Procurement Rep 1
Date published: 12-Oct-2017
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Telecom
Business Plan: PCR
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.
Provide support to the project team with basic procurement transaction activities (equipment, services and subcontracts) and develop an understanding of other operations within the Procurement Department. May be required to support other procurement duties, including expediting, procurement administration, closeout and proposal development. Receives direct supervision.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepares contract documents and bidders list, as assigned. • Prepares, issues and supports the bidding process. • Coordinates the evaluation process through the distribution of quotations, preparation of the commercial portion of the bid tabulation, and collaboration with engineering and construction regarding the technical and constructability evaluations. • Coordinates the negotiation process to include preparing the commercial negotiation positions and organizing negotiation meetings with vendors and the project team. • Coordinates the award and conforming process. • Learns and becomes proficient in the basic functions of the vendor database to provide and track vendor information. • Files appropriate documents and follows Corporate and project filing rules. • Individual contributor with no subordinates.
Minimum of one (1) year relevant experience without a degree. 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, Business, Technical / Engineering, Construction Management or related field (preferred). Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree. Preferred Skills: • Proficient Attention to Detail • Proficient Communication - Written and Oral • Proficient Computer Skills - Databases and MS Office • Basic Contract Comprehension • Proficient Data Entry • Basic Mathematics • Basic Organizational Skills • Basic Problem Solving Preferred Competencies: • Action oriented • Collaborates • Communicates effectively • Customer focus • Drives results • Situational adaptability