Manager of Procurement, Solar
Job no: 492922
Work type: Full-time
Location: *Avon, MN - Corporate Office
Categories: Corporate Office
Education Requirements: Four-year construction management, engineering or related degree.
Experience: This position will have five or more years of management and procurement experience along with demonstrated skills, experience, and knowledge in solar: engineering, construction techniques, materials and equipment, estimating, construction management, project financing, financial management, legal contracts, and overall understanding of the solar marketplace.
Position Summary: The Manager of Procurement will recognize the importance of the three constituents:
1. The success of our client, 2. The success of our employees, and 3. The success of the company.
The manager will provide supervision and leadership in the development, implementation and alignment of all procurement activities for the solar market sector to achieve the business strategy and objectives. The manager is responsible for the leadership and integration of all procurement activities including business development, engineering, supply chain and estimating teams. This position is responsible for building and organizing strategic client and vendor alliances to create a climate of mutual trust and respect. This position will work with each department closely to facilitate procurement objectives.
The Manager of Procurement must demonstrate well-rounded business acumen, ability to develop people and not afraid to roll up their sleeves to get the job done when demands are high. The candidate must have a willingness to give up personal time to meet sector objectives, be willing to travel on short notices and frequently, have an aptitude and initiative to take on more responsibility, and be flexible with their schedule. This position is a cultural manager with a proven leadership track record who has demonstrated a history of living the company values and will ensure that the company’s fundamental values and beliefs are followed and maintained.
Essential Job Functions
+ Oversee the management of procurement activities and teams in the solar market sector including supply chain (equipment, materials), estimating and engineering. Collaborate closely with business development and construction management teams to facilitate procurement process development and improvement. The manager will ensure the business strategy and plan is recognized and followed.
+ Teams with Manager of Construction to ensure the appropriate individuals from construction are involved during the bid process along with ensuring a smooth and excellent handoff is performed at award. Ensures the project closeout process is performed and information flows back to the procurement group through developed processes. Creates and utilizes opportunities with project teams to ensure that lessons learned are fully developed to improve competitive position.
Advertised: 04 Apr 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 19 Apr 2019 Central Daylight Time