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Contracts Administrator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Fort McMurray
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/03/2013
  • Time left:
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    (22/03/13)
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their ongoing oil sands mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
This is a site-based rotational (fly in / fly out) opportunity near Fort McMurray, Alberta. The rotation cycle is 10 days on, 10 days off.

The Contracts Administrator has the responsibility to execute contract administration processes and coordinate interfaces post-contract award for the project (immediately post award through contract close-out). As a Procurement professional, the Contract Administrator shall 1) ensure process integrity, 2) provide commercial experience and insight, 3) leverage global procurement spend and supply chain expertise, and 4) efficiently provide contracting and procurement expertise.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Gain alignment on project contract administration needs, objectives and requirements
• Ensure Contractor's contract administration and subcontracting procedures and processes meet contract requirements
• Ensure communications between Company project team and Contractor are consistent with contract terms and conditions
• Develop and execute administrative processes that advance the project’s procedures, goals and objectives
• Coordinate the change control process, including: amendments , change orders and other contract changes
• Communicate on project contract administration & subcontracting activities, progress and issues
• Manage the Contract Close-Out Activity

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering disciplines or Supply Chain Management
• 5-10 years of Contract Administration experience
• Will have administered major EPC, EPCM, CM or C contracts - with values in excess of $100M
• Experience in construction, maintenance, drilling, or production services contracting, experience in major capital projects contracting is preferred
• Intermediate to expert contracting skills
• Strong analytical, negotiation and communication skills
• Upstream experience would be very beneficial but not required
• Effective interpersonal skills to interface with contractors and business clients
• Must be a self-starter and able to work in a virtual organization
• Ability to strongly defend the company's positions during negotiations
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