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Field Contracts and Claims Manager - New York, NY at Arcadis in Long Island City, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Arcadis seeks a Field Contracts & Claims Manager to join our team in New York City.

As a Field Contracts & Claims Manager you will have the opportunity to use your procurement expertise on a large capital program in New York City. If you possess solid leadership; technical, organizational, and communication skills; and have a proven track record we want to speak with you.


As a Field Contracts Manager, your day-to-day responsibilities will be to facilitate the management of contracts at all stages of construction to avoid, mitigate, and resolve construction claims at all stages of the project lifecycle:

  • Writing and reviewing contracts and other documents

  • Evaluating bids for compliance with contract requirements

  • Supervising the selection of contractors and consultants and negotiations under the Request for Proposal (RFP) process

  • Assisting with responsiveness and responsibility determinations

  • Negotiating, approving, and executing change orders at the applicable facility within the delegated authority

  • Resolving change orders and claims

  • Administering field changes by applying cost and price analysis to contracts, amendments, and work orders

  • Providing overall support with contract administration and assistance to other departments

  • Serve as liaisons providing information and assistance to the various departments within the organization.

Key Attributes:

  • Excellent computer skills, including advanced knowledge of MS Excel and working knowledge of PeopleSoft

  • The ability to interact with internal departments as well as external customers.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and ten (10) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience, or a Master's degree from an accredited college and five (5) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience, or fifteen (15) years of progressive procurement experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional certifications:

    • Certified Professional Public Buyer CPPB)

    • Certified Public Purchasing Officer CPPO)

    • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)

    • Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC)

Why Choose Arcadis

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.
Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About this Business Line

Transportation, quite literally, makes the world go around. But rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and sensitivity to the natural environment demand an innovative approach to advance the future of mobility in all its forms and functions. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets - through innovation and transformational thinking. Together, we will solve some of the world's most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help meet the demands of tomorrow - today.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.