Currie & Brown is currently looking for a senior construction contracts manager for our Seattle, WA office. This opportunity requires experience in construction procurement and contract administration, using negotiating strategies and tactics with both internal and external customers and suppliers to optimize value.
Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:
§ Assisting, and when appropriate implementing, new contract process controls
§ Developing construction strategies with the construction team
§ Handling negotiations, claims, change orders, RFI, RFP process and submittal processing
§ Producing and compiling accurate reports for project team, stakeholders and clients
§ Developing an advanced understanding of category subject matters
§ Developing collaborative stakeholder relationships by meeting and communicating regularly
§ Documenting supply chain for key goods and services
§ Identifying opportunities that focus on cost reductions, efficiencies/quality improvements, risk mitigation, industry and supply trends and shifts in technology.
§ A minimum of eight years’ experience in procurement and contract administration in the construction industry
§ Strong understanding of contract requirements and preparing RFP/RFIs
§ Demonstrated skills in building strong cross-functional relationships
§ Prior success in establishing and building successful supplier relationships
§ Knowledge base in planning, leading and structuring negotiations
§ Effective time management and organizational skills
§ Experience with various procurement methodologies and sourcing approaches and techniques
§ Ability to operate and execute effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and challenging deadlines
§ Strong understanding and working knowledge of cost type and CM at risk construction contracts
§ Excellent written and verbal communication, influencing and persuasion skills
§ Advanced skills in pricing analysis, modeling, purchase price cost analysis and identifying competitive benchmarks
Currie & Brown is one of the world’s leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilization of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.
With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.