Parsons Corporation Contracts Manager in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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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 finance 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 Division, a major market segment, or 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.
Participates in Division, Company, and Corporate strategic planning activities for specific projects (e.g., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, participation in business plan development, etc.).
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.
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.
May represent the Company at government procurement regulatory and policymaking committee hearings and at industry association committees dealing with Federal Procurement Policy initiatives that will have an impact on the industry.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Quantity Surveying, Engineering or related field
12+ years of prime contract administration experience is required
8+ years in a leadership / management capacity
Hands on experience in FIDIC form of contract.
Experience in managing contractual claims.
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 in large scale, multi disciplinary projects
Experience in aviation or airport engineering and construction projects is preferred.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.