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Contracts Manager

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Portland
R-104373

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Why join us?

We are hiring! Our Power and Renewables team is growing in NY, CT and ME!  If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have at least 5+ years of contract experience, we want to speak to you. The Senior Contracts Manager is responsible for all dimensions of contract administration, including negotiation, correspondence, documentation, certification, financial reporting and product delivery for major contracts. This position is contingent upon on contract award and client approval. Multiple positions are available.   

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Establish resource plans and coordinate the internal needs with the rest of the departments in the organization Assist in the development of RFP’s to support organizational goals, including evaluation and award mechanisms
  • Oversee the regulatory compliance in coordination with the Regulatory Departments
  • Manage, in coordination with the Operations department, the project availability during operation
  • Oversee the O&M budget and long-term maintenance strategy, in coordination with the O&M department. This effort includes monitoring compliance and performance of third-party vendor agreements, management of letters of credit and other security, compliance with permitting conditions, reporting and coordination of maintenance scheduling with various counterparts.
  • Oversee the management of the project taxes, both property and income taxes, supporting the group responsible for establishing the tax estimates and tax management procedures in the implementation
  • Use judgment in interpreting guidelines, in adapting procurement procedures, or in recommending approaches or solutions for specific problems.
  • Develop new financial arrangements and accelerated delivery schedules to support program needs.
  • Discuss issues with opposing views and negotiate a resolution to successfully deliver programs.
  • Drive process improvement, affecting the work of functional teams, programs, and the business group.
  • Forge alliances with internal customers, business partners, contractors and suppliers. Know business and stakeholder requirements and proactively deliver solutions through collaboration.
  • Identify, evaluate, select, manage and develop suppliers to achieve desired supply chain performance.
  • Use reasoning, persuasive arguments, personal credibility, and knowledge of group dynamics to get the project team, contractor or stakeholders to support a recommended course of action.
  • Resolve a variety of different issues, such as reviewing requests for waivers to contract requirements, and advising contractors of defective end times.
  • Analyze proposals, audit reports, evaluations, and recommend settlement of claims.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of contractors' financial and management systems for ability to perform under compliance with contractual requirements.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Business, Legal, or related field; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years prior experience in a contract management
  • Prior experience in utilities preferred
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction procurement and contracts
  • Identifies ways to create value and minimize legal risk, utilizing effective contracting abilities. Uses negotiation tactics and strategies with internal and external customers and suppliers to optimize value.
  • Knowledge and skill to draw conclusions and make recommendations by analyzing facts and conditions, and making comparisons of prices, discounts, delivery dates, or handling charges.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic practices used in business (e.g., discounts and warranties) sufficient to compare prices on recurring types of procurements, e.g., standard commercial items.
  • Knowledge and skill to apply guideline material by reading and interpreting procurement regulations and technical material, and translating the guidance into specific actions, e.g., assisting in the preparation of solicitation documents.
  • Knowledge of report writing techniques to present factual information clearly, to write procurement memoranda and minutes of meetings, and to draft simple contract provisions and supporting documentation.
  • Knowledge of commonly used contracting methods and contract types relating to the performance of pre-award, post-award, and/or contract price/cost analysis functions when the contract actions are well defined, and precedence exists.
  • Familiarity with business practices and market conditions applicable to program and technical requirements sufficient to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility, and contractor performance.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and is committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

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Expected compensation range is between $45,000 - $80,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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