Associate Director, Procurement Strategy
Posted on: May 31, 2021
Leidos has a career opening for an Associate Director,
Procurement Strategy located in Gaithersburg, MD or Reston, VA.
The job of the Associate Director, Procurement Strategy is to
manages a team that coordinates with Sourcing, Operations, Design
Engineering, the Supply Base and Industry experts to facilitate the
design, production, test and qualification of aerospace and defense
products. Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee
recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work
assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions. Directs
the analyses of technical data, engineering designs, preliminary
specifications, manufacturing limitations, supplier facilities, and
parts/equipment availability. Manages the facilitation of technical
trade-offs and standardization that may lead to more economical
procurement. Manages design changes to mitigate production
issues. Due to nature of assignments, up to 25% travel is
-Serve as a leader in the Strategic Technology Sourcing
organization with oversight of the Procurement Engineering &
Material Project Management organizations.
-This role will also have job responsibilities associated with
Supplier Management, Business Process Re-Engineering, and
Procurement Tool deployments.
-The leader must have experience in project planning, scheduling,
coordination, with a demonstrated history of developing technical
solutions that meet program requirements.
-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
-Experience in inventory planning, coordination, and tracking a
-Will also be a Supplier Relationship Manager for a large OEM
-Leads teams of Supplier and internal staff in collaboratively
solving problems in Cost/Value Engineering, Affordability, and
-Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of experience or equivalent
experience/combined education, with professional experience and
specialized training commensurate with assignment. Additional years
of experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
-IT Background, Supplier Management, Material Pricing, Project
Planning, and Proposal Strategy Experience.
-Strong understanding in acquisition of Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS
-Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations
and program levels.
-Ability to work under tight time constraints.
-Worked as a Team Lead/Leader in prior relevant prior
-Ability to obtain A Top Secret security clearance.
-Active Top Secret security clearance.
-PMP, Supply Chain Engineering, Logistics, HW/SW Maintenance
Planning, Earned Value Management, and Proposal Volume Authorship
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Proj and Prog Management
Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Associate Director, Procurement Strategy, Other , Reston, Virginia
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