General Electric Project Procurement Leader in Saint-Priest, France
Job Description Summary
The PPL is responsible for the overall procurement execution of our major HVDC projects. She / he is part of the project lead-team and is operationally reporting to the Project Director and will need to master all interfaces with key functions such as Project Control, Engineering, Construction
The PPL is the leader of the procurement team within an integrated project and is fully responsible for the overall performance and commitments of her/his team including time, cost, and quality.
Roles and Responsibilities
The PPL is responsible for:
Establishing the procurement execution strategy of the project at project start.
Manage operationally the procurement team (between 3 to 8 people) by setting clear priorities, controlling progress, and supporting when issues arise.
Effectively distributes and communicates relevant project information within the Procurement team
Own quality, costs, and delivery performances of the procurement scope of our projects.
Manages on time delivery (OTD) of all equipment and material in line with project requirement and site activities.
With the support of the Project Procurement Manager (PPM), responsible of our subcontracted activities
Interface and coordinate with all the other functions (sourcing, engineering, construction, project control, finance…).
Ensure that our T&C’s are applied to all our suppliers and subcontractors and define the claim strategy for the project.
Monitor risks and opportunities for her/his scope and set-up mitigation plan accordingly.
Produce periodic progress monitoring and reporting to all stakeholders.
Represents procurement in Project meetings internally and externally when required.
For roles outside of the USA- This role requires significant experience in the Sourcing & Buying-Procurement. Knowledge level is comparable to a Master's degree from an accredited university or college ( or a high school diploma with relevant experience).
For roles in USA - Master's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of experience in Job Family Group(s)/Function(s)).
Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
Proven experience in Project Procurement, Sourcing or Project Management.
Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
General knowledge of purchasing standards, policies, procedures, and Sourcing management philosophy.
Good understanding of legal/contractual aspects of an EPC contract.
Risk management knowledge.
Ability to work efficiently in cross-functional teams.
Ability to influence
Ability to coach & develop team members.
Accountability, resilience, autonomy, and leadership.
Problem solving, ability to independently resolve issues with difficult suppliers.
Knowledge in scheduling/planning of large and complex projects.
Technical knowledge of products purchased and power plant familiarity.
Continuous improvement and quality mindset
Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No