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Skanska Procurement Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Position Overview

Are you looking to build a sustainable future? Skanska is seeking a Procurement Manager in the Boston, MA market. The primary objective of this position is to independently oversee and lead the effective and timely procurement of goods and services to meet the needs of a Project(s), ensuring compliance with regional and/or national procurement processes, protocols and objectives. This position reports to and receives direction from the Procurement Director while coordinating with project management

Job Description

Procurement Manager Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with Regional and National processes, protocols and strategies concerning and applicable to procurement

  • Supporting a One Skanska Approach and vision as a best practice

  • Attends pre-construction meetings and participate in kick-off meeting if required

  • Leads and executes on sourcing projects to include strategy development, preparation of RFP's, supplier negotiations and issuing recommendations as to which Subcontractor/Vendor tocontract with

  • Leads the appraisal of tender returns and ensure recommendations are forwarded to the relevant parties in line with the procurement program, ensuring final decisions are fully informed decisions

  • Builds effective relationships with project partners, external suppliers and agencies/Owners

  • Ensures scope, notices, terms and conditions are included within the estimate solicitations and supplier contracts

  • In and during negotiations, utilize and leverage Skanska's buying power relationships and expertise to ensure all materials and services are supplied at the lowest total cost of ownership

  • Ensures all recommended Subcontractor/Vendors have been subject to the Skanska prequalification process and all suppliers are approved before use, including issuing recommendations based on analysis for discrete exceptions to the prequalification process

  • Works with the Procurement Director to develop preferred Subcontractor/Vendor selection lists

  • Supports cross transfer of knowledge and expertise across different projects/regions of the business, including developing best practices for procurement and other applicable areas

  • Works with Operations and the Procurement Director to negotiate contract terms and pricing with clients and suppliers for individual or multiple projects

We're Looking For:

  • Experience of procurement management

  • Working knowledge of contracting process preferred

  • Previous experience as a Buyer and/or procurement, ideally from a similar background or industry

  • Site based experience preferred - Knowledge of suppliers, market prices and trends

  • Ability to negotiate competitively and effectively

  • Proficient with technology platforms, JD Edwards or similar, SharePoint and MS Office

  • Education -Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, Purchasing or equivalent

  • 5 years of industry experience

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:

  • Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;

  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;

  • Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Compensation and Benefit Highlights:

  • Competitive salary, bonus, 401K and Skanska Employee Ownership Program

  • International work experience opportunities

  • Excellent insurance package

  • Family-focused time off policy

Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or citizenship status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law.

Skanska Equal Employment Opportunity (https://www.usa.skanska.com/who-we-are/our-impact/responsibility/diversity-and-inclusion-d--i/equal-employment-opportunity/)

Skanska uses knowledge & foresight to shape the way people live, work, and connect. More than 135 years in the making, we’re one of the world’s largest development and construction companies. We operate in select markets throughout the Nordics, Europe and the United States. Skanska in the U.S. is headquartered in New York City with 30 offices around the country. In 2021, construction in the U.S. generated $6.4 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. Together with our customers and the collective expertise of our 7,300+ teammates in the U.S. and 30,000+ globally, we create innovative and sustainable solutions that support healthy living beyond our lifetime.

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Primary Location


Skanska Business Unit

Skanska USA Building Inc.

Employee Status

Full Time

Job Locations US-MA-Boston

ID 2022-2366

Job Family Management

Position Type Full Time