Walsh Construction

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Contract Manager

Contract Manager

Requisition ID 
2017-2255
Job Locations 
US-CA-Los Angeles
Position Type  
Experienced - Full-Time
Category 
Administrative/Clerical
Division 
Transportation

More information about this job

Overview

Walsh is currently seeking a Contract Manager for our Legal Team located in the Greater Los Angeles, CA market. We anticipate that this person will sit in our Inglewood, CA Job Office.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and negotiate contracts and other legal documentation
  • Provide risk analyses and guidance on contract matters
  • Give advice on procurement matters
  • Participate in the negotiation process between Walsh, its clients and partners
  • Interpret laws, regulations and any other legal documents, ensuring that the interests of Walsh are well protected
  • Provide legal advice and contribute to analyses relating to corporate governance issues
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state laws, especially Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations
  • Work closely with internal clients, including business development, corporate support services and operational personnel as well as senior management in both the business unit and at the corporate level in order to minimize corporate risk
  • Assist with claims and litigation, including contracts disputes and tort claims
  • Work with Legal and Human Resources Departments with respect to employment matters
  • Contribute to or influence company policies as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate Degree required
  • Lawyer in good standing with state bar
  • 2-4 years of related legal experience
  • Transactional and claim related legal experience in the construction industry (helpful, not required)
  • Ability to negotiate legal and commercial issues arising with respect to project delivery
  • Experience with construction contracts and disputes will be considered an asset
  • Problem solving skills together with the confidence to take the initiative on projects
  • Strong communication skills and attention-to-detail
  • Work ethic to see work to completion without constant supervision

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