We have an immediate opening for an Contract Specialist role for a contract assignment in Syracuse, NY.
If you have the following skills, connect with us.
Job Purpose :
The Pre-Award Contract Specialist is a member of the project delivery team for both Gas & Electric and ensures that the pre-
award process is completed in a way that will support the delivery of work on time, budget and with minimum change orders while identifying opportunities for bid strategies in the work plan.
Key Accountabilities :
Identify company resources needs and work with the Resource Strategy team on fulfilling the needs
Collaborate with Business Stakeholders to understand the complexity of projects and provide recommendations on the adequate contract strategy for the construction of complex projects
Actively monitor and adjust strategy / contracts as needed
Develop, maintain and update key contractual documents including Statement of Work, Contract Specification, Pricing workbook, schedule of values, etc.
Proposal evaluation team member
Review identified risks, identify missing risks and ensure all risks have mitigation plans
Provide the Post Award Contract Manager the information needed to successfully manage the contract
Update SRM tool with relevant information
Develop and maintain a relationship with all internal stakeholders both inside and outside of CD
Support Resource Strategy in identifying areas of focus for each contractor
Stay current with the latest internal feedback on each contractor
Support Post award Contract Management in contractual decision making and updating the contracts as needed
Support Securing Resources team during minor and major weather events in New York & New England. Responsibilities could include procuring, processing, or tracking contractor crews.
Storm support is required 365 days a year and may involve weekend and holiday work as needed.
Knowledge & Experience Requirements :
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or equivalent experience required
Proficiency Microsoft Office applications
Strong background in Contract Management is a plus
Experience in planning / executing construction projects
Experience in generating or reviewing bid proposals a plus
Capability Requirements :
Risk management Ability to identify risk and creatively develop mitigation plans
Public Speaking Must be comfortable speaking in meetings and be willing to articulate the unpopular opinion when needed
Stakeholder Management Develop and maintain a relationship with all National Grid stakeholders. Individual should expect to check in with all stakeholders and periodically meet face to face with key players.
Written Communication Responsible for maintaining main contract documents. Individual is required to process large amounts of information and write simple easy to understand policy into the contract documents.
Analytical Skills Creating different reports and analysis
Technical Skills Ability to read, interpret, and understand Construction Drawings
Travel travel will be occasional. Some meetings will require trips between Waltham, Albany, Syracuse, and Long Island. Expected overnight travel should be for less than 5% of the time.
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