Company: Saipem
Skills: Contracts Administration, Contracts Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


Contract Management

Job Description:

Administer the contract ensuring that the project is performed in line with contractual obligations.

•Liaise with the project team coordination Project Contract Review, participate to meetings, manage and file all correspondence having contractual relevance exchanged during project execution with clients, partners, subcontractors, vendors and authorities.
•Track client, subcontractors and vendor's obligations.
•Monitor contract risks of critical work packages and propose remedial actions.
•Manage the change process on the project, including change orders, claims, back charges, penalties, new prices, dispute handling and resolution towards clients, main subcontractors and key vendors, ensuring that notices and notifications are issued as per contractual requirements, and participate in the generation of additional revenue as entitled by the contract.
•Ensure that Golden Rules and Silver Guidelines are implemented.
•Maintain necessary liaison with other competent Saipem functions, in particular with Financial Administration, Insurance, Procurement and Risk.
•Ensure all Project Certificates are duly issued by clients (e.g. Milestone Completion Certificates, Mechanical Completion, Handover Certificate and Provisional Acceptance Certificate).
•Verify the completeness of contract documents and distribute to project team members.
•Provide collection and sharing of lessons learned, feedback and return of experience of issues/criticalities encountered during project execution.




Bachelor Degree in Law, Business or equivalent


Minimum 5 years' experience in offshore contract administration or equivalent

Special Skills / / Knowledge:

- Familiar with offshore construction law and practice

- Fluent in English

- Good communication and organizational skills

- Analytical thinking

Working Conditions:

Houston, Texas - office conditions

Job Type: Full-time

We are one of the global leaders in drilling services, as well as in the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of pipelines and complex projects, onshore and offshore, in the oil & gas market.

We have distinctive competences in operations in harsh environments, remote areas and deepwater.  


We provide a full range of services with contracts on an “EPC” and/or “EPCI” (“turn-key” basis) and we have distinctive capabilities and unique assets with highest technological content.