Senior Procurement Manager


Job Description

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

The Senior Procurement Manager participates in procurement and subcontracting activities for all markets and division of the project. Assess risks, reviews and negotiates all types of subcontracts, support all projects and internal departments on as needed basis. Play an active role in conducting vendor/subcontractor due diligence and pre-qualifications.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides advice, comments on procurement policies, procedures and compliance related issues; requested changes to terms and conditions; assists project staff with negotiating Parsons Terms and Conditions with subconsultants, subcontractors, suppliers/vendors; and recommends solutions to issues controlled by procurement and subcontract agreements to GBU projects.

  • Attend project meetings upon request in order to facilitate project schedule and planning activities related to procurement and subcontract issues.

  • Preparing requests for qualification (RFQ) and request for proposal (RFP) documents and manage the solicitation, bid and award processes for projects.

  • Serves as primary point of contact with suppliers to ensure equipment and materials are delivered to job sites in support of construction schedules, and follows up on assigned purchase orders to ensure adherence to terms and conditions

  • Maintain and update approved vendor/subcontractor database for the project.

  • Prepare and/or assist project team in preparing requests for qualification and request for proposal documents and manage the solicitation, bid and award processes for procurement of goods and services.

  • Assists various Project Managers with enforcing the terms of their Prime Contract agreements in relationship to procurement and subcontracting by applying procurement principles to provide advice, recommendations and solutions to issues controlled by the agreements.

  • Review Subcontracts, Purchase Orders, and Amendments to ensure compliance with Parsons procurement policies and procedures

  • Reviews Subconsultant certificates of insurance for compliance to purchase orders and agreements.

  • Ensure approvals in accordance with Matrix of Authority for purchase orders, subcontract agreements and waivers.

  • Handle Company’s vendor/subcontractor evaluation and Quality Improvement Process.

  • Provide procurement and subcontracting assistance to other departments and divisions within the Company.

  • Maintain and update leased vehicles database of the project

  • Assist MEA Procurement Managers in establishing and maintaining departmental policies and procedures. Ensures compliance, application and administration of the One-Parsons Policies, Procedures and Matrix of Authority; the Company’s business ethics policy and with the Conflict-of-Interest Policy. Offers training in these policies, as needed, to the personnel assigned.

  • Provide training to project team on Parsons procurement policies and procedures.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics (or related field) and typically 15+ years of related work experience is required.

  • Procurement experience with a major engineering and construction firm or industrial supplier, excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated proficiency in utilizing DMCS is preferred. In addition, a proficiency in at least two Procurement specialties is required.

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