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Contracts Manager

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Logistics
  • Boise

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  • You need a Bachelor's degree, 5 years in construction, pre and post-contract experience, technical writing skills, and must be diligent, proactive, assertive, a team player, and commercially astute.
  • You will manage procurement process, administer contracts, handle change orders, develop procurement plan, coordinate sub-contracts, ensure compliance, and report status to project team.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in construction, supply chain and procurement
  • Pre- and post-contract experience
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills
  • Well-organized, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible


  • Administering the procurement process from development of strategic project procurement plans through to solicitation of the sub-contract and vendor proposals for scheduled scopes of work; all in collaboration with the project managers, construction managers and project commercial manager
  • Ensuring alignment of the procurement packages with the project budget and schedule
  • Undertaking responsibility for the preparation, issuance and documentation of signed agreements with sub-contractors and vendors
  • Handling requests for change orders and other contract modifications to ensure change orders are aligned with sub-contracts and purchase order requirements
  • Assuming responsibility for the overall development and execution of the procurement plan
  • Reporting procurement status and schedule to the project team and management on a weekly basis
  • Preparing project procurement documents including purchase orders for commodities, equipment, services and construction sub-contracts
  • Handling pre-qualification of sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Ensuring compliance with the client requirements for procurement, including obligations related to any regulatory or funding agency
  • Bidding, awarding and administering project supply, services and construction sub-contracts and purchase orders
  • Coordinating and developing sub-contract, purchase order and change order cost and price analysis
  • Interacting with design and client personnel as required
  • Preparing and presenting commercial recommendations to award for all procurement packages
  • Reviewing and developing prime contract flow-downs into project-specific sub-contract and purchase order documents
  • Managing the solicitation of proposals in accordance with company procedures and project requirements
  • Participating/leading negotiations of contract terms and pricing issues
  • Preparing documents for contract award and understanding budget compliance
  • Managing all aspects of sub-contract administration for the project, from pre-qualification of bidders to close-out of sub-contracts and record retention
  • Undertaking responsibility for complete equipment procurement cycle
  • Monitoring, expediting and procuring all backordered materials and assuring there are no outstanding issues with materials on order
  • Maintaining purchase orders, change orders, lease agreements and receiving tickets for the project


What qualities are you looking for in a Contracts Manager for this position in Boise, ID?

We are looking for a candidate who can support project leaders in service delivery, achieve successful outcomes for clients, share knowledge across projects, innovate, and reinforce our reputation as a preferred service provider.

What will be the main responsibilities of the Contracts Manager in this role?

The Contracts Manager will be responsible for supporting project leaders, achieving successful outcomes for clients, capturing and sharing knowledge, fostering innovation, and maintaining our reputation as a preferred service provider.

What location is this position based in?

This position is based in Boise, ID.

What type of candidate is Currie & Brown looking for to fill this position?

We are looking for procurement managers or contracts managers who can meet our high standards of service delivery, support project leaders, share knowledge, innovate, and enhance our reputation as a preferred service provider.

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Currie & Brown is a world-leading provider of project management, cost management, and advisory services, covering the full range of public and private sectors. Our purpose is to add value that makes building a better future possible. We help clients navigate volatility and unpredictability, providing the certainty that enables better, more sustainable built environments for all.