Senior Procurement Executive Law and Legal Definition

According to 32 CFR 3.4, (Title 32 - National Defense; Subtitle A - Department Of Defense, Chapter I - Office Of The Secretary Of Defense; Subchapter A – Acquisition; Part 3 -Transactions Other Than Contracts, Grants, Or Cooperative Agreements For Prototype Projects), the term Senior Procurement Executive include the following individuals: “(1) Department of the Army -Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology);

(2) Department of the Navy -Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition);

(3) Department of the Air Force - Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition).

(4) The Directors of Defense Agencies who have been delegated authority to act as Senior Procurement Executive for their respective agencies.”