Senior Specialist Contract Management

Requisition Number:  15256
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Cranberry Township, US

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!

 

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Specialist - Contract Management supporting engineering projects. The Contract Specialist will work alongside project managers to support the execution of both customer and vendor contracts consistent with applicable Company Contract Management policies, standards and procedures, building strong relationships with critical external partners/customers and internal project teams. The right candidate will demonstrate leadership and a recent career focus on Contract Management specifically.  This position will involve a particular focus on U.S. projects as well as helping to establish best practices within a growing organization of Contracts professionals.

 

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Manage a set of active contracts and related activities in accordance with the contract management process and relevant policies.
  • Serve as the customer/vendor contracts subject matter expert for projects; supporting project managers by leading interface between project and customer/vendor contract managers.  
  • Provide support for developing a detailed summary and training after signing of contracts to summarize all relevant commercial terms and conditions and project impacts.
  • Monitor performance of obligations contained within the contract in accordance with the terms and conditions and/or Master Service Agreement (MSA) provisions.
  • Prepare customer notifications, draft contract documents, change requests, and formal change orders.  Update contract files as needed.
  • Maintain comprehensive and detailed records of key events, decisions, and notifications.
  • Provide commercial expertise in support of new business development and offer negotiation.
  • Support coordination with Supply Chain to identify key terms and conditions, obligations, and critical dates for supplier contract monitoring and management.
  • Drive contract close-out activities at the conclusion of the contract term/project completion, including validation and acceptance of all commercial obligations defined within the contract.
  • Provide support in the management of any remaining contractual obligations such as warranties or other services, and formal contract closeout.
  • Support Global Contracting and Sales with project contract execution expectations for future project opportunities.

 

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, engineering or related degree or equivalent work experience.
    • MS/MBA/JD a plus. Contract Management Certification desired.
  • Minimum of 4 years of related and recent work experience in contract management/project management positions.  
    • A preference of experience directly managing engineering/industrial contracts.
  • A variety of experience including both public and private sectors.
  • Ability to interact with and present to senior management (internally and externally).
  • Experience with varying contract types: fixed-price, cost, cost-reimbursable, time and material and incentive type contracts is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting, effective writing.
  • Team player with well-developed communication skills and the ability to interface with multiple levels of operation.
  • Creative problem solver with a strong drive for project success.
  • Technically proficient with typical office software.  Advanced proficiency in ERP systems a plus.
  • Negotiation skills to participate in commercial contract negotiations with customers, suppliers and teaming partners.

 

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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