PRINCIPAL CONTRACT ENGINEER

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

Amaiden

Description

PURPOSE & ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Execute the complete contracting process including contract strategy and tactics for a variety of support type contracts but primarily contract

management activities associated with the main EPC contracts.

Collaborate with internal stakeholders in development and execution of contract strategies driving towards value maximization.

Collaborate with internal and external (contractor) stakeholders in protecting the interests of company and ensuring delivery of maximum value via each

of the awarded contract/commercial deal.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:

The responsibilities of the role will include, but not be limited to:

✓ In accordance with Company policies and procedures prepare, review and issue RfQ/ITT and subsequently analyse bids and lead clarifications and

negotiations in collaboration with Tender Evaluation Team (TET) and assist Contract Owners/Holders to prepare, present and defend

award/variation submissions to Company Tender Committees to obtain approvals.

✓ Lead development of works and services demand forecast and planning and prepare contract plans.

✓ Guide Contract Owners / Holders to articulate contract scope, specification, select contracting strategies, and prepare counter estimates taking

account of risk assessment, cost drivers, market analysis, and value optimization (including Nigerian Content) and applying lessons learnt from

previous projects/contracts.

✓ Drive strong commercial influence in thinking and behavior of internal stakeholders and train stakeholders in contract development and

management.

✓ Assess contracting risk and develop mitigation responses.

✓ Develop and issue contract documents incorporating general and specific terms and conditions as applicable, liaising with legal and functional

disciplines to resolve contractual qualifications.

✓ Drive contract meetings and produce accurate minutes of proceedings and follow up necessary actions to ensure the contract process is satisfied in

line with Company policies and procedures and assist in the administration of Tender Committees.

✓ Review, evaluate and produce recommendations for variations and claims, as well as contractual correspondence, including the structuring of cost

forecast, non-conformances, other disputes/conflicts, and facilitate contract close out.

✓ Set up and maintain contract data in contract management systems tools, analyse data and prepare reports to support contract management as

required.

✓ Actively provide advice to Contract Holder on contractual issues to ensure Company and Contractor act in accordance with the Contract.

 

Job Requirement

Education
• Membership of The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) UK or Nigeria, or Institute of Supply Management (ISM) is an advantage.
• A University Degree in Law, Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Business or Financial management or other related discipline.

Experience
• 10 years post graduate experience in a contracting or legal role preferably in an Oil & Gas Engineering, Procurement and Construction project
• environment, or industry involving projects, construction, maintenance, shutdowns, and facilities management.
• Strong team player with good communications and interpersonal skills
• Excellent letter/report/analysis writing and computing skills.
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrable experience of a variety of contract types and reimbursement mechanisms.
• Demonstrable experience in defending against claims and variations and their management.
• Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to organize, plan, and strategize.
• Great networking abilities.
• Ability to work across international/cultural boundaries

To apply for this job please visit amaidenenergy.com.

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