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AECOM Subcontracts Administrator I in Baltimore, Maryland

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Subcontracts Administrator to be based in multiple locations across USA.

This position is expected to begin in August 2021.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About Corporate—General

As a member of the corporate team, you will work with professionals at our headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, California and in business offices around the world to advance AECOM’s global strategies and priorities. With positions around the globe, the Corporate team includes finance, legal, human resources, information technology, marketing and communications, and real estate functions.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Follow and enforce procurement related policies and procedures.

  • Develop intermediate understanding of subcontracting terminology, measures, concepts, principles, and strategies.

  • Foster relationships internally with stakeholders and externally with suppliers and other groups.

  • Present the subcontracting and procurement process to stakeholders in an effective manner.

  • Challenge the business when projects departs from basic procurement principles.

  • Communicate effectively, resolve conflicts, solve problems, and make efficient and effective supply management decisions.

  • Perform subcontracting and procurement functions.

  • Develop understanding of procurement systems and tools.

  • Prepare and solicit Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Quotation (RFQ) for all services and goods.

  • Prepare and executes Purchase Orders and Subcontracts.

  • Negotiate deviations from company T&C and minimum insurance requirements.

  • Maintain subcontract and procurement documentation.

  • Contact subcontractors for timely submittal of proposals and clarifications.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, construction management, economics or a related field or a demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training, and related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • C.P.M. (Certified Purchasing Manager) or CPSM (Certified Professional Supply Manager) certification.

  • Experience in subcontracting or other procurement and materials management functions.

  • Understanding of subcontracting and procurement terminology, measures, concepts, principles and strategies.

  • Understanding of legal terminology related to procurement.

  • Competency to perform subcontracting and procurement management functions.

  • Experience in managing tactical and strategic supplier relationships.

  • Intermediate analytical abilities.

  • Advanced computer skills and ability to use procurement systems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft word, excel and PowerPoint.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not offered for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250997BR

Additional Locations US - Amherst, NY - 1 John James Audubon, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Baltimore, MD - 1502 Joh Ave, US - Charlotte, NC - 6000 Fairview Road, US - Manchester, NH - 1155 Elm Street, US - Pittsburgh, PA - 707 Grant Street, US - Providence, RI, US - Raleigh, NC - 701 Corporate Center Dr, US - Washington Street, Worcester, MA

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.