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Subcontracts Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/07/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/08/17)

The Role:
An exciting opportunity has been created for a Subcontracts Manager to move into our Power Grids division, based at our Stone, Staffordshire office within the EPC Projects Business. This position will support the EPC Projects Business to successfully deliver projects and meet the business objectives whilst achieving commercial advantage through the management within a project environment of the main subcontracts placed to delivery overall scope of large project. Working with tendering to prepare scope and select suitable subcontractors, through to effective contract award in line with budget, scope and timescales, managing with supporting site QS, the overall delivery of subcontracts.

The position of Subcontracts Manager will have a variety of responsibilities comprised in different functions of the role including, but not limited to:
Operations
- Working with Project Commercial Manager to develop subcontracts used in projects, may at times be required to assist in development of Project documentation.
- Working with the Tendering team to assist in the tender, evaluation and award recommendation of contracts with regards to job scopes and specifications.
- Responsible for evaluating tenders to ensure compliance with contractual terms and pricing structure.
- Ensures appropriate completion of all documentation relating to subcontracts during tendering process, participates in internal project risk reviews where relevant, and ensures proper follow-up and completion of all agreed mitigation measures.
- Will assist in the negotiation and resolution of contractual matters as well as expediting the timely execution of the agreement, supported by the Project Commercial Manager and Project Manager.
- Responsible for the on-going administration of the subcontracts during project execution ensuring the management of the subcontractor to the pricing, scope and programme in accordance with the agreements. Full cradle to grave management of subcontractors.
- Prepares subcontract documentation deliverables.
- Prepares project specific procedures regarding claims notification and documentation towards, suppliers, and insurance.
- Assisting with negotiation of changes to the subcontract agreements or additions to the agreements.
- Responsible for administering changes in accordance with procedures set forth within the subcontract agreements.
- Responsible for administering holdbacks and retentions when required
- Provide regular reports on the status of contractual matters and oversee the verification reconciliation, tracking and reporting of contract costs.
- Administration of Corporate Contracts which may include claims and disputes.
- Ensure that contract awards are in line business needs and strategy.
- Assist on the development of RFP & Contract Templates to meet the needs of Project Execution Plan and Procurement Strategy.
- Provide assistance to draft new Contract Templates and ensure appropriate to meet needs of the Procurement Team.
- Supports negotiations on frame contracts with external partners - particularly civil construction partners.

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential Skills
- Management of construction subcontracts to meet ABB objectives
- Experience in preparing and development of Tender documentation in line with Procurement Process
- Contract Negotiation skills
- Contract Management skills
- An understanding of Legal Terms and Conditions
- Communication skills and Interpretation of Business requirements
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Organizational skills and the ability to self-manage various procurement activities
- Ability to build constructive and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Solid knowledge of Procurement and business practices
- Good resource for educating internal departments
- Excels at guideline and tools development
- Attention to detail
- Able to work cooperatively across all levels delivering on commitments
- Good understanding of Contracts & Projects Environment, preferably the EPC industry
- Extensive experience in Contracts Management in an EPC

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