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Company: Lane Construction
Location: United States of America
Career Level: Executive
Industries: Construction, Housing, Real Estate


The Lane Construction Corporation is one of America's leading construction companies, specializing in large, complex civil infrastructure. For nearly 130 years, it has contributed to the development of the country's vast network of roads, highways, and bridges, including the Interstate Highway System. Lane also specializes in tunnels, metro and railway systems, as well as airports and water and wastewater treatment plants

The Vice President of Contract Management provides strategic direction and leadership for the contract management function, aligning contract management processes with organizational goals and objectives. This role heads and oversees strategic planning, practices, policies, procedures, and personnel associated with an organization's contracts administration function.


Including but not limited to:

  • Oversees the end-to-end contract lifecycle, including contract drafting, negotiation, review, approval, execution, and administration.
  • Directs the review of bids from other firms for conformity to contract requirements and determines acceptable bids.
  • Develops, directs and develops the negotiations of contracts with client or bidder.
  • Directs the analysis of contracts and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred.
  • Directs the development, installation, and maintenance of contract tracking that provide control of expenditures made to carry out activities, production and labor, maintenance, or project activities.
  • Advises management regarding contractual rights, obligations, and other contractual matters, such as effective use of resources and legal issues.
  • Directs activities concerned with amendments to or extensions of contract
  • Leads and manages a team of contract managers and specialists, mentoring, coaching, and evaluating their performance.
  • Fosters a collaborative and inclusive team culture focused on achieving excellence in contract management.
  • Ensures contracts are developed and managed in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and industry standards.
  • Identifies and develops risk mitigation strategies and implements controls to minimize exposure to legal, financial, and operational risks associated with contracts.
  • Ensures compliance with contractual obligations, regulatory requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
  • Monitors contract performance and takes proactive measures to address deviations, breaches, or non-compliance issues.
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders, including legal, finance, sales, procurement, and operations teams, to support business initiatives.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor on contract-related matters.
  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives to enhance contract management processes, tools, and systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Construction Management or equivalent
  • 15+ years of successful sales development/sales management experience, preferably with a good mix of construction, architectural or engineering background in a field with similar complexity
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to help deliver customer solutions.
  • Strong leadership, management, marketing, presentation, and relationship building skills
  • Success translating business strategies into sales strategies and supporting tools/processes (on-going review of progress and prospective efforts to adapt so have improved chances of success based on our learning)
  • Prior management experience
  • Understand plant AND contract aspects of the business
  • Strong oral and written communication skills



Lane Construction offers a comprehensive benefits package with an excellent opportunity to grow and be part of one of the most respected names in the construction industry.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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