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Contracts Advisor III

  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/09/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Sr. Contracts Engineer - Baton Rouge, LA

* The Contracts Engineer (CE) plays a lead role in the development and reviews of Event Contracting
Strategies in an industrial environment. This includes the recommendation of forms of
contracts, work breakdown structures, and Event specific compensation on major
Events. Additionally, the CE facilitates the implementation of Event Contracting
Strategies through development and award of contract(s) and provides as-needed
assistance through contract close-out.

*Responsible for Event contracting strategy development and documentation; analyzing
and assessing alternative contracting strategies as part of optimizing the overall
execution strategy
* Provides guidance and leadership in contractor pre-qualification,
bid slate selection, tendering and evaluation of proposals
* Leads Event Team during contract development, with focus on Job Specifications (e.g. Coordination Procedure,
Interfaces, Design Specifications, Description of Facility, and other technical details
from Company) and compensation components
* Integrates overall commercial -technical contracting components and ensures overall contract quality and integrity
*Active support to Event Team typically evolves shortly after contract award to contract
implementation. Contracts Engineering would re-engage to support implantation of the
contract during the Event (e.g. change order management).
* Maintains close liaison with appropriate members of Management, Event Team and other
Company organizations
* Organizes and leads Contracting Strategy Workshops with Event Team
* Develop and lead the training of Event Team to enable effective execution of the contract
* Train/mentor execution supervision on methods of managing different
contracts during TA setting

* Proven experience in working in teams exhibiting a progressive attitude that influences best
possible outcome in solving problems
* Influences others without authority towards achieving contract development goals and objectives
* Expert at communicating with people of different backgrounds (group presentations)
* Broad understanding of Event execution and contracting principles, theories and concepts
* Expert proficiency in the contracting strategies; skilled in working with unit rate, lump sum, cost plus structures
for industrial environment
* Experienced in commercial negotiations, contractor management and contract administration
* 10+ years of broad-based related professional experience, 5+ years in Event leadership roles
* Demonstrates sound commercial leadership that drive integration
* TWIC card required for assignment

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