Associate, Sr Contract Management in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. International

Date Posted: 12/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

Analyzes contracts, makes recommendations and develops methodology to issue/review contracts.  Tracks contract drafting and approval process and liaises with consultants and contractors during the contract process. Develops and coordinates activities designed to provide management and vendors with analysis or solutions that ensure effective and economical support for all contracts and purchasing activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Periodically monitor subcontractor performance to determine if it is in line with contract and the needs of construction field personnel. Revise contracts when necessary to improve the quality of construction methods or the quantity of construction materials.
  2. Assists in the negotiation process of contracts and amendments both internally and with vendor or bidder.
  3. Examines estimates of construction requirements, performance standards, and delivery schedules and measurement matrixes.
  4. Assist in monthly, quarterly and annual Financial Planning process for OpEx and CapEx with Finance Leads.
  5. Makes recommendations to senior leadership based on the analysis performed as to whether or not the proposals submitted by suppliers conform to our contract requirements.
  6. Analyzes contractual commitments, operation specifications, specification changes, and other data to carry out programs/activities from conceptual stage through implementation of process and/or system.
  7. Implements program activities, coordinates efforts of operations, purchasing logistics and suppliers and resolves problems to ensure meeting of contractual commitments.
  8. Organizes and analyzes data on cost savings opportunities in the areas assigned as well as work flow, cycle time reduction and transportation and makes recommendations to department leadership on the timely implementation of these practices.

Job Requirements

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:

-Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

-Ability to understand and write contract language, financial and business reports.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

-Bachelor’s degree required

-5+ years' experience in Contracts, Procurement or Finance with construction projects preferred

-Experience in the travel/cruise industry preferred

-Past Experience working with Architects/Designers/Creative & Innovation Consultants a plus

-Ability to analyze data and research results to make recommendations

-Ability to apply strong analytical, financial, conceptual and strategic thinking

-Strong project management skills, with heavy emphasis on development and execution

-Able to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously

-Proven ability to collaborate with others, plus the ability to build strong and sustainable relationships, and the capability to interact with all levels of the organization

-Experience developing strategic framework, planning, executing and managing projects

-Ability to grasp the complexities of the business to effectively translate that into a strategy

-Willingness to take personal initiative 

-Strong business acumen

-Candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively at the senior most executive levels of a company

-Attention to detail and follow-through

-Strong key computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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