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Procurement Director

Company: Leidos
Location: Vista
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description:Job DescriptionThe Civil Group is seeking a Procurement Director (PD) to support the Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Operation and Civil UK Procurement Team. This role will manage and lead a dynamic and global procurement team of approximately 34 professionals. The Team is composed of Buyers, Strategic Sourcing, Subcontract Administrators, and Subcontract Program Managers supporting full cycle ("cradle to grave") global procurement actions for operational functions; Manufacturing, Engineering, Service requirements and various programs requirements. The PD position will report directly to the Group Procurement Director and will be an integrated member of the SES Operations leadership team.Primary ResponsibilitiesAccountable for all Ops procurement activities to achieve key performance attributes including on-time delivery, inventory management, new product development procurements, new business capture and program executionLead full life cycle Procurement/Subcontracts management activities for the OperationDevelop procurement strategies and supplier relationship plans that are inventive and cost-effective for the OperationDevelop program specific procurement strategy for proposals, programs and, competitions negotiations, and managing supplier performanceMonitor and manage reviews of supplier agreementsEnsure that purchase orders and subcontracts are appropriately reviewed and approved per the Authority to Operate and in compliance with all contract requirements, company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and acquisition regulationsCoordinate with the Contracts, Service, and manufacturing organizations to ensure proper product and program requirements are flow-downDemonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with other functions and suppliers to solve supplier issues of varying degrees of complexity and work issues to resolutionEngage in captures to support proposal strategies and recommend pricing approaches in order to address Leidos' and the customer's expectations and objectivesEnsure Customer solicitations are reviewed for potential risks, including compliance with requirements and that an appropriate slate of suppliers will be solicited for proposalsLead the oversight and submittal of Procurement content in proposalsMonitor supplier compliance, including timely delivery of deliverables, in coordination with the GroupIdentify risks and offer mitigation solutions related to supplier solutionsResolve supplier performance issues in collaboration with the OperationAdvise Operation Leadership on procurement issuesMaintain an active understanding of the Operation budget and promote a culture of long-term saving on procurement costsManage procurement and subcontracts 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 QualificationsRequires a Bachelor degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with 10+ years or prior relevant experience.7+ years of experience supervising/leading Team and projectsMRP experienceInternational Procurement experienceStrong organization skills and communication skills (both written and verbal)Preferred QualificationsExperience interpreting technical documents, drawings and/or schematics for quotation purposesAbility to lead, train, and mentor employees individually and as a Team.Management of overseeing Supplier relations and managing large, complex suppliersStrong negotiation skillsPay Range:Pay Range $124,800.00 - $192,000.00 - $259,200.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Vista , Procurement Director, Executive , Vista, California

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