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Contracts Manager in Houston, TX at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Contracts Manager has responsibility for overall contracts administration, including business/contractor licensing, subcontract agreements, bonds, insurance, and other areas of contracts and compliance-related matters.


  • Manage and administer all company contracts, subcontracts, leases, and other written agreements
  • Assist General Counsel and other attorneys with review, analysis and negotiation of construction contracts, subcontracts, leases, purchase/rental agreements, collective bargaining agreements, and other miscellaneous agreements
  • Provide interpretation of contract requirements
  • Coordinate approval of negotiations, contracts, and subcontracts with appropriate management staff
  • Assist with company s review and response to customer requests for information and proposals
  • Manage subcontracts, including client flow-down requirements and verification that subcontractors meet or exceed insurance requirements of company and client
  • Assist with litigation management, including monthly reporting and other related tasks
  • Oversee, manage, and track all customer security/bonding requirements.
  • Manage, obtain and maintain appropriate licensure at the state and municipal level
  • Manage and obtain certificates of insurance as it relates to customer contracts, subcontracts, leases, licenses, and equipment rentals
  • Support the lien filing process, as needed
  • Travel to various company locations, legal proceedings, and contract negotiations may be required


  • Detail oriented with the ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Advanced research and computer skills, including the use of online services and databases, contract management software, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to manage and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment


  • Bachelor s Degree in Business Administration or a related discipline
  • Five years of experience in contract administration, including managing contracts and subcontracts
  • Experience in the construction and/or energy industry preferred