Contracts Manager at Honeywell

Posted in Legal 9 days ago.

Location: Golden Valley, Minnesota

Job Description:
Contracts Manager
Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity

Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT) is a $5.5 billion global business. HBT provides customers controls for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), security systems, fire alarm systems, and energy management solutions. Its innovative technologies are in 10 million buildings and hundreds of utilities worldwide. From integrated security solutions to building management systems, HBT is a global leader.

Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) is a strategic business unit in HBT. HBS installs and maintains the systems to help keep buildings and facilities safe, secure, comfortable and cost-efficient, and is a leading providing of energy efficiency solutions worldwide. HBS specializes in the installation and servicing of critical building systems, including HVAC, building automation, fire, security and energy management.

We are currently looking for a Contracts Manager for HBS Americas, reporting to the Assistant General Counsel & Director of Contracts for HBS Americas. This position will be responsible for installation, service, energy, and general construction contract management for the HBS Americas U.S. core business. The position will be based in HBS's Golden Valley, Minnesota office.

Position Purpose

To provide leadership, direction and consultation to the HBS Americas U.S. core business team for the contract management function, driving consistent policies and processes in support of business objectives and contributing to the organization's achievement of goals and objectives, while satisfying its customers.

Key Tasks
  • Participation and support of new business development activities including cross-functional review of RFQ requirements, contract review and flow down, collaboration with the Law Department to obtain approval of non-standard contract terms, identification of risk and opportunity, development of risk mitigation plans, guiding business opportunities, purchase order review and acknowledgement and associated contract/purchase order execution.
  • Providing ongoing support and leadership to the U.S. core business in a team environment so as to evaluate and resolve complex business issues and to assist in setting appropriate strategies relating to contract negotiation and claims resolution.

General Accountabilities:
  • Ensure implementation of and team adherence to sound contract management and risk assessment policies
  • Negotiate difficult and complex contractual issues
  • Draft, analyze, interpret, and develop contract terms and conditions
  • Ability to multi-task on a large number of complex contract issues
  • Ability to deploy and gain acceptance of new approaches and objectives
  • Oversee, advise and support change order negotiations
  • Provide critical information for U.S. core business and Americas leadership teams
  • Deploy training on terms and conditions, corporate policies and risk mitigation
  • Update standard contract documentation and templates
  • Advise and assist management team in opportunity/risk assessment
20 Advises internal customer 20 Interprets terms 20 Negotiates contracts 20 Drafts agreements 20 Assists in resolving disputes
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 5+ years contract management; will substitute, in part, other legal experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in commercial contracting and/or construction contracting.

  • Juris Doctor/Law Degree.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently, demonstrating sound business judgment.
  • Ability to work within the hierarchy and matrix of a multi-national company.
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Subject matter expertise in contract management principles and techniques.
  • Understanding of financial concepts (cash flow, ROI, working capital) and impact of contract terms on such concepts.
  • Ability to deal confidently with internal and external customers at all organizational levels.
  • Think strategically, critically and analyze details for achieving program objectives.
  • Think on multiple levels while gathering, analyzing and synthesizing globally relevant data.
  • Identify and implement process improvements.
  • Create or embrace a vision and inspire others to meet organizational goals.
  • Encourage intelligent risk taking.
Exempt How Honeywell is Connecting the World INCLUDES
  • Continued Professional Development
  • 1st Shift
  • Job ID: HRD49523
  • Category: Legal
  • Location: 1985 Douglas Drive North, Golden Valley, MN 55422 USA

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.