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Contracts Engineer

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Contracts Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. We will only consider applications from local Iraqi nationals preferably residing in Basra.

 

Job Purpose

  • To ensure C&P activities are performed in compliance with applicable Business principles, HSSE policies, Contracting and Procurement procedure, and other guidelines.
  • To support development and implementation of compelling contract strategies for a variety of Project Greenfield and Brownfield contracts, ensuring appropriate processes and systems are applied to ensure success.
  • Undertake activities required by the contract strategy to deliver the Project safely and timely.
  • Support development of robust contract management plans to ensure effective post award contract management and close out of contracts/POs.
  • Compile and manage EoI/ITT/RfQ packages for; PMC, EPCm, Engineering, EPC, type contracts; and applying a variety of reimbursable mechanisms.
  • Manage and maintain C&P contract/PO files including Tender Board and Project submissions, signed orders, requisitions, correspondence and other relevant documentation.
  • Support the Vendor Management group by introducing new contractors and suppliers.
  • Ensure SAP is appropriately updated frequently on each contract/PO, and act as a process custodian for the RtP process and pursue standardization

 

Accountabilities

  • Report to the Head of C&P Projects and Contracts.
  • Keep sound working relationships and work effectively with Contract Holders, whilst maintaining commercial and contractual challenge.
  • Formulate and implement robust contracting strategies to optimise value for the business; and addressing the business and HSSE considerations, including market capacity and capability, local content opportunities, risk exposure and the overall project schedule.
  • Manage the tender process by coordinating with the Contract Holder(s) and the Project department to align C&P activities with project schedule, obtain the Scope of Work, draft tender documents etc.
  • To interface with all stakeholders for compilation of tender documents.
  • Structure contracts and agreements with the objective of minimising claims and disputes.
  • Ensure that the safety aspects with attention to contractor HSSE, as well as risk, local content, QA/QC, environmental and community relations aspects are captured and documented in the contractual requirements.
  • Ensure that prequalification and tendering activities are carried out in an effective and timely manner in line with the C&P Procedure.
  • Carryout effective due diligence of the Tenderers to ensure selection of tenderers of high quality.
  • Follow up with Tenderers to obtain their acknowledgements, clarifications /extensions, issue tender bulletins/addendums, preparation of bid evaluation criteria, receive bids, arrange for bid openings, address contractual /commercial exceptions taken by bidders.• Prepare bid evaluation reports, defend its content and obtain its approval.
  • Coordinate relevant peer reviews and approval of both the Tender and final contract documents.
  • Review and finalise robust contracting documents in cooperation with Legal department.
  • Interact and develop submissions and supporting documents for obtaining approvals from external and internal stakeholders (Management Committee and Tender Committee).
  • Develop and execute robust contract management plans to support stakeholders in the post award management of a contract.
  • Support the Project department in all kinds of contractual commitments for effective post award contract management.
  • Ensure that contract spend is recorded in an auditable fashion. Assist in monitoring spend and each contracts ACV.
  • Interface with Company and Group Contracting & Procurement groups.
  • Monitor and report on contractors contracting and procurement activities and their management of subcontractors
  • During Project execution, ensure that Contractor complies with all the contractual obligations.
  • Ensure that Change management process is managed effectively, by timely addressing variations and claims.
  • Manage and maintain C&P contract/PO files including Tender Board and Project submissions, signed orders, requisitions, correspondence and other relevant documentation.
  • Support the Vendor Management group by introducing new contractors and suppliers.
  • Ensure SAP is appropriately applied on each contract/PO, and act as a process custodian for the RtP process and pursue standardization.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Direct knowledge and sound technical appreciation of all types of oil industry equipment and materials.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commercial processes for contracting and procurement, including interpretation of commercial terminology and contractual clauses used in the general conditions of contract used in the industry.
  • A minimum experience of 5 years in Contracting & Procurement, with extensive experience of projects.
  • Detailed appreciation and knowledge of purchasing related systems, including: SAP and contract management systems (Ariba).
  • Knowledge of SAP/In depth knowledge of office IT systems.

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.

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