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Senior Manager Procurement and Subcontracts - Southeast Region


Posted: 6/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1361640

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

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Job Summary
AECOM's Design and Consulting Group, Southeast and Latin America Region is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Procurement and Subcontracting Manager.  This role will be responsible for approximately $300 million in spend and manages a direct and indirect staff of up to 18 people in the Southeast US and Latin America procurement and subcontracting department.

This position can be located in a number of AECOM offices in MD, VA, NC, SC, GA, and FL.

The responsibilities of this position include, but not limited to:
  • Ensures that procurement functions are performed in conformance with the requirements of the prime contract with the client
  • Works with project managers, project teams and business line management to identify, prequalify, negotiate and approve sources for technical services providers, sub-consultants, subcontractors, construction services providers, materials and construction equipment
  • Monitors supplier performance/progress, facilitates early identification and timely resolution of potential problems
  • Participate as a member of the Regional management team and inform on procurement budgets, plans, strategies, talent development, high risk procurement issues, opportunities for improvement, resource utilization and monthly operational performance
  • Internally promote the benefits and costs savings opportunities of utilizing the procurement function
  • Deliver and effective and efficient procurement function that provides value to project managers
  • Provides training, mentoring and utilization of procurement personnel
  • Ensures compliance with Company policies, procedures, standards, and Subcontractor pre-qualification
  • Participates with management in development and execution of procurement strategies and plans
  • Assists, as required, with procurement issues and opportunities in project and client pursuits
  • Assists in the evaluation of business opportunities
  • Consults with Legal and Risk Management Groups as required
  • Travel as needed

Business Line
Geography OH

Position Title
Senior Manager Procurement and Subcontracts - Southeast Region

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What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, supply chain or engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in subcontracting and procurement preferably in the field of engineering or construction with a minimum of 5 years in a supervisory capacity
  • Ability to effectively lead a procurement organization to support company or project requirements
  • Ability to implement prime contract requirements, as needed
  • Exhibits the ability to supervise the performance of procurement personnel at multiple locations
  • Proficiency in areas of subcontracting and procurement
  • Excellent communication skills that are consistent, effective and efficient both written and oral communication
  • and the ability to exercise sound judgment and effective listening skills
  • Travel as needed within the region
  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to prepare and implement procurement plans, staffing plans and procedures
  • Delegation skills in assigning tasks to the procurement personnel and ensuring conformance to budget and schedule
  • Ability to prepare prime contract flow-downs
  • Ability to conduct reviews of subcontracting documents, assess exceptions and work acceptable solutions with project managers and third party sub-consultants and subcontractors
  • Skills necessary to develop strategies to resolve supplier disputes/claims and the ability to work with management to resolve them

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United States of America

USA - Georgia

Clearance Required

Additional Locations
US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Germantown, MD - 12420 Milestone Center Drive, US - Greenville, SC - 10 Patewood Dr, US - Morrisville, NC - 1600 Perimeter Park Drive, US - Orlando, FL - 150 N Orange Ave, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway