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Contracts Manager

  • Job reference: FG-006909
  • Sector: Construction, Manufacturing, Programme Management
  • Location: Portland

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Contracts Manager
Our Oregon team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have at least 3+ years of contract experience, we want to speak to you. The Senior Contracts Manager is responsible for all dimensions of contract administration, including negotiation, correspondence, documentation, certification, financial reporting and product delivery for major contracts. This is a full time, senior level with robust benefits. This position is located at our premier client site located in Portland, OR. This is an IMMEDIATE opportunity!

About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high-profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA.

• Use judgment in interpreting guidelines, in adapting procurement procedures, or in recommending approaches or solutions for specific problems.
• Develop new financial arrangements and accelerated delivery schedules to support program needs.
• Discusses issues with opposing views and negotiates a resolution to successfully deliver programs.
• Drives process improvement, affecting work of functional teams, programs, and the business group.
• Forges alliances with internal customers, business partners, contractors and suppliers. Knows business and stakeholder requirements and proactively delivers solutions through collaboration.
• Identifies, evaluates, selects, manages and develops suppliers to achieve desired supply chain performance.
• Uses reasoning, persuasive arguments, personal credibility, and knowledge of group dynamics to get the project team, contractor or stakeholders to support a recommended course of action.
• Resolves a variety of different issues, such as reviewing requests for waivers to contract requirements, and advise contractors of defective end times.
• Analyses proposals, audit reports, evaluations, and recommends settlement of claims.
• Conducts in depth analysis of contractors financial and management systems for ability to perform under compliance with contractual requirements.

• Must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Construction Management or Supply Chain Management or equivalency in practical work.
• Must have at least 3 years of relevant experience.
• Ability to analyse difficult contracting issues and identify alternative courses of action, modify standard contracting procedures and terms to satisfy specialized requirements.
• Mastery of procurement principles and technical or program requirements to plan and manage or make decisions or recommendations that significantly affect the content, interpretation, or development of complex, long-range, or interrelated functional support policies or program concerning the management of procurement matters.
• Mastery of contracting laws, principles, and regulations to generate new procurement concepts or to plan and manage or review and recommend to top management approval of procurements for the largest and newest programs.
• Settlements of contracts involving work performed over several years, or settling claims of a variety of prime contractors.
• Familiarity with business strategy and program or technical requirements sufficient to perform or direct-in-depth evaluations of the financial and technical capabilities or performance of the supply chain.
• Can motivate a team and get the job done without having full control over the resources.
• Able to lead a project team, assign team action items, drive agenda, develop schedule, align the team on objectives, and execute the project on time.
• Able to work in a self-directed and rapidly changing environment and meet deliverables, despite ambiguity.

• Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
• Competitive salary
• Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
• Generous time-off benefits
• 401(k) with employer match
• Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
• Career development opportunities through our corporate university
• Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
• Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. Please view Atkins 


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