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  • Job reference: RMS0122469

Senior Contract Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/08/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/08/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
Primarily but not limited to the bidding, administration, monitoring and reporting of contracts and sub-contracts for the project.

The duties and job functions shall include but are not limited to the following:

• Execute the bid, evaluation and award processes for project contract(s)
• Advise the Supply Chain Manager in the development, coordination and implementation of Contract processes as applicable for the Project.
• Manage construction, engineering and miscellaneous contract and claims
• Mitigate project risk through negotiation of variation orders, new contracts and contractual disputes
• Compile compilation of commercial/contractual recommendations
• Facilitate commercial/contractual meetings
• Prepare and issue commercial correspondence and communication
• Travel to field may be required
• Liaise with key functional groups including Finance, Legal and Project Controls.

Additional Duties include:
• 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, both internal and external.
• Ability to quickly assimilate new data, including highly technical information, and communicate same in layperson terms.
• Proven skills in effectively managing multiple tasks, often under pressure and within time constraints.
• Use initiative to independently recommend solutions based on logical assumptions and analysis of facts/data while considering constraints and impacts on the organization

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 a variety of 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.
• Ability to demonstrate competency in Microsoft office applications is considered an asset.
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