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Black & Veatch Project Procurement Manager in KS, Kansas

Project Procurement Manager

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 29546

Job Title : Project Procurement Manager



Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Responsible for oversight of all aspects of Professional Services (PS) Procurement operations (globally), managing department staff, and maintenance / enforcement of PS Procurement processes and procedures. Specific responsibilities may vary.

May perform the duties of the position(s) being managed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides oversight and supervision of the Procurement operations activities in support of PS Projects including:

  • Vendor Prequalification

  • Procurement contract development

  • Procurement contract administration including revisions and invoice processing

  • Procurement contract closeout.

  • Coordinates Source-to-Pay (S2P) Purchasing System issues with the Corporate S2P management team. Logs tickets using SNOW when issues cannot be resolved by the business.

  • Coordinates S2P system changes and improvements with the Global Professional Services groups, including training.

  • May participate in the resolution/processing of backcharges and claims

  • May be responsible for soliciting budgetary pricing for Procurement contracts to support estimating/proposal efforts

  • May be responsible to support Procurement contract negotiation process. Able to resolve complex commercial terms and conditions exceptions.

  • Supports development of relevant department strategies.

  • Maintains and enforces compliance with Procurement related Water and corporate policies and procedures.

  • May participate in project reviews to ensure quality of Procurement execution and timely resolution of issues.

  • May administer performance management program for direct and indirect reports, including establishment of yearly goals, rating calibration, personnel development and training plans.

  • May serve as a participant in various task forces, boards or committees involving change or audit of processes.

  • May instruct and provide direction related to Procurement processes to personnel within the following positions, but has no official supervisory responsibilities:

  • Project Managers, Commercial Managers, Project Support/ Admins, Finance, Project Controls, PMO Coordinators

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Analytical / organizational skills

  • Advanced communications skills, both written and oral

  • General computer skills, Microsoft suite

  • Initiative, self starter, highly motivated

  • Attention to detail

  • Proficient Communication – Written and Oral

  • Strong Contract Comprehension

  • Proficient Manages Conflict

  • Proficient Presentation Skills

  • Advanced Problem Solving

  • Proficient Process and Technical Writing

  • Proficient Project Process Management

  • Proficient Training Development

  • Proficient Workflow and Team Management

  • Strong understanding of commercial terms and conditions

  • Strong understanding of Company’s processes relevant to this position

  • Ability to prioritize team workflow and make adjustments, as necessary

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of 10 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

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards(electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemical(s), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.



Salary Plan

PCR: Procurement

Job Grade


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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.

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