Ready to put your contract skills to work with departments and teams that change the fabric of our community? Do you have an eye for details?
Put your contract management expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring Contracts Manager for our rapidly expanding team.
Parsons extensive experience combined with your contract management skills, including reviewing contracts, and identifying potential conflicts.
At this level you will provide technical guidance to assigned personnel, and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration.
In this role, you will manage all contract activity for a major project. Travel to the client's offices or to the project site may be required, either before the contract receives final approval or during the life of the contract.
Provides technical guidance to assigned personnel, and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration. Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as Company and project needs arise.
Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees. Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels, takes corrective action as required, and approves terminations.
Ensures that new employees receive orientation in company policies and procedures.
Manage all tasks related to Contract administration, negotiation, high value claims, and dispute resolution
Collaborates with Division and project management to ensure proper support in proposal preparation, as well as contract negotiations and administration.
Reviews requests for proposals to identify risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.
Negotiates the more difficult, complex, or sensitive issues with clients.
Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
BSc degree in Quantify Surveying or equivalent. Should be Chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
15+ years of prime contract management and administration experience is required
Extensive experience with contract administration, negotiation, high value claims, dispute resolution, arbitration. Preferably Middle East experience.
Working knowledge of FIDIC and other international standards, pre- and post-award contract administration.
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts
Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration. Ability to perform in a management capacity is also required
Experience of administering multiple contracts at any one time.
Ability to, working with minimal supervision.
Familiarity with civil and common law is a plus.