• Senior Contracts Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Posted Date 8 months ago(9/28/2017 11:06 AM)
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  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard, Inc. is looking to obtain experienced associates within our Contracts and Estimating Department.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for our Senior Contracts Manager position.

    This is a direct hire position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA. 




    • Monitor the overhaul or repair implementation plan, and be involved in daily actions, negotiations, and disputes
    • Recognizing potential problems early, recommending solutions, and implementing corrections
    • Correlate with Accounting, Production and Estimating to develop metrics and reports, as required
    • Continuous monitoring of progress throughout project or multiple projects
    • Tracking problems that were encountered during the project and the solutions that were implemented
    • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and repair problems
    • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients,
    • Compare progress to cost and schedule, identify problem areas and take corrective action
    • Ensure that production performs work in accordance with established procedures and regulatory body requirements
    • Ensure that all issues raised are resolved in a timely manner
    • Effectively communicate to production employees the importance of completing work according to the job quality standards in the contract
    • Manage of shipyards approval of terms and conditions for bids, and purchase orders
    • Financial tracking of work under contract, to include the administration of contract modifications and invoices
    • Negotiate contract change orders
    • Lead organization in disputes and issue with customers, to include REAs and claims
    • Other duties may be assigned as workload dictates


    • Experience with negotiations at a high level
    • Have written, defended, and negotiated REAs, Claims, and disputes
    • Excellent working knowledge of FAR, DFAR, and UCC
    • Understanding of terms and conditions, insurance requirements, and contract requirements
    • Previous experience with Ship Repair a must
    • Excellent written and oral communicator

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more



    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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