We Energies Contract Specialist in United States

4282BRJob Title:Contract SpecialistRequisition Number:4282BRTitle:Contract SpecialistLocation(s):IL - ChicagoCompany(s):Peoples Gas Summary:Our people make us great – and we’re always looking for more. If you are looking for an exciting career at a company you can feel proud to be a part of, consider joining WEC Energy Group.Peoples Gas a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking Contract Specialists in our Chicago, IL location.Summary:The Contract Specialist is responsible for developing and establishing contracting strategies, negotiating, implementing, managing and administering contracts for the natural gas pipeline installation and infrastructure projects.Responsibilities include:• Manage day-to-day business with construction/installation contractors, engineering and restoration contractors; and establishing and managing contracts for other specific services.• Work with Project Management/Project controls, Construction, Engineering, Procurement and Logistics to ensure that all requirements for services are handled according to corporate and client requirements.The Contract Specialist may be assigned to a field/shop location to support the implementation, managing and administering of contracts and contractors.Minimum Qualifications:• 5+ years - Contracting experience• 3+ years - Negotiating contracts• 2+ years - Providing services on major construction and/or infrastructure programs• Ability to work independently, organize and set priorities in order to participate in and serve as advisor to multidisciplinary teams• Excellent oral, written communication, and interpersonal skillsPreferred Qualifications:• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Project Management, Finance or related fieldInterested candidates must apply online no later than the Removal Date.We reserve the right to modify the application deadline or discontinue accepting applications for any position if deemed necessary.Learn more at CareersWEC Energy Group and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.EEO/AA policies and statements