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  • Job reference: RMS0138215

Lead Contract Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: France - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/04/2014
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The Company:
A major Oil and Gas operator for an Offshore project

The Role:
The service holder is responsible, during the Execution phase of the Project, for coordinating and supervising all the activities related to the management of major contracts (EPC, EPCI, EPSCC...) up to their close-out.
The service holder is also responsible for the development (tendering/contracting phase) of additional contracts that could be necessary during the Execution phase.

As such, the service holder is responsible for:
- Implementation, maintenance and control of all procedures associated to Contract / Procurement activities;
- Implementation, maintenance and control of the filing system for all the contractual documentation issued during the Project course;
- Organising, directing, supervising and supporting the Contract team composed of several Contract / Procurement engineers (some of them being placed directly under his responsibility, some of them being in Work Packages but under his functional responsibility);
- For new contracts necessary to be developed during the Execution phase, coordinating the whole tendering process (including, as necessary, pre-qualification process), coordinating the issue of CFTs, coordinating / managing the clarification and negotiation phases, coordinating the issue of RTAs, development and issue of contracts, coordinating / participating to their approval process;
- Supervising / coordinating the approval process of amendments (changes orders / addendum) of all Contracts /Purchase Orders;
- Supervising / coordinating Contract Management during the Execution phase, supporting Contract and Procurement engineers in the performance of their duties;
- Supervising or performing the close-out of Contracts with respect to the Angolan subsidiary and Project procedures;
- Consolidating / reporting progress related to Contract activities;
- Supporting Project Management for all questions/matters related to Contract activities.

The service holder shall liaise actively with all Package and Line Managers and, as a general manner, with all the Project Control team members, for the performance of the above duties.
The service holder is also the correspondent for Project to the Contract and Procurement department from the Angola, subsidiary and will also have to liaise with Legal and Assurance departments from Corporate and the Angolan subsidiary.
The service holder shall observe and shall impose strict confidentiality all along the course of the Project and specifically during tendering phases of (new) contracts.
The service holder reports hierarchically to the Project Control Manager.
The service holder is also accountable for demonstrating an exemplary behaviour with regard to HSE rules & requirements and for implementing and controlling HSSE rules within his area of responsibility.

Staff managed (number of personnel): 5/7
Direct subordinates (number):
2 / 3 directly ; 3 / 4 functionally

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Professional Experience (years): 10-20
Experience in similar position (years): mini 7-10. Managerial experience required at same / equivalent position.
Level / Diploma: Engineer, or equivalent. Sound knowledge of Contract development / mgt in an international context.
Languages: English mandatory.
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