Assistant Project Procurement Manager-REMOTE- United States

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Assistant Project Procurement Manager-REMOTE- United States

Date: Sep 13, 2022


Overland Park, KS, US US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life’s critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 80187

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Performs assigned procurement activities for a proposal(s) or project(s). May lead others with procurement responsibilities while requiring minimal supervision. May be responsible for or assist in development and/or implementation of business strategies.


Key Responsibilities

+ Purchases equipment, construction, and service contracts for major projects following established policies and procedures

+ Provides project setup of procurement related activities

+ Executes and manages the procurement process on contracts including bid list preparation, solicitation of quotes, and evaluating, negotiating and awarding of contracts

+ Leads negotiations for procurement and/or construction contracts

+ Collaborates as needed to resolve complex claims or other issues

+ Ensures contract documents are issued correctly and on schedule

+ Develops and monitors project budgets and schedules (man-hours, cost, procurement milestone durations) and aligns to procurement budgets and goals

+ Manages 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

+ Develops and conducts training programs; coaches and mentors professionals in procurement processes, tools, commercial terms and conditions and project execution

+ May lead proposal / estimating efforts for a major project(s) and become involved in early negotiations with long lead equipment vendors and/or subcontractors, prior to project release

+ Files appropriate documents and follows filing rules

+ Does not have management responsibility for the professionals to whom they provide work direction

+ Possible positions receiving direction: Procurement Representative,Procurement Administrator,Expediter

Preferred 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.

+ 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

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.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Travel may be required. Typical office environment. Willing to relocate.



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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company’s long-term achievements – and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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Nearest Major Market: Olathe

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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Posted On: Jul 29, 2022

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