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Sr. Contracts Engineer

Vacancy Number: 26436
Location: Afungi
Date Posted: July 28, 2020

Our Client is developing Mozambique’s first LNG Park which will meet the increasing world demand for a sustainable, reliable and cleaner source of energy. They are currently in need of a Sr. Contracts Engineer to work on a 28 x 28 Rotational Basis and below are more details:

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • To produce contractual documents according to company procedure and ethics
  • To provide a quality, cost-effective and time efficient contracts service to Technical entities
  • To participate in the optimization of the economic performance of the operations conducted.

JOB DIMENSIONS

• Large-Large-scale project (greater than $10 Billions) EPC contract management

 

ACTIVITIES

  • 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 Company priorities and objectives, Company standards and procedures and good industry practices
  • Treat all information obtained during course of the work with confidentiality

 

Contract Tender Phase

Administer the tendering process during FEED & EPC CFT to ensure the “due process” is respected and timely progress is achieved, including preparation and issuance of communication documentation with Tenderers, organisation of tender clarification meetings, organisation of tender correspondence, 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 documentations and deliverables and ITT documents

-Liaise with the relevant Packages 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 Project team are 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 evaluation of technical and commercial proposals where applicable.

-Assist in the preparation of the Tender Recommendation Report and the Recommendation to Award.

-Prepare and participate to the contract committee.

  • Prepare final contract documents and obtain signatures for execution of the contract.
  • Manage close out the Pre-contract phase (e.g. notification of unsuccessful Tenderers, storage of tender documentation and correspondence, etc).

 

Contract Execution Phase

Post award, the Contract 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 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.
  • Analyse 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 Contractor by Company in accordance with the contract.
  • Coordinate the processing of Contractor’s monthly applications for payment, and verifying invoice submissions.
  • The Contract Engineer is responsible for maintaining a database which tracks existence and the evolution of contracts, change orders, certificates, approvals and the like during the life of the project for the Contracts assigned.
  • The Contract Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of all contractual data necessary to be recorded in SAP (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

CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT

The Senior Contracts Engineer works permanently in an interdisciplinary contract environments where he/she establishes contractual documents and participates to the optimization of the economic performance of the operations conducted in the subsidiaries by establishing, monitoring and updating the subsidiary’s contracts of various services to be, at all times in line with Client Global Procurement standards and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

C&P competencies

  • Advanced level in Contracts technical Competencies required
  • C&P tools advanced certification required

Qualification and background

  • Diploma: Master
  • International Experience Requirement : Yes
  • Professional experience: 7-10 years in contracts within the O&G industry
  • Personal Abilities: Basic Management, Advanced Human Relations, Problem Solving and Planning / organizing / coordinating / controlling
  • Position will be in rotation 28/28 on site. Similar past position will be appreciated

Competentia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Competentia, participates in E-Verify as required by law.

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