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Contracts Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/11/2011
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The Company:
Our client is a leading global supplier of consultancy, engineering, and project management services in the the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environmental and infrastructure markets.

The Role:
As part of a PMC Contract, candidate shall be responsible carrying out a variety of duties related to contract management of major projects; by implementing and ensure compliance with Company Policies and procedures; and ensuring end users requirements with respect to cost effectiveness and schedule are met.

• Validates the development and implementation of all contractor procedures for conformity with the Contract.
• Checks conformity of all documentation called for, including guarantees, performance bonds, insurance and the like with agreed formats and processes as required.
• Assists in evaluating contractor's request for approval of vendors and sub-contractors. Monitors performance of contractor's procurement activities in terms of timely delivery and quality.
• Administers contractor's reimbursement and valuation submissions, and coordinates with the Finance Division as required.
• Review requests for issuance of completion certificates and make recommendations on same
• Reviews, advises and negotiates as part of constituted team, revised terms, variation order requests, change orders, claims in liaison with responsible management. Recommend responses, including negotiating limits. Formalise agreed variations and maintain variation log. Recommend claims avoidance strategy where appropriate. Maintain accurate records of dispute in event of arbitration.
• Assists project controls group in obtaining and assessing cost and progress data performance.
• Provides relevant data to the Contract Administration System and provides facilities for performance analysis of the historical tender / contract matters.
• Coordinates the final 'close-out' of completed purchase order(s) / contract(s) by ensuring proper resolution of all outstanding issues. Provides input and reviews the commercial aspect of Performance Reports on Contractors'.
• Conducts all work activities in a safe and environmentally responsible manner at all times by not taking on any task(s) that are perceived as unsafe. Complies with the QHSE management system and report all incidents and near misses to VP or QHSE representative.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A. BSc. Degree
B. Additional qualifications in multi-disciplinary engineering areas, RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) full membership, CIPS (Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply) or equivalent certifications would be an added advantage.
C. Minimum 10 years experience in contracting business for core projects / jobs in the Oil & Gas industry (Preferably Offshore)
D. In depth Knowledge / Experience in dealing with high Value & complex Tenders of PMC
/FEED /EPCM /EPC /LSTK related to Offshore Facilities.
E. Very good knowledge of English.
F. Computer literate.
G. Acquaintance of MAXIMO is an advantage.
H. Interpersonal and presentation skills.
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