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South Jersey Industries Senior Contract Manager in Folsom, New Jersey

Position Summary

SJI is seeking a Senior Contract Specialist for its NJ headquarters. The role will provide comprehensive management of contracts and all related processes. The position will provide opportunity leadership for cost savings, process improvements, and functional modifications to all areas the role impacts. The role will be a team leader within the Vendor Management Organization and demonstrate guidance at all levels of the organization.

  • Review/assess contract language and business terms against business unit and corporate objectives and requirementsÂ

  • Redline/draft proposed modifications to contract language as appropriateÂ

  • Define contract negotiation strategies, conduct contract negotiations, manage contracts throughout the contract lifecycleÂ

  • Facilitate the development, review, approval and execution of master agreements, outsourcing agreements, license agreements, amendments, statements of work, change orders/requests, contract schedules/addendums, etc.Â

  • Identify savings and synergy opportunities as applicable

  • Perform contract interpretation as assignedÂ

  • Resolve post-execution contract related issues/disputes as assignedÂ

  • Engage/Work with Legal Counsel as appropriate in accordance with corporate policy to develop and incorporate legal protections into company contractsÂ

  • Record and track all executed contract transactions, track and report on planned, in-process and executed contractsÂ

  • Develop relationships with, and act as a liaison between, applicable business area stakeholders and across the organizationÂ

  • Communicate and enforce corporate contracting and vendor management policiesÂ

  • Perform and/or support other contract and vendor management projects/duties as assignedÂ


• Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of relevant experience, or;• Master’s degree with 3 years of relevant experience.• Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 690,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project . For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries , click here. (