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Senior Contracts Specialist job

CDM SmithKansas City, KS
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CDM Smith is an employee-owned engineering and construction company which provides solutions in water, energy, transportation, and facilities projects for government and private clients. Headquartered in Boston, MA it employs more than 5000 people, working from offices worldwide. As an employer, the company’s goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. The company is seeking to hire passionate individuals from a wide range of professional fields, who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. CDM Smith is committed to the career development of each employee through specifically designed career paths.

Job Description

24121BR
Business Unit FSU
Job Description We currently have an opening for a Senior Contacts Specialist in our Federal Group. This position will focus on ensuring compliance with both corporate policies and procedures as well as government regulations as defined in our contract requirements.

We are open to considering candidates who can work in one of our following offices: Fairfax, VA; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Seattle, WA; or Kansas City, MO.

Job Description:
The Senior Contracts Specialist supports all stages of the project lifecycle including cost proposal preparation, execution, and closeout for moderate to complex federal government projects.
Coordinates or performs contract administration tasks related to monitoring compliance, performance, and progress.
Monitors and maintains project contracts and purchase forms for complex contracts. Performs all contract administration functions using independent evaluation, judgment, selection and adaptation/modification of standard techniques and procedures with little oversight.
Projects may include construction and design/build.
Reviews documents such as teaming agreements, solicitations/RFPs, and contracts for risk issues and coordinates with others on those reviews.
Performs in-depth reviews of project cost and budget reports and teams with the project management team to avoid and mitigate problems.
Prepares cost proposals and related documents for new and existing contracts and delivery orders based on company policies and procedures and federal law and regulations.
Negotiates with clients on the specifications of potential or actual contract practices of a complex nature.
May prepare supplemental terms and conditions and flow down clauses for subcontracts.
Confers with technical staff and project management on issues such as desirability of work, terms and conditions, which may involve discussions of more complex issues (government property, insurance, COI) and resolution of contract disputes.
Advises management and staff on strategies to maximize profit.
Performs contract reviews or audits including such activities as variances or errors, ambiguous or undefined contract terms, and compliance with terms and conditions.
Prepares representations, certifications and proposal documents including cost or pricing data compliant submittals.
May have responsibilities to train, set performance goals and provide feedback to junior staff.
Job Title Senior Contracts Specialist
Group FAO - Contracts
CDM Smith Employment Type Regular
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field, or equivalent experience.
4 years of related contracts, finance, or procurement experience.
Preferred Qualifications Previous federal contracts experience, strongly desired.
Demonstrated knowledge of (FAR) Federal Acquisition Regulations, strongly desired.
Previous experience with task-order pricing federal contracts.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.
One of the following Contracts certifications; CFCM (Certified Federal Contracts Manager) or CPCM (Certified Professional Contracts Manager).
Previous experience managing contracts for complex (civil/environmental) engineering services.
EEO Statement We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.
Job Site Location Missouri - Kansas City
Agency Disclaimer All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Amount of Travel Required 5%
Assignment Category Fulltime-Regular
Estimated annual salary
$58,984
average
Minimum
$45,140
Maximum
$69,904

TASKS

  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Develop cost reduction strategies and savings plans.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

CDM Smith

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$1B to 2B

Location

Multiple locations

Founded

1947

CEO

Stephen J. Hickox

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