Senior Procurement /QS

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Riyadh
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R149969
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Legal/Contracts/Procurement

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Procurement/QS to join our team! In this role you will get to Participate in a wide variety of the more-complex procurement functions to ensure quality, efficiency, and timeliness of services provided to clients and project personnel. May provide services for a specialized area of Procurement (e.g., Traffic Specialist, etc.) on large projects. Specific assignments depend upon project requirements. The incumbent at this level must be capable of acting as the technical expert in his/her area of specialty.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Serves as primary point of contact with suppliers to ensure equipment and materials are delivered to job sites in support of construction schedules, and follows up on assigned purchase orders to ensure adherence to terms and conditions.

  • Initiates action, as required, to resolve any supplier problems which might adversely affect project requirements and construction schedules. Travel to supplier facility may be necessary in order to resolve problems relating to fabrication and/or delivery of material or equipment.

  • Collaborates with Buyers in the pre-award solicitation process. Prepares bidders lists, issues Request for Quotations, receives and analyzes bids, prepares bid analysis summaries, and makes recommendations for purchase order awards.

  • May prepare Purchase Orders and revisions as required.

  • Oversees post-award activities such as obtaining final vendor data and invoices from suppliers, ensuring data is input into DMCS for supplier performance evaluations, and preparing for closeout and storage of all records.

  • Serves as primary contact for the distribution of procurement documents, reports, and correspondence to project management, engineering, and other non-procurement disciplines.

  • Analyses draft material requisitions, reviews for completeness and accuracy, suggests possible revisions, and forwards to project engineering for further processing. Ensures appropriate logging of action taken.

  • Monitors bid requests, bid analyses, and the preparation of purchase orders to ensure timely action. Maintains purchase order records, including history of follow up contacts with suppliers.

  • Initiates field supplier coordination assignments on critical purchase orders.

  • Oversees the timely maintenance of purchase orders on DMCS to ensure current status, as well as the coordination, publication, and distribution of project material/equipment status reports.

  • Oversees the maintenance of purchase order records, including history of follow up contacts with suppliers.

  • May serve as Traffic Specialist, providing arrangements for the safe, most economical delivery of materials and equipment by selecting the best available transportation modes, carriers, rates, and routing. Negotiates contract rates for project and client approval.

  • Performs analytical studies of available modes of transportation, rates, routing, quality of service, transit times, and specialized services offered.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Procurement experience with a major engineering and construction firm or industrial supplier, excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated proficiency in utilizing DMCS is preferred. In addition, a proficiency in at least two Procurement specialties is required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Economics (or related field) and typically 6+ years of related work experience is required.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

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Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

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At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

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