1+ months

Federal - Procurement Manager

Chantilly, VA 20151
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Chantilly, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

The Procurement Manager is responsible to manage direct reports and assign purchasing responsibilities.

Other responsibilities include:

+ Enables
AFS to acquire Cloud Services, Software (on-prem, cloud, and SaaS), and
Hardware on its own behalf and behalf of its customers under terms and
conditions and pricing that are competitive in the industry.

+ Review,
edit, and negotiate Contract documents to support acquisitions.

+ Engage
with AFS programs to identify and acquire necessary solutions in a timely
manner to help meet program timeline requirements.

+ Stays
current on various cloud, software, hardware capabilities and related
terms and conditions and pricing.

+ Manages
vendor relationships.

+ Understands
prime contract requirements that need to flow down to vendors.

+ Leads
and directs assigned direct reports and who brings established and new
tools and knowledge to further the mission of the organization

+ Supervisor/career
counselor to assigned direct reports consistent with Performance
Achievement guidance and tools; manages training growth and needs of said
direct reports

+ Collaborates
with program teams to meet Client project pre-award and post-award
procurement needs (identification of requirements, BOM management, and
delivery schedule) consistent with applicable Federal regulations (FARS,
DFARS, and CSPR); Owns relationship with CAL and other MDs on the programs
and Commercial Directors and works consistently to further develop those

+ Collaborates
with CIO/TGP/Others to meet procurement needs for AFS

+ Develops
and maintains vendor relationships

+ Negotiates
complex agreements including the research of contractual terms and
conditions, applicable laws and/or other regulations as needed to provide
market intelligence to clients as requested

+ Ensure
team provides information regarding the procurement actions to program
teams (status, compliance, modifications); Prepare ad-hoc reporting and
assist with special projects, as required

+ Identify
and participate in opportunities to continuously improve training,
methodologies, tools, and skills

+ Assign
and maintain workload for buying team both for pre-award (NDA/TAs,
proposal quotes and support and for post-award - PO/CO/agreements)

Basic Qualifications:

+ U.S. Citizenship required

+ Bachelor's degree

+ Strong Management skills

+ People Development skills

+ Minimum 7 years procurement experience in a Commercial and/or Federal Government contracting environment

+ Contract drafting and negotiations

+ Experience in Procurement Management (Federal is a plus)

+ Experience in Procurement Compliance & Execution (Federal is a plus)

+ Customer Service skills

+ Communication/Collaboration skills

+ Effective Verbal Communications skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience in Federal Procurement Regulations (FAR, DFARS, CPSR)

+ Purchase acquisition experience with Hardware, Software, Cloud Services

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2019-10-04 Expires: 2019-12-04

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