This hands on Contract Management position within the Siemens Legal Department that provides support to Siemens Mobility, Inc. on all legal matters related to a long-term traffic management infrastructure Project located in Miami. We are seeking someone familiar with construction, infrastructure, or government contracts and/or construction schedules to draft and negotiate contracts of all types, including procurement and other supplier contracts, construction contracts, and licensing agreements.
The areas of focus include:
- Legal evaluation of potential claim opportunities and drafting of same
- Review and evaluation of public procurement contracts, requests for proposals and contracts with mostly public customers as well as legal advice on applicable laws and risk mitigation strategies –- Knowledge of legal issues in Public Infrastructure, and Construction law
- Ability to work closely with management and contribute to the success of the business by providing practical legal and business advice
- Strong legal writing skills required
We are responsible for supporting Siemens Mobility, Inc. operations in the United States and work closely with other Legal Counsel and Contract Managers. In this capacity, you will provide legal advice and approvals where required during public procurements and/or contract negotiations as well as throughout project execution. The ability to effectively explain the aforementioned topics to the business partners and drive potential issues to a consensus decision is of the essence when performing the role. The Contract Manager should have validated ability to draft and negotiate contracts with public and private customers, suppliers and vendors, and be able to draft claims, position papers, and other initiating legal documents. The position is to be based in Miami, FL.
- Analyze, evaluate and resolve diverse matters with government agencies or commercial customers.
- Investigate, evaluate and resolve project and contract conflicts.
- Conduct legal research and writing; and provide ongoing legal support within territory.
- Review and provide legal advice relating to high profile contracts, subcontracts, bids, equipment agreements, sales transactions, project implementation issues, and general corporate matters.
- Support claim management efforts to protect projects and prepare legal claims.
- Develop risk mitigation and settlement strategies and negotiate and finalize settlement agreements where necessary.
- Develop and provide legal/compliance training to organization, and work with corporate executives to ensure adherence to corporate policies.
- JD required and must be admitted/licensed to practice law in one or more states.
- Minimum of 5 years of legal experience in a construction/contracts/commercial transactions in a law firm or corporate in-house position required.
- Consistent track record in commercial transactions and /or litigation.
- Excellent interpersonal communications skills (written and verbal) required.
- Negotiation abilities a must.
- Proven strong legal writing skills required
- Highly proficient technical skills in MS Office Suite.
- Great teammate who can also work independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
- Willingness to travel (10%).
- Experience with construction / infrastructure projects
Job ID: 183674
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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