Company: Wood
Skills: Contracts Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Singapore

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Contracts Lead / Senior Contracts Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry to be part of the Contracts team for Projects in Singapore. The key responsibilities required of this position are:

• Operationally report to Project Manager / Project Supply Chain Manager / Project Contracts Manager where applicable

• Operate in accordance with appropriate and current corporate execution procedures and Project Specific Procedures
• Ensure all subcontracts activities are carried out in accordance with the project execution plan/schedule and/or contracting strategy, within approved budgets and in line with project processes and procedures
• Provides guidance, direction and support to the reporting personnel / subcontracts team as required in delivery of their specific responsibilities

• Review or where required, prepare contract documents and arrange execution of same in line with Delegation of Authority

• Undertake and where required monitor administration of contracts (i.e. processing of payment certificates, price variation summaries etc.) and ensure the satisfactory operation of procedures
• Educate and induct assigned field staff in matters of project organisation, project schedule, work scope and the allocated subcontracts; including their conditions, forms of tender, bills of quantities, pricing schedules and associated drawings and engineering standards and ensure their effective liaison with all other site disciplines
• Ensure that the assigned staff monitor any changes to the value of the work in each allocated construction contract arising from drawing revisions, Field Instruction's, Field Variation Order's or other causes
• Ensure that subcontractors receive all necessary access, materials, documents and information including site safety, labour and discipline regulations to enable them to meet their contractual obligations and maintain comprehensive records of shortfalls of supply of any such deliverables
• Use all resources and remedies under the subcontract in order to ensure that subcontractors meet their contractual obligations
• Monitor and, in collaboration with other appropriate site disciplines, ensure that the performance of each assigned subcontractor is recorded together with explanations for any deviations from the performance anticipated from the contractor's tender
• Manage all commercial and contractual activities, supervising others as appropriate, concerning construction and services contracts, including issue of variations, maintaining register of claims, ensuring interim and final acceptance certificates are issued, performance record keeping, close-out activities and the return of all relevant records to home office for archiving
• Carrying out contract adminstration and quantity surveying duties when required and qualified to do so
• Always promote safe working practices and demonstrate safety leadership
• Understand and live Woods vision, values and behaviours
• Understand and work to the Wood Financial Management Framework as it relates to subcontracts
• Assist in identifying and applying performance management and development plans for direct reports
• Ensured all internal and external in year savings are recorded

Skills / Qualifications

Knowledge, skills and experience

• Minimum of 10 years applicable Oil, Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceutical 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

• Experienced with Quantity Surveying of Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation Works for Oil, Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceutical Industrial sectors of Construction Industry

Personal attributes

• Excellent communication skills, written, oral and presentation
• High degree of initiative
• Maintains a strong network both within and outside of supply chain department
• Positively works to develop relationships with subcontractors, clients and other disciplines
• Planning and organisational skills
• Enthusiastic proactive attitude
• Analytical, with strong problem-solving skills

• Willing to be assigned to Project site anywhere within Singapore

• Able to work independently

Ability to

• Work as part of project execution team, leading by example

• Identify efficiency, process and tool improvement opportunities and successful drive through change
• Briefs others on matters of significance pertaining to subcontracts or industry developments


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

• Record of skills training appropriate for job specific role.

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 40,000 people.

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 and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.