Senior Contracts Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Doha, Qatar
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MPH Global Services

Our client, one of the most successful Operators in the Oil & Gas Industry, is urgently looking for a Senior Contract Engineer with the following Terms:

Terms and Conditions

Work Location: Doha / Malaysia / Indonesia

Start Date: October 2020

End Date: 31 Dec 2023

Status: Resident, Single

Mob/demob ticket: Provided

Medical Insurance: Provided

Roles & Responsibility

  • Promote & comply with applicable safety instruction and other Company HSE procedures in all activities
  • Carry out work in compliance with Company values and policies, relevant laws and regulations, agreed on Company priorities and objectives, Company standards and procedures and good industry practice
  • Treat all information obtained during the course of the work with confidentiality

Contract Tender Phase

  • Assist in development and approval of contracting strategy for Batch 3 EPC and LLI into various packages
  • Prepare a contracting scheme in line with the approved strategy that (s) to ensure the “due process” is respected and timely progress is achieved, including preparation and issuance of communication documentation with Tenderers, organization of tender clarification meetings, organization of tender correspondence, an update of a register and filing, etc.:
  • Prepare the Call for Tender documentation and specific Tender and Tender Evaluation Procedures in line with Project and Company procedures.
  • Ensure consistency in various contract documentation and deliverables and ITT documents
  • Liaise with the relevant Major Projects Manager(s) in Charge on technical issues (DUET) to ensure that these are adequately incorporated into the tender process.
  • Collaborate with various cross departments to ensure timely CFT preparation and readiness
  • Manage, monitor and control (in liaison with C&P entity) all required contractual process for CFT, ensure that all recommendations are made as per the best contractual and commercial terms
  • Ensure the Project team is kept up to date with tender progress and developments, obtain any necessary attendance at meetings, and obtain all necessary approvals.
  • Prepare clarification meetings with potential bidders during various stage of CFT
  • Actively report CFT progress and advise on potential delays, put forward suggestions for improvements in cost and schedule
  • Validate Tenderer compliance with Bank Guarantee, Parent Company Guarantee requirements, Insurances, and the like evaluate contractual proposals and assist in the evaluation of technical Manage close out the Pre-contract phase (e.g. notification of unsuccessful Tenderers, storage of tender documentation and correspondence.

Contract Execution Phase

  • Post-award, the Contracts Engineer is directly responsible for ensuring the Contracts assigned are executed in accordance with the agreed contractual terms and conditions and that Company interest is protected at all times:
  • Develop within the area of responsibility: Project Contract procedures and execution plans
  • Provide advice to the Company representative on contractual issues, and prepare/validate all contractual correspondence.
  • Update of a correspondence register and filing.
  • Analyze requests for change orders, and prepare/validate change order documents where appropriate.
  • Handle Contractor claims, prepare counter claims – liaise with Project team & HQ as necessary
  • Ensure all contractual certificates, guarantees and insurances required under the Contract are in place and in the due time.
  • Prepare certificates to be issued to the Contractor by Company in accordance with the contract.
  • Coordinate the processing of the Contractor’s monthly applications for payment, and verifying invoice submissions.
  • The Contracts Engineer is responsible for maintaining a database that tracks the existence and the evolution of contracts, change orders, certificates, approvals and the like during the life of the project for the Contracts assigned.
  • The Contracts Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of all contractual data necessary to be recorded in PALM (ERP system) for establishing commitments, their follow up and invoice payment for Contracts assigned.
  • To carry out any other duties or tasks that may be assigned by hierarchical superiors

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Graduate degree from a recognized University in the discipline.
  • Graduate with a good level of contractual understanding, with at least 10 years’ experience of contract management on onshore/offshore oil & gas projects.
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing) with sound communication skills.
  • Experience in Total or MOQ contract management preferred.
  • Good knowledge of ARIBA for tender execution.