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  • Job reference: RMS0117067

Contracts Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kazakhstan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/11/2012
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The Role:
Position Description:
The Contracts Manager is responsible to plan, organize and control the activities of the Contracts Group in order to approve and manage commercial aspects of contracting activities throughout KAL in accordance with KPBV/KAL standards, policies and procedures, Kazakhstan Law and Project Sub Soil Use Permit requirements, while at the same time ensuring a high level of support service to internal KPBV departments for contract bidding, negotiating, preparation, administration and management and applying an ethical, efficient, risk managed, consistent and cost effective approach at every stage of the process. In addition the Contracts Manager shall be responsible for the over sight and management of the commercial aspects of the EPC contractor(s) carrying out the construction and startup of the Oxide and Sulfide Copper Project.

Contracts Manager
■ Ensure approval all requests for contracts and execution of all contracts are carried out in accordance with KPBV policies and procedures.
■ Provide discipline reports on a monthly and weekly basis.
■ Provide mentoring to national engineers.
■ Whilst on the project site work with construction, QA/QC and commissioning to resolve engineering conflicts and contribute to a smooth and seamless handover to the operations end user.
Professional Qualities

(8 weeks on site/2 weeks off)
single status only,for a mining industry.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Key Accountabilities:
■ Have an overriding commitment to a Zero Harm environment.
■ Develop, establish, implement and maintain contracting policy, procedures and systems, and monitor the adherence of these procedures within territory and its contractors.
■ Establish and develop a Contract Services Department team with sufficient trained staff to carry out the tasks of over sight of the EPC process and carry out business readiness tasks for Mine Operator.
■ Ensure successful procurement of services and certain goods through effective contracting in terms of costs, quality, quantity, services and availability.
■ Select, train and develop personnel to form an effective team and monitor individual staff development plans in line with KPBV succession planning.
■ Develop contract plans and strategies based on KPBV contracting requirements and provide regular progress status reports of all contracting activities.
■ In conjunction with the IS Department, develop, implement and update th

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Professional Qualities
• Degree in business, law, engineering or equivalent.
• Minimum 10-15 years experience in Contracts administration management
• Experience in the mentoring and development of local nationals contract department team.
• Sound understanding of relevant business, legal system, construction, company law, immigration, manpower, tax, importation, mining regulations.
• Well developed computer skills to be able to implement and maintain effective processes and procedures.
• Strong analytical capabilities and negotiating skills, sound business sense, advanced English language documentation skills with high attention to detail.
• Previous cold weather and/or FSU experience is preferred

Working Conditions
■ Working initial period at company’s Almaty office (resident assignment status, accompanied or unaccompanied).
■ Then working at Construction Site (8 weeks on site/2 weeks off) single status only


English Language Essential
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