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Contracts Manager

£70000 - £81000 per annum + Bouns 20% + Car all + Pension
Apply 2019-08-15 10:43:08 1970-01-01 EWI Recruitment

Contracts Manager

Date posted: August 15, 2019
£70000 - £81000 per annum + Bouns 20% + Car all + Pension
United Kingdom, Europe
Permanent
Job description

Contracts Manager - UK

As Contract Manager for HVDC you will provide top-level contract management, especially on main risks and opportunities, as well as claims strategy in close cooperation with the Project Directors and Project Managers in our organization.

Tasks

  • In support to the Legal team, review and comment on commercial, operational and technical tender T&Cs of main contracts
  • Contract execution (from project kick-off to project closure)
  • Ensure the identification of contracts baselines (including terms and conditions, specifications, drawings, estimates, proposals, schedules and other documents incorporated in the contract) and highlight areas of risks and opportunities
  • Ensure timely and accurate execution of commercial aspects in portfolio of contracts (i.e. payments, claims, variation orders, warranties, provisions, guarantees, etc.)
  • Define approval requirements and communicate changes to the customer
  • Enforce and defend contractual interests vis-à-vis customers and suppliers throughout the project lifecycle, including monitoring and assessment of changes and deviations, as well as defending and enforcing claims
  • In cooperation with the Legal team, develop the negotiation strategy, support negotiations, and handle formal dispute resolution (mediation, litigation and arbitration)
  • Contract closure
  • Verify that all parties have fulfilled their contractual obligations
  • Document and communicate any deficiencies to all appropriate parties as part of the closeout process
  • Identify "lessons learned" and ensure communication to the projects team for current and future projects
  • Subcontracting
  • Be a contract management support to the Supply Chain function, especially with respect to the drafting of PO/subcontracts commercial and technical T&D to protect the company's interests (including flow down of main contracts where applicable), as well as ensure risk and opportunities management under said subcontracts
  • Insurance
  • Ensure that contract insurance provisions are adhered to, and liaise with Insurance Risk Management

Reporting to: Head of Contract Management

Background

  • University degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Cost Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Business Administration or Law
  • Contract Management or Project Management experience, of which at least 5 years' experience in the field of supply and EPC for industrial contracts (preferably in the field of power and automation, or related industries)
  • An advantage with knowledge of Fidic, NEC3 type contracts
  • A broad knowledge within Contract Management (an advantage with experience from project management, quantity surveying and planning)
  • Some legal background is desired but not required
  • Excellent English skills, both oral and written

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: ukstone_1565862187

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