Job Description

Company Description

With more than 2,600 locations nationwide, Public Storage is the leader in the self-storage industry, and given our number of tenants, we may very well be the world's largest landlord. We've experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped us become an S&P 500 industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most recognizable name in self-storage.

Job Description

Are you ready to lead the charge in Public Storage’s transition to renewable energy? We are seeking a dynamic Contract Administration Manager to join our expanding Energy & Renewables team. In this pivotal role, you will drive our renewable energy initiatives by sourcing and evaluating top-tier vendors for solar and battery storage projects, leveraging your contract administration expertise to manage and negotiate energy-related contracts while ensuring strict compliance with our company policies and procedures.  This role will be attractive to individuals that want to work on innovative projects with a long-standing stable company in a collaborative environment.   

  • Administer and monitor contract performance on energy and renewables related contracts.  
  • Solicit potential new vendors and evaluate their skills and experience to help execute Public Storages ambitious renewable energy targets (solar and battery storage). 
  • Negotiate and administer agreements between Public Storage and vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures. 
  • Defines and implements all contractual actions to include NDAs, Master Service Agreements, subcontracts, prime contracts, and modifications. 
  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments/modifications and incorporating changes. 
  • Review contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, specifications and requirements, identify risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions. 
  • Compile and process all Adoption Agreements for owned and lease solar. 
  • Manage the correct execution of contract lease payment escalation clauses when due. 
  • Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions. 
  • Prepare and analyze moderately complex price proposals. 
  • Evaluate competitive bids and provide recommendations to senior leadership for contract award. 
  • Negotiate standard terms and conditions. 
  • Monitor contract performance and cost controls and ensure compliance with contract terms. 
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports to senior leadership as required 
  • Maintain effective internal and external customer relations. 
  • Perform special projects as requested 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of contract administration experience. Construction and/or legal experience a plus. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly with vendors and internal personnel 
  • Intermediate or advanced writing and proofreading skills 
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills 
  • Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines 
  • High attention to detail 
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) and the ability to quickly learn different software systems 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 

 

Additional Information

Workplace

  • One of our values pillars is to work as OneTeam and we believe that there is no replacement for in-person collaboration but understand the value of some flexibility. Public Storage teammates are expected to work in the office five days each week with the option to take up to three flexible remote days per month.
    • Our office is based in Plano, east of I75 near E. Park Blvd, just North of Historic Downtown Plano.

Public Storage is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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