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Senior Associate, Procurement Operations

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Job Description

What The Role Is

The Senior Associate, Procurement Operations is responsible for facilitating and supporting the maintenance and implementation of SAP & Coupa processes for vendor onboarding, qualifications, vendor record and contract term diligence, invoice management, purchase order processing, relevant training, and liquidity tracking and reporting. This role will support and report to the Director of Engineering & Procurement Operations. This position will support the facilitation of internal coordination between adjacent functional groups (Business Development, Accounting, Capital Markets, Portfolio Finance, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Operations) in accordance with Clearway’s Supply Chain Policy and key Development processes and procedures. The Senior Associate, Procurement Operations will work closely with other members of Accounting, Accounts Payable, Project Development, Engineering, Strategic Procurement, Construction, Procurement Operations and external Clearway vendors.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Support maintaining and implementing Clearway’s ERP system for vendor management including but not limited to onboarding, pre-qualifications, purchase order issuance, and invoice management to ensure planned vendor payments are transacted on time and accurately.
  • Support training cross-functional teams who are responsible for submitting, approving, and releasing vendor payments.
  • Support the Strategic Procurement compliance with Clearway’s Supply Chain policies and procedures, and develop documentation, issue resolution, and training as needed.
  • Update liquidity tracker from project cashflow, track and forecast all pre-FNTP vendor payments and relevant requirements with cross-functional teams.
  • Support tracking and maintaining vendor records in Clearway’s ERP system and Strategic procurement in reaching out to vendors to update their insurance, safety form, bank account information, and relevant vendor information.
  • Review purchase requisition requests confirming alignment with contract terms and supplier records.
  • Approves and issues purchase orders to suppliers and internal project leads.
  • Review and process change orders for legal signature and communicate to the project team.
  • Coordinates with the accounts payable team and project team to resolve invoicing issues.
  • Build relationships with internal colleagues in accounting, legal, accounts payable, treasury, project team, engineering, construction, and strategic procurement, as well as externally with Clearway’s partner vendors.
  • Ad hoc reporting related to procurement to pay support including but not limited to invoice register weekly reporting, spend report, (i.e., vendor payments), and relevant reporting from Clearway’s ERP system

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor of Science in Finance, Business Administration, Construction Management/Engineering, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience with procurement to pay process including invoicing management, and supply chain operations.
  • Previous experience in supply chain operations, purchase order management, reviewing contract net terms, invoice diligence, and reporting, and excellent customer service internally and externally.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Strong analytical skills and process-oriented with new ERP system.
  • Proficiency in contract terms and various software programs such as SAP, Coupa, and MS Office programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an understanding of contract language; strong organizational skills.
  • Team player, willingness to work in collaboration with other teams from other functional groups.
  • If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications but see yourself contributing, please submit your resume.

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations

$98,000—$130,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and manage more than 9.6 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 7 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, Calif.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Houston; and Princeton, N.J. For more information, visit clearwayenergygroup.com.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website.

Notice to Applicants
Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws, ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notice to California Applicants
Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws, ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees.

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