Parsons Corporation Contract Administrator in North Charleston, South Carolina

Contract Administrator


North Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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Ready to put your contract skills to work with departments and teams that support our country andyour community? Do you have an eye for details? Put your contract management expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring Contract Administrator for our rapidly expanding team located in Charleston, SC.

Parsons extensive experience combined with your finance management skills, including drafting, administering and negotiatingcontracts. You should be able to interact and persuade all levels of management, and identifying potential conflicts.At this level, our Administrators monitor and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure that contract requirements are met.

In this role, you perform contract administration assignments for projects with constructed values typically in the $20 to $50 million range, predominantly with domestic clients. You will apply experience and increasing proficiency in the use of contract administration principles and practices. Typical assignments are larger in scope, more difficult, and varied than at the Associate level.


  • Drafts contracts for engineering services projects, relying heavily on previous contracts as a resource for terms and conditions.

  • Participates as a member of the negotiating team, assuming responsibility for explaining positions and resolving matters of a business nature related to the proposed contract.

  • Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure that contract requirements are met.

  • Collaborates with colleagues across organizational lines to obtain and transmit business information necessary for the Project Manager to more effectively monitor the status of the project.

  • Prices change orders and follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.

  • Prepares letters to client requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract.

  • Collaborates with appropriate Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters.

  • Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations. Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds.

  • Prepares project/facility acceptance documents and follows through to ensure acceptances are approved by the client.

  • Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager.

  • Identifies contractual problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution. Follows up on problems demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • 4-year degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

  • 3-5 years of contract administration experience is required

  • Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and contract administration principles, as well as some exposure to contract negotiations.

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills,

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and a

  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.

  • Due to nature of work performed, and active DoD Secretclearance is required to start

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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