CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR,SR (Salary) in Huntsville, AL at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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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 Senior Contract Administrator for our rapidly expanding team.   Parsons extensive experience combined with your finance management skills, including drafting contracts, and identifying potential conflicts. At this level you will be responsible for soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, and administering contracts in support of worldclass projects.   In this role, you perform contract administration assignments for projects with constructed values typically in the $50 to $100 million range with clients in the private and public sectors of domestic and foreign markets.  Thoroughly understands and applies good contract management principles     Responsibilities: Drafts contracts for large engineering/construction management projects.  Proposes alternative text/clauses to client contracts, as appropriate for the Company business.  Ensures that the contract is thoroughly reviewed for legal, risk management, tax, and accounting issues prior to submitting to management for approval. Participates as a member of the negotiating team, consisting of business development and project management personnel, for establishing business terms and contract conditions. Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.  Advises the Contracts Manager regarding scope, financial, and risk issues of applicable contracts. Generates and maintains documentation for negotiating change orders.  Prices and drafts change orders and amendments.  Follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.  Prepares letters to clients requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of th e contract. Collaborates with Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters. Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations.  Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds. Prepares project/facility acceptance documents and follows through to ensure acceptances are approved by the client.   Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager. Identifies contractual problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution.  Follows up on problems demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.   Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field 5+ years of contract administration experience is required Requires a working 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

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