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Reporting to the Director of Procurement and Property, the Government Procurement Lead is responsible to provide supervision and oversight to a team of procurement and supply chain professionals at varying levels of experience along with the execution of all purchasing responsibilities for our Government Programs.
 
The applicant is responsible for establishing priorities, leading daily activities, and ensuring the timely and proper execution for the procurement of all Federal funded purchases in accordance with our, State/Local and U.S. Government (FAR/DFARS) procurement policies, procedures, and regulations.
 
As the Government Procurement Team Lead, you will be the driving force behind our supplier relationships, serve as the main point of contact for all purchasing-related communications for the team.
 
This a hybrid role
MUST BE A US CITIZEN
 
 Primary Responsibilities: 
 
• Responsible for training, planning, coordinating, reviewing and approving the work of direct reports involved with the Government procurement process on a daily basis.
• Applicant will serve as acquisition expert to the Government procurement team purchasing a variety of goods and services to include, but not limited to, construction, information technology, engineering/professional services, material/supplies and more.
• Serve as the direct link between procurement and the program offices to facilitate the coordination of the request for proposal (RFP) activities, provide risk management strategies, prepare, and execute the PO packages for defined program area.
• Work closely with the Director of Procurement and the procurement leadership team to share best practices and continuously identify process improvement opportunities for effective tracking of procurement activities.
• Work Closely with the Supplier Management Team Lead in identifying spend patterns, defining the category and commodities to develop the best strategic partnerships and optimize value for the program offices.
• Collaborate with other functional areas such as Engineering, Finance, Legal and IT, and Security to promote cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve goals and objectives.
• Support other special projects and/or represents the department on cross-functional teams as assigned by the Director of Procurement and Property.
• As directed, supports the development of the procurement department-wide policies and procedures.
• Provide training and direction to direct reports based on departmental policies, purchasing/contractual terms, FAR/DFARS requirements, compliance issues and system requirements.
• Negotiates purchase orders including price/cost and coordinates negotiations of terms and conditions with the internal legal team and procurement leadership if necessary.
• Identify risk in terms and conditions that deviate from company policy. Support senior staff in developing and presenting risk mitigation approaches/recommendations to senior management.
• Support procurement inspections, DCMA/DCAA reviews and internal audits.
• Performs internal quality reviews of purchase orders/requisitions and file documentation to ensure compliance with procurement policy and procedures/responsibilities.
• Establish developmental plans for direct reports, including performance planning and development support; coaching and mentoring; rewards and recognition; and staff retention to develop a continuous improvement culture.
 
 
Qualifications:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related field plus 5-7 years related experience in Government acquisition with 1 - 2 years previous supervisory/management experience.
• MA/MBA/JD preferred
• Knowledge commercial contracting processes and an expert in the FAR and DFARS acquisition regulations is required.
• Excellent relationship management skills.
• Requires strong written and oral communication skills as well as thorough familiarity with Microsoft Office.
• Motivated to grow and develop professionally and committed to continuing to learn the profession.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities in a high-volume environment while ensuring excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to establish and implement departmental goals and objectives.
• US Citizen with ability to attain a government clearance. Active Secret Clearance preferred.
 
Qualifications
 
• Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related field plus 5-7 years related experience in Government acquisition with 1 - 2 years previous supervisory/management experience.
• MA/MBA/JD preferred
• Knowledge commercial contracting processes and an expert in the FAR and DFARS acquisition regulations is required.
• Excellent relationship management skills.
• Requires strong written and oral communication skills as well as thorough familiarity with Microsoft Office.
• Motivated to grow and develop professionally and committed to continuing to learn the profession.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities in a high-volume environment while ensuring excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to establish and implement departmental goals and objectives.
• US Citizen with ability to attain a government clearance. Active Secret Clearance preferred.
 
Why is This a Great Opportunity
 
Reporting to the Director of Procurement and Property, the Government Procurement Lead is responsible to provide supervision and oversight to a team of procurement and supply chain professionals at varying levels of experience along with the execution of all purchasing responsibilities for our Government Programs. 
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