Job ID: 2019-11149 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Financial Services and Procurement
Promote a high degree of professionalism in procurement activities related to Construction. Minimize risks to PPPL and the government, while meeting Procurement objectives, safeguarding Laboratory policies, and maintaining effective relationships with Department of Energy (DOE), Princeton University, and various Laboratory stakeholders.
Reporting to the Procurement Director, the Senior Procurement Manager for Construction serves as a team leader responsible for cradle-to-grave administration of commercial and non-commercial higher risk, high profile and complex construction acquisitions.
Serves as a Team Leader for construction and facility related procurements.
Reviews, assesses and executes commercial and non-commercial procurements, while communicating effectively, professionally, robustly and in a timely manner with requestors and stakeholders.
Utilizes independent problem-solving techniques and skills, including managing procurement-requestor meetings to minimize procurement risk and promote value of the procurement process.
Supports acquisition pre-award support including: SOWs, Acquisition Strategy Support, Cost Estimates, Market Research, RFPs/RFQs, Source Selection, and other miscellaneous pre-award documentation.
Delivers compliant strategies it relates to the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR), and Public Laws.
Seeks quality goods/services at fair and reasonable prices to meet the Laboratory’s needs.
Processes complex requisitions and determines the method of procurement based on the characteristics of the request.
Conducts supplier conferences and negotiates with suppliers on large and complex purchases.
Maintains excellent file documentation, standard format and record retention consistent with PPPL Procurement manual for all procurements.
Engages in post-award administration.
Other related special projects as assigned by the Procurement Director.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 10 years’ experience in a purchasing/procurement environment or Master’s Degree in related field with 7 years relevant construction experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) (FAR supplements, DEARs and Uniform Commercial Code).
Experience working within a Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) environment.
Experience with Federal construction or facilities projects.
Relevant business experience with progressively increasing responsibilities
Experience in a CPSR (Contractor Purchasing System Review) environment, preferably within the DOE complex;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ample experience in all aspects of market research, source selection, cost/price analysis, negotiating in accordance with relevant procurement regulations and best practices.
Knowledge and usage of FAR and DEAR; knowledge of all types of contract types and vehicles, including GSA Schedule contracts, BPAs, GWACs, etc.
Knowledge of computer-based procurement systems; demonstrated skills using various software.
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Other strongly desired skills and traits include: Excellent verbal and written communications; results-oriented, self-motivated, independent decision-making and problem-solving, negotiation skills; and outstanding prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
High ethical standards representative of Princeton University’s commitment to excellence are a must.
Certificates and Licenses:
Professional contracts or procurement related certification(s).
This position requires occasional reaching, stooping and lifting of office files, reports or records, typically weighing 5 pounds or less.
Reasonable accommodations will be considered, which would allow the employee to perform the essential functions of this position.
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 115444038
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