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  • Job reference: RMS0106595

Contracts Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/02/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Oil and Gas Operator involved in 2 of Australia's largest LNG Projects based in Western Australia.

The Role:
• Providing support and advise to the Owners Team regarding EPCM contract matters
• Supporting Downstream Contract Owners interpretation of the EPCm contract
• Supporting Gorgon leadership across all project locations, to drive preferred commercial behaviors by EPCm Contractor and the management of the Implementation Contractors
• Continuously challenging the EPCM Contractor to meet their obligations under contract, establishing and supporting audits of EPCM performance
• Providing advice and guidance to the Downstream Leadership team on Head Contract matters, putting forward potential changes or amendments to improve overall contact performance
• Reviewing, interpreting and administering the application of the incentive strategy as necessary
• Providing assistance in the creation of ITC’s and letters for issue to the contractor.

Developing solutions to enable effective management of the EPCM Contract This will involve:
• Operating fit for purpose systems and procedures with regard to EPCm contract
• Supporting the Management of Change Process
• Creating and Implementing procedures for the administration
• Interfacing with other commercial areas of the project, project services, industrial relations, legal, tax and finance functions to ascertain appropriate solutions to EPCM issues
• Ensuring appropriate process are established to access the services provided by the Australian Business Units;
• Ensuring all corporate compliance needs of the EPCM contract are satisfied including insurance certificates, authority levels, approvals, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act etc.
• Ensure all Project requirements re Head Contract are satisfied

Developing a process to review and monitor potential claims or issues that may impact on project performance Responsible for deputizing for Senior Contracts Advisor – Head Contact and Service Contract as required, This will involve :
• Supporting the Gorgon Owners team manager position on specific issues ? Attending appropriate meetings

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• BS , MBA in Engineering or commercial management
• High School plus 10years experience
• In addition to the above a thorough knowledge of EPCm Contracting, West Australian Law and experience in managing contracts on an LNG and or Onshore Facility.
• 10 Years plus of direct major capital projects development and contracting experience.
• Strong communication skills and high attention to detail.
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