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Contract Management Intern - Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  400873


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.



Position Overview


CRH Americas Materials is currently recruiting for the position of a Contract Management Internship within the Procurement Excellence team based in Atlanta, GA. The successful intern candidate will support with the analysis of the current state of the contract management practices across the Americas business. Upon analysis the candidate will propose a future improve and standardize process.


This is a paid full-time internship with a 6-month minimum commitment, and based out of the CRH Americas Materials headquarters in Atlanta, GA.



Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Supports the SRM Manager with the implementation of the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and contract process framework for the Americas region.
  • Coordinates with stakeholders to map and understand contract process problems and opportunities.
  • Prepares, maintains, retrieves, and communicates records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet corporate and Contract Management requirements.
  • Supports the category and regional teams in monitoring and enforcing contract compliance.
  • Works closely with the operational procurement teams and stakeholders to understand and analyze contract indicators/process to ensure compliance.
  • Coordinates trainings for contracts related topics locally.
  • Engages with other global procurement teams to identify and support continuous improvement of processes and/or systems.
  • Runs reports from multiple systems/ERPs to validate data presented in central systems.
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times while representing the company. 
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.







  • Pursuing a Bachelor's/Master’s degree preferably in a business-related discipline, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Legal Studies or other related field.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Procurement/Purchasing/E-Sourcing experience is preferred.



Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Ability to learn contract management work processes and perform related tasks.
  • Ability to work on teams as well as on individual assignments.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 15%



Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Able to read and/or follow written and verbal instructions and implement the same.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to actively listen.
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Eager to learn.
  • Ability to achieve results with a hands-on, collaborative approach; works well in a team.
  • Action orientated and drives for results.
  • Strong planning, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities to manage multiple project streams and complexity; propensity for thinking through projects in a process-oriented way required.



Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time



Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 


  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours




The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Sep 19, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Procurement, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Manager, Supply, Operations, Management