Senior Contracts Manager

Posted 05 August 2022
Salary Neg
Contact NameLachlan Nicholson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Contracts Manager, based in either Aberdeen or London.

* Careful development and management of the commercial relationships with key suppliers
* Contributing to development of a commercial and procurement strategy for the pipeline of projects
* Developing contract documentation for specific packages of work, including major construction contracts
* Preparing and managing tender processes
* Leading tender evaluation and making selection recommendations
* Negotiation of contracts through to contract signature
* Commercial management of contracts after signature through to completion of the related works
* Effective claims and variations management to minimise cost overruns and ensure contractors comply with contract requirements
* Reporting to and advising senior management on contract issues arising
* Supporting the Capex and Opex estimation for the project
* Supporting preparation of competitive bids for state financial support
* Liaison and close collaboration with wider teams
* Potential line management responsibility for junior members of the team if and when recruited.
* Main supplier contracts for the project, including pre-FID agreements required with key suppliers and service and maintenance contractors
* Agreements required for cable crossing and proximity agreements,
* Service and development agreements
* Landowner and asset owner agreements

Experience & Qualifications:
* Knowledge of EPCI forms of contract
* Leading all commercial aspects in the tendering and contracting phase
* Strong commercial contract and negotiation skills,
* Be results-oriented, able to meet tight deadlines and produce concise information for senior management
* Excellent organisation skills with the ability to manage own workload, meet timescales and coordinate a number of external and internal stakeholders,
* Excellent communication skills, with the ability to enable effective discussion and transfer of information between contractors, team members and other stakeholders
* Diligent and detail-focused
* Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken)
* Ability to work as a member of a large, multidisciplinary and international team
* Excellent Microsoft Office skills.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: PR/056368.

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