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Contract Manager

Siemens
New York, NY 10007
As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating our portfolio in our core areas of Rolling Stock, Rail Infrastructure, Intelligent Traffic Systems as well as related Customer Services. With digitalization, we are enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire life-cycle, improve passenger experience and guarantee availability.



Mobility in the United States is in the middle of a technological revolution. Siemens Mobility Inc. is a partner to public agencies and companies in furnishing rail infrastructure technology that meets tomorrows rail transportation needs today.



**Position Overview**



Siemens Mobility is seeking a **Contract Manager** to join and support multiple rail infrastructure projects in legal / contract matters in **New York, New York** . We are seeking those who have spent at least 5 years in progressively responsible positions with construction/contracts/commercial projects in a law firm or corporate environment. Ideally, you will have knowledge of infrastructure projects and are able to negotiate and handle contracts of all types, support procurement, supplier contracts, construction and design contracts, as well as licensing agreements. You will have validated leadership, technical, organizational, and communication skills and have a proven track record.



We are responsible for the operative and strategic management of contracts and project changes. As part of our team, you will provide legal advice and approvals where required during procurements and contract negotiations as well as throughout project execution and be able to draft claims, position papers, and other initiating legal documents. The ability to efficiently explain the aforementioned topics to the business partners and drive potential issues to a consensus decision is of the essence when performing the role.



**Requirements**



+ Legal degree with relevant experience as contract manager for US infrastructure and governmental projects. Alternatively, Masters degree in Engineering or Business Administration with relevant work experience in the legal domain and as contract manager for US infrastructure and governmental projects. JD and admission/licensed to practice law in one or more states beneficial

+ Minimum of five (5) years of practical work experience in commercial transactions and /or litigation.

+ Excellent professional, legal written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to participate in negotiations with clients, partners, suppliers and subcontractors, and prepare legally binding documents

+ Negotiation skills and experience - develop risk mitigation and settlement strategies and negotiate and finalize settlement agreements where necessary

+ Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously lead several assignments

+ Specialized skills and proficiency with project/program controls software and web-based program management systems



**Detailed Responsibilities**



+ Analyze, evaluate and resolve diverse matters with government agencies, commercial customers, partners, supplier and subcontractors

+ Identify and assess the primary contractual risks, opportunities and requirement and communicates them within the project team

+ Cooperate with the project management team to define the contract strategy

+ Prepare contract concepts and defense strategies as well as execute project-related claim opportunities

+ Consult with management and draft official correspondence towards the client and suppliers/subcontractors in a timely, clear and professional manner

+ Monitor contract conditions and events (duration, consequences, losses), deadlines, milestones and contract-related correspondence

+ Identify claim possibilities and communicate along with supporting arguments and documentation

+ Undertake the task to rationalize and provide legal support on issues that may constitute opportunities

+ Defend against external claims from clients, partners, suppliers and subcontractors through the presentation of relevant exonerative facts and documentation

+ Prepare, participate and post-process claim negotiations together with project management

+ Develop project-specific procedures in own area of expertise and review other quality procedures that involve contractual issues

+ Conduct legal research and writing; provide ongoing legal support within territory

+ Develop and deliver legal/compliance training, coach team members and work with executives to ensure adherence to corporate policies and guidelines

+ Control all claim-relevant issues and the data administration in the project with aim to control and report progress and events to relevant partners



**Why Siemens? In Addition To An Incredible Career Opportunity, We Offer:**



+ A competitive base salary

+ Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start

+ Extensive training along with career development



We seek to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. Siemens is a phenomenal place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming a Contract Manager with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!



**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**



Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.



**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.



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**Organization:** Siemens Mobility



**Company:** Siemens Mobility, Inc



**Experience Level:** Mid-level Professional



**Job Type:** Full-time



**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.



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Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .



**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .



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Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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