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Leidos is looking to fill a Supplier Relationship Manager in the Procurement and Enterprise Partnerships team. Our mission is to deliver exceptional service, value, and expertise through efficient high performing innovative supply base. In this role you will join a dynamic team who is responsible for building close relationships with key suppliers that will drive the overall business strategies.
The successful candidate will be an advocate for your assigned suppliers throughout the entire enterprise. You will be expected to work collaboratively with our technology, business development and proposal subcontract teams to develop the partnership to drive differentiation that will support significant growth opportunities. This includes being the subject matter expert for that supplier, understanding supplier technology and capabilities and new upcoming innovative offerings. You will be asked to lead the development of corporate briefing material for the executive team, along with communications to the overall enterprise.
Locations Reston or the greater DC area.
- Key supplier advocate and interface into our procurement, business development, and technology organizations
- Intimate knowledge of supplier’s capabilities, technology, programs, and trainings
- Support strategic initiatives involving your group of suppliers
- Develop intimate knowledge of your assigned commodity
- Negotiate supplier agreements as necessary to support partnership
- Brief executive leadership team as necessary
- Participate, plan, execute events including tech talks that showcase the supplier to the business
- Support Program pipeline opportunities
- Knowledge of category trends and eco systems
- Support emerging technology suppliers with key businesses
- Relevant bachelor's degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.
- 8 -12+years experience in areas of supplier management, procurement, or project planning, with a demonstrated history of developing solutions that meet program requirements and contract negotiations; OR Master's degree and 10+ years of same relevant experience.
- Strong understanding in acquisition of cloud, software, hardware, cyber security based solutions preferred
- Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations, program levels, and problem resolution.
- Ability to work under tight time constraints., multiple suppliers, and programs
PMP, Supply Chain Engineering, Logistics, HW/SW Maintenance Planning, Earned Value Management, and Proposal Volume Authorship Experience.
Key Skills for Success in this Role:
- Strategic, Creative problem solving mindset
- Multitasking, can handle multiple program interfaces simultaneously with minimal supervision.
- Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels.
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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