Performs full range of pre-award, post-award, and contract administration work on a broad spectrum of complex contracts including a wide range of medium to large construction, professional services, maintenance, and Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity; performs pre-award contract activities, developing contracting plan, contractor resourcing, interfaces with various user groups (engineering, construction, operations), in support of preparation of RFP’s, conducts pre-bid meetings/job-walks, bid evaluation and price negotiations, award recommendations and contract execution; coordinates negotiation of contract terms and conditions; performs all facets of post award contract administration; administers changes to contracts including claim mitigation/resolution; is proactive with contractors to ensure contract compliance, various reporting and contract requirements, invoices and supporting documents in a timely manner; performs close-out of contracts; finalizes outstanding contract issues, final invoices and contractor performance evaluations; interfaces with Trust management with respect to contracting and bidding activities; uses a variety of construction contract formats including Guaranteed Maximum Price (“GC at Risk”), Lump Sum, Not to Exceed, Design/Build models; assists Associate Director of Contracting in working with Legal to develop new contract formats; acts as lead for Contracting Branch providing support to Associate Director of Contracting in mentoring and training Contracting Branch personnel; assists with and potentially manages FF&E/OS&E Purchasing program for Hospitality. Full-time position with benefits.
Requires minimum 7 years relevant experience with a wide variety of contract types (particularly construction, architecture/engineering), good negotiation skills, good interpersonal skills, computer literacy in word processing and spread sheets (MS Office), experience with Oracle Financial Systems desirable; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to function in an environment of flexibility and creativity; requires adaptability/resilience, customer focus, communication and follow-up skills, formal presentation skills, innovation, integrity, negotiation, coordination of work with others, decision making, excellence and business acumen. Construction experience is preferred; experience with Yardi Voyager is desirable. Completion of a successful employment background investigation required.