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Lead Sr Contracts Manager

  1. Corporate
  2. Orlando, Tampa, Atlanta, Houston
R-114051

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Lead Senior Contracts Manager to join our Contracts department in Tampa or Orlando, FL, or other location options will be considered.

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?

  • Primary point of contact for the Department of Transportation business unit (DOT). Responsible for Design Build contract negotiations including drafting, identifying, and mitigating contract risks from the Designer perspective.
  • Directs the strategy of the contract administration function for the DOT business unit on contract issues or challenges that may arise, working closely with AtkinsRéalis’ geographically dispersed teams to ensure efficient deal flow processes and the timely, compliant negotiation, execution and management of contracts. Corporate business travel, as required.
  • Establish credibility and champion relationships with all cross-functional teams affected by or utilizing the contract process, including, but not limited to, the win work teams, project managers and business unit management team.
  • Develops, revises, negotiates, and administers contracts, bids, and proposals that meet specifications (in coordination with the business) from proposal stage to project close-out in accordance with relevant regulations and best commercial practice.
  • Reviews solicitation requests to ensure both contractual and commercial compliance with terms and conditions is achievable.
  • Coordinates approval of negotiations, contracts, and subcontracts. Provides advice on and interpretation of contract requirements and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Prepares Florida Department of Transportation price proposals and audit packages and any other relevant Federal Transit Administration and Federal Highway Administration required procurement activities.
  • Participates in vendor or subcontractor agreement negotiations when required.
  • Coordinates with program managers to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled.
  • Leads the development of internal contract and subcontract administrators by providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced contracts/subcontracts administrators and managers.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant contractual procedures and practices.
  • Participates in special projects.
  • Ensure small business compliance as needed for federal, state and local government contracts.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Prior experience with Design-Build and professional services contracts is required with advanced knowledge of Design Build contract risks and interpretations, including Progressive Design Build (Designer perspective).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, plus a minimum of fifteen years relevant experience, OR JD or Master's degree in Business Administration or related field, plus a minimum of ten years relevant experience.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to drive strategic direction utilizing risk mitigation and analytics as needed. Requires thorough understanding of contracting terms and conditions, including commerciality.
  • Excellent computer and software skills, including contract management software.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight time constraints.
  • Contracts Management credentials from NCMA, preferred.

 What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet 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
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college.

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 are 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.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

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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