Contracts Manager in Falls Church, VA at HITT

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

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Job Description

Contracts Manager

The Contracts Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining processes for efficient onboarding and prequalification of HITT’s subcontracting partners across our nationwide operations. Success in this role requires the ability to constantly seek efficiencies and develop processes with the overall objective of supporting operations and mitigating subcontractor-related risks. The Contracts Manager collaborates with project management, accounting, risk management and legal teams.

 

The ideal candidate is a strong project manager, detail-oriented, organized, high-performing, and has strong customer service skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a real estate or construction related field
  • 5-7 years of experience in risk management, contracts administration or construction operations
  • Experience in the architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) field is desirable, but not required.
  • Ability to understand contractual terms and conditions related to subcontractors and insurance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Experience with leading the implementation of a tool, system or software.
  • Confidence in collaborating with executive leadership individually and in group settings is required.
  • Ability to prioritize while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple hard deadlines and long-term projects.

 

REPORTING STRUCTURE

  • The position reports to the Director of Contracts Administration.
  • The position falls within HITT’s Legal and Risk Management Department

 

JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee implementation, rollout and maintenance of subcontractor prequalification process and system
  • Write policies and procedures related to subcontractor onboarding and prequalification
  • Lead negotiations with subcontractors on standard terms and conditions
  • Oversee and maintain expectations and criteria for subcontractor qualifications
  • Act as point-of-contact for operations; guiding them as they need support onboarding subcontractors; maintaining project and team knowledge.
  • Develop best practices associated with subcontractor management and risk mitigation
  • Collect, maintain and analyze subcontractor data and develop standard reporting
  • Develop and ensure standard best practices and standards for subcontractor management.
  • Maintain and control costs, as dictated by the departmental budget.

HITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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