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9/15/2019
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WSP USA | Lancaster, Minnesota
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Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Corporate Contracts Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Subcontracts Manager for our Lancaster, PA office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Draft, review, and lead negotiation of subcontracts, teaming agreements, NDAs, and other contractual instruments to attain company needs, client requirements, and assure compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and other Federal, State, and local laws and regulations
* Provide counsel and guidance to internal clients regarding subcontract type, higher-tier contract requirements, insurance and risk considerations, subcontracting practices, and issue resolution
* Collaborate with project managers, contract administrators, risk management, project finance, project accounting, and other disciplines as necessary to assure successful negotiation and timely execution of agreements
* Take initiative to identify needs, develop, and implement efficient and effective practices and processes to meet evolving business needs
* Develop templates, training materials, and conduct training on subcontracting practices, processes, and basic legal concepts

Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering with a minimum of five (10+) years' experience in drafting, editing, negotiating subcontracts/contracts, preferably in the civil engineering, transportation infrastructure, or environmental remediations business sectors
* Detail oriented, highly organized, possess excellent written and oral communication skills
* Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external clients, and collaborate with team members and solve problems in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline driven environment
* Working knowledge of state, municipal, and Federal Highway Administration contracting processes and practices
* Highly proficient in MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro

Preferred Qualifications:

* Excellent interpersonal communication skills
* Experience working in a corporate contracts department
* Working knowledge of CPFF, T&M, FP contract compensation types
* Paralegal Certification, or applicable advanced degree
* Professional Certification (e.g. Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM), etc.)

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

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