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Prysmian Group Contract Manager - Boston, MA in North Dighton, Massachusetts


Prysmian Powerlink, a global leader in providing state-of-the-art solutions for High Voltage Underground and Submarine cable links in some of the world’s most challenging environments, seeks a Contract Manager for our Business Unit Projects. The Contract Manager supports the Project Director, Senior Project Manager and Project Manager in addressing all aspects related to the Contracts with the Customer and the Subcontractors during all phases of the projects, with a primary focus on the execution phase. Projects will be located in North America.


  • Managing and interpreting contractual clauses between the company and its customers and subcontractors;

  • Claims and change-order management;

  • Monitoring with Project Manager all contractual milestones and related payments;

  • Advising the Project Manager on any aspects of project execution which deviate from the requirements of the contracts;

  • Liaising with Corporate Legal department concerning potential serious disputes;

  • Administering all contractual correspondence between customer/Subcontractors and contractor and between joint venture/consortium partners;

  • Establishing milestone completion notices, collecting necessary backup documentation to support invoicing by Finance and control functions;

  • Soliciting and ensuring notification and submission of requests, notices, and documents, subject to strict time limits;

  • Assisting subcontracting/procurement department in managing contract related correspondence;

  • Assisting Legal function in handling of claims and litigation;

  • Availability for frequent business travels, approximately 20% of working time.

The duties contained in this job description are not exhaustive and the job holder may be asked by management to undertake reasonable duties associated with this function


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in law, business administration, management, or engineering;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with EPCI suite of contracts;

  • Knowledge of and experience in the cable business is preferred.

Minimum Experience :

  • Five years of experience as a Contract Manager or Portfolio Contract Manager;

  • Demonstrated record of delivery on multiple industry related projects across a range of sectors and customers;

  • Demonstrated record in successfully executing multi-disciplined projects;

  • Significant time spent in the negotiation and control of external service suppliers and contractors;

  • Significant experience successfully interfacing with multi-disciplined teams in a technical engineering environment;

  • Delivery of projects with successful adherence to H&S targets in a highly regulated industry;

  • Consistent achievement/ improvement of project financial targets.

Key Competences :

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills;

  • Planning and organizing, time management;

  • Decision-making & team work and communication skills;

  • Conflict management, adaptability and stress tolerance.

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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