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Clark Construction Group, LLC Purchasing Manager in Bethesda, Maryland

There is a reason that Clark is a leader in the construction industry. Simply put, it’s our people. You can play a critical role in the future of our cities and communities with a career at Clark Construction. From monuments and museums, to stadiums, hospitals, universities, highways, hotels and more, Clark has shaped America’s skyline for over a century. Our work leaves a lasting legacy; the same goes for our people. We owe our success to the leadership, talent, and drive of our employees. With a wide range of opportunities from management, to finance, to engineering and more, explore the many ways to grow your career and build your own legacy at Clark. Come be a part of our team, today!

Purchasing Manager

Clark is looking for a Purchasing Manager to join our Civil Project Development Group and be part of the winning effort to negotiate and award subcontracts on large-scale construction projects.


  • Responsible for the timely award and execution of subcontracts that encompass the full scope of work necessary to build large scale civil projects

  • Ensures trade budget goals are met or exceeded through effective subcontract negotiation

  • Ensures contractual obligations to Project Owners are incorporated into subcontracts (flow-down provisions, labor compliance, small business, etc)

  • Effectively analyzes and documents subcontractor capabilities (past performance, financial strength, bonding, etc)

  • Works with the Regional Purchasing Director and Legal Department on behalf of Regional Executives to negotiate/resolve subcontract terms and conditions

  • Trains and leads purchasing assistants and project team on Clark's purchasing process

  • Supports new work acquisition by developing procurement plans, technical proposal responses, etc.

  • Interfaces with Senior Management, Preconstruction Department, Project Teams, Risk Management, Legal, Contracts Management Group

  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships w/ subcontractors

  • Manages purchasing process on multiple projects at one time


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities, and experience

  • 5 - 7 years of relevant work experience

  • Estimating and purchasing experience required

  • Strong understanding of the construction industry and subcontract agreements

  • Able to negotiate terms and contract amount

  • Well organized and detail-oriented

  • Self-starter and able to work independently

  • Understanding of local subcontractor community

  • Familiar with compliance issues



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Clark Construction Group, LLC, (subsidiaries and affiliates) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Clark Construction promotes a drug-free workplace.

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Clark Construction Group is one of the most experienced and respected building and civil construction firms in the United States. For over a century, we have been transforming the ideas and visions of our clients into award-winning projects. We build with the intention of exceeding our clients’ expectations for safety, quality, functionality, and aesthetics, and deliver finished products that stand the test of time.