Attorney - Contracts Manager


Baltimore, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 63 days ago

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Summary of Position

The Contracts Manager will assist in the review of project contracts, requests for proposals, and other key agreements to ensure the proper allocation of risk, understanding of specific project obligations and compliance with contractual provisions. The position requires a thorough knowledge of contract provisions impacting our industry and the ability to effectively negotiate provisions to correctly adjust risk among several parties. In addition, the position requires an ability to understand the financial implications of various contract terms. The Contracts Manager must be detail-oriented and possess exceptional communication skills combined with practical business judgment. The Contracts Manager must work well across disciplines and articulate key concepts and build consensus around the best course of action for our firm. The individual will work closely with other professionals.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Juris Doctor from ABA accredited law school and licensed in good standing in appropriate jurisdiction(s)
  • Experience directly related to the advertised position, including experience dealing with contract types such as CPFF, T&M, IDIQ, and lump sum as well as typical contractual terms impacting engineering and construction (or a closely related industry)
  • Excellent negotiation and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to apply practical business judgment to effectively balance risk and opportunity and to provide advice on matters impacting “go/no go” decisions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, responsive approach to client service and a “get things done” attitude
  • Experience with government contracting, including cost and pricing matters under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), especially Federal and State Transportation contracts (or demonstrated willingness to learn)

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.