Contracts & Procurement Program Manager - New York

Compensation

: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Non-Executive Management



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What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking a Contracts & Procurement Manager at our NYC JFK Airport project office. Will work with various clients and user groups in initiating procurement, typically to encourage maximum interest and a fair, reasonable and competitive solicitation process. Ensures contract compliance, specifically that the contracts rights, remedies, obligations, assignments and risks are maintained among the contracted parties throughout the life of the project for project fees between $15M and $50M. Responsible for managing risk assignments, properly identifying, vetting and advancing potential changes, and ensuring compliance with the contract requirements in support of a project?s scope of work and objectives. In collaboration with the Project Manager, they will take appropriate measures to ensure full adherence to applicable contract(s), the Manual of Professional Practice (MPP), and all applicable Standards of Performance.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Provide leadership of multiple contract specialist and change management staff.

  • Work with client and project management teams to initiate procurements.

  • Ensure contract compliance.

  • Lead change management program.

  • Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or relevant degree

  • 10 years relevant contract experience

  • 5 years working in a lead role directly with the contractor, architect/engineer, or public funding agency.

  • This position is located full-time at our JFK Airport project office in Queens, NYC

    What You'll Need

    Essential Responsibilities:

  • Mentors and supports project team members in all aspects of contract interpretation and compliance, risk management, and change management protocols. Coordinates and collaborates with the project team, Division Business and Project Controls group, and the Enterprise Operations Contracting & Claims (EOCC) and Risk Management Groups (ERM).

  • Works with clients and/or user departments to develop statement of work, purchase requisitions, procurement documents, cost estimates, schedule projections, and template contract documents in advance of soliciting bids or proposals from contractors. Manage the procurement process that may include: coordinating and facilitating pre-proposal meetings, responding to contractor questions or comments, issuing addendums, receipt of bids/proposals, responsiveness/responsibility checks, technical evaluation coordination, facilitating presentations or interviews, negotiations of price proposals, contract execution, and kick-off meetings.

  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the project and all contractual documents, including Owner/Client, Client/HNTB and HNTB/Subconsultant agreements. Identify unfavorable terms, risk allocation, and change dispute procedures. Ensure development and implementation of a flow-down matrix for subconsultant agreements.

  • Establishes processes for change management within the project team and in cooperation with the client. Proactively capture, track, manage and report all potential project changes and cost impacts utilizing the standard Change Order Log. Ensure contractual compliance of change procedures, including providing of timely notice to the client for all potential changes. Work closely with the Project Manager and project controls staff to quantify all cost and schedule impacts due to changes. Serve as the project lead for advancing potential change orders and defending against back charges and claims. Develop merit arguments for submission to the designer-builder in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Advance disputes in a timely manner and in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Engage EOCC for contract analysis and merit arguments for all disputes and as needed for complex changes.

  • Facilitates internal and external risk assessment exercises to identify and assign (i.e. to Owner, Contractor, HNTB) risks identified in the contract and scope of work requirements. Ensure that appropriate risks are passed through to subconsultants (coordinate with EOCC). Proactively capture, track, manage and report all contract and potential project risks (negative and positive) utilizing the standard project-specific Risk Register.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or relevant degree

  • 8 years relevant contract experience

  • About Us

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


    Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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