The Lead Buyer, Sourcing Operations, IT Purchasing role is
directly supporting day-to-day operations of IT Software purchasing
for the corporation. Works to achieve day-to-day objectives with
major impacts on IT Purchasing Team success. Makes significant
improvements across multiple areas and programs contributing to
successful execution of IT purchasing to ensure products are
delivered on time and represent the best value for Leidos and its
customers. Assists with supplier communications, procurement
reviews, negotiations of terms and conditions, and program
procurement coordination activities for the IT commodity category.
Will possess knowledge of FAR and DFAR and other federal
procurement regulations. Responsible for day-to-day supporting of
team members, and work assignments for the IT Purchasing function.
Assists with employee training and growth.
Supplier contract negotiation and administration; supplier
communication, sourcing, and driving cost savings.
May provide feedback in support of supplier relationship
management; regulatory compliance, and risk management activities
to support buying team and supply chain goals.
Communicates with stakeholders across the organization to ensure
customer and program requirements are met through the procurement
Requires ability to collaborate cross-functionally regarding
policies, practices and procedures.
Provides various support activities.
Supports and reviews the work of professional buyers and assists
the team as needed.
Requires practical knowledge in l execution of processes,
projects and tactics within IT Purchasing product area.
Develops or reviews prime contract flowdown documents to ensure
compliance with prime contract requirements and to minimize company
Support internal/external audit activities, including Purchase
Order file reviews, as well as, data request from internal /
Focus on development and training of staff.
Typically requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years
or prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior
Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations. Must have
experience with all contract types and a working knowledge of
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge in government contracts, municipal, and commercial
Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple
Must have the interpersonal skills to work effectively with
others within the team and collaborate cross-functionally.
CostPoint experience preferred.
Experience negotiating terms and conditions or license
Knowledge of IT products
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Scheduled Weekly Hours: