WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Contracts Manager (ID# 39147) in Denver, Colorado

Contracts Manager (ID# 39147) Denver, CO

Category: Aviation

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 10 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Transportation ATEC Team and be a part of a growing team that solves our client’s objectives and 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 Contract Manager for our Denver office for the Concourse Expansion Program Management Team at Denver International Airport. This contract supports the upcoming major program to expand the concourses by adding gates and support space.

In this role, as a contracts professional you perform contract management assignments for all phases of design and construction including contract negotiations of projects with values exceeding $500M. You'll understand and apply a thorough knowledge of the principles governing the business terms and conditions of construction contracts being negotiated from the capture stage through all phases of program execution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advises the Project Managers and Program Manager regarding scope, financial and risk issues of applicable requests for proposals and contracts.

  • Drafts contracts for large engineering/construction management projects. Proposes alternative text/clauses to client contracts to mitigate potential risks and liabilities, as appropriate for the Company business. Ensures that the contract is thoroughly reviewed for the scope of work and respective terms and conditions, including payments, legal, risk management, tax, and accounting issues prior to submitting to management for approval.

  • Participates as a member of the negotiating team, consisting of business development and project management personnel, for establishing business terms and contract conditions.

  • Monitors and manages the contract and commercial provisions of prime contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions and Company policy, including identification and mitigation of risk items from the proposal stage through contract execution.

  • Responsible for overseeing a significant portion of the contract administration activities within designated Company-wide market areas.

  • Be proactive to understand specific contractual issues and propose/lead resolution or mitigation actions.

  • Serves as the subject matter expert on design, construction, consultant contracts.

  • Provides guidance and direction to lower-level and other Contract Administrators / Change Managers, as appropriate.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • Possess excellent customer service attitude displaying dignity and respect to all stakeholders.

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:

  • 4-year degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

  • 12-15 years of prime contract administration experience is required

  • Ideal candidate will have 3 years' experience working Airport Capital Improvement Programs with experience on contracts of various types including CMAR Construction Contracts

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts, formation agreements, subcontract flowdowns, etc.

  • Self starter, confident, articulate

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills,

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills,

  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.

  • Employment authorization to work in the United States immediately.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Specific large-project management experience and airport experience preferred.


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. 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.

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?

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

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