontract/supplier issues of varying degrees of complexity and work issues to resolution
  • Maintain an active understanding of budget and promote a culture that drives a strong Return on Supply Management Assets (ROSMA)
  • Lead and drive closure on large initiatives and projects in direct support of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
  • Manage procurement and business systems 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

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 12+  years of  relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience
  • 7+ years of supervising/leading teams and projects
  • Strong knowledge of federal subcontracting and as well as a strong grasp of negotiation techniques. 
  • Executive presence and a strong business acumen
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Develop company policies related to subcontracting and procurement and provide guidelines for procurement staff to follow
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of the FAR and DFARS
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships internally and externally
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Comfortable working with executives and representing functional plans and priorities to senior leaders

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CostPoint ERP
  • Experience leading large procurement system transitions and implementations
  • Leadership role in a DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR)
  • ISM CPSM, NCMA CPCM or CFCM, APICS, PMI PMP, or other relevant professional certification(s)
  • Ability to energize a geographically dispersed team of professionals

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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