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Contract Manager (Commercial Law/Construction Law)

$72,380- $124,080/ year
Posted May 07
Full Time
RemoteBuffalo Grove, Illinois

We empower our people to stay resilient and relevant in a constantly changing world. We’re looking for people who are always searching for creative ways to grow and learn. People who want to make a real impact, now and in the future. Does that sound like you? Then it seems like you’d make a great addition to our vibrant team.

We are looking for a Contract Manager to support our Smart infrastructure (SI) RAM Business Unit. SI supports the way we all want to live – happily, comfortably, sustainably, and in harmony. It supports the way industry and organizations want to be – efficient, responsible, and smarter.

This position offers the flexibility of remote work from home, with the expectation of working within the CST time zone during regular business hours.

You’ll make a difference by:

Contract Drafting and Review:


  • Draft, review, negotiate, and finalize both routine and non-routine commercial contractual documents with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Assess complex solicitations, identify potential risks and regulatory considerations, and propose appropriate mitigation strategies.

Contract Analysis and Compliance:


  • Evaluate and analyze terms, conditions, and legal requirements within proposals, bids, and contract modifications.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and regulations, providing guidance and support to branch offices and management.

Risk Assessment and Recommendations:


  • Identify risk analysis factors to provide insightful recommendations on matters pertaining to contract terms and conditions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop responses and propose alternative terms or language as needed.

Proposal Management:


  • Organize, manage, and prioritize multiple proposal efforts concurrently.

You’ll win us over by having the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Five years of reviewing construction contracts for large projects to include: drafting of contract addenda and contract modifications, industry regulations, standards, and best practices.
  • Five years of experience in negotiating and modifying the following contract topics: Indemnification, Limits of Liability, Consequential Damages and Intellectual Property
  • Track record of effectively incorporating risk-mitigating clauses into contracts or by addenda to enhance operational and legal outcomes.
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), government policies and regulations, and other applicable laws governing procurement.
  • Management and review of subcontractor agreements and relationships
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States on a continual and permanent basis without company sponsorship.
  • Proficiency in English

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Degree in Business Administration or Law
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in contract documentation and administration.
  • Knowledge of procurement processes and procedures specific to construction projects
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications and drawings commonly found in construction contracts.
  • Knowledge of complex contract topics, such as cybersecurity, privacy, and Insurance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various stakeholders, including project managers, engineers, subcontractors, and legal teams.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and their application to contract administration in construction projects.
  • Understanding of risk management principles and strategies within the context of construction contracts.
  • Advanced presentation and contract training skills.

We welcome candidates who are enthusiastic about contributing to a dynamic team environment and are eager to make a meaningful impact. If you love a fast-paced position where every minute matters, join us in shaping the future of our projects and ensuring contractual excellence.

You’ll benefit from:

Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here:

The pay range for this position is $72,380 - $124,080. The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications, and premium geographic location.

Create a better #TomorrowWithUs

About Siemens:

We are a global technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to sustainable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, we create technology with purpose adding real value for customers.

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