DTE Energy Facilities Contract Manager in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Summary Responsible for business unit contract development and performance of small to medium size/value contracts by identifying and maximizing value opportunities. Manages specific sites/facilities to insure standard appearance and condition. Is responsible for all facility related work at all assigned sites.

Key Accountabilities - Provides comprehensive management oversight for all facilities - Analyzes, prepares, prioritizes, schedules service requests, create complete work orders, maintains job status data (WMS) and direct service provider according the business needs and use best work practices. - Maintains safe and environmentally acceptable working conditions by periodically inspections. - Develop 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 small to medium size/value contracts through the entire life cycle - Provide performance metrics report on contract management performance/development & compliance - Point of contact to resolve contractual issues as required - Intervenes, analyzes, manages and resolves business conflicts between the company and vendors - 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 - Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Qualifications

  • Associates degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, engineering or related discipline - Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 years experience in contract management techniques
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong project management skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and partner with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Negotiation/influencing skills
  • 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 varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they’re assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being 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 right of any supervisor or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Fleet %26 Facility Services

Title: Facilities Contract Manager

Primary Location: Michigan-Grand Rapids

Requisition ID: 09413