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Procurement Specialist - Civil Contracts

  • Job reference: 1101AD
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 11/01/2021

Role: Procurement Specialist (Civil Contracts)

Location: Bristol

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000(also includes a 5% salary increase after 12 months service)

Start Date: Feb 2021

Background: This role is working for an International Engineering Company supporting the work on Hinkley Point C from their Bristol office. The Contract Engineer will be responsible for the management of one or multiple civil engineering design contracts. You'll be responsible for all aspects of the contract, from ensuring that the technical specifications are adhered to by the contract holder, to ensuring the contracts runs to the planned schedule, cost and quality. The Contract Engineer / Project Manager will report to the Group Leader and will lead a small team of contract managers and assistant project managers.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure contract specifications are followed by the contract holder
  • Managing the technical surveillance of contract holder's studies
  • Establish surveillance programme and annual surveillance reports
  • Managing the resolution of contractor technical queries
  • Organise and run weekly and monthly progress meetings
  • Contract/commercial management
  • Develop and improve contracts tools
  • Lead contractual discussions and clarifications
  • Prepare, review and analyse Early Warnings and Compensation Events
  • Review and validate monthly payment applications
  • Prepare and deliver reporting on financial progress
  • Maintain the risk register of the contract(s)
  • Lead a small team of Contract Managers and Assistant Project Managers
  • Liaison with different entities from the client organisation
  • Audits of the contract holder
  • Recording and sharing lessons learnt from everyday activities for the benefit of others on the
    project
  • Implementation of lessons learnt from previous projects and other contracts

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor / Master's degree in a relevant field of engineering.
    * Project management qualification and/or experience.
    * Contract management qualification and/or experience (preferably NEC3 or similar target price contract).
    * Knowledge of and/or experience of civil engineering design contracts in the nuclear sector or heavily regulated industry (such as oil & gas, rail,).
    * Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills.
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills; able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.
    * Strong numerical and analytical skills.
    * MS office proficient.
    * English fluent - written & verbal.
    * Nuclear experience, working within a regulated, licenced environment.
    * French language skills, written & verbal.
    * Working knowledge of Primavera 6.

Education:

  • Bachelor / Master's degree in a relevant field of engineering.
    * Project management qualification and/or experience.

If you'd like to apply for this role please get in touch at Alessandro.Di-Girolamo@orioneng.com


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