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Black & Veatch Associate Project Procurement Manager - hybrid in Overland Park, Kansas

Associate Project Procurement Manager - hybrid

Date: Mar 14, 2023


Overland Park, KS, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 96473

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch?

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-LP1

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to perform assigned procurement activities for a proposal(s) or project(s). May lead others with procurement responsibilities while requiring minimal supervision.

The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Purchases assigned equipment, construction, and service contracts for projects following established policies and procedures.

  • Assists in project setup of procurement related activities.

  • Executes and manages the procurement process on assigned contracts including bid list preparation, solicitation of quotes, and evaluating, negotiating and awarding of contracts.

  • Leads negotiations for assigned procurements and/or construction contracts.

  • Collaborates to resolve complex claims or other contract issues.

  • Ensures contract documents are issued correctly and on schedule.

  • Assists with the development and monitoring of project budgets and schedules (man-hours, cost, procurement milestone durations).

  • Assists with the establishment and/or monitoring of procurement goals.

  • Monitors project procurement activities and reports status.

  • May develop, create and lead presentations to internal and external client and joint venture partners.

  • May be responsible for soliciting budgetary pricing for equipment, material, or labor to support estimating/proposal efforts for a project or projects.

  • May also lead and coordinate the entire budgetary pricing effort on a project or projects.

  • Files appropriate documents and follows filing rules.

  • Acts in capacity of a "lead person."

  • Does not have management responsibility for the professionals to whom they provide work direction.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Technical / Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred

  • Years of relevant experience can substitute for a degree.

  • Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient Analytics - Creation and Interpretation.

  • Strong Attention to Detail.

  • Proficient Budget Development and Management.

  • Strong Communication - Written and Oral.

  • Strong Computer Skills - Databases and MS Office.

  • Strong Contract Comprehension.

  • Strong Data Entry.

  • Proficient Mathematics.

  • Strong Organizational Skills.

  • Proficient Presentation Skills.

  • Strong Problem Solving.

  • Proficient Process and Technical Writing.

  • Proficient Project Process Management.

  • Proficient Schedule and Planning Understanding.

  • Basic Training Development.

  • Basic Workflow and Team Management.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Travel may be required.Typical office environment. Willing to relocate.



Salary Plan

PCR: Procurement

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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