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IT Sourcing Procurement Contract Manager

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 70560

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 87,200 - $ 165,700 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

The primary objective of this position is to plan and manage capital procurement activities to meet the needs of the Information Technology group and other groups as needed.  This position ensures that a well-defined, well-documented sourcing process is followed that ensures contractual expectations and objectives are met.  Manages the development, negotiation and implementation of major contracts in accordance with deliberate, planned, sourcing strategies and category objectives; continues to re-source recurring contractual commitments on a as needed; manages emergent project work in support of operations; and manages key supplier relationships.  Works closely with internal stakeholders and technology suppliers to ensure warranties, service levels and other contractual agreements are met.

Please note that this position is hybrid, comprised of remote and in-office (local to the Long Island office) work. PSEG reserves the right to amend the hybrid model at any time.

Job Responsibilities

The position has responsibility to assure continuity of supply for key contracted materials and services during regular intervals and during outages. In addition, this position handles technically complex projects and commercial negotiations in support of information technology and telecommunications projects including software as a service (SaaS) contracts.  The primary responsibilities for this position are the management and administration of contracts for various projects including: (a) managing change orders, claims and back charges; (b) asserting warranty claims; (c) developing methods for assessing contractor performance; and (d) implementing the appropriate processes and controls for protecting and preserving the Company's contractual rights and remedies. For new contracts, this position will be responsible for planning, developing and coordinating innovative contracting strategies and solutions with internal clients, and assessing the qualifications and capabilities of contractors through RFPs and / or other evaluation processes.
The Contracting Manager also leads commercial negotiations and provides contract management services across theinformation technology organization. The Contracting Manager is responsible for sourcing and managing additional contract management professionals as needed.
This position, at times, requires management of the logistics support required to restore electrical service to customers during and after normal working hours and may require on-call duty during these periods – which may include holidays and weekends. 
 

 

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field and a minimum of 6 years of experience sourcing for large Capital Procurement Projects; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years of related experience of which 6 years are in sourcing for large Capital Procurement projects.
• Demonstrated strong presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written
• Understanding of projects and scheduling
• Must have and maintain a valid U.S. driver’s license with a safe driving record


Desired Qualifications:
• Excellent negotiation skills
• SAP, Ariba, and e-sourcing applicationsexperience
• 5+ years IT and Telecommunications Contract Management experience
• Graduate degree in business or law
• Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) certification
• Supplier Diversity Experience and / or certification (e.g., CPSD)
• Lean six sigma or other business process optimization experience
• Contract Management / Construction / project management experience and / or certification (e.g., PMP)
• Ability to appropriately assess contractual risk and implement risk management strategies; implement measures and methods to tie payment to performance; monitor and manage cost and change; define and manage deliverables and respective responsibilities between the Company and the contractor
 

 

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Disclaimer

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information.  If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making an offer.

PSEG is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

This site (http://www.pseg.com) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through emPower which can be accessed through sharepoint.pseg.com by clicking on the emPower icon, then selecting careers.

 

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:

PSEG is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you have a disability and need assistance applying for a position, please call 973-430-3845 or email accommodations@pseg.com.  If you need to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job, email accommodations@pseg.com. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

 

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