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Solar PV Supply Chain Director, North America (Hybrid Work Schedule) at

Solar PV Supply Chain Director, North America (Hybrid Work Schedule)

Houston, TX (Onsite) Full-Time
General Description:EDPR is leading the energy transition, targeting to have 100% renewable energy generation by 2030. By 2025, we aspire to add 4GW/year of renewable capacity, doubling our current footprint in both solar and wind. The NA Solar PV Supply Chain Director is a senior leadership role within EDPR's Global Supply Chain Division, reporting directly to the Global Solar PV Supply Chain Director.The role will help EDPR senior leadership to make strategic decisions by providing supply market, product, competitor, and customer insights, and helping enable growth, profitability, and operational excellence. You will develop, propose, and execute category strategy providing superior intelligence on PV modules market and supply chain.The role will also help develop mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with suppliers and ensuring excellence in project execution.Main Accountabilities:Develops and responsible for the North America solar supply chain strategies aligned with Global Strategies.Builds and maintains profiles of supply market and key suppliers and contractors (both current and potential suppliers and contractors).Lead all negotiations regarding any new or existing Solar Supply Agreements playing a pivotal role and involving as required other EDPR areas such as: Legal, Finance, Energy Assessment, Technology, Risk, ESG, etc.Responsible for implement strategies and procedures that tackle challenges related with Inflation Reduction Act, anti-dumping or countervailing, China-US trade wars, forced labor concerns in the product supply.Recommends and manages the implementation of appropriate changes in procurement governance and policies.Leads NA RFx and establish cross functional teams to develop and execute cross company sourcing strategies.Accountable for the development and management of the solar cross-functional sourcing teams.Budgetary responsibility for spend and costPromotes Communications (website, intranet, brochures, supplier events, etc.) in coordination with EDPRIn coordination with NA HR Departments and NA CEO, develops sourcing skills and capabilities throughout the procurement organizations.People: Manages 5+ employeesRequired Academic Skills:Degree in Management, Economics, Engineering, Law or other proven relevant for the role; MBA / post graduate education will be a plusRequired Professional Experience:Knowledge in Renewable Procurement specifically solar preferred.8+ years of supply chain/procurement preferred.3+ years' experience in a director or similar leadership position involving management of teams in an environment of decision-making culture and complex reporting structure.Skills/Competencies:Very strong work-ethic, communication skills and innovative thinking with a focus on challenging and improving the status-quoHas a "winning" and "diplomatic" personality and a wide vision in problem solving. With a clear "hands-on" spirit and always ready to go in depth and move where the action occurs,Strong interpersonal abilities to build and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment: internal EDPR areas, technical experts, senior management, joint venture partners, suppliers, and other stakeholdersCapability to establish direction, alignment, and commitment across procurement boundaries in service of EDPR's Global Strategies and goals.Must be a very good communicator, with good relationship skillsAble to balance strategic vision with tactical execution.Availability to travel.Physical demands & working conditions:Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environmentSpeech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule formLifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 poundsVision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule formSafety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessaryEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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