Skills: Contracts Engineer
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia
Req Number: 18962BR
We are seeking a Contracts Advisor to join the Contracting and Market Research Division (CMRD) of the Project Management Office Department (PMOD).
CMRD is responsible for providing contracts and procedures development support, contracting strategy guidance, and initial dispute resolution services for the overall Project Management administrative area.
The Contracts Advisor's primary role is to support and contribute to the responsibilities listed above.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor's degree in a Business or Engineering discipline from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is preferred (e.g., MBA, Law)
You will have eight or more years of progressive experience in the establishment, administration, and negotiation of contracts, and the handling of contractual disputes, in the oil and gas or capital projects construction industries. This should include field experience, i.e., engagement with active project activities in various stages of their lifecycle, such as bidding, awards, and actual project execution.
The other requirements as listed:
You will be fluent in written and oral English.
You will possess excellent presentation skills.
You will possess business analysis skills.
You will be a self-starter, able to independently progress work and multitask between work assignments.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Prepare financial studies that establish technical, financial, and/or procedural/administrative feasibilities for contract services, and evaluation of alternatives.
Develop in conjunction with Contracting, professional analyses and technical qualification of bidders.
Develop the scope of work for various contract services.
Develop professional presentations for Executive Management.
Participate as the contract proponent representative on the Bid Review Team, charged with development of a realistic Company position on contract terms and the negotiation of these terms.
Prepare or provide technical guidance for a professional analysis or development of bid responses, negotiation offers, and counter offers.
Prepare Company estimates, or work with the Company estimating functions in the preparation of estimates.
Prepare verifications of contractor cost and preparation of escalation or de-escalation amendments.
Negotiate with contractors as part of a negotiating team comprised of Contracting and contract
proponent representatives. Prepares responses and helps to represent the proponent on Claim Review Panels.
Provide or assist in the provision of proponent representation in the administration of contracts, and participates in the development of financial and technical advice on intent of wording, scopes of service, or other clauses that may impact cost and cost/benefit relationships.
Provide justification and recommendations for changes in contracting procedure or contract format for management approval.
Perform periodic examination of contract administration in the field to locate shortcomings or potential problems in the administrative procedures or contract terms and conditions.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as requested.
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