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Project Contract Lead - Administrator

Chico, CA 95926
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Job Description:

Ready to put your contract skills to work to help with the rebuild of distribution natural gas and electric infrastructure within the town of Paradise in Northern California?

Do you have an eye for details? Put your contract management expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring a Senior Contract Administrator for our rapidly expanding team.

Parsons extensive experience combined with your financial management skills, including drafting contracts, and identifying potential conflicts. At this level, you will be responsible for soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, and administering contracts in support of world-class projects.

The Contract Management Lead is responsible for establishing and managing the ongoing design and construction contracts, and any other peripherally related contracts as are required to complete the Program.


  • Participates as a member of the negotiating team, consisting of business development and project management personnel, for establishing business terms and contract conditions.
  • Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
  • Advises the Contracts Manager regarding scope, financial, and risk issues of applicable contracts.
  • Generates and maintains documentation for negotiating change orders.
  • Prices and drafts change orders and amendments.
  • Follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.
  • Prepares letters to clients requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract.
  • Collaborates with Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters.
  • Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations.
  • Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds.
  • Prepares project/facility acceptance documents and follows through to ensure acceptance is approved by the client.
  • Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager.
  • Identifies contractual problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution.
  • Follows up on problems demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client.
  • Manage and maintain a working knowledge of Program contracts.
  • Oversee and manage RFI and Change Order process.
  • Work closely with Client Sourcing, Contract Management, and other functional stakeholders.
  • Manage performance for critical and strategic contractors in conjunction with Client Sourcing.
  • Serve as an escalation point for contractual issues.
  • Responsible for the onboarding of contractors.
  • Develop and implement contract training for project team staff, including job aids.
  • Assist Sourcing with contractor awards.
  • Manage payment, Change Orders, communication, and closeout of contracts.
  • Manage the document management team and underlying process.
  • Oversee document audits to ensure compliance to PMP document storage requirements.
  • Serve as the point of contact for all formal communication and documentation with contractors working on the Program.
  • This is a critical role to maintain control of contractor costs for the overall program and minimization of risk to the Client.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of contract administration experience is required
  • Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts
  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration
  • Experience in managing design and construction contracts.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Primavera P6, and Ariba


Posted: 2020-10-29 Expires: 2020-11-29

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Project Contract Lead - Administrator

Parsons Corporation
Chico, CA 95926

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