PAE, Inc Director of Global Supply Chain in Arlington, Virginia

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Director of Global Supply Chain

PAE is currently seeking a Director of Global Supply Chain Management to support and enhance the International Logistics and Stability (ILS) organization from either PAE’s Dubai Service Center (UAE) or Arlington, Virginia.

The Director of Global Supply Chain Management will:

  • Report to the Director of Global Supply Chain Management for Global Mission Services Division.

  • Accomplish objectives through the daily, competent performance of all duties.

  • Serve as the primary lead and for the ILS Global Supply Chain Management organization and provide oversight to a team of subcontracts, purchasing, and logistics professionals.

  • Possess extensive Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) experience and will provide procurement oversight in accordance with DCMA, DCAA, and SBA requirements.

  • Act as a subject matter expert in Federal Acquisition Regulations and standard commercial procurement practices.

  • Provide compliance oversight for both corporate and prime contract requirements.

  • Lead major solicitations and establish the appropriate evaluation criteria in accordance with prime contract and corporate requirements.

  • Lead teams of professionals through the proposal management process as it relates to supplier strategy, including potential partners and subcontractors.

  • Negotiate teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and statements of work.

  • Apply a thorough understanding of international logistics principles (shipment of items via surface and air) to ensure the continuity of the supply chain.

  • Work closely with the International Trade Compliance Office (ITCO) to vet logistics procurement actions, obtain proper licensure, oversee preclearance and clearance activities, and resolve any related issues.

  • Regularly engage with ILS proposal teams to provide industry expertise, recommend supply solutions that minimize financial and operational risks, and enhance our probability of win.

  • Apply sound techniques to support acquisition planning, acquisition strategies, and ensure timely delivery of acquired materials.

  • Evaluate potential suppliers to confirm capabilities, soundness of business practices, and suitability as business partners for PAE.

Minimum Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field from an accredited college or equivalent experience is required.

  • A minimum of 12-15 years of experience in logistics or global supply chain is required.

  • Must have prior experience working within USG-approved purchasing system (CPSR) environment.

  • USG Secret clearance preferred.

  • Must possess strong government contracting skills along with knowledge of FAR and import/export laws/regulations.

  • Must possess effective leadership, teamwork, organizational and presentation skills.

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be proficient with MS Office and must be able to work in a multi-task, fast-paced environment.

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities are required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt and thrive in a fast paced environment is required.

  • Must be comfortable with up to 50% international travel.

  • Strong collaboration, negotiation, and communication skills are required.

  • Strong change management skills are required.

  • Must be flexible, and able to work in a diverse global organization.

  • Must be willing to work for extended periods in remote and austere conditions as required.

PAE is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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