Senior Supply Chain Risk Management Lead


Job Description
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. BAE Systems has an immediate need for a highly qualified Senior Supply Chain Risk Management Lead to support U.S Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Office and the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System (SWS) programs.

Key roles and technical responsibilities include:
  • Provide subject matter expertise in DoD Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) to implement, expand, and mature an end-to-end SCRM program.
  • Support the management of SCRM-related financial, contract, and proposal execution, as well as ensuring all deliverables are submitted on-time and are of exceptional quality.
  • Creation of required plans for successful execution of DoD defense acquisition programs in accordance with DoDI 5000.02, CNSSD 505, and NIST SP 800-161.
  • Collaborate directly with government customers to create policy, process, and implement appropriate tools for architecting, modeling, and designing a Supply Chain Risk Management infrastructure to continuously assess, mitigate, and minimize risk to the system's security and to the overall mission.
  • Support corporate Supply Chain Initiatives, Working Groups, and Communities of Practice (CoP) to maximize collaboration and best-practice sharing across the business.
  • Establish data driven analysis methods, Key Risk Indicators, metrics, and reporting dashboards for monitoring SCRM program effectiveness.
  • Monitor security, information security, OPSEC and personnel security, and define appropriate countermeasures.
  • Track acquisition supply chain vulnerabilities including those associated with global sourcing and distribution of adversary threats to DoD.
  • Work across organizational boundaries and lead teams to evaluate the consequence of compromise of critical components in the supply chain and apply systems engineering experience to define the defense-in-depth approach that best protects the system's critical technology.
  • Trained as a Supply Chain Risk Management subject matter expert to support programs across the I&S Sector, while also engaging with other experts across BAE Systems.
  • In addition to the technical responsibilities, the successful candidate will also:
  • Demonstrate the leadership behaviors to effectively communicate, coordinate, collaborate, and work in a visible and proactive manner across boundaries to deliver positive results in a complex and cross-functional organization.
  • Be a highly engaging, team-oriented, customer-focused, and self-starting individual able to respond rapidly to a dynamic programmatic environment.


  • Required Education, Experience, & Skills

    • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering/technical discipline, and 12+ year(s) related or equivalent experience, training and/or certifications
    • 5+ years of experience with supply chain risk management, including assessing system and component criticality, mapping supply chains, identifying critical suppliers, assessing supply chain threat and vulnerabilities, conducting risk identification and mitigations, and monitoring mitigation effectiveness over time
    • US Citizenship and actively hold a TS clearance
    • Knowledge of DoD SCRM standards, including DoDI 5200.44
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate with senior government customers and the ability to influence within multiple levels of the organization



    Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Masters degree in supply chain management, engineering, cybersecurity, or other technical discipline
    • Actively hold a TS/SCI clearance
    • Ability to contribute to tasks adjacent to SCRM, including program protection planning, anti-tamper planning, diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages (DMSMS), obsolescence planning and management, and SCRM impacts on Cybersecurity
    • Developing system security plans including, security concepts of operation, risk management matrix, security control traceability matrix, security test procedures, and plan of action and milestones


    About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
    BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

    Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

    At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.