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Purchasing Administrator

Company: Howard Hughes
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

The Howard Hughes name is synonymous with an unrelenting passion for excellence. While his achievements in aviation and the silver screen are legendary, it was his investments in real estate that form the foundation of our company. With passion, determination and limitless imagination, he built one of the great American empires of the 20th century. At Howard Hughes, we live by our purpose to help people discover new ways of experiencing life because it's not just buildings and places that matter, it's what you do with them that can change the way people live.We aspire to be the most creatively driven real estate company in the world and we believe in fostering a culture that is built to last by cultivating curiosity and empowering every employee to find their story in this great organization.About The RoleReporting to the Regional Head of Finance, the Purchasing Administrator will be responsible for managing all aspects of the procurement process including the integrity and proper adjudication of each purchase order/ contract for the assigned region. The position is in any of the following locations:New York, NYColumbia, MDThe Woodlands, TXSummerlin, NVPhoenix, AZHonolulu, HIWhat You Will DoResponsibilities for Purchasing Administrator (purchasing services vs. objects)Hiring professional services / consultant, marketing, design, building maintenance, building security,Function as the focal liaison for the POM (Purchase Order Management) process, with internal employees and external vendors (liaison between legal and business to ensure continuity)Enforce the use of the Company's standard contractsValidate the appropriate purchase order approvals are in place prior to finalizationManaging integrity of data related processesTimely pricing and interface of purchase ordersIdentify suppliers of goods and servicesNegotiate terms with suppliers such as price, quality of goods, deadlines, expectations, etc.Liaison with project managers/developers regarding updates and details of goodsAnalyze invoices to ensure accuracy of services deliveredMonitor inventory to ensure the flow of goods remains positiveWork closely with the projects team to understand details of contract process and SOP (RFP process)About YouGED & Accounting/Paralegal experience.Strong verbal and written communication skillsAbility to plan, evaluate, and actDemonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving abilityUnderstanding of price points and standard contract termsExceptional interpersonal skills and rapport buildingAble to travel to meet vendors and suppliers as necessaryBe a self-starter, with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.Have a demonstrated track record with successful negotiations.Ability to multitask and work quickly and efficiently while maintaining high standard of quality and professionalism.Exercise sound judgment when making decisions.Good problem solver/creative thinker."Lean-In" attitude, pro-active and resourceful.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONHHC has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIESPlease note that The Howard Hughes Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, HHC will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, HHC explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of The Howard Hughes Corporation.This job description is not meant to be an "all-inclusive" list of the duties and responsibilities of this job. Other related duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The Howard Hughes Corporation reserves the right to change or modify job duties as necessary based on business necessity.

Keywords: Howard Hughes, Ellicott City , Purchasing Administrator, Other , Ellicott City, Maryland

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