Senior Contract Engineer

avril 24, 2024
Application ends: juin 24, 2024

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Job Description

Responsibilities :

1. The activities deal with worldwide Claims (including Contractor and Company claims and disputes) as detailed below:

–      Analysis and review of existing Claims: provide expertise support to projects for existing Claims and corresponding resolution (contracts execution phase / close out phase):

–      Advise and direct the projects for “on the spot requests” with regards to management of claims,

–      Investigate and assess merit of major claim/dispute,

–      Provide higher understanding and recommendations for building the Claim dossiers and corresponding settlement,

–      Assist the project in drafting correspondences and notices to Contractors.

2.   Preventive awareness (contract management methods, tendering stage and early execution stage):

–      Broadcast contract management good practices,

–      Raise awareness of the importance of contractual rigorousness,

–      Raise awareness of impacts of deviations from standard contracts,

–      Broadcast feedback on lessons learned from existing and past Claims,

–      Provide guidance in identifying potential Claims at early stage.

3.   Assist the Claim manager in:

–      Implementing the defined claim management roadmap,

–      Defining the method & tools related to claims and disputes management.

–      Monitoring disputes trend,

–      Negotiating frame agreements with delay, quantum and performance experts,

Delivering the defined improvements actions.

Candidate requirements :

·      Contract and procurement professional with Claim resolution experiences, i.e. more than 15 years in contract management and 10 years projects experience within major international projects, preferably oil and gas;

·      Excellent contract understanding and knowledge including tendering, execution and close out phases;

·      Good understanding of legal civil and common law system;

·      Good understanding of all aspects of the project: planning, time impact, quantum, costs, risk management, project management, technical;

·      requirements, local requirements;

·      Very good understanding of dispute resolution and negotiation process;

·      Ability to manage heavy workload in a fast pace and dispute environment;

·      Independent thinking, vision, creativity, influencing skills, decision making;

·      Ability to interact with high level and challenging stakeholders;

. French & English proficiency.