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Contracts Writer
Ref No.: 18-15797
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Job Title: Contracts Writer
Duration: 06+ Months Contract (Possible Extensions)
Location: Allentown, PA (18101)

Note: W2 Candidates Only
Skills / Experience:
1) 5+ years in Contract Writing
2) 8+ years overall experience in Supply Chain
3) Industry experience preferred - writing labor contracts for electric T&D utilities
4) Experience creating and managing life cycle of RFP's
5) Experience managing categories
Job Description:
The candidate should be a senior level experienced (minimum 5-years' experience in contract writing and at least 8 years overall experience) supply chain professional experienced in writing labor contracts for electric T&D utilities (preference, but not mandatory).
The category manager will be knowledgeable in creating and managing the life cycle of RFP's, managing categories (TCO, spend, market, etc…), use of ERP systems to create contracts, good negotiation skills, excellent written and verbal skills, knowledge of contract types such as lump sum, T&M, unit, cost-plus, etc…; experience working with all types of internal clients, suppliers, and staff attorneys to create cost beneficial and risk mitigating solutions for Company; excellent project management skills; excellent presentation and meeting management skills; knowledge and experience in providing risk mitigating solutions (i.e. performance bonds, letters of credit, etc…); knowledge of various contract structures such as blankets, MSA, stand-alone, releases, booking, etc….; ease of working with different client workgroups; and lastly, good business acumen that can understand process not all written down, when to escalate issues, understanding gaps, understanding business risks and matching solutions to problems.
Work location will alternate between the General Office or the Lehigh Service Center both in Allentown, PA.
Categories may be assigned to support engineering and construction contracts, which may include T&D
overhead and underground construction; storm support; and vegetation