Black & Veatch Sr. Procurement Specialist - Power Delivery in Overland Park, Kansas

Sr. Procurement Specialist - Power Delivery

KS-Overland Park


Date published:24-Oct-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:PCR


Primary Purpose:

Performs assigned subcontract activities for a proposal and/or project. May lead others with procurement responsibilities and/or Procurement Department initiatives while requiring minimal supervision. Will generally support required duties within the Procurement Department.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Purchases assigned construction and service contracts for proposals and projects following established policies and procedures. • Executes and manages the procurement process on assigned contracts including bid list preparation, solicitation of quotes, evaluations, recommendations, negotiations and award. • Leads negotiations for assigned construction related contracts. • Collaborates to resolve complex claims or other contract issues. • Ensures contract documents are issued correctly and on schedule. • Supports the handover of i) the estimating effort to the project execution team and/or ii) awarded subcontracts to the appropriate field staff. • Assists with the development and monitoring of assigned contract budgets and schedules (e.g., man-hours, cost, procurement milestone durations). • Assists with the establishment and/or monitoring of procurement goals. • Monitors contract activities and reports status. • May be responsible for soliciting budgetary pricing for equipment, material, or labor to support estimating/proposal efforts for a project or projects. May also lead and coordinate the entire budgetary pricing effort on a project or projects. • Files appropriate documents and follows filing rules. • Acts in capacity of a “lead person”. Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide project specific work direction. Following are possible positions receiving direction: • Senior Subcontracts Representative • Subcontracts Representative

Minimum Qualifications:

Seven (7) years of relevant experience in Subcontracts, Construction Project Management, Procurement or proven ability to perform at the capacity identified herein. Requires field experience as a subcontracts manager, superintendent, foreman or related position. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

BA or BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Business, Technical / Engineering or related field preferred. Relevant field or office experience can substitute for a degree. Preferred Skills: • Proficient Analytics - Creation and Interpretation • Strong Attention to Detail • Proficient Budget Development and Management • Strong Communication - Written and Oral • Strong Computer Skills - Databases and MS Office • Strong Contract Comprehension • Strong Data Entry • Proficient Mathematics • Strong Organizational Skills • Proficient Presentation Skills • Strong Problem Solving • Proficient Process and Technical Writing • Proficient Project Process Management • Strong Schedule and Planning Understanding • Basic Training Development Preferred Competencies: • Decision quality • Ensures accountability • Manages ambiguity • Manages complexity • Persuades • Plans and aligns

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