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Procurement Manager

Company: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company
Location: Detroit
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Jefferson Wells is seeking a highly skilled Procurement Manager for a reputable client in Detroit, MI on a contract to hire basis. The selected candidate will oversee, manage and direct the day-to-day operations and maintenance activities for the organization. The work involves a high level of independent judgment, initiative and discretion. This role has responsibility for reviewing requisitions, creating and processing solicitations to ensure policy compliant contracts are issued in compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs). Job duties also include, full contract administration services, and providing support to the Analysts and Procurement team members as needed.Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees procurement staff who reviews requisitions, specifications, conducts market analysis, and prepares and publishes solicitations
  • Perform contract administration, liaison between internal customers and suppliers for issue resolution, and contract life-cycle management activities
  • Prepare financial budgets and monitor of expenditures
    • Provide courteous customer service and solutions to customer issues through professionalism, problem-solving and data based, ethical decision-making
    • Efficiently manage procurement timelines, multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Conduct effective staff meetings, presentations, and build supporting documentation into each contract files
    • Motivate, train, support and develop teamwork among staff and lead solicitation / evaluation teams
    • Utilize computers and software, including but not limited to, MS Office suite, ERP systems, Adobe, Lucid Chart / Visio, conduct web searches, navigate online e-procurement platforms, and sourcing platforms proficiently
    • Conduct price studies and market analyses
    • Prepare and process solicitations per requisition and procedural requirements
    • Conduct supplier meetings, walk-throughs, site visits, start-work meetings, issue resolution meetings, etc. with courtesy & professionalism
    • Tabulate & verify solicitation responses received for standard and non-standard items
    • Review discrepancies during the procurement process with the Contract / Procurement Analyst
    • Negotiate pricing, viable terms & conditions and best value for organization's benefit
    • Recommend approval of contracts ensuring compliance with applicable Finance directives, existing policies, and ordinances
    • Award contracts and complete change orders along with the necessary follow-up and expediting activities to ensure delivery as required
    • Administer contracts after award through contract life-cycle management activities REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (position requirements at entry)
      • Bachelor's degree; with ideally, a specialization in Business, Public Administration, Finance, or a Purchasing-related field
      • Minimum 7 - 9 years of recent experience in Procurement and related activities as associated with procuring commodities, services, and contracts with evidence of progressive responsibility
      • MBA, or an advanced degree in the field is preferredAt Jefferson Wells (), we've built a reputation for results-driven, innovative workforce solutions that help companies create competitive advantage. From basic to complex, we custom tailor our services to fit our clients' needs from interim and permanent professional talent resourcing to complete project solutions in the areas of risk & compliance, tax, finance & accounting and business optimization. Our professionals provide specialized industry and technical experience and expertise to our clients, enabling them to accelerate their business performance. We serve clients, including Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, from offices worldwide leveraging the workforce capabilities of the ManpowerGroup. Jefferson Wells is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company, Detroit , Procurement Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Detroit, Michigan

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