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  • Job reference: RMS0162077

Assistant Commercial Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/10/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/11/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
An LNG company

The Role:
Ensure everyone goes home safely every day. Ensure all contractors comply with all occupational and environmental regulations and project procedures. Ensure these requirements are included in all contracts, with appropriate enforcement provisions.
Supports detailed analyses of project schedule delays, cost overruns, productivity, contracts, change orders and other issues related to design and construction.
Working with the Project Commercial Manager, develop the appropriate level of knowledge as to the construct and compliance provisions of the EPC Contract with Contractor.
Maintain documentation to ensure timely compliance with all provisions of the Contractor EPC contract.
Assist in the management of potential change orders resulting from the model and HAZOP reviews.
Assist the Commercial Manager by providing commercial assurance to the Liquefaction Project.

Key Responsibilities:
Work to ensure everyone goes home safely each day.
Ability to work in a large scale mega project environment.
Assist the Commercial Manager to provide commercial assurance to the project.
Ensure the terms of the Contractor EPC Contract are respected.
Have the estimating acumen and ability to investigate merits of potential change orders through researching project contemporaneous documentation.
Provide recommendations to the Commercial Manager regarding active management of risk and risk mitigation measures.
Support the Commercial Manager in the handling of commercial administration matters.
Maintain a positive environment for discussion of commercial matters with Contractor and within the PMT.
Minimize the cost and schedule impacts of change orders based on application of the contract requirements, terms and provisions.
Assist in the compliance monitoring in processing claims resulting from an insurable event.

Key Systems and Processes:
Knowledge of EPC / JV contracting environment.
Ability to develop documentation to assist in the negotiation of change order cost and schedule impacts.
Manage risk and external compliance requirements. Champion pro-active management of risks and opportunities.
Facilitate risk workshops and subsequent compilation and maintenance of the risk register.
Provide recommendations to the Commercial Manager on the implementation of risk mitigation strategies.
Prepare drafts of contract and risk related communications for the Commercial Manager.
Supports detailed analyses of project schedule delays, cost overruns, productivity, contracts, change orders and other issues related to design and construction.
Assists in the research and analysis of project cost records.
Assists in developing, contractor production rates and costs using various software packages.
Assists with data gathering activities including document review and supervision, and quality control of data entry activities.
Demonstrates proper documentation of work product.
Prepares client communications for senior level review.

Reporting Relationships:
This position reports directly to Project Commercial Manager

Accountability:
Development and maintenance of effective contract compliance checklists and matrices.
Minimize the number and cumulative value of change orders in terms of both cost and schedule.
Assistance in the maintenance of an effective risk register.
Provision of risk mitigation recommendations and counsel to the Project Commercial Manager.
Maintaining responsibility of documents through resolution of any change orderable issues.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Three to five years of experience in the construction (Field and/or Home office)
Strong proficiency utilizing Word, Excel, and potentially Access
Strong oral and written communication skills
Efficient, flexible, creative problem solving skills, a high level of motivation, and excellent analytical and organizational skills
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