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Contracts/Commercial Manager

Job Description and Requirements
The Contracts/Commercial Manager is responsible for 
identifying and administering contractual obligations of the PM, the DM, and 
the CM namely Parsons Global Services, and other parties to the project 
such as the Client, Design consultants/ subconsultants, and the main 
contractor. The scope shall cover all project phases from inception to closeout 
including variations, EOT claims, resolution of issues related to client and 
designer instigated change control and documentation, as well as contractor 
disputes with other parties to the main contract. Their primary objective is to 
detect potential risks to the project and work with the project team to develop 
strategies that protect Parsons and the project.

The Contracts Manager, who reports to the Project Director, 
supervises specific contracting activities of a project. Key responsibilities 
include but not limited to:

  • Management 
    of contract documents including design consultants’ and RFP’s
  • Management 
    and documentation of communications with Employer, minute Employer 
    meetings and approval process thereof
  • Monitoring 
    and advise on contract correspondence, minute Contractor progress meetings 
    and document justifications for claims avoidance
  • Management 
    of claims avoidance activities, and administer variations procedure
  • Advise 
    and Coordination of contract execution
  • Work 
    with the Planning Manager, to process contractor progress reports and 
    maintain performance deficiencies log in relation to potential claims
  • Provide 
    information to the Project Planning Manager for project reporting 
  • Maintenance 
    of contract documents
  • Review 
    of project budget (provided by project Cost Consultant) and periodic 
    updates of same
  • Coordinates 
    with Cost Consultant and Employer in regard to payment and contract issues 
    and processing


PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:   Bsc in Quantity Surveying, or related field and 15 years of prime contracts/commercial experience within a large international engineering and construction firm is required.