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Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7:29 AM

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.
By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

This position is accountable for cost:effective sourcing and contracting of a complex nature requiring substantial light and heavy industrial engineering or construction subcontracting experience. Responsible for managing high:dollar contracts and contractor relationships; developing and implementing subcontracting types and strategies; performing subcontractor qualifications; negotiations, award and administration of engineering or construction contracts. Must be able to negotiate contract terms and conditions and understand technical scopes of work.

: Administers contracts which allow Amtrak to remain compliant with 49 CFR 19.40:19.48, with exception of 19.44 (b), as well as various FRA Grant requirements, FAR Part 31, and DOL Davis Bacon requirements.
: From cradle to grave, responsible for major engineering or construction procurements and subcontract processes and procedures ranging in dollar value from 1M to 250M+.
: Responsible for pre:award activities and post award administration, including chairing pre:bid and pre:construction meetings, risk analysis, negotiating terms and conditions, payment terms, liquidated damages and incentive fees. Also, performs post:award cost analysis, evaluations, and justifications for considerable change orders.
: Provides procurement for Amtrak business units, including solicitation, negotiation of contract pricing, contractual terms and conditions of purchase, and development of contracting sources.
: Serves as a vital interface to business units and management as a recognized source of expertise for the sourcing function and responsible for leading and managing procurement projects assigned.
: Oversees all activities related to the management of business units procurement requirements, from RFP to Notice:to:Proceed, to delivery and closeout of subcontracts.
: Provides efficiency in the purchasing process with execution at the best value for Amtrak while ensuring overall satisfaction for all parties involved.
: Recruits, maintains, and manages engineering firms or contactors with focus on total systems value while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.
: Negotiates complex contracts involving variable costs and non:standard Terms and Conditions; interacts with customers both internal and external to provide a high level of collaboration.
:Prepares and administers contracts that are financially and legally sound to ensure enforcement of contractual requirements and Amtraks policies and procedures in concert with Federal Procurement Regulations and/or the Uniform Commercial Code whichever is applicable.
:Assists business units in finalizing Statements of Work from a commercial perspective as necessary, and manages Requests For Proposals or Invitations for Bid for procurements.

: Must have some direct experience in construction procurement;
: Must possess a thorough knowledge of engineering and construction rates and prices, multipliers, market trends, quality standards, and contracting sources (including minority firms), negotiation techniques, value analysis and other cost savings experience and methods.
: Senior level experience in subcontracts procurement or related fields.
: Proven track record of efficient business processes and delivering measurable results.
: Effectively works under a matrix management structure.
: Ability to analyze strategic options and their direct potenti


• Location: South Jersey

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