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Asst Project Procurement Mgr

KS-Overland Park

Req#: 38064BR

Date published: 18-Nov-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Telecom

Business Plan: PCR

Level: 005

The Telecommunications Division delivers telecommunication infrastructure solutions to utilities, local and state government agencies and the commercial wireless industry. Through a unique combination of experience, expert resources and innovative solutions, Black & Veatch supports the entire range of both legacy and emerging technologies used in today’s wireless and wireline networks, voice, video, Internet and data systems and utility automation.

Primary Purpose:
Performs assigned procurement activities for a proposal(s) or project(s). May lead others with procurement responsibilities while requiring minimal supervision.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Purchases assigned equipment, construction, and service contracts for projects following established policies and procedures. • Assists in project setup of procurement related activities. • Executes and manages the procurement process on assigned contracts including bid list preparation, solicitation of quotes, and evaluating, negotiating and awarding of contracts. • Leads negotiations for assigned procurements and/or construction contracts. • Collaborates to resolve complex claims or other contract issues. • Ensures contract documents are issued correctly and on schedule. • Assists with the development and monitoring of project budgets and schedules (man-hours, cost, procurement milestone durations). • Assists with the establishment and/or monitoring of procurement goals. • Monitors project procurement activities and reports status. • May develop, create and lead presentations to internal and external client and joint venture partners. • 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 professionals to whom they provide work direction. List possible positions receiving direction: • Procurement Representative • Procurement Administrator • Expediter

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of seven (7) 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: • 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 • Proficient Schedule and Planning Understanding • Basic Training Development • Basic Workflow and Team Management Preferred Competencies: • Decision quality • Ensures accountability • Manages ambiguity • Manages complexity • Persuades • Plans and aligns

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