TitleSenior Contracts Engineer Jobs in UAE at Wood

Title: TitleSenior Contracts Engineer

Company: Wood

Location: UAE

Type: Temporary, Contract

Category: Management, Engineering

Position:  Job TitleSenior Contracts Engineer
Overview /

ResponsibilitiesWood is currently looking for a Senior Contracts Engineer to be based in Dubai to support the Basra Gas project. Please find below the details.

Job Description

Our Client Contracting & Procurement seeks a motivated CP professional with the capacity to deliver opportunities in a complex and challenging business environment. The wide variety of stretching operational challenges Client requires an individual with experience in Oil & Gas, care for people, leadership skills and core CP/commercial skills.

Our Client is currently embarking increasing CAPEX growth program over the year and seeks an experienced, highly driven self-starter lead the execution of complex projects in accordance with Client procedures.

Job Purpose

To ensure C&P activities are performed in compliance with applicable Business principles, HSSE policies, Contracting and Procurement procedure, and other guidelines.

To develop and implement compelling contract strategies for a variety of Project Greenfield and Brownfield contracts, ensuring appropriate processes and systems are applied to ensure success.

Undertake activities required by the contract strategy to deliver the Project safely and timely.

Support development of robust contract management plans to ensure effective post award contract management and close out of contracts/POs.

Compile and manage EoI/ITT/RfQ packages for; PMC, EPCm, Engineering, EPC, type contracts; and applying a variety of reimbursable mechanisms.

Manage and maintain C&P contract/PO files including Tender Board and Project submissions, signed orders, requisitions, correspondence and other relevant documentation.

Support the Vendor Management group by introducing new contractors and suppliers.

Job Accountabilities

Ensure SAP is appropriately updated frequently on each contract/PO, and act as a process custodian for the RtP process and pursue standardization.

Keep sound working relationships and work effectively with Contract Holders, whilst maintaining commercial and contractual challenge.

Formulate and implement robust contracting strategies to optimise value for the business; and addressing the business and HSSE considerations, including market capacity and capability, local content opportunities, risk exposure and the overall project schedule.

Manage the tender process by coordinating with the Contract Holder(s) and the Project department to align C&P activities with project schedule, obtain the Scope of Work, draft tender documents etc.

To interface with all stakeholders for compilation of tender documents.

Structure contracts and agreements with the objective of minimising claims and disputes.

Ensure that the safety aspects with attention to contractor HSSE, as well as risk, local content, QA/QC, environmental and community relations aspects are captured and documented in the contractual requirements.

Ensure that prequalification and tendering activities are carried out in an effective and timely manner in line with the C&P Procedure.

Carryout effective due diligence of the Tenderers to ensure selection of tenderers of high quality.

Follow up with Tenderers to obtain their acknowledgements, clarifications /extensions, issue tender bulletins/addendums, preparation of bid evaluation criteria, receive bids, arrange for bid openings, address contractual /commercial exceptions taken by bidders.

Prepare bid evaluation reports, defend its cont…


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