Senior Contract Specialist

Job type: Contract
Contact name: Jasmine Haqueen

Contact email: jasmine@aurora-talent.com
Job ref: 33891
Published: about 2 months ago

SENIOR CONTRACTS SPECIALIST

Responsibilities:

  • Organise and maintain logs and files (both in terms of a central database and hard copy filing systems) in a systematic manner to allow for easy access by other department personnel.
  • Post client contract award, management of prequalification and RFQs for high risk contracts under the guidance of the PCM.
  • Lead negotiations and manage low to medium risk contracts.
  • Participate in negotiations and drafting of high risk contracts.
  • Drafting of internal approval sheet and obtaining the various levels of approval for all contracts.
  • Post award subcontract management, drafting and/or review and approval of subcontract notices, amendments, change requests and change orders, warranty claims, and formalization of subcontract closeout.
  • Support procurement re negotiation of purchase order terms and conditions and resolution of claims.
  • Takes the opportunity to build diverse teams and values their varied approaches to work.
  • Collaborates with others to achieve tasks and goals that benefit the organisation.
  • Fosters cooperation and transparency across teams, functions, entities, countries and regions.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in contracts and or commercial experience
  • Knowledge of technical, contractual and commercial disciplines connected with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) projects
  • Experience in offshore oil and gas industry is an advantage
  • Experience in Contract Negotiation
  • Knowledge of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (“FPSO”) vessels is an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area such as Law or quantity surveying / Master’s qualification in a relevant subject such as construction law, business administration or economics will be of value. Law and contract law as part of academic studies is preferred.
  • MRICS, MCIArb, SCL is an advantage
  • Able to draft clear and concise correspondence. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A high level of comprehension in order to understand and interpret contractual language coupled with an ability to formulate arguments that support the contractual interpretation sought by the company.