The Sourcing Manager is responsible for the procurement of equipment and services supporting all the divisions of Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA). The Sourcing Manager will mainly focus on long-term and medium-to-high value (large capital investment) contracts related to the generating assets for renewable technologies – but not excluding indirect procurements – Information and Communication Technologies, Facilities, etc. It is the Sourcing Manager’s responsibility to ensure that equipment and services are procured to provide maximum value to EGPNA in terms of quality, price and schedule while minimizing delivery risks.
The Sourcing Manager leads and coordinates high levels of technical, financial and legal expertise from both the company – including overseas Head-Quarters – and the supplier to structure and lead sourcing events up to the contracting, final negotiation, and contract execution. In general the Sourcing Manager leads and performs the complete procurement process including issuing of the tender, evaluating proposals, recommending the awarding of, finalizing the contract, and booking it into EGPNA’s ERP System.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Ensure that the procurement process is executed according to EGPNA policies and procedures, and documented in order to allow transparency and traceability throughout.
• Identify all value-items and their relationship within the scope of the procurement, and set the tender strategy according to a well-defined awarding criteria.
• Coordinate the flow of information internally and externally maintaining all stake-holders apprised on progress.
• Finalize the commercial and contractual deal as a basis for the contractual finalization – via standard General Conditions and/or managing exceptions to those together with Legal and the main stake-holders.
• Achieve the highest value for the procurement while minimizing delivery, quality and performance risks. Find compromises and solutions to drive negotiations to a close under time pressure.
• Actively participate in vendor relationship management, including general communications and regular meetings, leading the vendor qualification processes, maintaining and improving vendor and market knowledge and updating the EGPNA vendors’ database with new vendors and measurement of existing vendor performance.