Senior Claims Specialist/Senior Contract Engineer

Posted 22 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameKafui Toviekou

Job description


1. The activities deal with worldwide Claims (including Contractor and Company claims and disputes) as detailed below:

- Analysis and review of existing Claims: provide expertise support to projects for existing Claims and corresponding resolution (contracts execution phase / close out phase):

- Advise and direct the projects for "on the spot requests" with regards to management of claims,

- Investigate and assess merit of major claim/dispute,

- Provide higher understanding and recommendations for building the Claim dossiers and corresponding settlement,

- Assist the project in drafting correspondences and notices to Contractors.

2. Preventive awareness (contract management methods, tendering stage and early execution stage):

- Broadcast contract management good practices,

- Raise awareness of the importance of contractual rigorousness,

- Raise awareness of impacts of deviations from standard contracts,

- Broadcast feedback on lessons learned from existing and past Claims,

- Provide guidance in identifying potential Claims at early stage.

3. Assist the Claim manager in:

- Implementing the defined claim management roadmap,

- Defining the method & tools related to claims and disputes management.

- Monitoring disputes trend,

- Negotiating frame agreements with delay, quantum and performance experts,

Delivering the defined improvements actions.


· Contract and procurement professional with Claim resolution experiences, i.e. more than 15 years in contract management and 10 years projects experience within major international projects, preferably oil and gas;

· Excellent contract understanding and knowledge including tendering, execution and close out phases;

· Good understanding of legal civil and common law system;

· Good understanding of all aspects of the project: planning, time impact, quantum, costs, risk management, project management, technical;

· requirements, local requirements;

· Very good understanding of dispute resolution and negotiation process;

· Ability to manage heavy workload in a fast pace and dispute environment;

· Independent thinking, vision, creativity, influencing skills, decision making;

· Ability to interact with high level and challenging stakeholders;

. French & English proficiency

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.