Purchase specialized equipment and materials for use in special projects in civil construction projects
Assess requirements for the project and develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
Invite tenders, consult with suppliers and review quotations
Implement and follow all company Procurement Processes / Policies
Monitor the prequalification process for subcontractors
Evaluation of vendors / subcontractor RFQ when required
Review / Audit Purchase Orders and Subcontracts to ensure compliance with the company policies and procedures
Maintain Delegation of Authority
Work with buyers to ensure all technical specifications, Quality Assurance & Health and Safety requirements are included in all requisitions generated and approved by appropriate personnel, prior to issuing to vendors as an RFQ, Purchase Order (PO)
Negotiate with suppliers, establish price, delivery, quantity, payments, scope of work and change orders, where applicable
Expand the existing preferred supplier base within the company
Investigate and resolve any issues with purchase orders and vendor invoices when buyers require assistance
Monitor Advise supervisors of deficiencies and ways to correct the deficiencies
Implement elements of the project procurement plan in accordance with approved project policies, procedures, strategy and budgets
Work collaboratively with key project stakeholders to ensure requirements are captured in the total cost of ownership solution
Responsible for preparing the sourcing strategy and corresponding Request for Quotation (RFQ) packages, coordinating with Engineering, Construction and other disciplines to obtain technical and other related documents for the RFQ, and issuance of the RFQ through the selected Quotation system
Responsible for the commercial evaluation of Quotations and coordinate with Engineering and Construction to make a recommendation for award which will be submitted to the Procurement Manager and Senior Management for review
Directly communicates with bidders, suppliers, subcontractors, specialty consultants on all procurement related matters.
Prepare and maintain necessary bid inquiry documents, bid tabulations and vendor selection recommendations.
Assist in contract negotiations and preparation, including approvals of contract documents, subcontracts and purchase orders.
Ensures that all Agreements are completed in accordance with the contractual terms and conditions and are completed in accordance with the Commercial policies and Project schedule
Coordination of expediting with respect to the delivery of supplier equipment and materials delivered to site.
Responsible for the complete life cycle of purchase orders and subcontracts
Transfer of executed subcontracts to the Subcontract Administration team
Support the Procurement team on daily activities as required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Post-secondary education and/or work experience in a related field.
5 to 7 years’ minimum experience working in procurement
Experience working in a construction environment is a requirement.
Sound knowledge of MS Office suite, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team, able to work on multiple projects at the same time and effectively manage priorities.
Ability to manage and coordinate competing organizational needs
Knowledge and experience with strategic procurement process, procurement best practices, import regulations, competitive bidding, market conditions, general contract terms and conditions
Strong communication skills
Ability to distill strategy into a clear, compelling and concise narrative
Ability to analyze complex data and derive well supported linear and non-linear premises
Additional experience within a specialty area is preferred – such as with Rail & Trackwork, Railway Systems vendors, Civil, Regulated Utilities, Building trades & Building Interiors.
Integrative thinker and negotiator; ability to flex his/her style to suit situational contexts
Demonstrated, formal problem-solving skills
Dragados is an equal opportunity employer. While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for other related positions as they are posted.
Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process.