Kaiser Permanente CRE Staff Contracts Admin in Carson, California

Provides management and administration of contracts and proposals for KP National Facilities Services organization involved in construction of new and/or retrofit hospital buildings and other medical facilities. Responsible for construction contract formation, contract administration and change order management activities for all architect/engineering and construction contracts related to a $3+ billion dollar per year capital spending program.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews complex solicitations and prepares specialized and/or non-routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications. Analyzes significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to determine compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and NFS procedure.- Provides contractual guidance to project team members for appropriate Statement of Work. Manages contract change control process. Develops negotiation strategy and leads negotiation team on complex contractual issues.- Analyzes new law, regulation and contract trends for potential impact on NFS goals and objectives. Functions as domain expert on selected areas and issues. Provides authoritative guidance to NFS project teams on goals and objectives relating to contract activity. Focal point for all communication with law, finance and project team disciplines for resolution of contract issues and disputes.- May assist in new business pursuit and associated contract strategy. Assists in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes. May mentor and train less experienced professionals. May participate in development of less complex business alliances and partnering agreements.- Has a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications.

Basic Qualifications:Experience- Minimum five (5) years of experience in general business or contracts.Education- Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, law, construction management or other related field OR four (4) years in a directly related field.- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, Registration- N/A Additional Requirements:- Ability to draft moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments.- Working to excellent knowledge of KP/NFS policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvement to established policies.- Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations, and applicable contract law.- Strong to excellent analytical and communication skills.- Good presentation, leadership and team-building skills.- Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues.- Excellent internal and external negotiation skills.- Emerging ability to excel in upper level management environment.- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:- Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) or Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) desirable.- Advanced degree highly desirable.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: CRE Staff Contracts Admin

LOCATION: Carson, California

REQNUMBER: 755231

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.