Under direction of VP, Procurement & Construction, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for developing, negotiating, implementing and maintaining advantageous sourcing strategies for the Procurement & Construction Department, providing transaction support for Brightmark’s projects, obtaining and distributing information, and supporting the Procurement & Construction Department’s signature coordination, document management and general administrative processes.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Key Responsibilities:

  • General document management and administration for the E&O Team
  • Draft and negotiate terms and conditions for procurement actions including vendor purchase orders, service agreements, vendor credit facilities, consulting agreements and change orders
  • Manage the workflow and coordinate execution of various purchase orders, vendor agreements,
    contracts and notices
  • Negotiate the purchase of services, credit and finance terms with vendors within stringent budget and core business objectives, including the preparation of vendor credit applications
  • Support the engineering team in the development of deliverable requirements
  • Track the commercial terms and conditions of procurement contracts and coordinate related change orders
  • Maintain a high level of awareness regarding project contractual risks by working with the Project Managers (PMs) to prepare a risk matrix informing the PMs of potential claims, potential elevated costs or schedule risk, and develop a mitigation strategy with the PMs to insure minimization of cost growth and compliance with project schedule
  • Negotiation of equipment procurement contracts to ensure the execution of the project is in line with other major project contracts and constraints
  • Document Management: Maintain records of contract negotiations such as correspondence, meeting minutes, claims, plus any other information that may be valuable for maintaining the price and scheduled deliveries of the contracts
  • Responsible for implementing the Legal Department contracting policies and working with Legal Department to resolve contract provisions that do not comply with contracting policies
  • Work closely with the Legal Department to interpret contract provisions, and inform the PMs and the Legal Department when dispute resolution may be necessary under the terms of the relevant contracts
  • General document management and administration for the E&O Team
  • Draft and negotiate terms and conditions for procurement actions including vendor purchase orders, service agreements, vendor credit facilities, consulting agreements and change orders
  • Manage the workflow and coordinate execution of various purchase orders, vendor agreements,
    contracts and notices
  • Negotiate the purchase of services, credit and finance terms with vendors within stringent budget and core business objectives, including the preparation of vendor credit applications
  • Support the engineering team in the development of deliverable requirements
  • Track the commercial terms and conditions of procurement contracts and coordinate related change orders
  • Maintain a high level of awareness regarding project contractual risks by working with the Project Managers (PMs) to prepare a risk matrix informing the PMs of potential claims, potential elevated costs or schedule risk, and develop a mitigation strategy with the PMs to insure minimization of cost growth and compliance with project schedule
  • Negotiation of equipment procurement contracts to ensure the execution of the project is in line with other major project contracts and constraints
  • Document Management: Maintain records of contract negotiations such as correspondence, meeting minutes, claims, plus any other information that may be valuable for maintaining the price and scheduled deliveries of the contracts
  • Responsible for implementing the Legal Department contracting policies and working with Legal Department to resolve contract provisions that do not comply with contracting policies
  • Work closely with the Legal Department to interpret contract provisions, and inform the PMs and the Legal Department when dispute resolution may be necessary under the terms of the relevant contracts

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience working with and negotiating procurement and construction agreements
  • Familiarity with procurement contract documents and terms, with an ability to identify and
    summarize material terms
  • Strategic sourcing, credit negotiation and purchasing skills
  • Tactical planning and implementation skills
  • Risk assessment and due diligence skills
  • Experience with cross-functional
    leadership and management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
  • Excellent problem solving and strategic thinking skills

Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability in working independently and as part of a team to handle multiple projects, prioritize conflicting demands and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, problem- solving and analytical skills
  • Professional, personable, approachable and courteous demeanor
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Creative and flexible team player willing to work with constantly shifting departmental needs with enthusiasm

Education and Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability in working independently and as part of a team to handle multiple projects, prioritize conflicting demands and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, problem- solving and analytical skills
  • Professional, personable, approachable and courteous demeanor
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Creative and flexible team player willing to work with constantly shifting departmental needs with enthusiasm

How to Apply

Send cover letter to ed.scherr@brightmark.com.

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