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Contract Manager - Mobility

Munhall, Pennsylvania; Sacramento, California
Legal & Compliance

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Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 230438
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall
Other Locations: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Doctorate Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

If you really want to make a difference - make it with Siemens.

 

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process

Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
 

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional

passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

 
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Job Description:

This Contract Management position within the Siemens Legal Department that provides support to Siemens Mobility, Inc. on all legal matters related to transportation infrastructure projects arising in North American operations.

The main areas of focus include:

- Legal evaluation of potential claim opportunities
- 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 Rail Transportation Industry, Public Infrastructure, and Construction law
- Coordination of legal advice with external counsel as well as in-house Siemens legal personnel worldwide

-Drafting and negotiating contracts, to include procurement and supplier contracts, construction contracts, and licensing agreements
- 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

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting Siemens Mobility, Inc.  operations in the United States. You will work closely with other Legal Counsel and Contract Managers to 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 as Key Account. To succeed in this role, you should have a proven ability to draft and negotiate contracts with public and private customers, suppliers and vendors, and be able to draft claims, and legal analysis. The position may be based in either Sacramento, CA or Pittsburgh, PA.

Responsibilities:

*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; 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 - 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.

Qualifications:

*JD required and must be admitted/licensed to practice law in one or more states.
*Minimum of 5 years of legal experience in construction/contracts/commercial transactions in a law firm or corporate in-house position required.
* Experience in the transit and or freight railroad markets is highly desirable
*Proven 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.
*Team player who can also work independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
*Willingness to travel (10%).
*Experience with construction / infrastructure projects and government contracts preferred


Why Siemens?
 

In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

- A competitive base salary

- Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start

- Extensive training along with career development


We aim to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar.  Siemens is a great place to have a career in an innovative environment.  If you're interested in becoming a Legal Contract Manager with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen.


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