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Project Procurement Manager

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**Kelly Services** is currently recruiting for an experienced, detail-oriented, and strategic **Project Procurement Manager** to join a long-term team in **Houston, Texas** ! Do you have what it takes?

The Project Procurement Manager (PPM) creates value for the company by ensuring that the project teams use Global Purchasing strategies and achieve project goals relating to cost, delivery, quality and safety through Global Project Methodology (GPM) and the capital procurement work processes.

This role achieves these goals by developing and implementing project supply strategies and procurement management plans for projects they are assigned. This role ensures that procurement involvement with project teams globally delivers the maximum possible value to the Businesses, Joint Venture (JV) or 3rd party affiliate partner.

The PPM is a purchasing, planning, and implementation role and serves as the primary interface between Global Purchasing, the Business, JV, or 3rd party affiliate Company, and the owner project team for the sourcing and purchasing of all equipment commodities, materials, and construction labor and services for a project. The PPM is a key member of the project team and actively leads, influences, and engages to help determine overall project procurement needs are established and executed successfully. The PPM provides support on Model A execution projects (internally executed projects with Engineering Solutions) and/or Model B and C execution, where the EPC or EPCm services are outsourced to a 3rd party EPC/EPCm company.

**Daily Tasks May Include** **:**

+ Ensure that the strategic sourcing activities and procurement operating discipline are followed to help assure project efficiency and purchasing effectiveness.

+ Provide consulting, training, guidance, and leadership as a key project team member in support of capital or expense projects, as applicable, including potential business account relationships.

+ Positively impact project strategy through detailed working knowledge of company systems, business policies, procedures, ethics, legal issues and external suppliers.

+ Identify strategic value contribution opportunities and defines value contribution projects based on business discussions and interfaces with the business and/or project.

+ Verify that appropriate attention is given to all aspects of procurement by monitoring information and conformity to established practices.

+ Develop customized project procurement plan(s) and instructions for each project and distributes to Purchasing and project personnel.

+ Develop and manage customized Project Supply Plan(s) as a control document.

+ Direct purchasing activities to maximize protection of company assets through proper use of legal documents such as service agreements, indemnity agreements and others.

+ Balance legal considerations with project needs in making business decisions, utilizing the concept of "appropriate risk" as a tool in taking action after weighing alternatives.

+ Lead or coordinate effort for the project team to resolve claims and disputes against company or by company against suppliers.

+ Intervene with suppliers on performance issues at the request of the project team, and in consultation with the appropriate Strategic Sourcing Center representative.

+ Coordinate to resolve equipment procurement problems, together with Construction Management, during the construction stage of the project as applicable.

+ In order to maintain client satisfaction with the businesses and project teams, travel will be required including, but not limited to short-term business trips. Flexibility is required for unexpected trips that may be associated with EPC market management. Travel could include international assignments.

+ Regional and/or Site PPMs

+ Support clusters of projects in close proximities

+ Handle multiple-site executed projects with small and/or medium project spends

+ Any other related duties as needed.

**Critical Success Factors** **:**

+ Beginning/Intermediate knowledge of the Purchasing system(s) and the information systems that interface with SAP / Diamond Systems.

+ Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of standard core software (MS Office)

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills.

+ Understanding of internal work processes that interface with Capital Purchasing.

+ Must work well with internal partners and suppliers to understand the processes, identify gaps, investigate root causes, and initiate process improvements.

+ Utilization of data analysis skills to effectively identify value opportunities.

+ Demonstrated leadership abilities and teamwork skills.

**Knowledge Required** **:**

+ A solid knowledge base in the following is required to perform this role effectively:

+ Procurement purchasing systems

+ Inspection work process

+ Expediting work process

+ Delegation of Authority (DOA)

+ Procurement business rules

+ Basic financial analysis - economic profit, cash flow, time value of money, make versus buy, foreign currency valuation

+ Records Retention

+ Negotiation strategies and tactics

+ Procurement work processes, including site specific work processes

+ Fundamentals of market research/analysis

+ Purchasing policies

+ Conflict resolution process

**Education/Certification/Experience Requirements** **:**

+ Bachelor Degree and/or 5+ years of related experience

+ In addition to the Microsoft Tools below, users work in Purchasing System (SAP):

+ MS Word - Intermediate proficiency creating documents

+ MS Excel - Intermediate proficiency managing data in Excel

+ MS Outlook - Manage and accurately file and label e-mails

+ Intranet/Internet - Competent in web searching (find topics independently, research information)

+ SAP - Understand how data is best managed, linked and queried in databases.

+ MS PowerPoint - Intermediate proficiency


**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-15

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