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Facebook Partnership and Contracts Manager in Fremont, California


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The Partnership and Contracts Manager will partner with all levels across the organization to gather and understand operational and financial information to maximize contract value and reduce risk to the owner. The candidate must be experienced in contract development, including scope, pricing, contract structure, legal and pricing negotiations, and incentives.The incumbent will manage a variety of General Construction Contracts and will draft, develop, review and negotiate on the owner's behalf. They will also collaborate closely with project controls to ensure accurate monthly and quarterly cost booking and have involvement in negotiating change orders for various contracts. They will partner closely with cross-functional stakeholders and the project controls team to drive a cohesive and high impact contracts program. The responsibilities of this role include contract development, contract administration, collaboration with Sourcing Operations Engineering, Legal, Finance, Construction Management and Project Controls. They will also work to find opportunities for processes improvement within the contract space, in order to drive consistency and efficiency across the organization, along with our cross-functional and external partners. In addition, the Partnership and Contracts Manager will develop, negotiate and execute a multitude of contracts, as well as recommend workforce strategy and development for pre-qualified contractors based on key performance indicators.This position is full-time and located in Fremont, CA. However, project locations will be spread across the United States and the world. Managing stakeholders located across all regions and time zones is a significant challenge and is key to the success of our projects. This is a great opportunity to join a growing construction team and work on exciting data center projects throughout the globe, in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

Required Skills:

  1. Provide contract development, contract administration and contract management support to the ICM organization

  2. Partner with the Project Controls team to implement controls leveraging system to ensure accurate monthly and quarterly cost booking

  3. Manage the contract – including involvement through initial price negotiations, throughout project execution, potential change orders through execution and review for compliance

  4. Act as a liaison, between Project Controls, Construction Managers and the general contractor to enforce contract

  5. Assist with urgent audit requests and contracts look-ups

  6. Manage and respond to a high volume of daily contract-related inquiries

  7. Act as liaison between the Legal Department and internal business clients and external contacts

  8. Manage and coordinate various projects and contracts management responsibilities

  9. Collaborate with stakeholders, including finance and tax departments

  10. Efficiently manage contract management system and procedures, including educating/training internal clients

  11. Assist with beginning to end process for contracts (sometimes includes assisting with approvals or signatures/electronic or wet signatures)

  12. Ensure that signed contracts are finalized, including communication to relevant parties

  13. Manage contract close-out, extension, or renewal and draft, review, negotiate and finalize certain forms of contracts, such as confidentiality and event agreements

  14. Develop and define KPIs for the purposes of Quarterly and Annual Business Reviews

  15. 15% travel to construction sites is required (domestic & international locations)

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. MS office suite experience

  2. BA/BS degree

  3. 5+ years experience as a paralegal or contract administrator

  4. 8+ years experience in the contract or legal space

  5. Experience in change management and contract management

  6. Experience with various contract delivery methodologies

  7. Experience in methods of procurement

  8. Experience multi-tasking, reprioritizing, working independently and responding to inquiries

  9. Experience extracting, conveying, and understanding information from contracts

  10. Knowledge of contract administration principles

  11. Experience in all Microsoft Office applications (ex: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Sign (or similar electronic signing tool)

  12. Communication experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Proficient in SAP, SRM, BW Reporting or equivalent

  2. Construction and/or data center experience

  3. Experience in EPC contracting

  4. Familiarity in GMP and DBB contract delivery methods

  5. Focused, self-motivated and very detailed oriented

  6. Experience learning quickly in a fast-paced and evolving work environment

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.