IT Contracts Specialist

Bechtel Reston, VA
Requisition ID: 202259

Bechtel is searching for a Contracts Specialist who will provide contract support to various departments throughout the corporation. This role will be part of the information & technology contracts team, which specializes in acquisitions relating to automation hardware and software and related services. The Contract Specialist has the following duties and responsibilities:

* Conducting all phases of the acquisition process to include vendor pre-qualification, bidding, negotiation, and contract formation, award, and administration required in the acquisition of products and technical services.

* Close coordination with product and service providers and with sponsoring Bechtel organizations to ensure performance in accordance with contract terms.

* The primary products being purchased are software packages. Some packages will be in the form of tradition software licenses and some will be in the form of Software as a Service (SaaS) subscriptions.

* The specialist should also be familiar with other agreements such as Non-Disclosure Agreements, Maintenance Agreements and Technical Services Agreements.

* Execute all contracts in compliance with company policy and applicable laws.

* Accurately maintain databases, records and periodic reporting

* Assist in resolution of contract, administrative and logical problems

* Assist in the processing of payments

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree

* 3+ years negotiating terms and contracts with outside vendors

* 6+ years of applicable contracting experience

* 3+ years of demonstrated experience in moderately complex contract development and negotiation

* Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

* Basic knowledge of procurement regulations, policies and practices.

* Must be able to legally work and remain in the United States without sponsorship

Additional Qualifications

* Excellent orientation toward detailed analysis and problem-solving within short time-frames and involving multiple stakeholders

* Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management preferred

* Excellent verbal and written communication and proficient in MS Office

* Ability to plan and track work, follow-through and work in a team-oriented manner

* 3+ years of applicable software-specific contracting experience

* Knowledge of relevant and applicable laws, including but not limited to, Import/Export Controls laws, international privacy laws and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is preferred.

* Experience in the Engineering and Construction field is preferred.

* Project Management or Project Controls experience would be beneficial.

* Business, Legal or Commercial Financial experience would be beneficial.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected

veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.