Contract Manager
Location:
Salt Lake City , Utah
Posted:
October 23, 2017
Reference:
2989945
About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world's first digital industrial company. We take the earth's most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Contract Manager will report functionally to the Head of Contract Management North America, and operationally to the Project Director. Depending upon the specific assignments, responsibilities consist primarily of ensuring that all project teams, and all members of a team conform to these procedures, and of supporting the project director(s) in the management of contract(s).

Essential Responsibilities:

You will also support commercial activities related to project(s) by satisfying the terms and conditions of contract(s) and the directives and strategies approved or defined by the management of the commercial project unit and / or office of GE. The Contract Manager is assigned to one or more projects teams or to the service sector.

As the Contract Manager, you will:

+ Support specific or general requests of the project director with the goal of attaining the commercial objectives of the project

+ Be responsible for development of commercial opportunities, negotiation strategies, customer correspondence, risk and opportunity management and any activity necessary to support of the project team objectives

+ Ensure that appropriate project procedures, relative to procedures for notification, follow-up of, and replies to correspondence, the maintenance of files on the jobsite, and VOs (variation orders) or PVOs (potential variation orders), are properly understood by the members of the project teams and implemented in the projects

+ Ensure efficient application of the claim management process

+ Use cost control functions to establish and implement a systematic identification system for budgeting, cost recording, the processing and monitoring of change / variation orders and/or proposals for change, to ensure that all the costs relative to requests and additional work are noted and recorded

+ Assist the project director in the realization of a detailed analysis of contract(s), and preparation of the Contract Summary Analysis for issuance to the project team depicting the key commercial issues of the agreement

+ Participate in the preparation of the project commercial strategy and in its implementation

+ Upon request form Management, oversee and/or resolve Guaranty / Warranty specific problems

+ Identify the needs of the project team and the organization, including the members of the jobsite personnel, with respect to training and the sharing of exemplary practices in matters of commercial awareness, contract(s) management, VOs and PVOs, and as required, ensure the training and formal coaching of the personnel identified

+ Oversee and handle the appropriate steps for project surety issues (i.e., Payment / Performance Bonds, Letters of Credit and Parent Company Guarantees, etc.). Monitor project insurance requirements and timely submission of insurance certificates to the Customer

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's Degree in business administration, finance, engineering, construction management or law

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience in commercial activities, strong understanding of contractual terms and conditions, primarily experience in contract management and dispute settlement as it relates to the Power Industry

Desired Characteristics:

+ Practical knowledge of general and specific contract conditions contained in construction and equipment supply contracts as it relates to the Power Industry and/or FAR (USA)

+ Good Computer skills and knowledge of the Windows environment (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook)

+ Demonstrated knowledge of conflict resolution and negotiation

+ Good verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to work in a matrix environment

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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