Parsons is the premier choice for world-class aviation design, engineering, and construction services. More than 450 airports in 40 countries have counted on us to plan, construct, enhance, and sustain their landside and airside infrastructure—totaling more than $175 billion in construction value. We have worked on some of the largest International airports around the world!
We are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to join the Parsons team, and support aviation programs in design into construction. If you are the right one for us, you are well versed in transportation related with change management, have experience with construction and are passionate about the details.
The successful candidate will manage all contract activity for our Aviation project in Newark, NJ. Travel to the client’s offices or to the project site may be required, either before the contract receives final approval or during the life of the contract.
Participates in Division, Company, and Corporate strategic planning activities for specific projects (e.g., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, participation in business plan development, etc.).
Provides technical guidance to assigned personnel, and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration. Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as Company and project needs arise. Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees. Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels, takes corrective action as required, and approves terminations. Ensures that new employees receive orientation in company policies and procedures.
Collaborates with Division and project management to ensure proper support in proposal preparation, as well as contract negotiations and administration.
Reviews requests for proposals to identify risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.
Negotiates the more difficult, complex, or sensitive issues with clients.
May represent the Company at government procurement regulatory and policy-making committee hearings and at industry association committees dealing with Federal Procurement Policy initiatives that will have an impact on the industry.
Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
4-year degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field and 12-15 years of prime contract administration/Change management experience on a large Airport project.
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts. Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity is also required.