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HNTB Strategic Projects Procurement Manager I in Charleston, South Carolina

What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB! This is an excellent opportunity to become involved with the delivery and management of some of the most exciting transportation projects in North Carolina. This position will serve as primary client liaison in the turn-key delivery of multi-disciplinary transportation projects from concept to completion - including planning, permitting, design, right of way acquisition, utility coordination and construction.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Represents the project owner/client in the oversight of planning, design, and construction work and coordinates preparation of project planning documents, design details, plans, and drawings within assigned task areas.

  • Assist owner with procurement of alternative delivery projects, such as design build, progressive design build, and CMGC (construction manager general contractor)

  • Develop collaborative contracting document terms and agreements

  • Write technical contract provisions

  • Tracking budgets and recommended corrective actions where needed

  • Facilitate constructability and value engineering meetings and providing subsequent reports

  • Facilitate quantity and pricing reconciliation meetings between the designer of record, CMGC, and ICE (Independent Cost Estimator)

  • Review CPM (Critical Path Method) project base line schedules and monthly updates

  • Facilitate dispute resolution sessions

  • Supports the procurement and award of construction contracts.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • PE or PMP

  • Experience with Design Build transportation project deliver

  • Success in delivering transportation projects as a project manager

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Mentors and supports project team members in all aspects of contract interpretation and compliance, risk management, and change management protocols. Coordinates and collaborates with the project team, Division Business and Project Controls group, and the Enterprise Operations Contracting & Claims (EOCC) and Risk Management (ERM) groups.

  • Works with clients and/or user departments to develop statement of work, purchase requisitions, procurement documents, cost estimates, schedule projections, and template contract documents in advance of soliciting bids or proposals from contractors. Manage the procurement process that may include: coordinating and facilitating pre-proposal meetings, responding to contractor questions or comments, issuing addendums, receipt of bids/proposals, responsiveness/responsibility checks, technical evaluation coordination, facilitating presentations or interviews, negotiations of price proposals, contract execution, and kick-off meetings.

  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the project and all contractual documents, including Owner/Client, Client/HNTB and HNTB/Subconsultant agreements. Identify unfavorable terms, risk allocation, and change dispute procedures. Ensure development and implementation of a flow-down matrix for subconsultant agreements.

  • Establishes processes for change management within the project team and in cooperation with the client. Proactively capture, track, manage and report all potential project changes and cost impacts utilizing the standard Change Order Log. Ensure contractual compliance of change procedures, including providing of timely notice to the client for all potential changes. Work closely with the Project Manager and project controls staff to quantify all cost and schedule impacts due to changes. Serve as the project lead for advancing potential change orders and defending against back charges and claims. Develop merit arguments for submission to the designer-builder in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Advance disputes in a timely manner and in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Engage EOCC for contract analysis and merit arguments for all disputes and as needed for complex changes.

  • Facilitates internal and external risk assessment exercises to identify and assign (i.e. to Owner, Contractor, HNTB) risks identified in the contract and scope of work requirements. Ensure that appropriate risks are passed through to subconsultants (coordinate with EOCC). Proactively capture, track, manage and report all contract and potential project risks (negative and positive) utilizing the standard project-specific Risk Register.

  • Supports the development and review of all correspondence and other key communications between the project team and the client, and between HNTB and its subconsultants for contract compliance, liability considerations, transfer of risk, and potential changes or claims. Review design team and subconsultant project reports for commitment and liability concerns prior to submission to the client. Participate in scheduled Project Reviews to provide an update on project change order and risk status.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction management, Finance or relevant degree

  • 5 years relevant contract experience

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R-09105 Full Time #JS

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Program Management Group

ReqID: R-09105

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