Department of Defense, Program Management, Purchasing
4 Year Degree
Job Purpose: Support the efforts of Georgia Tech to provide maximum opportunities in its acquisitions to various types of Small Business concerns. Responsible for the writing and maintenance of the Master Small Business Subcontracting Plan, completion and submission of Individual and Summary Subcontract Reports, Small Business Subcontracting Plan and internal metric reports, and for supporting Small Business Administration Small Business Program audits. Act as a resource for leading the Georgia Tech Small Business and Supplier Diversity program initiatives in support of small business participation goals of the Institute. Responsible for the compliance of Georgia Tech with Institute small business program policy and Federal Government regulations.
Prepare Individual Subcontracting Plans for participation of Small Business concerns for Federal contracts, proposals and modifications where the proposed effort offers subcontracting opportunities in accordance with Request for Proposal/Contract Terms and Conditions.
Prepare semi-annual Federal Government Individual Subcontract Reports and Subcontract Summary Reports as required.
Implement and promote policy of Georgia Tech on Small Business Subcontracting.
Develop and implement a Project Director training program on how to locate and utilize small business concerns in proposals and the importance of locating small businesses at the proposal stage.
Serve as primary point of contact with compliance reviews and audits on Small Business program.
Participate in local, state and federal Small Business events, seminars and training workshops.
Review compliance with the content of Georgia Tech Master Small Business Subcontracting Plan.
Develop, maintain, document and ensure inclusion of various bidding and contracting benefit programs involved with federal procurement on bidders lists.
Develop and maintain a Small Business Program policy and procedures manual.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business or Finance, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Work Experience: Five to seven years job related experience
Skills: This job requires advanced skills in performing supply chain functions such as supplier diversity, strategic sourcing, and contract management activities for respected companies; working knowledge of competitive bidding, contract negotiations, technology implementation, and supplier management for Federal Prime Contractors; working knowledge of small business supplier diversity initiatives; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong basic computer application skills; demonstrated knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations/ Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations and Contractor Purchasing System Review Compliance; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team environment; and high level of ethics and personal integrity.
Preferred Education: N/A
Preferred Work Experience: 3-5 years as a Supplier Diversity Professional or Small business Liaison Officer (SBLO)
Preferred Certifications: Certified Public Manager, Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals, Certified Supplier Diversity Professionals (CSDP), Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
Preferred Skills: Specialized skills associated with this job include knowledge of project accounting software, integrated cloud applications and platform services, and government procurement regulations; high-motivated, self-sufficient; and strong ability to organize and prioritize workload.
Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a regular basis with: department and unit staff, management and leadership, and faculty. This position typically will advise and counsel: department and unit staff, management and leadership, and faculty. This position will supervise: NA
Job Type: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: Atlanta, Georgia-USA
Organization: Executive VP of Research, Georgia Tech’s Office of Sponsored Programs
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is located in Atlanta, GA and is one of the nation’s top research universities with research expenditures exceeding $750M in FY17. Georgia Tech’s Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) provides progressive and responsive assistance in several areas of research administration, including specialized educational, informational, and technological support... to research administrators and faculty. OSP provides research faculty with full-service “cradle to grave” support and administration for all research contracts and grants at Georgia Tech. OSP oversees submission of all government contract proposals and grant applications for sponsored research, other sponsored proposals, including issuing subawards for the Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation and the Georgia Institute of Technology.