Lead, Contract Manager (Remote)

Requisition Number:  8319
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace!


The Contract Manager, D&D (CMD&D), in coordination with the Project Manager or Project Director, has overall responsibility to manage all project commercial activities.  This position can be a remote employee.

Your Day to Day:

  • Preparation of the project commercial execution plan for assigned projects/contracts in accordance with Westinghouse Contract Management policy requirements
    • Identification of relevant contract obligations and related commercial risks with customer, consortium partners, subcontractors, suppliers and other third-parties
    • Development and implementation of project specific contractual procedures, particularly regarding contract commercial correspondence and notifications, variation/change orders, claims, and insurance,
    • Coordinate review and acceptance of plan procedures with Legal to ensure preservation of our contract claim rights and entitlements under relevant contract laws. 
    • Coordinate review and acceptance of plan procedures with Global Supply Chain Solutions to provide for appropriate active monitoring and coordination of all subcontractors’ and suppliers’ contract risks, change and claims management, and regular updates to the project risk register
  • Assume responsibility for implementation of all project commercial activities from order turnover phase (from sales team to project execution team) until all relevant commercial obligations are complete and all relevant commercial issues are resolved / settled.
    • Ensure proper notices and responses are communicated consistent with contractual requirements.
    • Management of changes and claims to / from customers and (when applicable) consortium partners.
    • Support the management of claims to / from subcontractors and suppliers as required.
    • Control back-charges from customer and manage appropriate recovery plans from third parties (consortium partners, subcontractors, suppliers).
    • Coordination with Legal / Commercial Affairs group on claims in accordance with company CM / LOA policy requirements.
    • Development and implementation of appropriate commercial risk mitigation action plans.
    • Management of project insurance obligations, including coordination with Legal for submittal of insurance notices and claims, and monitoring and settlement of insurance claims in accordance with company policies.
  • Communicate with the Project Manager or their designee to ensure appropriate schedules are produced and maintained to support project commercial execution plan procedures, including active monitoring of contract liquidated damages risk and/or other contract schedule risks
  • Support project risk and opportunity identification and analysis and company reporting requirements.
  • Provide support and guidance to the project team on general contract issues. Coordination with Legal for clarification of contractual and legal queries.
  • For above actions, regular reporting to BU Management to allow the control and monitoring of commercial issues for the project.
  • It is expected that periodic travel to Westinghouse offices or Project job sites will be required.    


  • Accountabilities:
    • Project / Projects Review Presentations,
    • Contractual analysis reports
    • Project Variation Order templates and procedures
    • Detailed list of obligations to close out Project,
    • Change & Claim monitoring presentation/reports
  • Trainings done (supports, number of employees trained).


Who You Are:

  • BS/BA, with coursework in contract management, supply chain, law, business administration, engineering, finance, project management, or related. 
    • Contract Management certificates from an accredited university or industry group preferred
  • A minimum of five years’ contract management experience in a multicultural engineering or construction environment
  • Fluent in English


Behavioural and technical skills / Competencies

Technical skills / competencies

  • Strong commercial experience of contracts including contract and commercial correspondence drafting and the ability to identify and understand the salient points and issues.
  • The ability to assimilate contractual and legal issues quickly and have a solid track record of successful management of claims.


Behavioural skills / competencies

  • A self-confident individual with a strong personality and ability to meet tight deadline and have an analytical mind.
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills with a willingness to challenge others.
  • Good listener.


Leadership behaviours:

  • Teamwork and accountability
  • Communication
  • Transparency
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Realize change and manage changes


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability


Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S., the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program


While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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