Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     


Title: Project Procurement Specialist

Location: Houston, Texas 

Purpose
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This role is an individual contributor role with responsibilities, including:

  • Analysis, negotiation, and implementation of contracts to support the clients chemicals business needs. 
  • Work as a change agent and supplier relationship manager for improving Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost in the supply base.
  • Position Overview:
  • Lead and participate in contract negotiation, contract administration, and termination activities to provide for proper contract execution and fulfillment in accordance with client policies, legal and contract requirements serve as a key strategic advisor to the organization on contractual and business issues by identifying and mitigating risk, planning and executing successful negotiations, constructing favorable contract terms and conditions
  • Ensures that Procurement is perceived as a positive, significant, and value adding integral partner to client
 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, analyses and awards RFX events through Ariba.
  • Tracks and develops spend reports
  • Participates in, and leads as needed, planning processes to identify upcoming needs. Communicates with internal stakeholders regarding their needs and solicit feedback and participation.
  • Develops contracting strategies as required, given project or service requirements (e.g. lump sum, T & M), and chooses contracting vehicles appropriate to situations.
  • Manages certificate of insurance and rate schedule change processes
  • Manages, develops and negotiates non-disclosure agreements
  • Qualifies or pre-qualifies suppliers to assurance capabilities in areas such as safety and health, financial well-being (e.g. bonding capability), labor and equipment rates, employment/resource levels, licenses, reference checks and background check policy implementation. Develops approved suppliers' lists, maintain sub-contractor lists, and work with end users in scope development as appropriate.
  • Negotiates key commercial terms and conditions. Analyzes RFQ packages and labor rates. Develops awareness of associated risks with key stakeholders.
  • Liaises with Legal and Risk Management staffs as required to ensure contractual terms and conditions are acceptable and serve to minimize risk.
  • Monitors supplier performance. Utilizes existing systems to manage contracts and related information.
  • Tracks and documents scope of work changes. Communicates with suppliers as focal point for ongoing issue resolution, including warranty issues.
 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement contract administration or related expertise.
 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer experience in the following: Contract Negotiating, Project Management, Purchase to Pay


Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.