• Senior Contract Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Commercial / Contracts
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Contract Manager to join our team.


    Work Location:

    Open to any Wood E&IS office in the US


    Role Overview:


    The successful candidate will have a strong background in government contracts and understanding of complex construction and design build contracts, as well as engineering/consultancy contracting. The duties will entail risk assessment; contract review and negotiations; contract administration; bonds and insurance; advising on and writing requests for equitable adjustment and claims; dispute resolution; reviewing teaming agreements; and formation of joint ventures.



    This position requires a four-year bachelor’s degree in business or related field from an accredited college or university, with a graduate degree in business or law a plus. 

    Skills / Qualifications

    The successful candidate will be expected to bring the following competencies and demonstrated experience to the position:

    • A minimum of 7 years’ experience working in government contracts for the U.S. government and/or a prime or subcontractor
    • Must be able to express yourself clearly and positively, both verbally and in writing, and have excellent interpersonal skills
    • Appropriately responds to a variety of non-routine, and often complex, requests and demands
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the FAR, DFARS and agency specific supplements
    • Expertise in government contract negotiation and administration, including administration of subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention
    • Practical and proactive problem-solving skills, critical thinker able to partner with Project Teams and Operations Managers globally
    • Ability to work independently, in team settings and under time pressured deadlines
    • Highest ethics, confident and able to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic and changing business environment
    • Demonstrated history of effectively managing and mitigating changes and claims through the negotiations and/or dispute resolution processes
    • Proficient computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft word and excel
    • Experience with forming and operating joint ventures is highly desirable

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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