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Contracts Manager

  • Location: Chicago
  • Compensation: $150,000-$170,000
  • Job Type:Direct Hire

Posted 5 months ago

  • Expiration Date: 29 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 23275


Per Sé Group is seeking a Contract Manager for an exciting opportunity with a international leader in the renewable energy sector with a substantial North American portfolio that is continuing to grow rapidly with billions of dollars in development and execution through 2030 and beyond.  If you’re passionate about Contract Management and have experience in renewable energy or other utility/energy arenas,  want to work for one of the best, you need look no further.


  • Contract Manager will administer and supervise contract monitoring, contract administration and compliance for renewable energy/construction projects in excess of $100M each.
  • Assist in resolving contract payment disputes and confer with contractors and other divisions concerning contract payments and compliance.  Ensure all communication is organized and stored electronically in APMS as per requirements.   
  • Implement and interpret policies and procedures. Develop, recommend, and coordinate the implementation of new procedures for the assigned function.
  • Develop and maintain electronic file management in APMS for all contract related documents.
  • Responsible for coordinating flow of construction documents (Contracts, Change Orders, Owner, Contractor, Vendor and Subcontractor liens, Insurance Certificates).  Ensure communications to management of issues as they arise. 
  • Facilitate development of construction team members in understanding and managing contracts by providing training, constructive feedback and continuous coaching/mentoring. 
  • As Contract Manager, ensure contract compliance tracking and reporting for engineering and construction contracts. 
  • Work with the engineering and construction team, procurement and legal to prepare contracts and exhibits for the RFP process as well as for contract award.  Ensure all packages are maintained in APMS as well as any revision or clarifications. 
  • Ensure all project documentation related to contracts is properly closed out and the records are maintained in an orderly fashion as required within APMS.
Preferred Skills and Expertise
  • 2-5 years’ experience as a Construction Contract Administrator or Contract Manager in renewable energy, utilities or energy and construction arenas
  • Demonstrated history of working with large construction service and equipment contracts in the energy arena - value in ranges of $5M -200M.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Possess the ability to think and analyze situations and determine and implement effective resolutions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to successfully interact with key executives, external and internal customers.
  • Prior experience negotiating 3rd party contracts.

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