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Contracts Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002118
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Support Services
  • Location: Tampa
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Why not...

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Contracts Manager in Tampa, FL.

Major Function/ Role

Responsible for contract administration, including negotiation of terms and conditions, documentation, certifications, support of claims and change orders and product delivery for major contracts.

As necessary, assists project/program managers with interpretation and compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) or State law and regulation.

Job Duties

Performs work that involves applying acquired and diversified knowledge and experience in contracts administration and the coordination of related activities.

Assists with negotiating contract terms from proposal stage to project close-out in accordance with relevant regulations.

Support Risk identification and mitigation

Coordinates approval of negotiations, contracts, and subcontracts with appropriate management staff.

Provides advice on and interpretation of contract requirements.

Reviews solicitation requests to ensure compliance with terms and conditions.

Assists in preparation and reviews cost proposals including pricing and scheduling details, coordination of requirements and cost proposal risk assessment.

Prepares consulting agreements.

Modifies contract schedules and participates in vendor reseller agreement negotiations when required.

Ensures timely processing of technical reports and deliverables.

Coordinates with program managers to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled.

Assists in the development of internal contract administration policy.

Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced contracts administrators; may have formal supervisory responsibilities.

Maintains current knowledge of relevant contractual procedures and practices.

Participates in special projects.
Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, plus a minimum of eight years relevant experience, five of which must be related to contracts administration OR Law Degree

Must demonstrate knowledge and working familiarity with contract terms and conditions and general legal terms.

Special Skills

Good analytical and organizational skills. Ability to perform mathematical calculations, to understand contract plans and specifications, organize information, and effectively utilize PC and applicable software.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: 


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