Strategic Procurement Manager
Lead and support the development of strategy for and the procurement of the key components that comprise projects and products, including solar energy solutions, tracking systems and other key technologies with a focus on solar energy. Perform technology evaluation that considers potential customers, financial structures, and strategic advantages; build specifications with the engineering teams; Collaborate on project development and implementation. Maintain supplier relationships; conduct assessments of suppliers, maintain pricing roadmaps. Procure key components and create contracts with suppliers. Lead competitive RFP processes and manage contracting process. Interface with legal, development, engineering and construction on scope, specifications, testing, etc. Support projects and ongoing supplier management.
Knowledge of renewable energy industry, negotiations, contracting, quantitative and qualitative analysis
Bachelor's degree. MBA or MS degree preferred
At least 3 years experience in the energy field; experience in negotiations and analysis
Career path moves from this role
Director of Solar Operations or Engineering or Construction or Project Manager on other green energy systems (i.e. Solar)