The Sr. Procurement and Contract Specialist role is responsible for the sourcing, of materials, equipment and services through the RFP process, including bidding and contract execution. The Sr. Procurement and Contract Specialist manages projects and the review of requirements, gathering, tendering, structured evaluation process, pricing, and award of contract including contract negotiations, amendments and final execution. This position requires strong communication and customer service skills to facilitate communication and build relationships with business units, and suppliers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Writes, evaluates, and negotiates contracts with vendors/suppliers and implements contracts to help manage Company risk.
Reviews business unit scope documents on bids and initiates requests for proposals. Utilizes tendering software to load event documents, communication through bid event with suppliers. Provides analysis of supplier proposals, total cost modeling, and recommendation for award in conjunction with business unit.
Prioritizes requisitions to ensure equipment, material and services are obtained in a timely fashion with an emphasis on quality, cost and availability. Analyzes purchase requisitions and determines trends which could potentially lead to improved processes. Issues purchase orders in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Adheres to procurement policy and procedures including reports review and accuracy for compliance and auditing.
Leads supplier meetings to discuss contractual or performance problems and the risk involved and work collaboratively with Company’s legal staff. This includes scheduling and leading in person meetings with business units and suppliers.
Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Education, Skills, and Environment
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited school and five years related experience including three years contract experience.
Candidates that do not possess a bachelor’s degree must have a minimum of 9 years related experience including three years contract experience.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of:
Demonstrated skills such as:
Equipment and Applications
PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
General office environment. No special physical demands required.
Annual Salary: $72,500.00 (Min) to $85,300.00 (Mid); Up to 10% Short Term Incentive Plan target opportunity at the discretion of the company. This is a non-represented position.
We offer the following benefits for non-represented employees. For represented employees, we offer many similar benefits plans and programs with specific terms negotiated in the collective bargaining agreement.
NV Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.
If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select ‘0’ or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031. TTY Sensory Impaired – 711
Depending on qualifications of applicants, this position may be filled at a lower level than that which is posted such as Procurement & Contract Specialist or Associate Buyer.