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General Dynamics Information Technology Supply Chain Manager (Partially Remote) in Westwood, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Supply Chain

GDIT is seeking a Supply Chain Manager to lead our Software commodity team. The Manager will be responsible for managing a team of procurement analysts, identifying and leading corporate strategies, and supporting continued improvements across the organization while collaborating with our internal partners. This team is responsible for both indirect (internal GDIT stakeholders) and direct (government customer) requests within the On-Premise Software commodity.

Management Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operations of the team of Procurement Analysts responsible for cradle to grave procurement of cloud and software.

  • Manage and ensure all sourcing execution adheres to GDIT’s internal compliance standards and all government contracting regulatory requirements, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

  • Responsible for all aspects of staffing and personnel management, to include mentoring, coaching, training, professional development, merit, onboarding, termination, and compliance with policy, process, and procedures.

  • Establish and maintain strategic and mission-critical supplier relationships, with partnership from Alliances and Growth organizations.

  • Develop strategic sourcing approaches, to include establishing master software agreements, volume purchase agreements, and other procurement initiatives.

  • Drive cost savings by partnering with internal stakeholders and Category Management to identify, develop, and deliver on sourcing strategies.

  • Lead and manage team to perform strategic RFx initiatives in support of indirect and direct stakeholders, resulting in leadership briefings with a focus on total cost analysis.

  • Act as escalation point for negotiations or issue resolution related to team’s purchase orders and agreements.

  • Monitor and track team’s compliance reporting to resolve outstanding issues.

  • Work with leadership and peers to improve all aspects of the supply chain department by reviewing current methodology and offering process improvement opportunities.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of five (5) years of Federal Procurement Experience and/or relevant experience or 9 years on the job experience in lieu of degree.

  • Management and/or leadership equivalent experience

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to bring people together to solve problems

  • ​In-depth knowledge of FAR procurement requirements

  • Effective prioritizing, problem solving, and execution

  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and presentation skills

  • Strong communication skills and experience briefing leadership

  • Experience in conducting complex agreement negotiations, managing complex RFPs, and supporting strategic sourcing approaches.

  • Contractual experience, including pricing, and key terms and conditions negotiations.

  • Experience purchasing software, cloud/SaaS products

  • Background/experience in software agreements and understanding of mitigating supply chain risk

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.