Job Summary The Procurement Director is responsible for the development and implementation of the procurement/sourcing strategy in accordance with company policies and procedures. Principal Accountabilities(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
- Defines the goals, objectives and programs for the procurement/sourcing system.
- Formulates and administers procurement system policies and develops long range goals and objectives.
- Establishes and implements effective procurement programs and processes to ensure continued success in customer satisfaction.
- Develops sourcing agreements, provides proposal support, and negotiates same within limits of authority delegated by Senior Director of assigned department.
- Integrates the procurement operations with other key departments and operating divisions.
- Responsible for adequacy and assessment of areas of risk for Request for Proposals (RFPs) related to procurement.
- Oversees the maintenance of the Corporate Government Approved Sourcing System.
- Directs the resolution of supplier problems regarding schedule, quantities, manufacturers and specifications. Leads in the resolution of significant disputes.
- Plans, conducts and directs assigned department compliance with International Standardization Organization procedures, corporate, and policies and procedures.
- Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and prepares market analysis reports.
- Identifies areas of improvement to the procurement process and reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
- Directs implementation and operation of Company procurement platform.
- Directs daily activities of the organizational staff members to ensure effective efficiencies in compliance with corporate, contractual and legal requirements.
- Conducts yearly internal Sourcing audits.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
- Advanced knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations.
- Proficiency in MicroSoft Office applications.
- In-depth knowledge of procurement administration and cost controls.
- Strong analytical skills to oversee total operations for organization.
- Excellent leadership, as well as oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with senior management as well as key suppliers.
- Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
- Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain, or related degree preferred.
- Twelve (12) years in procurement or major subcontracting management. Five (5) years of management experience is required.
- Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.
- Occasionally may work in austere, hostile conditions implementing new programs.
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally.