Contract/Change Manager

Full Time | Seattle, WASHINGTON | 5 months
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Contract/Change Manager (ID# 37449) Seattle, WA 
Category:  Management
Job Type:  Full Time
Minimum Experience:  10+
Required Education:  Bachelor's Degree
Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Transportation & Infrastructure Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Contract/Change Manager for our Seattle, WA office to support large/complex projects.  
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitor performance, funding, and payments on assigned Design-Build contracts. Notify upper management and Project Management of potential non-compliance and other problems that could have an adverse impact to the company.  Prepare and disseminate information regarding contract status, compliance, modification, deviation, and negotiation.
  • Supervise contract preparation; execute terms and conditions, and modification requests; and settle disputes regarding contract interpretation, conditions or compliance with legal requirements.
  • Oversee the contract change management process, develop strategies for negotiation in alignment with company objectives.
  • Prepare change request submittals and monitor and track all change request/change order activity. Review change request scopes and budgets to ensure compliance with the contract, and that good business practice and company policies are followed. Review all contract modifications and proposals for completeness, compliance and accuracy.
  • Act as advisor regarding legal requirements, customer contract requirements, and government regulations, as applicable. Monitor project performance for conformance to original proposal and maintain continual reviews to ensure that all terms and conditions are met and that the contract is in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications, and government regulations, as applicable.
  • Work closely with the Project Contract Administrator to ensure subconsultant subcontract agreements/amendments are developed and issued.
  • Support the Monthly Progress reporting process and implement solutions and corrective actions; prepare special reports and analyses as required.
  • Serve as point of contact for clients, both internal and external in regards to contractual matters.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, Engineering, Business, Finance or Law.
  • At least ten years of related experience with the formation and administration of contracts, preferably in the transportation & infrastructure sector.
  • Prior experience on large projects and multiple contract programs.
  • Familiarity with design and construction contracts and contract law.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills including linking cells, tabs and files; ability to create and apply a wide variety of Excel formulas to produce reports; perform analysis and presentation materials including expenditure, totals, percentages, margin, budget versus actuals and other reports as required.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, detail-orientated and comfortable leading meetings, giving presentations and interacting with upper management and clients.
  • Must possess ability to exercise independent judgment to assess current procedures and develop new policies and processes.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • P.E. or J.D.
  • Prior experience on Design-Build procurement method projects.
  • Ability to use computer based project controls software.

WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? 
Relocation assistance may be available for this position.
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
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