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Senior Contracts Engineer - FPSO

  • Job reference: 932808
  • Location: Paris, Île-de-France
  • Salary: EUR550 - EUR650 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 18/11/2020

Senior Contracts Engineer - FPSO - Paris based - Long Term Contract


The service holder will be in charge of all the contractual activities linked to Project.


1. Take under consideration knowledge of International standard and norms, Company Rules and Specifications

(CR's/GS's), Project Procedures, etc. related to Contract and Procurement and their application to the


2. Be in charge for the contracts of the preparation and management of the contracting process for the contracts to

be placed. This includes:

o The preparation of tendering dossiers (General and Particular specifications, Exhibits), the launching of Call

For Tenders, the management of the clarification / negotiation phases, the evaluation of contractual and

commercial proposals and the issue of final Recommendations To Award.

o The preparation / coordination of the final set of contractual / commercial / technical documentation for these


o The preparation and follow-up of the associated Commitments process (with their registering in the affiliate /

Head office tools (ERP (UNISOL) / Contract Data base …)).

3. Manage contractually and commercially the awarded Contracts, and liaise actively with relevant technical

specialists for the technical management of Contractors. This includes :

o The management of the process associated with contractual and commercial changes (Change Orders)

according to Change Order Procedure and Delegation of Authorities in force, with the coordination of the

requests for changes, the participation to Change orders meetings with Contractors and the follow-up of the

associated approval process.

o The participation in remuneration process to Contractors thanks to the checking of Contractors progress (in

coordination with other Project team members (Technical leads, Planning engineers, Cost Controllers,

…) and the compilation of Milestone Payment Certificates and Contractors Invoices,

o The participation to meetings with Contractors as requested and as defined in Contracts,

o The participation in the settlement of disputes together with legal, insurance and finance specialists

4. Liaise actively with all concerned technical specialists involved in the technical development / management of

said contracts, but also with the Project Control team (mainly Planning, Budget and Cost Control leads) for the

development / management of the contracts.

5. Ensure that clear and accurate records of contractual matters are maintained and monitor key dates, against

dates defined in the contracts.

6. Support the Budget and Cost Control team in the development of Project Budget and subsequent revisions (as

requested) according to actual expenditure versus planned budget, current and potential changes ...

7. Report timely to the to Project management highlighting any encountered area of concern.

8. Perform the close-out of the Contracts respecting Affiliate and Project procedures

9. Observe and impose strict confidentiality with regard to the Contractual and Commercial documentation managed


- Qualification: High experience in Oil & Gas contracts writing, negotiating and managing

- Languages: English (French would be desirable)

- An experience in FPSO Lease & Operate will be a great plus

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a long term contract and competitive day rate.

To apply or for further information, please submit CV applications.

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