Contracts Specialist


Company Summary

TechnipFMC is a global oil and gas leader, specialized in subsea and surface technologies. Our mission: to enhance the performance of world’s energy industry. How we do it: by constantly challenging conventions and investing in our 23 000+ employees, across 48 countries. At TechnipFMC, we aim to offer an inspiring working experience: tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the world in collaboration with a truly global team. 

Job Purpose
  • Provide the business with contracting expertise, support and coordination for contracted services activities daily.
Reporting Lines & Interactions 
  • Hierarchically reports to: Contracts Team Lead
  • Operationally reports to: Department/Asset Managers, Project Managers
  • Key interactions (internally, externally): EPC/Communication/Time Management


Job Scope
  • Initiate – Strategy Development and Procurement Plan preparation
  • Initiate – Commodity source strategy and implementation 
  • Source – Identify bidders and develop Invitation to Tender (ITT)
  • Select – Prepare contract documentation and negotiate Terms and Conditions 
  • Award – Post contract administration – amendments/variations 
  • Manage – Facilitate supplier management 
Main Accountabilities
  • Commercial and contractual aspects of tendering, negotiating, awarding and managing all contracts and major purchase orders. Interface with Department Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers to develop scopes
  • Maintaining effective compliance to BMS in accordance with Company procedures and systems including risk and opportunity sensitivities
  • Arranging all project bonds, guarantees and insurances as required
  • Provide commercial and contractual advice to Department Managers and Project Management Teams (PMT)
  • Liaison with Project Managers and Project Engineers leading to negotiation and execution of all Variation Orders (VO) with contractors
  • Highlighting any major commercial or contractual risks or issues to the relevant Managers and work with them to ensure optimum solution
  • Project close-out activities – ensuring signature of Acceptance, performance feedbacks and satisfactory monitoring of bonds / warranty etc.
  • Assist Contracts Team Lead in identifying and implementing business improvements
  • Review and update, on a weekly basis, Procurement Register
  • Coordination and delivery of department initiatives as required e.g. systems and procedures, lessons learned (capture and feedback)
  • Responsible for tendering, negotiation and administration of allocated Frame Agreements
  • Analyse commodity spend information including market analysis and develop sourcing strategies
  • Preparation and expediting signature of internal approval documents e.g. Contract Commitment Request
  • Ensure adherence of contractor to the contract/project administration procedures
  • Attend weekly/monthly meetings as required
  • Claims Management
  • Assist Project Manager in contractual matters during the project duration
  • Assist the Contract Holder with supplier management activity including performance reviews
  • Attend Vessel Dry Dockings where requested to manage key supplier variations
  • Any other duties required by Contracts Team Lead

Required for position: 

  • Maintain responsibility and accountability through personal commitment and behaviour
  • Maintain behaviour in compliance with HSES requirements
  • Report any unsafe or environmentally unsound acts and conditions to their immediate Supervisor such that remedial action can be taken to manage the risk

Required for future development: 

  • Reinforce and strengthen the HSES culture at every opportunity in operations and projects
  • Promote correct HSES behaviours through personal example
  • Take action upon any health, safety, security and environmental matter brought to their notice and   report to their Manager on any matter which they are unable to rectify



  • Educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline or alternatively have Supply Chain education both formal (CIPS) and informal through circa 5 -10  years’ equivalent experience.
  • Awareness of a commercial environment
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain processes

Nice to have: 

  • Professional or degree-level qualification in a Quantity Surveying, Business or Legal discipline
  • Proven experience in a subcontracts environment
  • Previous experience with marine and vessel projects


Additional Information

  • Able to communicate with professional and technical personnel at all levels in the organisation
  • Able to work within and contribute to a motivated and professional Supply Chain team
  • Well organised
  • Self-motivated and persistent
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Willing to embrace new ideas and foster their adoption within the business



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“As an equal opportunity employer TechnipFMC considers only qualified applicants without regard to color, age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, national origin, veteran or marital status.”



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