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  • Job reference: RMS0214817

Contracts Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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    (16/09/19)
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The Role:
Our client is seeking 4x Contracts Managers on initial 12 month contracts, some based in Perth and some based near Bunbury or DIDO from Perth. The role will be responsible for oversight and management of all contractual / commercial matters (including finance, legal, tax and contractual) on the project in relation to the Works Contracts.

The Contracts Manager will manage and administer the Works Contracts to ensure they comply with Company policies and procedures and meet the commercial needs of the Company and its stakeholders.

Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

* Lead and assist the project supply chain and construction teams in the establishment of Works Contracts
* Be the project focal contact point for all legal and contractual matters
* Administer all commercial aspects of the Works Contracts
* Manage commercial risk and opportunities
* Manage insurance programme for the Works Contracts, including liaison with insurance advisors, insurance procurement (as necessary)
* Manage tax matters with internal tax advisors
* Periodic status reporting of contractual matters
* Administer key commercial and corporate policies (such as code of business conduct, supply chain policies, commercial policies)
* Develop and manage an effective contracts management team which works collaboratively with all stakeholders


The Company:
Our client is a robust and focused supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management services to the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, green energy, environment and infrastructure markets. Their Australian business is undergoing an exciting growth phase which will see them expand their portfolio with both greenfield and brownfield projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

* Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Law, Commerce or similar
* Experience in 132kV and EI2
* High level of commercial and contractual awareness, in particular with EPCM or EPC contract delivery models
* Extensive commercial experience in industrial construction projects (mining or oil & gas) for an engineering or construction company
* Experience in developing and leading a commercial team
* Good contract negotiation skills
* Understanding and awareness of legislative obligations relating to contracts administration and management
* Able to read, understand and advise on contractual terms, conditions and clauses.
* Understanding of project accounting reporting requirements and variance analysis
* Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (in particular, Excel)
* Understanding of Oracle, SAP or similar financial systems
* Experience in Project Control systems


About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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