Robert Half Legal CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS MANAGER in Lisle, Illinois

Under the direction of the General Counsel, Procurement, the Senior Contract Manager will manage, coordinate and administer contract modifications assuring the timely negotiation and acceptance of change orders to both Construction contracts and Consultant agreements. The incumbent will manage the non-technical aspects of post-award contract administration and will have responsibility for new procurements; Manages, coordinates and administers contract modifications in the field offices for MTACC mega projects as required and assures the timely negotiation and acceptance of change orders to both construction contracts and consultant agreements. Reviews Notice of Proposed Change Orders (NPCOs), estimates and cost proposals. Analyze cost and price data, develop negotiation strategies and performs analysis justifying the reasonableness of the price. Reviews, approves and executes changes within the limits assigned by management. Manages the non-technical aspects of post award contract administration. Provides on site procurement and contract expertise to projects, documents all actions taken under the contract. Calls to management's immediate attention the failure of either party to comply with the provisions of the contract. Coordinate and administer data collection, retrieval, statistical evaluation, procurement scheduling and departmental reports. Develop, recommend and implement new procedures aided by new technology into the procurement process. Coordinate and manage the procurement effort in construction emergencies. Assist in determining the best action to resolve the emergency within the confines of the All-Agency Procurement Guidelines. Investigates contract problems and disputes, prepares recommendations and findings for management and legal review. Performs various other procurement duties as necessary to help ensure the smooth and effective operation of the department. Qualifications

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Req ID: 01300-9501129072

Functional Role: Contract Administrator

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Lisle

Postal Code: 60611

Compensation: $75,000.00 to $85,000.00 per year

Requirements: Five plus years experience in Contracts Manager Familiarity with construction cost analysis is a plus Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required Strong negotiations, cost and price analysis skills Strong interpersonal skills Strong oral and written communication skills Experience working with Procurement Guidelines is a plus Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field plus six years full-time professional experience in purchasing, contract administration, contract management, construction, or project management Construction contracts experience strongly preferred