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Project Procurement Specialist

Job title: Project Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Texas, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-115409
Contact Name: Stephanie Contreras
Phone Number: +1 713 551 4444
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Title: Project Procurement Specialist

Location: Houston, Texas 

Purpose
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This role is an individual contributor role with responsibilities, including:

  • Analysis, negotiation, and implementation of contracts to support the clients chemicals business needs. 
  • Work as a change agent and supplier relationship manager for improving Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost in the supply base.
  • Position Overview:
  • Lead and participate in contract negotiation, contract administration, and termination activities to provide for proper contract execution and fulfillment in accordance with client policies, legal and contract requirements serve as a key strategic advisor to the organization on contractual and business issues by identifying and mitigating risk, planning and executing successful negotiations, constructing favorable contract terms and conditions
  • Ensures that Procurement is perceived as a positive, significant, and value adding integral partner to client
 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, analyses and awards RFX events through Ariba.
  • Tracks and develops spend reports
  • Participates in, and leads as needed, planning processes to identify upcoming needs. Communicates with internal stakeholders regarding their needs and solicit feedback and participation.
  • Develops contracting strategies as required, given project or service requirements (e.g. lump sum, T & M), and chooses contracting vehicles appropriate to situations.
  • Manages certificate of insurance and rate schedule change processes
  • Manages, develops and negotiates non-disclosure agreements
  • Qualifies or pre-qualifies suppliers to assurance capabilities in areas such as safety and health, financial well-being (e.g. bonding capability), labor and equipment rates, employment/resource levels, licenses, reference checks and background check policy implementation. Develops approved suppliers’ lists, maintain sub-contractor lists, and work with end users in scope development as appropriate.
  • Negotiates key commercial terms and conditions. Analyzes RFQ packages and labor rates. Develops awareness of associated risks with key stakeholders.
  • Liaises with Legal and Risk Management staffs as required to ensure contractual terms and conditions are acceptable and serve to minimize risk.
  • Monitors supplier performance. Utilizes existing systems to manage contracts and related information.
  • Tracks and documents scope of work changes. Communicates with suppliers as focal point for ongoing issue resolution, including warranty issues.
 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement contract administration or related expertise.
 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer experience in the following: Contract Negotiating, Project Management, Purchase to Pay

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