Offshore Procurement & Contracts Manager
Brooklyn, NY 
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Offshore Procurement & Contracts Manager
Brooklyn, NY, USA Req #1514
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.
Scope of Job: This position will lead and support the procurement of key services and equipment for EDF Renewables' Offshore Wind projects, such as, but not limited to due-diligence, permitting, studies, surveys, site and resource assessment, design and engineering, construction, testing. The Offshore Procurement & Contracts Manager will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and managing a network of qualified consultants and suppliers, to fulfill projects' needs. The Offshore Procurement & Contracts Manager will have high work capacity, bias for action, proven experience in services and parts procurement in the Renewable or Oil & Gas Industry, and a passion to build capability, both external, at suppliers, services providers, and internally with robust work processes, strategy and pre-planning. This individual needs to be comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization to be successful. Responsibilities:
  • 35% - Negotiates commercial terms and conditions with vendors, suppliers, service firms and consultants, while consulting with legal department and senior management.
  • 10% - Manages the pre-qualification and evaluation process for the service providers.
  • 10% - Communicates and enforces procurement and contracting policies and procedures.
  • 10% - Oversees the development and review of all procurement and contracting analytics, reporting and deliverables.
  • 10% - Manages the maintenance of records of goods and services ordered and received; oversees all Accounts Payable reconciliation.
  • 10% - Manage and optimize the procurement and contracting strategy through balancing the requirements of projects efficiency, deadlines, and cost.
  • 10% - Highlight risks and develop contingencies to ensure work-products, services and components/parts are delivered that meet required deadlines and customer service levels are maintained.
  • 5% - Communication of market price trends to the leadership team.
Qualifications:
  • Skilled in contract negotiations and legal terminology
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) with general knowledge of database utilization.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Leadership and influencing skills required. Able to identify, track and communicate project plan steps and actions.
  • Team player with the ability to also work independently to meet fixed deadlines, goals, and objectives.

Education/Experience:

  • 5+ years' experience in procurement
  • 2+ years' experience in negotiating services contracts
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Business, Supply Chain, Construction Management or Engineering preferred.
  • Progressive career in Procurement or Supply Management related functions
  • Strong communication skills

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

Requires in-depth knowledge of the Renewable Energy or Oil & Gas industry, experience in negotiations, attention to contractual details, capacity to manage high volume of simultaneous RFPs or contract negotiations, and ability to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis in the context of technology deployment.

: N/A

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to sit or stand at computer for a reasonable length of time typing and reading. Regularly required to walk or stand.

Working Conditions:

80% of the time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), with the remaining 20% of the time spent travelling to visit suppliers and contractors, EDF Renewables offices and to attend conferences including international travel.

Reasonable Accommodations:

Reasonable accommodations may be provided by EDF Renewables to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, as defined per Company policy.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: In alignment with our core values and placing safety first, EDF Renewables will implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all US hires. Proof of full vaccination will be required to accept an offer with a hire date on or after January 3, 2022.


Notice to Staffing Agencies:EDF Renewables and its subsidiaries ("EDF-R") will not accept unsolicited resumes/CVs from any source other than directly from a candidate.Any unsolicited resumes sent to EDF-R, including unsolicited resumes sent to a EDF-R mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to EDF-R employees outside of EDF-R's Recruiting department, or to EDF-R's resume database will be considered as submitted directly by a candidate and therefore EDF-R will NOT pay any fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of such unsolicited resume.EDF-R will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.Agencies must obtain advance written approval from EDF-R's Recruiting department to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully executed contract for service. EDF-R will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by EDF-R's Vice President - Human Resources or his/ her designee. No other EDF-R employee is authorized to bind EDF-R to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies."
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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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