Contracts Engineer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
08/2014
Duration:
6-12 Months
From:
Progressive Recruitment
Place:
Reading
Date:
08/05/2014
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
752952

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About the role
Contracts Engineer for the Global Upstream Strategic Alliance with responsibility for providing support to the Group C&P Manager. The Contracts Engineer will play a key role in the evaluation, negotiations and award of a multi-year contract to provide BG with a broad range of capability support, front end loading services (including FEED) and PMT's to BG's upstream projects.

Key accountabilities
Core Accountabilities
Position Specific
Supporting the evaluation, negotiations and award of the Global Upstream Strategic Alliance:
* Act as key point of contact for C&P within Domestic Operations for on site service contracts for varied and significant contract areas
* Responsible for implementing the C&P process across technical and commercial (priced and un-priced)
* Co-ordinate the evaluation and award process in accordance with agreed plans and company procedures
* Formulation of service contracts as part of an implementation plan across multiple geographic locations.
* Ensure a thorough and systematic approach is maintained for all evaluation materials and correspondence.
* Developing negotiation strategies
* Developing evaluation reports including recommendation to award
Health Safety Security and Environment (HSSE)
* Upholding and ensuring compliance with BG's HSSE requirements and business principles, both within the organisation, and with contractors/subcontractors
* Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all individuals are accountable for ensuring that they take care of themselves and adopt exemplary safe behaviour.
* All individuals must adhere to the Business Principles at all times under Conduct, Our People, Society and HSSE and to participate in relevant training

What we are looking for
Experience
* Experience of engineering, procurement and project management services
* Demonstrable experience in contracts and procurement in major oil and gas projects contracting
* Experience in international contracting desirable
* Experience in developing contract strategies and plans
* Good knowledge of key industry market areas (i.e. concept studies, FEED's, procurement of long lead items and project management)
* Proven experience in contract management
* Following in managing contractual matters between company and bidders and preparing commercial and contractual clarifications and correspondence during the evaluation period (with appropriate use of company contracts management system 'ProCon')
* Team working / team building
* Networking and relationship building
* Demonstrating cultural awareness
* Commercial/contractual negotiating skills
* Decision making / finding solutions
* Contract drafting and formulation

Please send across your CV with daily rate expectation.