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Recruiter NameMelanie Wood
Reference10358
Industry OIL & GAS, Contracts
Salary£50,000 per annum
Benefitscirca £50k pa. Please quote what salary you would be looking for when applying.
Town/CitySurrey
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypePermanent

Description

CONTRACTS ADVISOR – PERMANENT – SURREY

 

Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is seeking a Contracts Advisor to work in their offices in Surrey, working on various installation and decommissioning projects.

 

This is a great opportunity with one of the largest turnkey engineering & construction Companies within the Oil and Gas industry. Our Client is also a leader in the supply of engineering, procurement and construction services with distinctive capabilities in the design and execution of large-scale offshore projects.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Must possess relevant degree or proven experience in a similar role.
  • Good computer skills. Familiar with MS Office.

 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Understanding of LOGIC, FIDIC and incoterms
  • Knowledge of the peculiar components of the Company core business, such as: - EPC contracts and relevant portions - Platform  components, installation and removal - Techniques of pipelines installation - Onshore and Floating Plants - Subsea field - Maritime Works
  • Understanding and knowledge of the principles of both common and civil law systems, with particular reference to contract law. Capability to define differences and any related  implications
  • Knowledge of legal principles, obligations, responsibility related to partnership agreements (Joint Ventures, Consortia, Heads of Agreement, Frame Agreement, Memorandum of Understanding, etc.) where Company or any of its affiliates is involved
  • Rigorous and vigilant in the contract preparation assuring that any negotiated modification is implemented and that all the documents forming the contract are correctly assembled.
  • Full comprehension of all legal obligations and responsibilities arising out of the contracts entered into by Company, whether with clients or subcontractors and suppliers. Including any ancillary obligation related to bank or parent Company guarantees, performance and warranty bonds and legislation on public works.
  • Think through situations from different perspectives and take the appropriate risks and decisions. Be aware and take costs/benefits and organizational implications into consideration.
  • Lead and steer actions with full accountability and tenacity to ensure successful outcomes. Set goals and plan the actions needed to meet short and long term targets.
  • Understand market dynamics and trends that affect the business. Be focused on the long term business strategy and consequently set priorities and actions.
  • Be open to change and continuous improvement, and in fact drive these by energising people to the specific need for modifications to the way things are done.
  • Collaborate with peers or teams of different functions and countries to achieve success collectively. Share useful information and build trust by listening to all stakeholders. Be interested in other individuals' perspectives and concerns.
  • Search for opportunities to increase and improve own knowhow and competencies. Encourage others to increase their know-how. Curiosity and an orientation for learning are implied.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Report directly to the head of contract management.
  • Liaise and negotiate with external customers, partners, suppliers, subcontractors.
  • Perform contracts analysis and research as well as contracts review, qualification, drafting and negotiation.
  • Day to day advice and support to Company’s internal clients in the areas of tendering activities, project execution and procurement.
  • Liaise with other Company and Corporate support functions (Finance, Tax, Business Development, Estimating, Project Control, Insurance, Legal Affairs…).

 

JOB PURPOSE:

  • Support to business (tender preparation and negotiation, projects execution).
  • Contribute to the success of commercial proposals with a distribution of risks and based on terms acceptable to the Company.
  • Support the completion of projects within time and budget; contribute to the mitigation of risks and the maximisation of profits resulting from the execution of projects.
  • Acting not only as functional expert but also and above all as trusted advisor and business partner across the Company.
  • Ensure Company’s standard contracting rules are adequately applied to all contracts, both with customers and suppliers/subcontractors, always in consideration of the perceived level of risks that each of them involves.
  • Acquire a strong knowledge of Company’s global organisation, services and assets.

 

 

SALARY:                      circa £50k pa. Please quote what salary you would be looking for when applying.

 

BENEFITS:                 Very Close to the Station

 

 

We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the EU/UK.

 

For more information please contact Melanie Wood – Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or melanie@woodland.co.uk     

 

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