Parsons Corporation Senior Procurement/Contracts Manager in Bakersfield, California

Senior Procurement/Contracts Manager


Bakersfield, California, United States

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Senior Procurement/Contracts Manager

Bakersfield, CA

Parsons Infrastructure Division has an impressive history of delivering complex programs.Around the world, we contribute to both new construction and renovation projects, including airports, schools and universities, hospitals, office buildings, and residential developments. Our expertise also encompasses government facilities, museums, parking structures, conference centers, and other administrative spaces. Our projects epitomize character, break boundaries, and connect people.


Parsons is supporting the Kern County College District to renovate and revitalize their entire campus in Bakersfield. As Project Managers and Construction Managers for this long-term project we are working with a Board of Directors that is excited, motivated, and funded to upgrade the school facilities for the next generation of students. This is one of the largest projects underway in the locale and an excellent assignment for the professional who likes to get things done. Working on campus, the Procurement/Contracts professional will be one of our key managers on the project. We offer a competitive salary and relocation benefits. For candidates based in the Los Angeles or San Francisco Bay Area who are unable to relocate commuting support can be made available.

Position Overview

The Senior Procurement/Contracts Manager will lead and perform both procurement and contract management duties for this program. The successful candidate will handle the solicitation and selection activities leading to the award of contracts for owner required services involving design-builders, contractors, consultants, suppliers and vendors, and oversight of these contracts through post-award. Through the application of effective management and contract compliance practices youwill work to provide an open and fair solicitation process leading to a competitive selection process and award of a contract that is consistent with the objectives of the owner and the project. During the project delivery stage, you will prepare and provide for the mitigation and settlement of changes and claims through effective collaboration with program staff, owner contracting officials, and legal counsel.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field

  • Advanced degree or Juris Doctorate a plus.

  • At least 15 years ofprime contract management experience on large scale infrastructure programs or projects required.

  • Candidates should have working knowledge of industry business practices in contract management and administration, including contract formation, claims mitigation, and dispute resolution.

  • Vertical construction experience preferred

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.