Deputy Functional Lead of Logistics and Procurement - TS/SCI wit with Security Clearance
Company: Jacobs Technology
Posted on: July 11, 2018
Description -- ---Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies. Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management.-- We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation---s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life. -- Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. -- -- We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.--- Jacobs is seeking a Deputy Functional Lead of Logistics and Procurement in Springfield, VA. Duties will include: * The Deputy Functional Lead for Logistics and Procurement (L&P) reports to the Functional Lead for L&P, and is responsible for all operations and contract deliverables at the customer site * This position requires managing several teams across multiple disciplines to ensure success of the contract.--These teams are the Procurement, Build Center, and Data Analytics Teams * Helps determine both technical and business goals in consultation with top management and make detailed plans for the accomplishment of these goals-- * Responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards, assigning contractor schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising Contractor personnel and communicating policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to subordinates * Responsible for the personnel and technical management of all tasks * Ensure that the full range of corporate resources are available and made available to perform the required tasks * Provide Quality Control Plan for all relevant requirements * Provide frequent periodic reports on the status of the contractor staffing Provide management oversight of all contract personnel and ensure high quality and acceptable task completion and deliverables from contract personnel in compliance with the SOW * Responsible for the delivery of services to the customers as agreed to (by contract, SLA, by task order, etc.) * Plans, directs, and coordinates activities in computer related activities including electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming * Performs day-to-day management of the program, and develops long term and strategic objectives to ensure that end user requirements will be satisfied in future years of the contract * Performs horizontal integration planning, and interface with other functional areas * Ensures technical solutions and schedules are implemented in a timely manner * Accountable for meeting contractual performance criteria and due dates during service delivery, and successful overall project completion * Coordinates activities in support of program managers and teams that support the provisioning, design, installation, maintenance, and billing of services * Tracks and monitors service orders through-- completion and turn-up-- * Prepares deliverables (e.g. status reports, order information, open issues) * Daily review of open requirements and requests to ensure projects are proceeding on schedule * Daily review of team metrics, make adjustments to process or priorities if appropriate * Oversee several price lists, and ensure that changes are communicated to stakeholders promptly * Provide weekly updates to PMO * Review and sometimes present monthly metrics to PMO * On a daily basis, review and approve all of the team---s purchase requisitions * Create, develop, and maintain vendor relationships * Anticipate and prevent customer escalations * Provide leadership and guidance to contract personnel * Serve as an advisor to customer, provide proactive insight, and recommendations as needed * Ensure the procurement enterprise remains operational by coordinating all stakeholders.-- These stakeholders include the customer, corporate procurement team, corporate finance team, and onsite contractors * Relay guidance and policy to stakeholders in the organization * Prioritize internal stakeholder requirements for Data Analytics group * Read all customer and corporate emails, respond or facilitate when required * Communicate with customer leadership if build center pace is not keeping up with demand * Coordinate with technical teams to resolve build center issues, and find workarounds when appropriate * Interview candidates and provide hiring recommendations * Works in a team environment * Other duties as assigned #cjpost #dicepost -- Qualifications -- * Active TS/SCI with polygraph required * BS degree in area of specialty from an accredited college or university and thirteen (13) years relevant experience or any equivalent combination of education/experience for a total of seventeen (17) years relevant experience * Requires demonstrated leadership skills, proven capability to promote and defend proposed recommendations or projects to management, and good communication skills * Minimum qualifications: * General knowledge of the FAR and common procurement procedures * Ability to communicate to the buying team how to maintain a CPSR compliant project folder to include all aspects of a golden folder and checklist * Process and complete simple to complex purchase requests * Conducts negotiations with suppliers to obtain products at the best quantity and cost in order to ensure end-users needs are met; negotiates delivery, terns and conditions and pricing * Work with our corporate and onsite procurement teams to ensure OEM channel guidance is followed---- * Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing * Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing * Proficiency in the use of MS Office product suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint, Access, Outlook) * Proficiency in SQL Developer and Visual Basic preferred, Proficiency in MS Access and Excel required * Experience with IBM Maximo required * English Language --- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar * Critical Thinking --- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems * Complex Problem Solving --- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions * Active Learning --- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making * Judgment and Decision Making --- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one * Reading Comprehension --- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents * Operations Analysis --- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design * Systems Analysis --- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes * Deductive Reasoning --- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense * Oral Comprehension --- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences * Inductive Reasoning --- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events) * Problem Sensitivity --- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem * Speech Clarity --- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you * Written Comprehension --- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing * Information Ordering --- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations) * Oral Expression --- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand * Speech Recognition --- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person * Must be available to answer urgent questions after hours including weekends * Preferred qualifications: * Bachelor---s degree in Engineering, IT, Accounting, Business, or similar with 6 years of progressive and relevant work experience * Experience with IBM Cognos and Deltek CostPoint preferred * Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred * Strong negotiating skills * Understanding of how billing and payments work in a corporate setting * Experience leading multiple teams, or 15+ personnel Essential Job Functions Work Environment: General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers. Physical Requirements: Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending, carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of compu
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