Director of Contract Management - Engineering and Construction
Veolia North America

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Engineering

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Company Description

About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Senior Director of Construction Management, the Director of Contract Management leads the contract management practice to support the numerous key projects under development and execution. Primary focus of this position will be to support Engineering and construction contracts.


  • This is a hybrid position.
  • This position will have ~ 25% travel.
  • Position is posted in multiple cities, but there is only one (1) open job.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities

  • Elaborate and build all the contractual negotiations and discussions with stakeholders (e.g. Partners, investors, subcontractors).
  • Develop and implement a global process to streamline and support the preparation of large-scale project contracts.
  • Assist the Business Developer (BD) in developing the best economic and execution of contractual structures adapted to the needs of the end customer.
  • Manage claims and develop claim strategies.
  • Prepare notifications, correspondence, and related documentation (amendments, change orders, and other contract related documents).
  • Review of and advice on contractual aspects of procurement documents, processes, strategies and evaluation criteria for survey, engineering, consultancy, EPC and O&M works.
  • Co-Chair project contractual reviews.
  • Track and initiate reductions in Letters of Credit, LDs, Warranty, and other commercial risk at project close.
  • Track and release of all contract-required notifications.
  • Act as the primary liaison for legal ensuring their involvement in key matters and project disputes.
  • Build and directly manage an efficient contract management team.


Education / Experience / Background

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, law, or related degree with a MBA preferred
  • 15+ years of career progression in contract management including experience with large and complex projects of $50MM plus.
  • Project Management Certification preferred
  • Ability to manage a team of Contract Managers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EPC Contractor, key suppliers activities, and projects contracting scheme under various partnerships (development, construction, financing).
  • Experience in project economics and asset management methods, as well as relevant industry standards.
  • Possess contractual and commercial knowledge to ensure contract compliance, overall commercial integrity and timely delivery.
  • Knowledge in legal, contractual, and commercial terms related to construction activities.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Fluent in English with professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management.
  • Leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • Excellent financial acumen.

Additional Information

About Veolia

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled.

We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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