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Avangrid Lead Analyst - Purchasing in Orange, Connecticut

Lead Analyst - Purchasing

Company: AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANY

Location:

Orange, CT, US Rochester, NY, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)

Responsibilities

Supports affiliate Operating Company critical infrastructure/major

projects as the purchasing and commercial lead. Mentors colleagues in

Purchasing and lends experience and knowledge to assist others in the

department and the business. Administers the competitive bidding

process for large and complex projects valued at up to several hundred

million dollars. Selects suppliers and manages corresponding

partnerships for all IUSA operating companies. Drive cost reduction

initiatives, customer service levels, generate reports and other

initiatives across the enterprise. Perform other duties assigned by

management.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  1. Strategically sources commodities and services on critical

infrastructure/major projects and other projects valued at up to several

hundred million dollars, using a variety of traditional and leading edge

methods. Assures an uninterrupted supply of goods and services across

all IUSA affiliates. Administers the competitive bidding process,

evaluates and selects suppliers based on the Procurement Services Policy

Manual and annual budgetary requirements.

  1. Leads cross-functional affiliate teams to drive purchasing

initiatives and improve bottom line performance. This includes

participation in Global teams, RFP’s and initiatives with other

Iberdrola businesses as necessary. Centralizes the procurement function

for all affiliates and solicits assistance from subject matter experts,

and others within the business, as required.

  1. Maintains current and accurate understanding of a broad base of

commodities, service categories and general business conditions. Tracks

material/service costs, and performance using approved. Metrics and

tools. Analyzes trends and makes corresponding sourcing decisions that

contribute directly to the company’s competitive position. Supports DBE

programs and initiatives.

  1. Negotiates and awards multi-faceted, large and complex, business wide

and affiliate specific enterprise contracts to minimize operational,

legal and financial risks. Formulates requests for

proposal/quotations/information, bid analysis, tenders, and risk

evaluations. Directs supplier negotiations and administers agreements.

Collaborates with both internal and external legal counsel.

  1. Mentor junior members of the supply chain organization. Drives

creative solutions and communicate/suggest best practices to management

and colleagues.

Skills and Requirements

Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience

preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant

experience required.

Certifications:

• C.P.M., C.P.S.M, or equivalent or working toward achievement is

strongly desired.

Skills/Abilities:

• Strong Customer Service Orientation

• Clear commercial focus (i.e., Contract writing, negotiation)

• Strategical Negotiation

• Technical Writing

• Conflict Resolution

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Company Information

  • Please also note that AVANGRID currently has a COVID-19 vaccination Policy in place that, among other requirements, requires all employees to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status. Any applicant who receives a conditional offer will be required to submit acceptable documentation regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status after receiving such conditional offer and prior to commencing employment. This Policy also requires all employees to either become fully vaccinated or to undergo weekly testing beginning on February 9, 2022. All AVANGRID policies may be modified or discontinued at any time, for any reason at the Company’s full and sole discretion.

Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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