2018-09-30

Contracts Manager

Posted on Sep 30

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4168736

We have an excellent opportunity for a senior level Contracts Manager in Los Angeles who will be responsible for:
  • Development, implementation, and oversight of Contracts Management for capital projects. 
  • Ensure proper policies and procedures are in place and being executed at the Project level for all assigned projects. 
  • Oversee creation and review of contracting plans, negotiation of major contracts, and change management processes.
Why Join? 
  • This is a national company that has been in business for over 100 years and is well established within its niche.
  • Committed to driving the industry forward by hiring the best of the best!
  • "Small company" feel with the stability of a "big company"
  • Great benefits and very competitive salaries
What your main responsibilities will be:
  • Advise and consult with Project Manager on Contractual and Commercial Issues
  • Supervise and Monitor the administration of the Project
  • Provide development, training, coaching, and guidance to personnel at assigned projects.
  • Ensure proper document control processes on the Project.
  • Prepare all Change Orders and Claims and ensure all submissions are in accordance with the Contract requirements
  • Promote risk-aware environment in which risks are identified and mediated; encourage proactive, instead of reactive, approach to Project Controls.
  • Ensure a current log of all issues and change orders is maintained on the project.
  • Ensure accurate issue files for all contractual/commercial issues are maintained on the project
  • Develop and maintain efficient systems and processes for identifying and capturing any potential commercial issues
  • Liaise with legal advisors / corporate counsel when required
  • Liaise with technical staff to review commercial/contractual issues
  • Coordinate the preparation of Baseline Project Schedule, any subsequent major overhauls and added change fragnets
  • Supervise the submission of monthly schedule updates to ensure all issues are properly captured and incorporated, where necessary, into the schedule updates.
  • Ensure timely submission of pay applications and timely follow up to expedite payments
  • Review the submission of monthly schedule updates to ensure all issues are properly captured and incorporated, where necessary, into the schedule updates.
  • Ensure DBE processes are being following in compliance with DBE SOP and the Project’s DBE provisions.
  • Provide insight and training as required on all contractual compliance items i.e. DBE, Labor, Buy America, etc.
  • Ensure that the Project has a tracking mechanisms implemented to track all compliance requirements such as Buy America, DBE, Labor Compliance, Affirmative Action, etc.


Skills that are important for this role are:
  • Ten (10) years’ experience minimum as a Contract Manager or similar role.
  • Experience with change order and claims management is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Construction Law or equivalent,
  • Significant experience in the construction / engineering field, especially related to large capital projects
  • Preferred Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM), or similar.
  • Preferred Certified Cost Engineer (CCC/CCE) or similar.
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