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Contracts Manager/Project Manager

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Cary
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVeolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserveavailable resources, and replenish them. In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste.Job DescriptionVeolia in Cary, NC is opening a contract management position. This positon will support project managers in all contract modifications such as change orders, back charges, scope changes, etc. and would be managing all the associated documentation, discussions, and negotiations with external clients and suppliers.As this is a new position for the Cary office, it is expected that this will not be a full time position immediately and will expand over time. To help the successful candidate learn about the organization and the types of projects involved, the time not spent on contract management would be spent on managing projects until the contract management duties become full time.The project management responsibilities include leading the organization's efforts on projects from handoff from sales, through project execution, commissioning, and ending with the expiration of warranty. Must plan, communicate, coordinate resources, and promote internal and external interfacing from project initiation until closeout. The types of projects involved include municipal and industrial water and wastewater projects ranging in scope on small to large scale projects. CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

  • Create and maintain relationships with suppliers and serve as the singular point of contact for matters concerning contracts.
  • Maintain records for correspondence and documentation in relation to established contracts and those in progress.
  • Communicate and present information to stakeholders about all contract-related matters.
  • Negotiate with clients and suppliers to achieve acceptable outcomes on contract related matters.
  • Work with all stakeholders to solve any contract-related problems that may arise on projects.PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    • Directs all aspects of execution including engineering, procurement, project controls, construction and start-up.
    • Corresponds directly with the client on process, scope, and equipment to further the project.
    • Communicates project resources, deliverables, and goals/objectives to project team.
    • Manages and plans resources pertaining to a project.
    • Consults with management on key decisions affecting budget, scope, and schedule.
    • Maintains a good relationship with the customer, engineer, subcontractors, and vendors.
    • Negotiate with suppliers and customers through Procurement and Sales.
    • Delegates tasks in line with project needs and deadlines.
    • Provides monthly reports covering status, cost vs. budget, percentage complete, etc.
    • Communicates a working understanding of design, construction, and/ or operations of technologies/project offerings.
    • Evaluates internal and external contracts and interpret language.
    • Responsible for preparing all internal costing, tax, legal, and risk assessment documentation and obtain approvals.Qualifications
      • Up to five years of experience is required for this position in the field of project management or contract management.
      • A Bachelor's Degree is mandatory to be able to perform the functions of this job
      • Must have excellent written communication skills as the employee will be required to communicate through letters, internal memoranda, published works, written reports and proposals.
      • The successful candidate will have experience assigning work to others.
      • Must plan projects on a regular basis. This entails not only planning one's own work, but scheduling the work of other project team members. Will have responsibility for the ultimate success or failure of a project and therefore must plan accordingly to assure a timely and cost effective finish.
      • Assignments are received by the employee with timeframes, results expected, and standard procedures already known. The employee must use independent judgment at times to make sure the project stays on pace in regards to schedule, quality, and budget.
      • In order to make decisions and solve problems the successful candidate will have to analyze and examine varying types of information including project progress from others on the project team, the employee's own findings, and data from the worksite.
      • Duties for this position vary from the common to the uncommon. Common tasks are often completed by following proven processes and procedures. Uncommon tasks may require the employee to use methods that are outside of the standard technique or to contact a supervisor for assistance.
      • Decisions made have the ability to affect company-wide operations and therefore must be made soundly and correctly. Failure to do so could have drastic financial and legal ramifications for the company.Additional InformationThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • This position requires the ability to coordinate basic motor skills with dexterous hand/finger movements to manipulate standard office equipment and perform tasks such as keyboarding and changing design documents. There may be rare cases where the employee is subject to occupational risks such as cuts, burns and chemicals. Circumstances will depend on the work location and the amount of time spent on site.
        • Travel for this position ranges from a day in length to over a week. The frequency depends on project needs.
        • This position requires the jobholder to lift and carry up to and including 30 pounds.VWT offers you competitive compensation and benefits working in a dynamic environment with challenging projects and training provided to ensure your success.EOE/AA-M/F/D/VAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Cary , Contracts Manager/Project Manager, Executive , Cary, North Carolina

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