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Construction Procurement & Contracts Manager

  1. Scottsdale
R-116665

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Construction Procurement & Contracts Manager

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Construction Procurement & Contracts Manager to join our Beaverton, OR; Scottsdale, AZ  offices.   

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

This individual will lead the contracting efforts through all phases of the lifecycle (strategic sourcing planning, procurement planning, bid / evaluate / negotiate, and execution) for assigned scopes. Emphasis should be placed on materials and equipment related contracts. You will support procurement aspects of construction projects by partnering with other project team members. This role will participate in the development and execution of construction related contracts with emphasis towards materials and equipment. This will also include solicitation of materials and equipment related quotes to enable purchase orders.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Identifying ways to create value and minimize legal risk, utilizing effective contracting abilities. Uses negotiation tactics and strategies with internal and external customers and suppliers to optimize value.
  • Knowledge and skill to draw conclusions and make recommendations by analyzing facts and conditions, and making comparison of prices, discounts, delivery dates, or handling charges.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic practices used in business (e.g., discounts and warranties) sufficient to compare prices on recurring types of procurements, e.g., standard commercial items.
  • Knowledge and skill to apply guideline material by reading and interpreting procurement regulations and technical material, and translating the guidance into specific actions, e.g., assisting in the preparation of solicitation documents.
  • Knowledge of report writing techniques to present factual information clearly, to write procurement memoranda and minutes of meetings, and to draft simple contract provisions and supporting documentation.
  • Knowledge of commonly used contracting methods and contract types relating to the performance of pre-award, post-award, and / or contract price / cost analysis functions when the contract actions are well-defined and precedence exists.
  • Familiarity with business practices and market conditions applicable to program and technical requirements sufficient to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility, and contractor performance.
  • Skill in dealing with others in a work relationship to present information orally and to accomplish a given purpose.
  • Performing routine contracting or contract administration functions, such as reviewing procurement documents for completeness, processing procurements involving standard specifications, gathering, and analyzing data for use by others, or writing portions of solicitations, contracts, and supporting documentation.
  • Results orientation. Efficiently and accurately completes all work in a timely manner. Takes initiative to proactively resolve issues. Is organized, manages time effectively, and balances workload to meet requirements. Conducts business with uncompromising integrity and clearly presents information through spoken or written communication.
  • Administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts, including resolution of problems concerning the obligations of the parties; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (5) formulating and administering policies and procedures to ensure achievement of Intel’s facilities and construction goals, such as those affecting supply chain constraint, labor surplus / constraint areas, and supplier diversity business firms; (6) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements.
  • Role model standard business processes, ensure compliance with corporate, fiscal, legal, environmental, and risk management policies to minimize and limit corporate liability, manage risk, and optimize value.
  • Providing expertise on construction contracting methods, understanding the relationship between contractual responsibilities and assignment of risk, and a basic understanding of relationship between construction costs, quality, and schedule.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelors in supply chain management, construction management, construction engineering, architecture, or engineering. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in supply chain management, commodity management, contracts management, or construction project management.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of office personal computer applications.  
  • Excellent data entry skills.
  • Good organizational skills and understanding of document control systems.
  • Strong procurement planning and procurement policy expertise.
  • Strong supply chain & supplier management skills.
  • Working knowledge of project management skills and methods.
  • Excellent data analytical skills, with the ability to break complex problems into smaller components for resolution. Understand and apply benchmarking concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of the local / regional market in relation to industry trends and norms.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of contracts, contract law and claims management processes & procedures.
  • Strong stakeholder partnering skills including ability to collaborate effectively.
  • Ability to influence for win / win outcomes with suppliers, business partners, and upper management.
  • Strong Lean / problem solving skills.
  • High tolerance for ambiguity in a highly fluid work environment.
  • Ability to embrace change.
  • Strong ability to take initiative, assume ownership, and drive results.
  • Comfortable in constructive confrontation situations.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. 

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college.

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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