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Vice President, Supplier Management, National Security Group

Job ID: 2017388
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 3, 2020
Category: Procurement
Subcategory: Procurement
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Vice President of Supplier Management for our National Security Group.
  • Manage all Systems Integration (SI) supplier management, supplier quality and procurement leadership for the National Security Sector
  • Develop, institute and maintain SI supply chain and procurement processes for maximum efficiency
  • Ensure SAIC SI NSG Procurement Compliance is maintained
  • Establish an experienced SI supply chain team for each program consisting of the necessary disciplines including Supplier Program Management, Engineering, Quality, Procurement, Price Analyst, Legal, etc.  (Be an influencer where no direct-reporting relationship exists.)
  • Interface with supplier executives, including CEO’s
  • Develop an overall supplier strategy for Sector major suppliers
  • Perform or review supplier proposal price analysis and compliance to the overall customer RFP requirements
  • Develop and negotiate teaming agreements and purchase order terms that will create partnerships, where necessary, and establish the appropriate leverage and contract terms for subsequent and successful program execution
  • Establish and implement a seller surveillance approach, where necessary, for all major suppliers
  • Establish Status and Reporting Metrics for managing all major suppliers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business Operations, or other relevant discipline.  
  • Master in Business Administration or advanced degree a plus
  • Procurement, Supply Chain or Contract Related Certifications a plus
  • Minimum of 12 years of executive experience with major (ACAT 1) DOD acquisition processes and programs where the supply chain was a critical element of a complex major hardware system.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to develop suppliers and negotiate agreements, terms and conditions and complex engineering SOW’s.
  • Experience with all aspects of supplier management and procurement, including supplier site surveys, surveillance and program management.
  • Experience leading an Integrated Program Team and conversant with technical terms and engineering practices
  • Experience in Space and National Security Programs a plus.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills linking issue resolution to process improvement.
  • Strong leadership skills and strategic thinking to gain team and stakeholder buy-in, energizing and enabling the procurement and supply chain staff and driving successful outcomes.
  • Ability to work with program technical teams and multiple functions to lead the transition from an inside-out culture to an outside-in, customer centric operation.
  • Proficient with the FAR and DFAR requirements and application of same
Clearance Requirement: 
  • Top Secret or Higher Preferred


    SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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