AECOM Procurement Manager in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil - Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and motivated Procurement Manager for immediate employment in our Sao Paulo office.

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides functional leadership and support to a wide variety of standard and specialized procurement activities

  • Provide leadership, direction and professional development for procurement specialists in Brazil

  • Drive performance through collaboration, active resource allocation and rightsizing of team

  • Active stakeholder management to solicit feedback for continuous improvement

  • Be a procurement focal point for country management as well as international functional management

  • Provides leadership and direction for procurement specialists in Brazil

  • Issues RFIs/RFPs, negotiates, awards, and administers subcontracts and purchase orders in Firm-Fixed Price, Time and Material, Labor Hour and Cost Reimbursement environments

  • Responsible for all aspects of sourcing and subcontract administration, as well as challenge the business when projects depart from basic procurement principles Interface with technical organizations in development of pre-procurement plans, statements of work, and costs estimates

  • Negotiates, places, and administers purchase orders and modifications with suppliers for complex material and service requirements following established policies and procedures

  • Prepares written procurement documents such as justification for award, negotiation memorandums, and cost/price analysis

  • Works with Accounts Payable to address tax implications

  • Reviews and settles claims and termination actions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or Supply Chain

  • 10+ years of related experience in procurement and subcontracting of services to include a minimum of 5 year managing a team of procurement professionals

  • Prior experience with presenting and reporting of strategies and award recommendations as well as general performance metrics to senior management

  • Experience with leading strategic and tactical sourcing operations, executing competitive sourcing events, negotiations of terms and conditions, and other procurement related matters

  • Ability to work independently and drive multiple simultaneous procurement processes in an international matrix organization.

  • Experience supporting industries such as Oil and Gas, Environmental, Construction

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written/verbal) in English

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and Outlook required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • Proficiency in subcontracting for Professional and technical Services, Staff Augmentation, travel

  • Ability to recognize and consider inter-dependencies between internal clients, subcontractors, and other stakeholders

  • Strong Analytical and Problem Solving skills

  • Strong commercial focus

  • Proficient in Spanish

  • Good communication

  • Organization

  • Proactivity

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Brazil

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195534BR

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.