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Supply Chain Manager - Construction Services  

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POSITION SUMMARY: BASIC FUNCTION

Supply Chain Manager is responsible for, but not limited to, procurement of all construction related services; establishing and maintaining Supplier relationships, conducting RFP/RFQ's including evaluation of Supplier proposals and recommendation for award of order/contract; contract negotiation, price negotiation and analysis, review of Supplier performance; purchasing activities, purchase order processing; services tracking and follow-up relating to scope, status of work, completion of SOW; invoice review and reconciliation; processing orders for approval and review of existing orders for proper approval.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares, distributes, and reviews RFP/RFQ/RFI's
    • Coordinates with all departments in the development of the RFP document including gathering of any required specifications / Scopes of Work, drawings, details and/or other project/item requirements needed for responsible proposal by the Suppliers.
    • Evaluates Supplier responses and leads proposal analysis with other stakeholders.
    • Makes recommendation for Supplier selection based on proposal reviews and criteria/requirements of the project.
  • Contract negotiations
    • Leads negotiations of business and commercial Terms & Conditions.
    • Coordinates with Legal to implement legal Terms & Conditions.
    • Manages Master contracts, Statements of Work, Change Orders, etc.
  • Cost modeling
    • Partner with internal service and material requestors to ensure best-in-class pricing is secured. Drive continual improvement of cost productivity.
  • Conducts Spend Analysis, manage Cost Savings.
    • Analyze total costs.
      • Assist business functions with ROI analysis
      • Price and rate benchmarking
      • Negotiate favorable business terms to leverage company purchasing power.
  • Monitor supplier performance and ensuring contractual obligations are met.
    • Conduct quarterly business reviews with contracted service providers
  • Monitor and update relevant departments regarding price fluctuations of raw materials, labor rates and general Supplier pricing impacts.
  • Supports procurement of On-site equipment rental and tracking.
  • Owns relationship with key suppliers (General Contractors, Cx Agents, A&E, Etc).
  • Supports Preparation and processing of purchase orders from various departments in support of services managed
    • Reviews material request from Requestors
    • Obtains and reviews multiple quotes/bids.
    • Compares pricing and selects Supplier.
    • Provides review and initial approval of submitted change orders, work orders, and purchase orders.
  • Develop and support conceptual project planning models that enable forecasted and rapid deployments
  • Create reports and metrics dashboards to support project initiatives
  • Develop and maintain supplier sourcing matrix and contract strategy
  • Updates work procedures and instructions as required.
  • Communicates with other departments to drive project milestones
    • Other activities/involvement as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Procurement procedures and best practices for construction services
  • Thorough understanding of construction contracting strategies and how to ensure contracts are structured to enable those strategies.
  • Familiarity with various construction contract templates (AIA, Consensus Docs, etc) and the negotiation of those contracts.
  • Contract negotiation skills and experience negotiating Construction MSA's
  • Supplier relationship management of construction service categories (General Contractor, A&E, Cx, Civil, MEP, etc.)
  • Purchase and Change Order processing / Review
  • Understanding of basic finance and accounting business structure
  • Supplier and Internal/external Customer relations
  • Construction Material and Mission Critical Equipment
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • General
  • Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of Windows 95/2000/XP/7
  • Efficient problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Great organizational skills
  • Great in math and deductive reasoning
  • Great face-to-face conversation skills
  • Work well in a team environment and independently
  • Multi-task and take/give direction well
  • Ability to work within and meet deadline constraints
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Able to be highly confidential.
  • Manages stress and/or fast pace effectively.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
 
Position Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Construction Management, or equivalent education and/or relevant work experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ procurement experience which includes minimum of 3 years’ experience in a construction, mission critical, data center, or related environment preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Primarily sitting with some walking, standing, and bending.
  • Use of sight, hearing, and voice as well as motor skills.
  • Able to hear and speak into a telephone.
  • Close visual work on a computer terminal.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate any required computer keyboard, mouse, and other technical instruments.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

WORK CONDITIONS

  • This position is remote with occasional need to be on-site in a shared workspace.
  • Extensive daily usage of workstation or computer.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional travel to other company locations and Supplier sites.
  • Must possess a current, valid state-issued driver’s license.
 
Shift -not applicable-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Supply Chain Manager - Construction Services  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Location Remote, United States  
About the Organization Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. and incorporates DPA, e-shelter, Gyron, Netmagic, NTT Indonesia Nexcenter, RagingWire and other NTT Communications group Data Center divisions. Our combined global platform is one of the largest in the world, with over 140 data centers spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa and APAC. As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier-one global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our highly reliable, scalable, and customizable data centers.







NTT Global Data Centers Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.











All applicants for employment will be subject to pre-employment drug testing, a criminal background check and education/employment verification. Additionally, some positions require a review of driving records, credit checks, and/or successful completion of the federal governments 'Public Trust' background screening.











 
EOE Statement NTT Global Data Centers Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information and characteristics, marital status and registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.  

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