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MANAGER CONTRACTS I - PHOENIX, AZ

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs, Financial Jobs
Discipline:
Procurement Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Arizona
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
28-Jan-19
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
1900309

Manages all contracts for assigned capital projects from conception through execution and completion.  Responsible for post contract administration and management of all contract matters relating to the obligations and duties of both parties.

  • Analyzes all contracts including the conditions, scope, and other Works information to identify requirements and deliverables and to highlight areas of risk such as ambiguities, conflicts, or deviations from the scope of work; makes recommendations to the Project Managers on the mitigation of these risks; and closely monitors and supports remedial actions and recommends appropriate actions
  • Develops and manages appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions
  • Supervises and provides guidance to other project team members to ensure technical competence and consistency of administration across several contract packages and to ensure that customer-related actions or inactions which could result in constructive contract changes are identified and make recommendations on their resolution
  • Develops and manages procedures to recognize and identify contract claims as they develop and manage the timely resolution under the changes provisions wherever possible, obtaining claims and legal expertise as appropriate
  • Maintains a good working relationship with Construction, Engineering, Project Controls, Procurement, Legal, Project Management and Risk Management to facilitate organizational interfaces to support contract administration
  • Provides the Project Manager with reviews and analysis of the contract commitment data and payments position and assists Project Controls with the in the development and maintenance of overall cost management
  • Responsible for adherence to contract insurance provisions and ensures implementation of all requirements
  • Ensures the requirements of good corporate governance is understood by members of the Project Management team and takes early actions to correct any deviations from good governance practices
  • Provides reporting, ensures technical competency and consistency across all projects and provides information and guidance to the Project Management team
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications 

  • High School diploma or GED and ten (10) years of experience in Supply Chain or the related fields of Business, Accounting, or Engineering, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or the related fields of Business, Accounting, or Engineering and six (6) years of experience in Supply Chain or the related fields of Business, Accounting, or Engineering

Qualifications

Preferred

  • Four (4) years of experience managing EP and CM contracts with large Engineering & Construction firms from negotiation through close out for large mining projects
  • Four (4) years of experience managing and negotiating claims and back charges with international Engineering and Construction contractors
  • Four (4) years of experience working in overseas projects with a large multicultural component
  • Experience working in construction projects in the field in remote locations
  • Prior experience in other people management roles in projects at Engineer’s offices and in the field
  • Experience reporting to Senior Management

Criteria/Conditions

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator and internal staircase
  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds 
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in an outdoor or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Job

Manager Contracts I - Phoenix, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaPhoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID

1900309

Closing Date:
28/02/2019

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