Lead Contracts Engineer


Job Description -

Our client an ECP company are looking for a Lead Contracts Engineer to join them on a contracted basis of 12 months in their office in London. The role will be offered with a negotiable day rate outside IR35, attractive benefits package and hybrid working a few days.

Job overview -

As a Lead Contracts Engineer you will be Managing and supporting the Project Contracts, Procurement and materials personnel and their associated activities to execute the work in a manner that achieves the objectives of the Project Execution Strategy, Project Plan and Project Procurement and Materials Plan.

Responsibilities -

  • Champion the Project Safety culture, behaviours and engagement activities
  • Complies with Company policies and objectives, Contracts and Procurement work processes
  • Identifying, evaluating, and resolving Contracting issues during the EPC / FEED phase of the Contract.
  • Review of EPC / FEED Contract Baseline.
  • Identifying, evaluating, and resolving Contracting issues during the EPC / FEED phase of the Contract.
  • Review of EPC / FEED Contract Baseline.
  • Review of EPC / FEED Contract requirements
  • Review and comment on the division of responsibilities
  • Review of Key EPC / FEED Contract management documents.
  • Review of EPC / FEED Contract management procedures.
  • At the start of the EPC / FEED Contract arrange kick-off meeting to instruct the EPC / FEED Contractor?on the procedures for EPC / FEED Contract Administration (preparation of accounting,?evaluation of changes, notices, interim and final payment certificates, etc.).
  • Ensure compliance with insurance requirements set out in the EPC / FEED Contract.
  • Monitors any potential incidents of loss/damage likely to lead to an insurance claim. Subsequently, correlates and reviews supporting documentation for any insurance claims resulting from accidental loss/damage to material/equipment, either upon receipt of goods or during the construction period.
  • Ensure EPC / FEED Contractor provides and maintains the correct Performance/Bank Guarantees.
  • Determine any additional administrative procedural requirements.
  • Balancing Owner relationship and EPC / FEED Contract management requirements.
  • Soliciting legal advice, when required.
  • Review of the Project records management system.
  • Checking and evaluation EPC / FEED Contract Changes; Project Variance Notices, Requests for Change, Change Orders, Amendments, etc.
  • Ensure comprehensive implementation of the EPC / FEED Contract Close-out procedures; Final Account, EPC / FEED Contract Closure Certificates, etc
  • Ensuring EPC / FEED Contractor complies with warranty requirements.
  • Ensuring the EPC / FEED Contract is properly managed and administered.
  • Administering the EPC / FEED Contract so as to ensure the terms and conditions stated therein are fulfilled.
  • Managing Change by controlling the EPC / FEED Contract: scope, cost, schedule and quality of the Project through scope changes and Contract change documents e.g. Change Orders, Variations, Amendments, etc.
  • Managing Project risks minimizing Owner's exposure to financial and legal liabilities
  • Reviewing EPC / FEED Contractor reports for areas of concern and potential claims, delays, etc.
  • Attends weekly EPC / FEED Contract Administration meeting
  • Prepare and issue, on a monthly basis, the Subcontract Administration Monthly Report for each Subcontract (SAMR).
  • Prepares and issues to the Owner, the EPC / FEED Contract Administration Monthly Report.
  • Reviewing and checking the adequacy of the Project records management system and ensuring the Owner's and PMC team, together with the EPC / FEED Contractor use it to furnish a written record of the chronology of the Project execution.
  • In conjunction with PMC Project Manager, reviews, evaluates and prepares recommendations to Owner regarding EPC / FEED Contractor; claims for delay, back charges, prolongation, disruption, etc.
  • Managing the Project consistent with Owner and PMC policies and legal guidelines concerning good business practice for contract management
  • Ensures documents of commercial sensitivity are secured at the end of each working day and "CLEAN DESK

Experience & Qualifications -

  • 12 years experience within contract engineering role
  • Experience gained on PMC/FEED stages on petrochemical/ refinery projects
  • Be able to Identify, evaluate, and resolve Contracting issues during the EPC / FEED phase of the Contract.
  • Be able to manage Project risks minimizing Owner's exposure to financial and legal liabilities.
  • Ensure HSSE goals, objectives and targets are met through personal leadership and involvement.

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