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Manager, Procurement Policy and Compliance (10221)

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 689848

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Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Salary Range:

$101,400 - $172,300

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Manager for the Procurment Policy and Compliance department.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Manage the day-to-day work of a team of Experienced Policy Analysts

  • Develop & maintain all internal procurement policies, resource guides, and work instructions

  • Maintain all ISCM LPS Policies

  • Lead subcontract file review process

  • Lead TEAM & Mentor Corps review processes

  • Lead Labor Law & Compliance processes

  • Interact with both internal and external auditors

  • Interface and partner with SFO Contracting Officers

  • Provide guidance on corrective action plans and cross-functional team work

  • Lead process improvements and efficiency opportunities

  • Interact with Supply Chain Director & Senior Managers as well as executive management across the Labs

  • Partner with Procurement, Legal, Prime Contracts, ES&H, Safeguards & Security, and other programs across the Labs

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline plus eight or more years of directly related experience, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Master’s degree in relevant discipline

  • Experience working in a supply chain function

  • In-depth understanding of Procurement processes and applicable regulations

  • Experience working with Prime Contract requirements and ability to translate to subcontract clauses and requirements

  • Experience with business and contract law and the ability to assess proper application

  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations and agency acquisition regulations

  • Experience in determining proper implementation of regulations and policies

  • Experience working with Contracting Officers or other external oversight personnel

  • Two or more years of demonstrated leadership experience

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in determining allowability, allocability and reasonableness of proposed and incurred costs and prices based upon Federal statutes, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Department of Energy Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, contract terms and other applicable criteria

  • Hands-on experience with researching and writing organizational policy based upon government regulations

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Supply Chain Professional, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or similar professionally recognized credential

  • Exhibit interpersonal skills needed to teach, instruct and advise; to plan and coordinate projects; and to facilitate meetings and negotiations

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and oral

About Our Team:

Procurement Policy Department helps ensure Sandia National Laboratories meets its mission by ensuring that the procurement system is compliant with the management and operating contract and corporate requirements. We provide customers and stakeholders with necessary tools and information for a successful procurement. We seek continuous improvement of policies, procedures and processes. We provide resources and expertise to educate and inform management, buyers and business partners on all aspects of the supply chain continuum. We provide guidance on all facets of the contracting process including: appropriate contract types, source selection, documentation and quality.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

  • Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 689848

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sandia invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Sandia is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need special assistance or accommodation, please send an email with your request to the Job Accommodation Specialist in (NM) . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.