Company: Wood
Skills: Contracts Administration
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Contracts Manager (contract) to work on a European petrochemicals project in our Reading office.

Workscope

Responsible to our client as a key member of an Integrated Project Management Team for the supervision and guidance of deployed supply chain project team responsible for all aspects of supply chain management including materials management, warehousing, expediting, procurement, subcontracts, negotiation and reporting.

Key aspects of the role include implementing Plant Wide Agreements for construction services and the working with Project Delivery teams monitoring of the supply chain activities across the project.

Clear understanding of the client's head contract requirements including Wood responsibilities and knowledge of how these are integrated into project contract strategies, plans, procedures and terms and conditions. Has broad based knowledge of commercial terms and conditions, interfaces with legal / commercial experts and can under guidance initiate / discuss exceptions in order to reach a robust commercial agreement.

Monitor and control of project contract operations and co - ordination of interface activities with other project team members in accordance with applicable company and project requirements, systems, procedures, budgets and schedules. Where applicable, and suitably trained and qualified, execute quantity surveying duties in accordance with applicable practices and procedures.

Monitor and control of construction phase contracts in the field including home office liaison and interface with the client's organisation, where applicable. Field administration of all construction and services contracts in accordance with applicable corporate and project requirements, systems, procedures, budgets and schedules.

Delivers clear and concise reports on progress of all activities for which they are responsible. Ensures direct reports regularly update reports / systems with required information to allow accurate reporting and escalates any critical issues and risks to project management

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Educated to Degree or Equivalent, or Vocational equivalent qualification; RICS qualified or industry equivalent

Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Extensive experience in Oil and Gas or Heavy Industrial sectors of Construction Industry, or similar
  • Advanced knowledge of Subcontractors, commercial evaluations, negotiations and terms and conditions of contract
  • In depth knowledge of commercial position imposed by Head Contracts
  • Advanced knowledge of Industry forms of Subcontract
  • Computer systems
  • Supply Chain Principles and techniques


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.