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Mott MacDonald Holdings Senior contract management specialist in Federal Way, Washington

We are looking for a senior contract management specialist with an initial assignment focused on a major design-build transit contract, representing the Owner. Reports to the Deputy Project Manager and Resident Engineer. Exercises considerable independent judgment and operates with minimal direct supervision. Must become an expert on the owner's processes and procedures as well as on the design-build contract. Must be able to work under pressure in a fast track design-build project. This position will sit in our project office in Federal Way, WA.Responsibilities:Provides principal support to the project management team in the effective administration of the contract between the owner and design-build contractorDraft contractual commitment documents particularly responding to contractual lettersCoordinate with other project team members and departments to identify owner-related actions or inactions to result constructive contract changes.Identify opportunities and develop strategies to avoid potential claimsTake appropriate actions to protect the owner's interestsProvide recommendations for corrective actionEnsure design-build Contractor is compliant with prime contract terms and conditionsIdentify and validate design-build claims and coordinate the efforts to negotiate and help the project management team to resolve claims with the design-build contractor when necessaryPrepare, maintain, retrieve, and communicate records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet contractual requirementsEstablishes and updates records of all correspondence related to contract activity.Coordinate closely with project controls, scheduling, Resident Engineer, and change management teamsAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.