Posted on: May 22, 2023
Responsibilities Gain a deep understanding of the key project
contracts (prime contract, major subcontracts and purchase orders).
This includes, among other things, acquire familiarity with: (i)
notice procedures and deadlines in the agreements; (ii) contractual
risk allocation; (iii) invoicing and payment provisions; (iv)
contractual remedies and preconditions to obtaining relief; and (v)
dispute escalation and resolution sequence.
- Provide advice to the Project's Director and its Deputy
Director on the contractual impact of proposed actions.
- Propose contract management strategies to the Project's
Director and its Deputy Director.
- Provide training to the main Project officers on the key
- Drafting Project correspondence to be sent to the Owner, key
subcontractors and critical third parties. Gather the necessary
technical or commercial data necessary for the specific piece of
correspondence in question. Seek input, review and approval from
the Project Director and Deputy Director.
- Implement a protocol to ensure the early detection of
contractual threats or risks.
- Support the Project Director in creating the necessary
awareness in all heads of the departments at the Project so that
issues which may require contractual response are identified and
communicated in a timely fashion.
- Disseminate good practices with regards to internal
communications (internal memos, e-mails between team members).
Ensure good practices to that effect are followed.
- Identify and prepare claims, in close coordination with Legal;
implementation of a claims log.
- Coordinate with project counsel
- Direct management oversight of the small business unit of the
Project which consists of the small business manager, including
monitoring compliance with the Project's SB program and strategic
planning to meet the SB goals ASSISTANCE TO PROCUREMENT Ensure
preparation of subcontracts and purchase orders is in accordance
with the approved forms, verifying that they contain appropriate
flow downs of prime contract provisions. Seeking approval from
Project Director, Deputy Director and Legal if deviations from the
approved forms are deemed necessary. Review solicitations (RFQ,
RFP) to be issued to vendors (subcontractors, suppliers). The CM
has oversight of one professional staff who serves as the small
business manager for the Project. The ideal candidate will have
experience with small business/disadvantaged business programs
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE 5-7 years' experience on design-build
transportation projects Less experience may be considered depending
on education and experience (i.e., whether the candidate has legal
degree or background) Three years construction claims experience or
law degree (preferred, not required) Legal Background preferred
Experience drafting, administering, or negotiating contracts Strong
(above average) oral and written communication skills Highly
proactive and responsive to internal and external customers Ability
to exercise independent judgment and advise project leadership on
complex issues Minimum Experience & Education Bachelor's degree 3-5
years of experience in contract review 2 years in construction
industry. Heavy civil construction preferred.
Keywords: Dragados, Clovis , Contracts Manager, Executive , Selma, California
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