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Parsons Corporation Procurement Director in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes You're a leader who believes that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You're energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming, and you bring that enthusiasm to your leadership. We admire your receptivity to informing your decisions by inviting input. Let's talk about how we can collaborate.Ready to put your skills to work in a large scale Infrastructure PMC environment? Parsons is looking for a Procurement Director to be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Role:

Provides management and direction for all contracting and procurement functions on a major project, including tendering, contract award, purchasing, expediting, supplier data control, supplier quality, and traffic.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements procurement discipline or project policies and procedures. Anticipates that routine and non-routine problems will arise and provides systems to resolve them. Utilizes knowledge of the Company to keep aware of the current business climate and client requirements. Represents the Procurement Department in client meetings. Establishes and maintains a high confidence level with clients.

  • Keeps abreast of all pending and current legislation affecting procurement functions. Makes recommendations to management for policy changes, as appropriate.

  • Researches current information and remains knowledgeable regarding markets and suppliers worldwide.

  • Completes special assignments from the Department Manager as the need arises. Acts as the Manager with full signature authority and team supervision responsibilities.

  • Establishes budgets, schedules, and plans for the discipline or project and ensures that goals are met or exceeded.

  • Participates in gathering, analyzing, and preparing data for proposals. Represents the Procurement Department in client presentations and related business development activities.

  • Takes an active role in the Quality Improvement Process and encourages technical excellence of assigned staff.

Our fast pace keeps us energized and at the top of our profession If a lively, active pace invigorates you, as it does us, and if you project a 'can do' attitude, even in tight situations, please don't waste a moment to contact us. Here, diversity creates a varied and vibrant community where all are welcomed and included.Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Economics (or related field) and typically 15+ years of diversified experience in all phases of procurement activities on major global engineering and construction projects, including managerial experience.

  • A proven track record of success in Senior Management positions in Saudi Arabia is preferred.

  • Extensive experience in all aspects of procurement, proven managerial capability, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required.

  • A demonstrated proficiency in utilizing ARIBA (or similar procurement control system) is also required.

  • A familiarity with various business aspects of the engineering and construction industry such as innovative proposals, partnering, project financing, and risk mitigation, is preferred.

Your passion for exceeding expectations makes you the right choice You know from your own consumer experience the power of being attended to and rightfully treated as though you are very important. If that's the level of service you are committed to giving back, we want to meet you. At our organization, you'll have a terrific opportunity to make a difference. We appreciate our multicultural staff for the new perspectives and solid skills they contribute. We are committed to bringing diversity to the top.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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