DTE Energy SPM Contract Manager II in Detroit, Michigan
SPM Contract Manager II
Detroit, MI, US
Company: DTE Gas Company
Job ID: 1869
The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.
DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.
Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:
Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years
Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award
DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.
External Pre-Hire Assessment Required:Professional Pre-Hire Assessment
Responsible for business unit supplier performance management (SPM) of medium to large size/value contracts by identifying and maximizing value opportunities.
Lead the development of a contract strategy within the business unit/COE
Define contract terms/conditions in accordance with company standards
Manage post award contract activities:
Manage vendor performance & compliance
Ensure contract (terms/conditions) compliance; such as enforcing payment terms
Modify contract as necessary
Ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal (verify completion of work at close-out)
Manage medium and high contracts through the entire life cycle
Provide performance metrics report on contract management performance/development & compliance
Intervenes, analyzes, manages and resolves business conflicts between the company and vendors
Point of contact to resolve contractual issues as required
Identify and apply value maximizing opportunities
Partner with supply chain management to develop optimal contract terms
Manage PO specific work efforts (technical and commercial) in accordance with corporate policy
Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility, awareness, and interpretation to support implementation.
Handle on-going issues and change management documenting appropriately
Interface with key customer, proactively insuring contractual compliance and performance
Collaborates with the SCM team to provide guidance on vendor selection
Ability to analyze current processes and make modifications utilizing CI principles
Support structuring of negotiations of contracts
Supports development of SPM value targets and tracks performance to goals
Mentors other Contract Managers and supports their work as necessary
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
Associates degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, engineering or related discipline
5+ years experience in contract management techniques
- Bachelor's degree
Ability to think strategically and creatively while demonstrating strong analytical and facilitation skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven abilities to cohesively defend or justify recommendations.
Ability to work professionally with individuals at all levels of the corporation and with outside consultants.
Project management skills and experience.
Proficiency in the following software: MicroSoft Office, SAP, Maximo, SRM
Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
Nearest Major Market:Detroit
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