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Contracts Specialist

United Kingdom,--Aberdeen
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Contracts Specialist

Responsible for administration of allocated tenders dealing with all commercial and contractual activities associated with Client’s tender requirements and all associated subcontract and supplier requirements from receipt of tender enquiry through to contract award and consequent handover to operations or loss of tender and Client debrief.

Responsible for contract administration of allocated projects, dealing with all commercial and contract activities associated with Client contract and all associated subcontract and supplier requirements, from project start-up through to contract close-out.

Subject to the complexity and scale of project, the responsibilities may be split between two or more individuals.

Job Scope

Demonstrates a sense of business awareness within the framework of planned and existing relationships with Clients and suppliers. Balances the need for strong customer relationships and repeat business with the need for Improvements in the company’s financial performance.

Verifies individual contract strategies are aligned to the company’s contracting strategy which is reflective of its risk profile and market conditions.

Understands the sales and tendering processes, assists with development of proposals strategies, co-ordinates the contractual and commercial submission of any tender, liaising with tendering and technical support functions in the development of the submission.

Provides commercial and contractual support to the Project Manager and project team on all aspects of Client contract and subcontract management.

Manages all contract and subcontract administration activities from start-up to close-out.

Manages and maintains accurate records of all project contractual and commercial documentation within Contracts Workspace System appropriate to role.

Proactively identifies, monitors and manages change to preserve the interests of the company

Understands the correlation between cost, revenue, value and profit.

Utilises appropriate tools, techniques and abilities to commercially and contractually negotiate on behalf of the company

Prepares and reviews proposals to instigate formal dispute resolution. Provides contractual advice, initiates and responds to contractual correspondence. Supports the management team in the identification, assessment and preparation of claims, including the preparation of any documentation required.

Ensures adherence to processes and procedures for the placement of 3rd party vessel charters including appraising suppliers, industry standard terms and conditions for chartering and presentation of business case for commitment.

Typical background and experience required:

Must have:

High standard of written and spoken English.

Ability to work under minimal supervision and direction.

Experience in a commercial environment performing a similar role, which demonstrates exposure to the key contracting and commercial concepts in relation to contract and commercial risk management, with specific emphasis on operational project execution activities.

Knowledge of contractual terms and conditions and proven ability to negotiate same with Clients and Suppliers.

Demonstrable competence in the discharge of such commercial and contractual duties.

Self-motivated and persistent.

Nice to have:

Experience in offshore / subsea related industrial environment.

Professional or undergraduate degree level qualification in Quantity.

Surveying, Business Administration / Management, Purchasing or Legal discipline.

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Jan Kriel
01224 628 227
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