Mortenson

  • Contracts Manager

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/16/2018 1:25 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4931
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

     

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

     

    It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002…

     

    …What are you waiting for?

     

    Mortenson is seeking a Contracts Manager to assist the legal department and operating groups in reviewing, negotiating, and managing construction contracts and other agreements with its customers and trade partners.

    Responsibilities

    1. Manage the customer agreement review process for variety of projects, with primary focus on “EPC” agreements and associated documents for renewable energy projects (wind, solar, battery storage, and high voltage transmission)
      1. Assist in the review, editing, negotiation, and finalization of customer agreements
      2. Work closely with lawyers and business leaders to assess business and legal terms and contractual risk allocation
      3. Coordinate cross-functional review of agreements by other internal departments (tax, risk, etc.)
      4. Employ best practices for quality assurance and version control
    2. Review and track confidentiality agreements and related documents
    3. Assist in the editing and negotiation of agreements with trade partners (subcontractors, suppliers, designers, and other service providers)
    4. Update and manage standard contract forms and templates

    Qualifications

    KEY SKILL REQUIREMENTS

     

    1. Solid understanding of the contract process (alternatively, advanced degree and experience with construction project transactions including owner agreements and subcontracts)
    2. Excellent computers skills (Microsoft Office Suite including MS Word and Excel)
    3. Meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills
    4. Strong teamwork orientation
    5. Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
    6. Thrives in a fast paced and demanding environment with quickly changing priorities

     

    KEY SKILL PREFERENCES

    1. Open to change based on diverse input and feedback
    2. Effectively work with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
    3. Adaptive, effective communication and active listening skills
    4. Strong cross-cultural relationship building and influencing at all organizational levels

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

    1. Bachelor's degree
    2. Minimum of 5 years’ experience with complex contracts
    3. Paralegal or other relevant experience in a construction law practice, or in a non-construction corporate contracts department or role, or experience as a construction project manager involved in reviewing and administering customer contracts and preparing trade partner contracts

     

     

    Mortenson is an EEO/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer

    Visa sponsorship not available for this position

     

    **No Agency e-mails, calls or solicitations accepted**

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