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Contracts Manager

Company: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch Our Story:' https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story'

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
Primary Responsibilities In the role of Contracts Manager, we'll count on you to: -

  • Analyze and diminish business and legal risks through review and negotiation of complex agreements
  • Engage senior management regarding risk mitigation and negotiation strategies for key clients and business opportunities
  • Oversee training and develop processes regarding contract review and negotiation
  • Review, analyze and accurately interpret clients' highly complex contractual documents, and develop any necessary modifications to clients' contract language
  • Ensure that final contract terms and conditions comply with risk management policies
  • Advise appropriate senior management of any contract language that deviates from established corporate risk management policies to confirm agreement to diverge from standard risk policies
  • Dictate when unusual operational contract requirements may need to be brought to senior management for review, even if not required by policy
  • Perform other duties as needed #LI-JF1 Qualifications Required Qualifications
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience negotiating, drafting, interpreting, and enforcing complex agreements (preferred for construction, design-build projects, construction management, program management, and architectural engineering and consulting agreements)
    • Ability to work efficiently and meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workflow, and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations
    • Excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently while also being a strong collaborator
    • Ability to work autonomously as well as understand when to escalate critical issues to Counsel
    • Ability to identify and manage risk inherent to projects in the engineering/architecture consulting industry
    • Willingness to travel 10% of the time Preferred Qualifications
      • A Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Juris Doctorate or equivalent from an ABA-accredited law school
      • A minimum of 5 years of experience with litigation
      • Active license to practice law
      • Experience with complex agreements for construction and design-build projects Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. Required Qualifications
        • Bachelor's degree
        • A minimum of 5 years of experience negotiating, drafting, interpreting, and enforcing complex agreements (preferred for construction, design-build projects, construction management, program management, and architectural engineering and consulting agreements)
        • Ability to work efficiently and meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workflow, and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations
        • Excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills
        • Ability to work independently while also being a strong collaborator
        • Ability to work autonomously as well as understand when to escalate critical issues to Counsel
        • Ability to identify and manage risk inherent to projects in the engineering/architecture consulting industry
        • Willingness to travel 10% of the time Preferred Qualifications
          • A Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Juris Doctorate or equivalent from an ABA-accredited law school
          • A minimum of 5 years of experience with litigation
          • Active license to practice law
          • Experience with complex agreements for construction and design-build projects Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. Primary Location Industry : Highway + Road Schedule Schedule : Full-time Employee Status Employee Status : Regular BusinessClass : Highways Job Posting Job Posting : Mar 15, 2024 At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employe r.

            We consider all qualified applicants, regardless of criminal histories, arrest and conviction records. Ready to learn more? Let's work together to make great thingspossible.We design solutions to the world's greatest challenges. We'realways looking for great talent to join our global teams.
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Keywords: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles , Contracts Manager, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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