AECOM Specialist I, Procurement in Oakland, California
United States of America - California, Oakland
Under close/direct supervision, purchases supplies and services from vendors at the lowest cost, according to company standards and specifications.
Assists in preparing request for proposals, analyzes quotes received, selects vendors, schedules and expedites deliveries and follows up on invoices received.
This level requires a fundamental knowledge of professional concepts, but has not mastered the application of that knowledge.
Follow and enforce procurement related policies and procedures.
Develop intermediate understanding of subcontracting terminology, measures, concepts, principles and strategies.
Foster relationships internally with stakeholders and externally with suppliers and other groups.
Present the subcontracting and procurement process to stakeholders in an effective manner.
Challenge the business when projects depart from basic procurement principles.
Communicate effectively, resolve conflicts, solve problems and make efficient and effective supply management decisions.
Perform subcontracting and procurement functions.
Develop understanding of procurement systems and tools.
Prepare and solicit Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Quotation (RFQ) for all services and goods.
Prepare and executes purchase orders and agreements.
Negotiate deviations from company T&C and minimum insurance requirements.
Maintain subcontract and procurement documentation.
Contact subcontractors for timely submittal of proposals and clarifications.
Perform competitive market analysis.
Tabulate and evaluate subcontractor and supplier proposals.
Develop and execute subcontracting and procurement strategies and plans.
Achieve savings targets relative to management established benchmarks.
Execute negotiation strategies to attain best value.
Assist in the preparation of client approval packages prior to award.
Review invoices and resolves discrepancies.
Assist in the evaluation of disputes with suppliers.
BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Previous of experience in subcontracting or other procurement and materials management functions.
Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, engineering, or construction management preferred.
Understanding of contracting and procurement terminology, measures, concepts, principles and strategies.
Understanding of legal terminology related to procurement.
Competency to perform subcontracting and procurement management functions.
Experience in managing tactical and strategic supplier relationships.
Excellent analytical, judgment and practical operating skills in a multi-location, project-based industry.
Excellent organizational, administrative, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, growing environment with high demand to flexibility.
Demonstrated ability to identify business process issues and drive process improvement.
Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills.
Advanced computer skills and ability to use procurement systems; proficient in Microsoft word, excel and power point
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.
Job Category Procurement
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 209180BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.