AECOM Supply Chain Director in Calgary, Alberta

Canada - Alberta, Calgary

Job Summary

This is a senior manager role that requires hands-on professional with solid project supply chain and contracts experience. The Director is responsible for leading a prime contractor and subcontractor management, materials management organization, and/or the materials management, procurement and efforts on multiple projects, and/or large, complex projects.

Key Skills:

  • Experienced performer with an ability to work under pressure and “think on its feet”

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships at various levels within the organization

  • Analytical, self-motivated problem solver with ability to “think outside the box” and “can do” approach

  • Ability to learn quickly and apply the knowledge to job at hand

  • Comprehensive understanding of Operations, Maintenance and Construction Contracts is required

  • Able to organize and prioritize demands, handle complex tasks, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast paced environment with multiple and competing demands

  • Ability to understand project execution drivers as it pertains to contracts and supply chain and use of KPI’s to manage / improve performance

  • Continuous improvement mindset and adaptable to an evolving organization

  • Experience managing teams through situational leadership

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Contracts & Supply chain function service delivery within the business unit and act as a business partner to Operations Management.

  • Participates in the development of strategic and tactical plans for the business unit and implements initiatives within contracts & supply chain function to help achieve those objectives

  • Establishes and maintains clear goals and expectations for the function

  • Supports company business development / bid proposal activities as required.

  • Develops and implements staffing plans to support proposal and project requirements.

  • Directs the collection of market trends to identify and implement process improvements, reduce costs, and increase utilization of resources.

Prime Contractor Management & Subcontract Management

  • Directs the preparation, review and approval of source lists, bid analysis summaries, purchase orders, subcontracts, price justifications, and other procurement and materials management documents to ensure fair and ethical treatment of suppliers, protect the company's interests, and promote best value awards.

  • Working with a variety of contracts, including prime contracts, subcontracts, joint venture agreements, teaming agreements, and non-disclosure agreements

  • The ability to interpret and understand client contracts to facilitate flow downs to the subcontract process.

  • Balance pursuit of good contract terms with reality of business demands

  • Demonstrate creativity in reaching agreement with clients and subcontractors

  • Assess risk related to contract/commercial terms and advises internal clients in developing risk management and mitigation plans

  • Working with a variety of contracts, including prime contracts, subcontracts, joint venture agreements, teaming agreements, and non-disclosure agreements

Materials Management & Procurement

  • Develops procurement and materials management policies and procedures.

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for procurement and materials management activities on the assigned project or organization.

  • Establishes and implements effective procurement and materials management plans and strategies for proposals and projects.

  • Assigns project procurement and materials management personnel to proposals and projects

  • Supervises the preparation of standard materials management instruments including flow-down of prime contract, obligations and risks.

  • Monitors procurement and materials management progress and manages identification and timely resolution of potential problems, changes, disputes, and claims.

  • Keeps management advised of significant procurement and materials management issues and potential problem areas. Assigns project procurement and materials management personnel to proposals and projects

  • Monitors procurement and materials management progress and manages identification and timely resolution of potential problems, changes, disputes, and claims.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, construction management, economics or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, engineering, or construction management desirable

  • Entrants to this position generally possess extensive and diversified experience in engineering, construction, maintenance projects or operating industrial facilities performing contracts, procurement and materials management functions with 10+ years of management responsibility.

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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.

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Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196477BR

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.