Parsons Corporation Senior Contracts Manager in Columbia, Maryland
Senior Contracts Manager
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 a Senior 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 negotiate the most significant contracts or contract modifications, often under difficult conditions.
In this role, you will manage all contract activity for a Division, a major market segment, or for a project of significant size, and represents the Company in negotiations of the most complex contractual issues. Our Managers must be fully knowledgeable of all legal, business, financial, and longterm implication of prime contract negotiation and maintenance. 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.
Negotiates the most significant contracts or contract modifications, often under difficult conditions.
Draws upon broad prior experience to effectively negotiate the most favor terms and conditions with prospective and current clients while achieving Company objectives.
Identifies risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.
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.).
Selects personnel, makes staffing assignments, supervises work produced to ensure consistent high quality performance.
Provides training and development for personnel assigned
Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.
Keeps subordinates up to date relative to the availability of resource materials dealing with current contract administration and negotiation issues.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field
15+ years of prime contract administration experience within a large international engineering and construction firm is required
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
Must be capable of independently negotiating the most complex contractual issues
Proven ability for managing and directing work involving complex situations
Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
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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