Job Overview

Job Description:

Parsons is now seeking a Contracts Administrator to join the Team, due to the increasing workload and productivity at the Program.

In this role, you will be responsible for all assigned pre and post award contract administration functions. Provide supervision, training and technical guidance in the Contracts Department, including contract preparation, evaluation, negotiation and award of contracts, Conducting Studies and Design and Procurement type contracts. You will also be responsible for protecting the Royal Commission and the Company interests in all contractual matters and ensuring Royal Commission & Government Procurement Laws and policies & procedures are complied with as well as ensuring legal and contractual compliance in all contractual matters between relevant parties.


What you’ll be doing :

  • Provide training, mentoring, legal and contractual guidance to Contract Administrators in preparation of pre and post award Request for Proposals, verification of accuracy of bid packages and participates in the pre and post award evaluation /negotiation process.
  • Ensure and review work of Contract Administration Work for correctness and policy and procedural compliance.
  • Carry out the pre and post award activities including any schedules, provide advertisements for tenders and participates in the pre-ward meetings, evaluation and negotiation process, including functional role as Bid Evaluation Team Lead and Negotiation Team Leader.
  • Responsible for the timely preparation of legal and contractual documents and correspondence such as Request for Proposals (RFP) and other legal or contractual packages as required.
  • Participate in selection, training and evaluation of personnel.
  • Advise appropriate Manager on contractual matters and relevant law, is the principal advisor at Project level with regard to the strategy for, and the conduct and recording of contract pre and post award negotiations.
  • Initiates/drafts prepares and or assists contractual correspondence in all contractual matters relating to any specific assigned contract
  • Prepares/assists in formulation and presentation of presentations relating to specific contractual topics to senior management.
  • Prepare and attend as required to Notice of Awards, Notice to Proceeds and Pre and Post Award Meetings.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned that is expected of the role, by Senior Management.

What required skills you’ll bring:

  • Bachelors degree in a Civil Engineering / Construction Management / Quantity Surveying / Legal discipline
  • Minimum (8) eight years’ experience in pre and post contract formation, negotiation and contract administration activities which include all manner of Construction and infrastructure contracts.
  • Experience must include full range of public bidding activities, formulation of Bid Documents, responding to bidder questions, issuing addenda, Bid Evaluation, leading meetings and negotiation for award.
  • Must also be computers literate and skilled in the use of: MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point).


Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None 


Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.