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  • Job reference: RMS0155886

Senior Contract Administrator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Muskrat Falls
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/07/2015
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The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

The Role:
• Reporting to the Muskrat Falls Site Contracts Manager at the site and take functional directional from the Supply Chain Manager.
• Works closely as a team member with Engineering, Construction, Project Controls and Procurement.
• Maintains working relationship between Company and Contractor.
• Primarily, but not limited to the administration, monitoring and reporting of contracts and sub-contracts for the Lower Churchill Project.
• Provide commercial oversight for assigned contracts and act as Company interface with Contractor on all commercial matters
• Ensure compliance with contractual terms
• Enforce contractual provisions
• Ensure contractual notice provisions are respected and enforced
• Develop and maintain filing system
• Review and verify invoices for payment. Where applicable, ensuring statutory declaration, as identified in contract, showing status of payment to subcontractors, UIC, CCP, and listing of claims accompanies each invoice.
• As first point of contact, review and assess Contractor claims/change requests for entitlement. Inform management of claims. Negotiate favourable settlements to claims and change requests and obtain appropriate approval
• Close out contract when complete

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Business, Commerce or Engineering Degree or equivalent combination of training and experience
• 15+ years work experience in similar role with successful experience in negotiating, drafting, interpreting and administering significant contracts.
• Prior experience dealing with civil construction contracts related to major CAPEX development.
• Strong understanding of contractual issues related to risk and liability complimented with a strong background with commercial issues related to long term value is important.
• Use initiative to independently recommend solutions based on logical assumptions and analysis of facts/data while considering constraints and impacts on the organization
• Claims analysis skills and ability to develop claims strategies
• Structured, methodical, process driven problem solving ability
• Exceptional negotiation skills
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with a variety of personnel, and other industry participants, b
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