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Procurement Professional

Lead procurement processes for wind and solar projects in Madrid, Spain. Requires 3+ years in procurement or construction/engineering, with strong negotiation skills and proficiency in English and Spanish.

EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables
Madrid, Spain  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   More than 3 months ago

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector nad the world's third-largest wind energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 28 markets (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, the UK, US and Vietnam).

EDPR is committed to furthering social advances in terms of sustainability and integration. This is reflected by the inclusion of the company in the Bloomberg Gender Equality index and the fact that it has been certified as a Top Employer 2022 in Europe (Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Portugal and Romania), both of which recognize its employee-driven policies.

Mission

Lead the procurement processes regarding construction phase of wind and solar projects: civil and electrical works (BOP/BOS), Frame Agreements, Engineering Services and other CAPEX services and supplies.

To participate in all stages of the project -from the needs identification until entering contracts- being involved in multidisciplinary teams to reach the best achieves for each project according to the target goals of the company.

Main Accountabilities

  • Lead whole RFP (Request For Proposal) processes, including: preparation of commercial specifications, centralizing the communication with stakeholders, leading negotiations, performing commercial assessments, awarding and reporting.
  • Lead Contract & Commercial Negotiations, driving appropriate commercial relationships with suppliers and ensuring a competitive process according to company procedures.
  • Business goals oriented, supported by a culture of continuous improvement with cost & performance benchmarks in use, and providing an appropriate reporting.
  • Monitoring market tendences to identify risks & opportunities.
  • Strong cooperation with other departments (Engineering, Construction, EHS, etc.) to achieve the best results aligned with the company strategy.

Required Academic Skills and Knowledge

  • Engineering Degree (Industrial, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, etc).
  • Economics Degree

Required Professional Experience

At least 3 years of procurement processes leading, preferably in renewable industry, including negotiation and offers analysis. And/Or strong experience in construction & engineering of Wind/Solar projects (utility scale)

Specific Knowledge

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, etc).
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and ability to manage databases is valued.
  • Familiar with contractual negotiation and preparation processes.
  • General knowledge of Supply Chain concepts.

Languages

  • English High Level (Oral and Writing).
  • Spanish High Level (Oral and Writing).
  • Additional languages will be valued.

Skills / Competences

  • Ability to work in different locations: some travelling required.
  • Negotiation skills, experience.
  • General analytical and critical thinking.
  • Proactivity and ability to anticipate future needs.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.
  • Ability to Multi-task, working on multiple projects and teams.
  • Solution Oriented, great at building and sustaining business and professional relationships.
  • Ability to develop and motivate people, leadership abilities, process good analytical, decision making, and communication skills.

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

What makes us proud as an employer:

  • TOP Employer Europe 2023 certification.
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2023.
  • Top Workplaces US 2023.
  • Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;

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About the role

Nov 15, 2023

Full Time

Company

May 12, 2024

On-site

Madrid, Spain

At least 3 years of procurement processes leading, preferably in renewable industry, including negotiation and offers analysis.

UTC+01:00

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