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Project Prime Contracts Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002644
  • Sector: Aviation, Buildings, Support Services
  • Location: New York
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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 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our New York City office as a Project Prime Contracts Manager.

  • Responsible for all dimensions of contract administration, including negotiation, correspondence, documentation, certification, financial reporting and product delivery for major contracts. As necessary, assists project/program managers with regulations and interpretation and applicability of terms ands conditions; may interfaces with clients' contracting officer or specialist on contractual issues.


Pre-Contract Activities

  • Preparation of Teaming Agreements, NDA’s with Potential clients and subcontractors
  • Review of RFP/Identification of Risks or support preparation of PRTC
  • Coordination with Small Business Manager for SB plans
  • Support negotiations of terms or provide suggestions for the incorporation of comments in proposal regarding terms
  • Identify onerous terms or terms requiring commercial actions that should be priced
  • Support compliance with the Level of Authority requirements
  • Assist with the Business Partner identification and compliance 
  • Support business strategy for the effort

Project Execution/Implementation
  • Contract Review:
    • Review of terms and conditions
    • Identification of onerous commercial provisions
  • Amendment/Task Order/Change Order Review:
    • Identify conflicts with contract and compliance with proposals
  • Prepare Contract Summary to support the Project Execution Plan:
    • Ensure PM is aware of contractual terms risks and unique reporting
  • Support the maintaining of the risk register by identification of additional risks due to terms (NTP’s)
  • Maintain a Contract Summary:
    • Summary of prime contract with each amendment/change order listed with brief summary of the contract document
  • Provide advice and interpretation of contract provisions
  • Enforce/support the Small Business requirements
  • JV document administration (updates, revisions)
  • Support Client/contract correspondence
  • Coordinate project rate and price changes 
  • Assist or be responsible for receivables follow up resolution
  • Review Contract Set up in Oracle for accuracy
  • Input contract attributes in Oracle to support reporting
  • Identify provisions that need to be specifically called out in subcontract documents
  • Assist with identification of claims

Close Out
  • Resolve outstanding commercial issues
  • Assist with project close out
  • Coordinate any Release of Liens requirements
  • Assist with OH true-ups, if applicable


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, plus a minimum of eight years relevant experience, five of which must be related to FAR procurement or contracts administration OR Master's degree in Business Administration or related field, plus a minimum of six years relevant experience, five of which must be related to FAR or State procurement or contracts administration.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and working familiarity with the FAR or State law and regulation. Experience with multiple contract types, performance-based contracting and GSA is required.

  • 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.

  • None

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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