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Parsons Corporation Procurement / Contracts Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Job Description:

You are drawn to challenges that engage your mind and test your skills

You're a manager with many interests and abilities. The uncertainty of a challenge doesn't stop you - it brings out the problem-solver, solution-seeker, learner and explorer in you. And, you know how to bring out that zest for tracking down solutions for winning results in your team. Explore joining us!

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Participates in a variety of procurement functions to ensure quality, efficiency, and timeliness of services provided to clients and project personnel. May provide services for a specialized area of Procurement (e.g., Traffic Specialist, etc.) on medium to large projects. Specific assignments depend upon project requirements. The incumbent at this level is expected to be technically proficient in a particular area of specialty.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Procurement

  • Contacts suppliers to ensure equipment and materials are delivered to job sites in support of construction schedules. Follows up on assigned purchase orders to ensure adherence to terms and conditions. Initiates action, as required, to resolve any supplier problems which might adversely affect project requirements and construction schedules.

  • Collaborates with Buyers in the pre-award solicitation process. Prepares bidders lists, issues Request for Quotations, receives and analyzes bids, prepares bid analysis summaries, and may make recommendations for purchase order awards. May prepare Purchase Orders and revisions as required.

  • Assists in post-award activities such as obtaining final vendor data and invoices from suppliers, inputting data into DMCS for supplier performance evaluations, and preparing for closeout and storage of all records.

  • Serves as primary contact for the distribution of procurement documents, reports, and correspondence to project management, engineering, and other non-procurement disciplines.

  • Monitors bid requests, bid analyses, and the preparation of purchase orders to ensure timely action. Maintains purchase order records, including history of follow up contacts with suppliers.

  • Oversees the timely maintenance of purchase orders on DMCS to ensure current status, as well as the coordination, publication, and distribution of project material/equipment status reports.

  • Oversees the maintenance of purchase order records, including history of follow up contacts with suppliers.

- Contracts

  • Coordinate all matters regarding contract administration, claims, disputes, contract interpretation and cost analysis.

  • Develop, implement and manage systems and procedures for the monitoring of external and internal contracts to ensure that contractual compliance issues are resolved both timely and effectively.

  • Make knowledgeable recommendations regarding contract procurement and types of underlying contracts and agreements.

  • Lead the continuous improvement of commercial processes through refining contract formulation activities, systems and procedures.

  • Identify potential claims, checking for compliance with applicable contractual terms and ensuring effective negotiation and settlement of claims.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Economics (or related field) and typically 10+ years of related work experience is required.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

Procurement experience with a major engineering and construction firm or industrial supplier, good written and oral communication skills, and a proficiency in utilizing DMCS is preferred. In addition, a working knowledge of vendor data control, expediting, and other purchasing activities is required.

Collaborate, Participate, Create

Some of our best work is born out of great collaborations between individuals, with other teams, and between anyone who wants to see ideas through. If you're comfortable leading and participating in brainstorming discussions, you'll make a great manager here. Our safe, inclusive environment encourages every member of our diverse staff to speak out and share ideas. There are no limits to opportunities for anyone in our welcoming organization. Care to pitch in?

Organizations win or lose based on customers' experiences. Join a winner!

We aim for more than customers - we want loyal advocates. We throw ourselves into achieving that goal by giving people more than they expect. We're a driven bunch, but we love doing it, and our customers can tell that we do. If your managerial style inspires, our environment will inspire you. Our diverse staff is empowered to shape their futures in a welcoming environment filled with opportunity.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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