Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities - Considerable related work experience (5+ yrs minimal) dealing with contractors, integrated suppliers and alliance partners. Ideal candidates will possess knowledge of purchasing laws and practices; working knowledge of business and contract law; and sound understanding of procurement principles and negotiation techniques and strategies. Candidates with SAP and utilities construction experience are highly preferred. The successful candidate must be willing to travel, work in both home and field office settings, and may be temporally assigned to different project sites. Additional Skills, Knowledge and Abilities preferred: Skills: · leadership · excellent verbal/writing/presentation · effective human relations · demonstrated effective influence, persuasion and negotiation · excellent work and project management skills · effective decision making and problem solving · strong organizational skills · negotiating payment settlements · forecasting and trend analysis · value/cost analysis · excellent math and computer skills · analytical · computer proficiency Knowledge: · working knowledge of contract lifecycle management · working knowledge of accounting and finance principles · considerable work experience with energy contracts and negotiations Abilities: · work effectively with employees at all levels and external personnel · apply good business judgment · apply analytical abilities to diverse issues · ability apply acquired knowledge and skills · manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines · ability to research, gather, analyze large volumes of complex data and perform mathematical calculations, and verify data to prepare and present statistical reports and documentation ability to work effectively with team and outside parties, anticipate, understand, and respond to customer needs. Preferred: Bachelors in Business, Supply Chain Management or Construction Engineering Office Environment and/or Construction project site Work schedule may depend on work needed during project

Responsibilities:

VA – Richmond (8th and Main) The Senior Construction Contracts Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the effective development and management of engineering and construction related procurement contracts in a cost-effective and timely manner. The individual contributor will manage and monitor engineering, design, equipment and construction contracts for various projects including natural gas pipelines, compressor stations, M&R stations built and operated by Dominion Energy and its partners. The successful candidate may also be assigned various ancillary services that support the implementation of major projects including environmental, engineering, land, security and permitting services. Additional functions will include: *Working with supply chain management to develop appropriate supply chain strategies for procurement and materials management for construction organization. May serve as cross functional team leader. Reviews solicitation documents and supports evaluation of proposals consistent with established bid process. Part of negotiation team that negotiates Engineering (E), Materials Procurement (P) and/or Construction (C) agreements with large engineering, equipment manufacturing and construction suppliers. *Administering Agreements, including resolution of billing issues, negotiation and interpretation of contract language, etc. to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of executed contracts. *Supporting training of employees at construction sites on contract particulars, and contract management. Keeps in close day to day contact with personnel at construction sites to be aware of contract performances and deviations. Reviews amendments and change orders to accommodate unanticipated situations and insure compliance with relevant contracts. *Coordinating resolution of contractual and technical disagreements between the company and contractors. Assists in audit strategies when billing and contract disputes arise. Monitors contract performance and identifies deviations. *Developing and recommending strategies for ascertaining performance criteria with contracts. Monitors progress and schedule milestones in contract to ensure provisions are met that lead to payment. Perform other duties as requested or assigned. *Supporting activities related to identification, solicitation, evaluation and award of bids to suppliers. Supports identification and implementation of cost improvements for purchased materials and services. Communicates with field and project personnel to evaluate compliance with contracts. *Compiling reports for management that monitors contract status, reports analysis, and overall contract performance. Assists in maintaining contract databases and compiling information for project planning and forecasting. Will define and communicate procedures and protocols for contract administration.

Comments/Special Instructions

Per Diem will only apply if contractors home base is at least 50 miles from 8th and Main 

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