Procurement Manager

Location: Miami, FL
Date Posted: 07-19-2018
The Lemartec Procurement Manager is responsible for effectuating and administering the company’s procurement and vendor management policies, procedures, and protocols. This position manages the said process through all direct and indirect assigned resources.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Typical activities will include, but may not be limited to:
  • Vetting, pre-qualifying, approving, and evaluating all vendors, sub-consultants, sub-contractors, (etc.) to whom contracts may be issued – including the coordination of vendor fairs and other related activities, and the management of the company’s procurement database and system platform.
  • Ensuring that contracts/POs are clearly written, issued in a timely manner, and effectively executed in accordance with the company’s procurement [SOPs].
  • Assist Sr. Management in the creation, promotion, and compliance of all Company policies and procedures, including reporting.
  • Ensuring all “lessons learned” are incorporated into future [SOP] improvements.
  • Participate in the Business Development process, specifically as it relates to the support of estimating, pre-construction, risk management, and project transition/kickoff activities.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms, and conditions of all vendors, sending final recommendations to respective teams, including estimating and project teams.
  • Assist all project teams with the management of contracted vendors as appropriate, while ensuring adherence to company procurement [SOPs].
  • Review PO requisitions to ensure cost is appropriately coded to the budgeted accounts.
  • Assist the Project Manager to Schedule, coordinate, and monitor all materials and subcontracted work.
  • Ensure the submittal of all project procurement/subcontract document routing according to the company’s document control protocols.
  • Attend pre-construction and job meetings as needed.
  • Interface with field superintendents to maintain an open line of communication and reporting; monitor procurement progress, schedules and subcontractor performance; coordinate operation of procurement department with Operations and home office staff.
  • Hire, manage, develop all procurement staff, and assist in the on boarding & training of all personnel, as needed and in relation to the procurement process.
  • Work with project teams and buyer to ensure that PO and Subcontract Scope of Work is clearly defined and broken out in a manner that will enable clear management of the contract.
  • Document, analyze, and report project risk as identified in the procurement process.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Procurement, Business Management, Accounting, or Project Management.
  • Minimum of five years of construction industry experience with specific focus on procurement & vendor management.
  • Personal commitment and leadership in safety.
  • Ability to work professionally with internal and external groups.
  • Ability to prioritize, support, and manage multiple tasks, teams, and related activities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with high degree of competency in Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical, interpretive, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of administrative practices that help ensure critical business control requirements.
  • The ability to effectively write reports, business correspondence and document project activities.
  • Effective oral & written communications skills.
Additional Consideration will be given to those who poses the following skills & experience:
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)
  • Experience using ProCore (or equivalent)
  • CPM and/or PMP Certified (or in progress)
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