Job Title: Procurement Specialist Operating Unit: Congruex Network Services Department:Program Management Office Reports To: VP of Program Management Employment Status:Full-time (salaried) Primary Location: Remote / Split Optional Compensation: $70K - $90K We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.
Congruex was formed in 2017 to take advantage of historic demand for digital connectivity. The digital networks we design and build for our clients enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.
Few companies in our industry can operate at scale and self-perform services like our multinational team. Our clients choose Congruex to deliver turn-key digital networks under a single platform. Our unified vision is to become the best end-to-end provider of network design and build services in the U.S.
We are the One Congruex Family. We are building tomorrow, together.
Why Work At Congruex
Opportunities We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation – from students to industry veterans – in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services. Wellbeing We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.
Culture The pillars of Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
GRIT: Our GRIT values are part of our company DNA and the touchstone for our multinational workforce.
Guts - having the guts to do the right thing
Reliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
Innovation - innovating every day
Teamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex
Safety: We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
Inclusion: Congruex embraces our team’s diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.
Job Summary: The Procurement Specialist is responsible for the sourcing, bidding and on-boarding of vendors, and interacting with sub-contractors and material suppliers for the company. Responsible for coordinating the RFP, RFQ & RFI processes with selected vendors. Will work cross-functionally with PMO and Project Controls to ensure proper flow of data.
Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
Build vendor relationships to secure the best prices on products
Manage the relationship cycle with vendors
Actively partner with internal teams and stakeholders to develop and execute negotiation strategies that include optimal targets for pricing, service, and quality
Purchase goods or services that meet the quantity and quality expectations of the organization
Lead improvement for on time/quality performance, settle vendor disputes, and build alliances and relationships with strategic vendors
Evaluate and negotiate contracts with vendors
Track inventory and restock goods when needed
Stay up to date on industry trends and new products
Compare available goods with industry trends to determine appropriate pricing
Liaise with suppliers and project managers regarding updates and details of goods
Create purchase orders and tally these with supply requests and orders
Analyze invoices to ensure accuracy of goods delivered
Monitor inventory to ensure the flow of goods remains positive
Work closely with the projects team to understand details of procurement requirements
Required Skills & Qualifications: General
Strong knowledge of the telecommunications industry and market conditions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Outstanding negotiation and problem-solving skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and rapport building
Flexible to work hours as demanded by projects (evening, weekend, and/or overtime hours)
Ability to plan, delegate and evaluate progress toward goals
Experience managing supplier relationships for an assigned set of products and/or services including regular supplier performance reviews and discussions
Process management and documentation skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment; self-motivated
Ability to process large amounts of often complex data, detail oriented
Able to navigate a fast-paced environment with working with remote teams
Excellent time management skills
Able to travel to meet vendors and suppliers as necessary
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft office experience, intermediate in Excel
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in finance, business, logistics, supply management, or related field preferred
Strong telecommunications industry knowledge
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.