Leidos is seeking an Associate Director, Procurement Compliance to oversee compliance of the Procurement team to Federal and Leidos standards. The successful candidate will use their experience to define, maintain and oversee the Company’s procurement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the various regulations (e.g., US Federal, state and local and commercial contracting practices) and contract requirements that govern Leidos business. This role is directly influential in maintaining Leidos’ Contractor Purchasing System (CPSR) and Materials Management and Accounting System (MMAS) approvals. The position will be required to support process improvements and various enterprise projects and initiatives which will require working with other Leidos functions and business groups.
- Act as direct interface for government (e.g., DCMA, DCAA, etc.) inquiries related to Procurement documentation and/or processes including the preparation for Government-conducted Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSRs) and taking appropriate steps to ensure that the company maintains an “approved" Purchasing System.
- Manage a team of compliance analysts, MMAS manager and SCRM manager to ensure continued compliance with all applicable FAR and DFARS requirements.
- Administer the Leidos Procurement Self-Assessment program including performing file audits, monitoring compliance trends, providing senior management with results of audit cycle reviews and supporting the development and maintenance of procurement training.
- Oversee procurement practices and artifacts across the company to ensure compliance with the respective policies, practices and standards; based on audit results, develop process improvement plans and direct corrective action as necessary and appropriate
- Seek, recommend, and implement improvements to the Procurement process.
- Act ethically and help ensure that Procurement professionals understand their ethical obligations and how to act in strict compliance with government procurement regulations and law including how to identify and report suspected fraud or misrepresentation
- Stay abreast of emerging regulations and effectively implement requirements or process improvements to policies, procedures and control systems
- Interface with senior procurement leadership and provide advice and guidance to promote the advancement of the procurement discipline and best practices
- Typically requires a bachelor's degree (preferably in Business Administration or a related field); and a minimum of 15 years’ experience (may substitute a Master’s Degree and 13+ years’ experience) in subcontracts/purchasing management.
- Advanced knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)/ Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR)/ and/or other agency FAR supplements; possess expert knowledge in CPSR and MMAS requirements.
- Experience working in a CPSR-compliant purchasing system and reviewing files in compliance with DCMA CPSR Guidlines; must understand the various aspects of supply chain management - materials management, procurement, subcontracts, and supplier management.
- Candidate shall be detail oriented, possess effective communication and writing skills, and be able to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment.
- Deltek/Costpoint experience
- Optimization of a Costpoint implementation
- Experience completing and responding to CPSR guidance
- Process improvement experience (e.g. Lean/Six-Sigma)
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:2000.00
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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