Subcontract Manager – China


Job description

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major oil & gas clients to seek for Subcontract Manager to work within their facilities located in China for an initial 1-year contract.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Guardian of Sub-Contract templates including maintenance and update of Sub-Contract standard formats,
  • Management of Master Service Agreement (MSA) documents,
  • Allocation, sourcing, mobilisation, and management of Sub-contract Manager resources for projects,
  • Ensure compliance with Company processes, procedures, and rules,
  • Continuous optimisation and development of standardisation of practices and processes,
  • Development and maintenance of good communications,
  • Establish and maintain standard processes for Sub-Contract management,
  • Focal point for Contract support for Sub-Contract discussions with yards,
  • Ensure a standard, optimised and compliant RFQ process by establishing and maintaining a history of Sub-Contract negotiations and aligned positions with the yards,
  • Focal point for Sub-Contract support to projects including major claims, issues, personnel, advice and the like.
  • Provide support in Audits of new and existing fabrication yards
  • Support in the definition of the most adapted form of contract,
  • Prepare and coordinate RFQ /ITT content ensuring compliant enquiry or tender process,
  • Ensure correct documentation and forms are included in all RFQs prepared,
  • Establish clear Sub-Contract baselines,
  • Assist in the negotiation and evaluation of tenderer exceptions and qualifications
  • Manage, coordinate, trace and record Sub-Contract interaction with yards to ensure a clean handover to allocated project Sub-Contract Manager,
  • Onboard project Sub-Contract managers.
  • Develop, implement and maintain Sub-Contract / Commercial dashboard and forecasting templates
  • Perform punctual audits on performance of Sub-Contract managers,
  • Ensure 100% productivity of allocated Sub-Contract Managers,
  • Provide advice and support to Sub-Contract managers on site,
  • Coordinate major claims,
  • Collate lessons learnt and process into procedures as applicable


Required Skills:

  • 15+ years of experience covering all aspects contract management including Claims, EPCI, Sub-Contract management etc.,
  • Board experience in contract negotiation,
  • Experience within the Oil & Gas industry. EPCI contracting experience also considered for the role,
  • Confirmed management experience,
  • Claim management skills,
  • Contracting skills (i.e. drafting, negotiation),
  • Business planning & organization skills,
  • Leadership and diplomacy,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Flexible and self-motivated,
  • Able to manage potential conflicts,
  • Be fluent in English,
  • This position is only open for local candidates.
  • We regret to inform only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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