• Contract Administrator

    Job ID
    19-3398
    Job Location
    US-TX-Austin
    Category
    Corporate
  • Who We Are

    SAM Companies is recognized as the industry’s technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction phase services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.

     

    Our Culture
    Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for seven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee’s development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry’s leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!

     

    Your Impact at SAM

    The contract administrator will serve as the liaison between the company, project managers and business development personnel and clients as the main facilitator for negotiations, recommendations, record keeping, monitoring, change management, etc. for professional services prime and subcontract opportunities of a national surveying, geospatial and construction phase services firm.

    • Prepare and/or review contracts
    • Negotiate contract terms with internal and external business partners
    • Review and update existing contracts
    • Manage professional fee increases per contract terms
    • Explain terms and conditions to internal parties
    • Analyze potential risks involved with specific contract terms
    • Coordinate with legal department as needed
    • Create and maintain Contract Lifecycle Management Platform
    • Coordinate with business leaders

     

    What You Bring to SAM

    • Experience in or understanding of the AEC industry, a must
    • Prover work experience as a Contract Administrator, Contract Manager or relevant role
    • Comprehensive understanding and experience, both in practice and theory, of the key concepts and legal provisions of contracts
    • Familiarity with accounting procedures
    • Excellent communication and writing skills
    • Keen attention to detail, with ability to spot errors
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills
    • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including executives, staff, managers and external partners/clients
    • BS degree in Business Administration and/or Paralegal a plus

     

    Our Perks!
    We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM’s 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 6% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses. In addition, we offer:

    • Generous paid time off
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings
    • Work/life balance with flexible work hours – priority is getting the job done
    • Trainings every Tuesday – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
    • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year
    • Passion for our Community – You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program


    EEO
    SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to careers@sam.biz. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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