Manager of Solicitation & Contracts [HYBRID]
Company: Southern California Edison
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Job DescriptionJoin the Clean Energy RevolutionBecome a Manager
of Solicitation & Contracts at Southern California Edison (SCE) and
build a better tomorrow. In this job, youll lead a team of subject
matter experts who are responsible for supporting the contract
origination processes which include competitive solicitations
(RFx), sole source/directed contracts and Co Fund Agreements.
Supporting contract management processes e.g., change orders,
consultant work authorizations (CWAs), and contract close out
processes. This team must provide essential and effective contract
origination and management support to CP&S division employees
and serve as liaison between SCEs Supply Management, Legal,
Regulatory, IT/Cybersecurity and when required CPUC/Energy Division
staff. The manager will foster a culture of Operational Excellence
by helping staff develop and grow skills, while reducing
inefficiencies and increasing quality, meeting partner
expectations, delivering work as promised with high quality, having
regular meetings with collaborators, through documented policies
and procedures as well as continued process improvement.As a
Manager , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon
emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to
take on the challenge to help us build the future?A day in the life
- Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!
- Responsible to ensure a standardized contracting process e.g.,
competitive solicitations and directed sole/source processes to
contract issuance and provide support that will enable a
transparent, fair & equitable contracting process in compliance
with SOX, regulatory and CPUC guidelines.
- Basic contracting knowledge and experience developing scopes of
work for competitive solicitations and sole source/ direct award
- The ability to problem solve and apply critical thinking skills
in order to resolve complex contracting issues.
- The ability to lead cross functional teams in order to
facilitate desired outcomes.
- Leads a small to medium staff focused on a specific technical
- Develops short- and mid-term business plans specific to
contracting activities for the organization and contributes to the
development of departmental business plans.
- Weekly contact with all levels of management within Customer
Programs & Services.
- Handles workflow, departmental issues, allocating
financial/employee resources, and daily transactions in addition to
meeting internal controls and compliance requirements for QC and
compliance, creates and maintains division policies and procedures
and provides information as well as responds to CPUC Data
- Ensures quality controls through standardized documentation,
process, and creating process flows, and adhering to corporate
contracting requirements.QualificationsThe essentials
- Five (5) or more years of people management, contract
management, leading cross functional teams or project management
- Experience with project management techniques to establish and
maintain budget, schedule, scope, and quality; develop
implementation, risk management and communication plans for
complex, high profile, multi-disciplinary projects.The preferred
- Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Business, Management, Finance
or other related field.
- Experience interfacing and/or collaborating with clients,
direct reports, peers and senior/executive leaders.
- Ability to achieve results through others by prioritizing
activities, delegating, and monitoring the progress of assignments,
and holding employees accountable for results.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, and be
customer focused, to understand and appropriately respond to
internal and external customers needs and facilitate the
presentation of recommendations.
- Excellent critical thinking skills to guide demand response
program development in the midst of a changing regulatory and
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and
- Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the
business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and
productivity, manage risks and safety appropriately, develop and
execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional
service to internal and external customers.
- Strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership,
interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively manage stress
and engage in continuous learning.You should know
- Work Mode: When a return-to-office date has been determined,
this positions work mode is hybrid. The employee will report to an
SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work
remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees
are required to reside in the state of California. Further details
of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
- Visit our Candidate Resource page
get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources,
testing information, and hiring process, and more!
- This position requires testing and applicants who are
identified to continue through the selection process will be
invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate
Resource page for further information and to access information
guides. For Information Guides
, please reference Edison Leadership Profile Assessment- 8201.
Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some
cases, may not need to retest again for this position.About
Southern California EdisonThe people at SCE don't just keep the
lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. Were fueling the kind of
innovation thats changing an entire industry, and quite possibly
the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while
providing our customers with the safety and reliability they
demand. At SCE, youll have a chance to grow personally and
professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and
around the world.At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a
proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any
other protected status.We are committed to ensuring that
individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation
to participate in the job application or interview process, to
perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and
privileges of employment. Please contact us to request
accommodations at (833) 343-0727.
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