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  • Job reference: RMS0214513

Lead Contracts Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Doha
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Lead Contracts Engineer

This is a permanent and residential position based in Client' Head Office. A tax free salary and comprehensive benefits package with family status, children's educational assistance and others is on offer for the right candidate.

Scope of Work


To supervise processes to produce contractual documentation
To supervise and ensure that the production of contractual documents is done according to company procedure and ethics
To produce contractual documents according to company procedure and ethics
To provide a quality, cost-effective and time efficient contracts service to technical entities
To participate in the optimization of the economic performance of the operations conducted in the Company.


The Job holder liaises with Technical entities and participates to the processes and communication of the contracts entity by performing the following tasks
Introduce contracts practices and/or procedures for the establishment of contractual documents, in cooperation with the Partners entities
Supervise and train contract engineers through field training
Help manage the workload, the assignments and competences update of his/her team of Contract engineers and contract administrators
Keep informed or best practices in contracts procedures in other entities for improvement of contracts practices in the Company
Ensure that all insurance issues of company assets and personnel are dealt with
Use frame agreements signed by shareholders

The Job holder executes the following contracts activities
Prepare and maintain an up-to-date list of qualified contractors/suppliers/potential tenders/contracts with updated information in order to perform market studies
Take a leading role in the validation of the contracts strategy through:
Arranging and attending Contracts Committee Meetings
Pre-qualifying bidders
Defining target prices
Defining criteria for evaluation

Supervise the creation of CFT commercial documents
Supervise the preparation and issue of the call for tender to contractors and suppliers on the bidders list
Ensure the preparation and send out the dossiers of pre-consultation and Standard or Complex invitations to bid
Verify the alignment with HSE clauses, Company rules, Procedures, Instructions and applicable legislation when issuing all technical contracts and when drafting contractual and commercial terms and conditions
Verify the Terms & Conditions (standard, general and financial)
Supervise the establishment of the technical contracts and contractual agreements, directly participate to the most complex contracts
Participate in terms & conditions and commercial bid complex analysis and negotiations to ensure that a clear definition of responsibilities is developed
Assume a leading role in RTAs through managing in Contract committees and award validation and RTA evaluations
Handle the approval from authorities and partners, clarification of rights and obligation of signing parties and the signature process of formal documents
Intervene in the settlement of claims and lawsuits, in relation with the Juridical, Insurance, Finance and NOC management by proposing strategies and actions and participating to the negotiations
Ensure monitoring of on-going contracts status, participate in contract renewal and amendments discussions
Review supplier performance

The Job holder ensures Contracts compliance
Ensure that all local contracts personnel under his/her supervision is in line with the company's standardized norms and codes of conduct

The Job holder adheres to the HSE rules
Take the necessary measures to avert immediate threat of danger. Exercising caution as necessary to avoid danger to persons and installations
Participate actively in HSE meetings, training sessions and drills and co-operate actively in the execution of H3SE plans

Profile Required

C&P Competencies
Advanced level in Contracts technical Competencies required C&P tools advanced certification required

Qualification and Background
International Experience
Professional experience: More than 8 years in contracts
Personal Abilities: Advanced Management, Advanced Human Relations, Problem Solving and Planning / Organizing / Coordinating / Controlling

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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