Contract Engineer


Our Client an Global Oil and Gas Operator are looking for a Contract Engineer to be based in their offices in Dubai. The role will be offered with an initial 12 Month contract and an all-inclusive daily rate.

Job Overview;

As Contract Engineer you'll manage the full sourcing process from strategy development and implementation up to award of contracts

Job Purpose:

  • Undertaking all formal contracting activities relating to onshore/offshore service/work contracts including developing strategies, compiling bidders' list, developing appropriate tender documents, issuing of Invitation to Tender ("ITT"), analysis of tenders, commercial evaluation, contract negotiations and the preparation of contractual documentation in line with Company procedures and standards.
  • Advise and support end users in order to ensure that all parties share a common goal and understanding with regard to the tendering process and guide the user departments' for compliance with the Sourcing Policy, Delegation of Authority Matrix, Company policies and procedures and local business engagement and Code of Business Conduct.
  • Contribute to the execution of the contracting strategy and Tender Board Memos in support of all activities and provide advice and support to users in relation to contracts planning and contract strategies.
  • Negotiate with the prospective contractor on execution of contract terms and conditions in the best interests of the Company and agree upon the terms and conditions in line with Company policy and standards to ensure that Dubai Petroleum's interests are protected.

Job requirements:

  • Extensive experience in tendering, contracts and administration experience in Oil and Gas Operations or similar industry, or in Local Commercial Law.
  • Ideally have worked for an Oil and Gas Operator
  • Oracle or similar major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system experience
  • Firm negotiator with good knowledge of contract laws and industry practices especially in relation to oil and gas contract terms and conditions.
  • Good understanding of contract and legal terms.
  • Sound commercial and technical knowledge.

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