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Procurement & Communications Coordinator- Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  392620


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



The Procurement & Communications Coordinator individual supports the goals and objectives of the procurement function regionally by providing comprehensive administrative and communication support including day-to-day proactive diary management, general operational support, developing and distributing communication material and co-ordination of communication activities to the Americas Procurement Leadership team and Group Procurement Change & Comms in general.


You will provide full administrative support to the Procurement Leadership Team members, as well as their respective teams with tasks such as monthly report collation, meeting organization and general administration tasks. This role will also be responsible for designing, developing, facilitating, and implementing communication programs, tools and activities for internal and external audiences and international projects.


This position will be based in the Atlanta, GA Headquarters.



Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


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



Procurement Support (50%)


  • Maintain schedules, arrange/coordinate meetings, conferences and/or events
  • Create and maintain information files to pro-actively support upcoming events, activities, appointments, meetings and deadlines, ensuring timely delivery of same
  • Respond to inquiries and resolves issues not requiring the attention of the manager
  • Provide reporting material, monthly reports, prepare leadership meetings
  • Onboarding new joiners
  • Coordinate travel arrangements; prepares itineraries; prepares, compile and maintains travel vouchers and records
  • Keep track of costs, prepare expense reports



Communications Specialist (50%)


  • Writes and edits copy for a wide range of purposes: internal communications, intranets, newsletters, articles, posts for internal and external communications
  • Coordinating ongoing communications activities (Procurement Newsletter, global Town Halls, intranet, alignment of regional communications with global procurement comms efforts)
  • Engaging with divisional procurement regarding content for regional/global procurement communications, ensures planning and execution of internal communications for the lines of business
  • Execute requests developing, facilitating, and implementing (international) communication programs and activities
  • Networking and aligning with key internal (Communication) stakeholders globally and external suppliers
  • Support Change Management and Stakeholder Management activities as part of the organizational changes
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times while representing the company 
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required 
  • Other duties as required by management.





Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field
  • 5-7 years relevant recent experience in administration or communications support; preferably within an international company
  • Experience with drafting in English internal communications, including team, department or function communications required
  • Experience creating content in English for formats such as newsletters, websites, and organization events a plus



Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • 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.
  • Must have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook



Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Well-rounded professional with sound business acumen.
  • Able to support the Americas Procurement Leadership Team with the execution of the strategic procurement agenda.
  • Able to work in a fast paced international environment and be adaptable to changing priorities ongoing.
  • Able to maintain complete confidentiality regarding sensitive issues or information
  • Willing to cooperate in international projects.
  • Strong team player with good planning and organization skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with other functional teams, such as IT, Finance
  • Forward thinking, structured, service minded and willing to take ownership
  • A key coordinator who maintains the overview and can effectively manage deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proven Change Management, Communication and Stakeholder Management skills are a plus
  • Logical thinker with complete ability to prioritise
  • Pro-active with a high level of organisational sensitivity
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project life-cycle



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, virtually 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:  May 5, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Procurement, Administrative Assistant, Buyer, Project Manager, Change Management, Operations, Administrative, Technology, Management