Supervisor, Acquisition Operations

Frederick, MD, USA
Aug 17, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The C&A Purchasing Department is responsible for the following activities in support of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) mission: Acquisition of goods and services, Equipment Maintenance and Repair, Fleet services, and training for program areas in use of ERP systems.

  • Responsible for supervising and directing a segment of the Acquisition department in the operational functions of Acquisitions staff; to include Acquisition Internal Manager Metrics, Commodity Spend Program, administering the Leidos Biomedical Credit Card and Blanket Order Programs, Leidos Biomedical Wireless Program, CostPoint Materials Module, C&A website development and Acquisition Internal document Libraries. Expediting of purchase orders, Internal Acquisitions workflows and supervising the internal auditing of procurement actions for compliance. This position reports to the Purchasing Manager
  • Supervises the acquisition's operations staff of the purchasing department. Recruits, hires and trains personnel, coordinates workload and conducts performance evaluations/merit reviews
  • Serves as the Agency/Organization Program Coordinator (A/OPC) for the LBR Credit Card Program for the NCI-Frederick to include training, procedure development and implementation and overall Program compliance
  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing Acquisition projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
  • CostPoint Materials Module Administrator for the NCI-Frederick ERP System
  • Responsible for reviewing and maintaining Acquisition processes such as internal workflows in OnBase CostPoint and SharePoint
  • Develops new Acquisition processes as required to operate within LBR prime contract guidelines
  • Responsible for training of Acquisition staff on ERP Systems
  • Responsible for development of new reporting features for the Acquisition staff
  • Responsible for reviewing and maintaining Acquisition processes such as internal workflows in OnBase CostPoint and SharePoint
  • Oversees the review and maintenance of Acquisition documents, website, intranet (Insite)
  • Creates reports and responds to data calls for Acquisitions through Finance and other departments
  • Oversees various programs within department, i.e. the Wireless and Blanket Order Programs
  • Develops and implements internal audit functions for the department to include the entire array of acquisition types

  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in a related field (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of six (6) years of related experience
  • Generally, has 3 or more years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects
  • Ability to supervise acquisition operations personnel
  • Ability to set up and maintain cost and budget records
  • Ability to interpret and advise Company officials on policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of company operating policies and procedures, principles and practices of commercial Government procurement, purchasing procedures and Federal Acquisition Regulations. CostPoint, Cognos, Word, Excel, OnBase, SharePoint

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)