Procurement Director – Austin, TX Ref: USA00481

About us

Ferrovial Services North America is a leading company providing Oil & Gas and Infrastructure solutions across the United States and Canada. Its portfolio includes 35 outstanding contracts, such as Port Miami Tunnel and maintenance of the Chevron refineries in California. With more than 1,500 employees and a presence in 14 states, Ferrovial Services North America, generates true value and growth for its clients while maintaining a strong commitment to safety and social responsibility.
 

Position Summary

Initially create and drive implementation to generate value from a world class supply base, and develop organizational procurement strategy

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Create and implement a strategy that establishes an organizational procurement roadmap and generates value from a world class supply base.
Create and seek to improve best-practice based processes by developing benchmarks.
Manage the skill and competency development of buyers/procurement staff, including training, development, and knowledge management
Gain a detailed understanding of the existing procurement agenda through discussions with the Leadership teams.
Identify, plan and undertake strategic projects designed to drive forward improvements in procurement practices and expenditure.
Develop a standard, scalable, way of working with Procurement and communicate to relevant parties across the business.
Ensure the strategic sourcing approach is fully implemented and utilized as the standard approach.
Report on tangible and validated financial and non-financial benefits to the business deriving from strategic sourcing activity.
Capture identified savings and recognizing these through budget planning process.
Develop and actively manage strategic relationships with suppliers, ensuring business requirements are fully understood and met and that supplier performance is measured and regularly evaluated.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent influencing and negotiation skills
Strong project management skills (project scoping, planning, delivery, and assessment)
Big picture awareness – able to focus on immediate delivery while maintaining understanding of complex interactions
Strategic mind set
Excellent change management and problem solving skills
Ability to drive organizational transformation
Strong financial and accounting acumen
Strong complex negotiation skills and a
Experience integrating M&As and Procurement work streams and relationships.
Open communication style and ability to communicate across all levels of the business; motivates and empowers all employees

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, or Engineering
MBA preferred
Successful management of $300+ Million spend

Track-record of successfully negotiating favorable terms for procurement
Strong experience in budgeting and cost management.
10+ years of progressive management and leadership experience, including: procurement, supply chain, and logistics
Proven commercial awareness and experience of delivering cost savings

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

Approximately 100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment under normal office conditions
Ability to travel, domestically and internationally as needed

Additional Information

Other duties (not listed) may be assigned to this job at any time.
Safety comes first!  Required to complete work in a safe, efficient and accurate manner.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must demonstrate Ferrovial Values:  Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence and Innovation.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – M/W/V/D
 
Should a review of your background indicate a potential match to our job, our team will reach out.
 
We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless otherwise directed by our HR – Recruiting Department. Please do not forward resumes to our hiring managers or regional offices. Ferrovial Services N.A., is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

Publicada el 11-06-2019

Área funcional: Aprovisionamiento

Austin, Texas, Estados Unidos

Tipo de contrato: Indefinido