Overview

Ready to put your contract skills to work with departments and teams that change the fabric of our community? Do you have an eye for details? Put your contract management expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring a Senior Contracts Manager for our rapidly expanding team.

Parsons extensive experience combined with your finance management skills, including reviewing contracts, and identifying potential conflicts. At this level you negotiate the most significant contracts or contract modifications, often under difficult conditions.

In this role, you will manage all contract activity for a Division, a major market segment, or for a project of significant size, and represents the Company in negotiations of the most complex contractual issues. Our Managers must be fully knowledgeable of all legal, business, financial, and longterm implication of prime contract negotiation and maintenance. Travel to the client’s offices or to the proje ct site may be required, either before the contract receives final approval or during the life of the contract.

Responsibilities

Negotiates the most significant contracts or contract modifications, often under difficult conditions.

Draws upon broad prior experience to effectively negotiate the most favor terms and conditions with prospective and current clients while achieving Company objectives.

Identifies risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.

Participates in Division, Company, and Corporate strategic planning activities for specific projects (e.g., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, participation in business plan development, etc.).

Selects personnel, makes staffing assignments, supervises work produced to ensure consistent high quality performance.

Provides training and development for personnel assigned

Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.

Keeps subordinates up to date relative to the availability of resource materials dealing with current contract administration and negotiation issues.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications

JD in Law or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

15+ years of prime contract administration experience within a large international engineering and construction firm is required

Requires a comprehensive knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts

Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration

Must be capable of independently negotiating the most complex contractual issues

Proven ability for managing and directing work involving complex situations

Minimum Clearance Required To Start

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

About Parsons Corporation

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future. #WeAreParsons