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Senior Contracts Engineer - Oil & Gas Operator

  • Job reference: 931294
  • Location: Paris, Île-de-France
  • Salary: EUR500 - EUR600 per day + Monthly living allowance
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 03/07/2020

Senior Contracts Engineer - Oil & Gas Operator


Large onshore challenging East Africa Green Fields project; heavy and waxy oils produced from 31 drilling pads, (with some of them located in a national park) and treated in a Production Centre of 200,000bopd oil capacity and 650,000 bld of water treatment capacity.

Duties and Responsibilities


* To coordinate, prepare and administer the whole contracting process - for the main EPC contract - in compliance with Project procedures and with due respect to approved schedule and milestones. This includes:

* Coordination of tendering dossiers (technical Exhibits, T&Cs), of the CFTs, the participation to and administration of the clarification / negotiation phases, the evaluation of contractual and commercial proposals and the preparation, in duet with the Packages Manager, of the final Recommendations to Award.

* Coordinate with the different entities.

* Administration of the final set of contractual / commercial / technical documentation for the assigned contracts; preparation for signature of the assigned main contracts

Contract Administration (post FID)

* After FID to contractually and commercially administer the awarded Contract and liaise actively with the technical management of Contractor.

* As a general manner, to administer all contractual and commercial activities related to Contract he / she is in charge of, up to close-out, in the frame and with respect to procedural obligations as per Agreements with local Authorities, Decrees and Laws in force, Partners Agreement and in strict compliance of delegation of authorities and associated Contract and Procurement procedures.

* Ensure consistency & adequacy of documents such as Performance Bonds, Bank Guarantees, Invoices, Insurance certificates, Sub-contracts, Confidentiality Undertakings ...

* Preparation of official correspondence with Contractor


* Participate in the establishment of Contract & Procurement Upstream Project internal procedures.

* Assist the team in complying with local Law on aspects related to the Procurement processes.

* To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard H3SE and H3SE rules implementation

* To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard to Ethics and project "code of conduct" policy

* To participate to meetings with partners, authorities and other stakeholders as required.

* To carry out any other duties or tasks that may be required by the position.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in preparation, negotiation, monitoring of complex technical contracts in the onshore and offshore oil or petrochemical industries. International project experience.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of different means of contractor remuneration and their commercial implications, practical experience of their use.
  • Construction and civil works and experience with FIDIC contracts a plus but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge and understanding of project services and contract processes including management, amendment & close out of contracts.
  • Demonstrable general knowledge & understanding of project control, commercial, legal and insurance issues affecting the Company in general.
  • Basic understanding of the technical domain in which the Project operates.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive day rate, long term contract, living allowance, mob/demob flights, medical insurance.

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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.