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Procurement Sr Principal

Job ID: 214977
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2021
Category: Procurement
Subcategory: Procurement
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



SAIC is seeking a senior procurement and logistics principal to be responsible for complete ownership of procurement lifecycle including issuing RFQs, price analysis, negotiating favorable terms and conditions, issuing purchasing orders, and following up with internal customers to ensure the goods receipts are completed, providing senior GPOC staff with weekly procurement status. Additionally, be the equipment and peripherals manager through the entire project and program life cycle for an exciting and innovative program. The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team-based environment to develop, coordinate and manage equipment repository, processes, methodology, and related communication 

  • Serve as a SME in support of Supply Chain/Logistics/Property Management and Procurement requirements 
  • Complete ownership of procurement lifecycle including issuing RFQs, price analysis, negotiating favorable terms and conditions, issuing purchasing orders, and following up with internal customers to ensure the goods receipts are completed 
  • Interact with stakeholders, vendors and contractors to maintain efficient and effective control management processes, procedures and systems 
  • Assist program/project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep all parties informed 
  • Attend meetings and assist with determination of equipment requirements and status
  • Assess processes and procedures to identify efficiencies aimed at streamlining initiatives 
  • Apprise management and all program stakeholders of risk and progress issues early enough to be addressed 
  • Support Procurement, Warehousing, Asset Management, Plant Maintenance, and Government Transportation 
  • Serve as a SME for administration, management, and control of Plant, Property & Equipment (PP&E) 
  • Assist with the proper reutilization of Government property and disposal of surplus property 

FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Virtually self-supervisory. IMPACT: Decisions affect the financial, employee, or public relations posture of the organization. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in failure to achieve goals critical to the major objectives of the organization. LIASON: Serves as prime consultant and external spokesperson for the organization on highly significant matters relating to policies, programs, capabilities, and long-range goals and objectives.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Experience in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, or related discipline 

  • Possess knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices related to Supply Chain Management 

  • Demonstrate ability to conduct analysis and evaluations- making recommendations and providing professional advice and assistance to include preparing criteria and analytical aids, briefings, reports, and presentations 

  • Skilled/comfortable working in high-tempo environment, able to be flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical, and/or fiscal challenges 

  • Understanding of Systems Applications & Products (SAP), SharePoint, and Microsoft Suite (Project, PowerPoint, Excel) 

  • Knowledge of Property Manuals 

Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more of related experience; Masters and thirteen (13) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

Clearance required to start: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


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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