• Supply Chain Risk Management Advisor

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret
  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Spry Methods is seeking a Supply Chain Risk Management Advisor to support the Department of Commerce.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Provide specific guidance and technical expertise in the form of standards, policies, procedures, and oversight for the DOC SCRM program
    • Collect program information from the DOC enterprise and provide reports to the SCRM Program Manager (PM) and others as requested
    • Prepare reports on Enterprise SCRM for governing bodies
    • Recommend, develop, and maintain quarterly supply chain Congressional and other governing body reporting documents in DOC’s required format
    • Conduct initial IT SCRA acquisition package reviews for supply chain risk assessment packages submitted by customers
    • Maintain the established tracking system documenting the number of assessments required and the status/disposition of supply chain risk assessment requests
    • Prepare presentations and reports for SCRM PM regarding status of SCRM implementation, SCRA packages completed and in the SCRA investigators queue
    • Provide recommendations to the SCRM Program manager regarding the need for more detailed review of individual requests
    • Determine the impact of new or changing applicable federal policy changes
    • Determine the impact of new or revised legislation and regulations (OMB, FISMA, etc.)
    • Prepare situational awareness briefings regarding information security policy and contractor and developer trends for DOC senior management
    • Develop, update or improve the life cycle of the supply chain risk assessments including (but not limited to): supply chain risk assessment procedures, the SCRA, mitigation recommendations, compliance monitoring, continuous monitoring and reporting of IT vulnerabilities related to the supply chain
    • Conduct research and present analyses to evaluate and/or determine risks to the supply chain

    Required skills and experience include

    • Active Top Secret clearance and must be eligible to obtain access to DOC Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • Shall have 5 years or more experience in supply chain risk management
    • Working knowledge of the NIST 800 Series
    • Individual also must have experience working with the NIST 800 Series, Committee on National Security Systems Directives for Supply Chain, and possess a working knowledge of risk management, and associated artifacts required by FISMA

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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