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Sr Procurement Ops Mgr 1


Req#: 33036BR

Date published: 1-Dec-2017

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Water

Business Plan: PCR

Level: 007

Black & Veatch delivers design, procurement and construction solutions that help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities worldwide. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability.<br><br>We find innovative solutions to protect water at its source, treat it to the highest standards, and deliver it to homes and businesses. Then we collect and treat wastewater before reintroducing it safely back into the environment.

Primary Purpose:
Responsible for department staff and managing various operational aspects within Procurement. Specific responsibilities may vary. May perform the duties of the position(s) being managed. Will generally support required duties within the Procurement Department. Will develop and lead Procurement Department initiatives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• May have project specific or other related responsibilities or roles for the position(s) being supervised. • May be responsible for workload forecast reporting and coordination of staffing needs. • Manages employment practices, including but not limited to hiring, promoting, merit, professional development and disciplinary actions. • Responsible for implementation of (and may develop) relevant sections of C&P and Business Line strategic plans. • Enforces (and may be responsible for) compliance with corporate policies and procedures. • Influences and may establish and manage department budgets, including exportability, training, travel, etc. • May participate in project reviews to ensure quality of procurement execution and timely resolution of issues. • May serve as a Business Line’s liaison to C&P and ensure effective communications related to Business Line operations. • Administers performance management program for direct and indirect reports, including establishment of yearly goals, rating calibration, personnel development and training plans. • May meet with external entities, including subcontractors, suppliers, and business partners to establish strategic relationships. • May serve as a participant in various task forces, boards or committees involving change or audit of processes. • Supervises work of others. Manages hiring, discipline, and pay administration of subordinates. Supervises support staff and operational functions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience. 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 Supply Chain Management, Business, Technical / Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred. Years of relevant experience can substitute for a degree. Preferred Skills: • Strong Analytics – Creation and Interpretation • Strong Budget Development and Management • Strong Communication – Written and Oral • Strong Computer – Database and MS Office • Advanced Contract Comprehension • Strong Manages Conflict • Strong Presentation Skills • Advanced Problem Solving • Strong Process and Technical Writing • Strong Project Process Management • Strong Schedule and Planning Understanding • Strong Strategic Planning and Growth • Strong Training Development • Strong Workflow and Team Management Preferred Competencies: • Attracts top talent • Builds networks • Business insight • Courage • Decision quality • Develops talent • Drives vision and purpose • Ensures accountability • Financial acumen • Manages complexity • Manages conflict • Persuades • Resourcefulness

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