Supply Chain Risk Manager

Clearance Level
Supply Chain
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ73661 Supply Chain Risk Manager (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT’s Supply Chain Risk Management (“SCRM”) Program has the mission of establishing and managing risk management strategies and activities that best protect GDIT related to our supplier base and supply chain. The SCRM program is responsible for establishing GDIT SCRM strategy and process, working with GDIT stakeholders to identify and assess the inherent risks, and monitoring of ongoing risks.  We are seeking a professional that is experienced in risk management from supplier source selection through the engagement.  This position will be responsible for management of the Program, developing process, providing subject matter expertise to acquisition and stakeholder staff on risk topics, assessment of regulatory and industry environments, monitoring the existing supplier base, and education on SCRM topics. 


  • Manage GDIT’s SCRM Program and subordinate processes and team
  • Develop process for initial risk review assessment per engagement based on services and goods to be provided and potential risk areas identified
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to provide elevated review and advisory services of risk areas for at risk suppliers or unique circumstances
  • Act as subject matter expert to support customer proposal requirements related to supply chain risk, including advisory services an individualized risk management plans
  • Coordinate cross-organizationally to ensure risks are disseminated, coordinated, and mitigated
  • Assess new policies and regulatory requirements for impacts and process updates
  • Provide key program metrics to leadership
  • Performs regular deeper assessments on key and critical suppliers in coordination with Category Management and Data Analytics team
  • Interface with GDIT executive leadership proposing SCRM key initiatives and implementation updates as well as demonstrating SCRM’s value to GDIT
  • Oversee the documentation and communication of approvals and supplier terminations are according to SCRM policies and procedures
  • Provide training and education
  • Manage GDIT’s supply chain risk management framework, including identification and prioritization of all risk factors
  • Support supplier impact analysis and action item plans
  • Address and track reported risk events, potential risk areas, and ensure they are appropriately mitigated
  • Oversee the timely update and maintenance of all supplier information and documentation, process documentation, work instructions and training materials
  • Coordinate with acquisition compliance teams to maintain alignment between regulatory requirements and internal policy and procedure
  • Act as administrator of risk management tools and associated training
  • Coordinate supplier communications related to risk management topics

To be considered, candidates must have the following:

  • 12 years related experience in one or more of the following: third-party risk management, business continuity, operational or supplier risk with strong understanding of supplier risk management in a commercial and Government contracting company; OR bachelor’s degree plus eight (8) or more years of the previously listed type of experience
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments during source selection including but not limited to cybersecurity risk assessments, financial risk assessments, compliance risk assessments, and reputational risk assessments
  • Strong analytical skills,  including business analysis and problem-solving skills. Ability to easily manipulate and analyze a broad range data
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business partners up to executive level management, both verbally and written
  • Ability to successfully multi-task and complete difficult assignments within deadlines which may have short lead times
  • Ability to manage change effectively and frequently
  • Work independently, within a team, as well as collaboratively across teams

Strongly preferred that candidates have the following:

  • Strong understanding of the federal civilian and defense contracting industry’s regulatory requirements for the managing of third parties, e.g. FAR, DFAR, FCPA, CMMC, NIST

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.