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Contracts Manager

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Location: Virginia, United States
Duration: Direct
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We currently seek a high caliber Senior Contracts Manager for a direct hire position within our client's team of experienced professionals. Based near Arlington, VA, you will be working for an industry leading construction firm.

Job Description
This position assists in the management and execution of the Prime Contract in conjunction with the Project Manager and Team. Ensure compliance with government regulations, statutes, and Company Practices. Typically, this role is assigned to an organization supporting mid to large projects in domestic and overseas locations with high risk. This position is fully integrated with the project core team. Undertake Prime Contract management execution activities in accordance with the Prime Contract with a view to preventing leakage and being reimbursed for valid changes.

· Provide support to business and execution units in the formation of prime contracts, including participating in the proposal, prime contract review, joint venture and/or subcontract partnering, and risk assessment process
· Facilitate smooth transition from Award to Execution with the support of the Project team throughout life of a risk project
· Coordinate with Legal, Insurance, Risk Management, Project Controls and Project Business Services on commercial terms and risk issues
· Review project correspondence to ensure Company's rights are protected and that it is consistent with the terms of the prime contract
· Ensure compliance with management of vital records and relevant correspondence to support reporting, contract audit, claims and litigations, and contract close out
· Review financial data for projects on a regular basis to identify projects with deteriorating profitability which may need specialized contracts/claims support (in coordination with line managers and senior functional and organization managers)
· Provide contracts reviews/audits to projects to identify potential contracts problems and process improvement opportunities
· Assist in the development and implementation of systems and resources necessary to make improvements
· Provide claim support and resources to project teams to prepare and negotiate claims as required
· Report performance data to the functional management for use in maintaining contracts metrics
· Interface with senior level clients, joint venture, and industry organization professionals while carrying out Company's contracts activities
· Provide input to the Project Completion Report on Prime Contract Management
· Track Prime Contract Notice Requirements, give timely notice, and initiate actions required to follow-up when required
· Participate in Business Risk Management Framework (BRMF) reviews and functional management team reviews
· Read, understand, and administer the legal nuances and terms of the prime contract
· Assist in reviewing or writing formal correspondence to Clients to ensure contract compliance
· Follow the Disputes process as defined by the Prime to track and administer throughout the project, while working with Legal
· Work with Legal, senior management, and the Client for all contract modifications to the Prime
· Typically manage personnel and provide an environment for the development and professional advancement of staff members, including on-the-job and formal training and development opportunities, and timely performance feedback
· Leverage internal and external resources to administer policies and procedures consistently across all business lines, functions, and locations
· Analyze situations, identify and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and rec

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