Contracts Specialist - VR/27785

Status: Permanent
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Ref: VR/27785
Rate: Expectations To Be Discussed

Join a global leader in the energy industry, specialising in subsea and surface technologies, integrated projects, products, and services. If contributing to breakthrough projects in a truly global playground inspires you, this might be the opportunity for you.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acting as a key integral member of the project team and participate in commercial strategic discussions and decisions to ensure that contracts risks are identified, properly evaluated and mitigated.
  • Providing the project with accurate summaries of contract-related matters including contract synopsis, contract review, contract obligations matrix and guidance on contract requirements.
  • Advising the Project Manager on aspects of project execution which deviate from contract requirement.
  • Responsible for preparing and reviewing all relevant contractual correspondence exchanged during project execution to-and-from the client, partners, subcontractors, and authorities.
  • Managing and maintaining accurate records of all project contractual documentation.
  • Monitoring all project deliverables as well as identify risks and opportunities.
  • Responsibility for all contractual and commercial issues related to management of change, including ensuring claims are issued within the timeframes set out in the contract.
  • Coordinating the necessity of additional insurances in conjunction with other functions within legal and with insurance where applicable.
  • Preparing, pursuing, and leading the process on all claims (excluding litigation) related to the project. Preparing and reviewing proposals to instigate formal dispute resolution.
  • Assisting the Project Manager whenever a loss and / or damage falling under an insurance program occurs.
  • Assisting Sourcing & Procurement Team to address contract, legal, commercial and insurance issues related to subcontractors or major suppliers.
  • Issuing client notices.
  • Preparing and managing inter-company orders.
  • Managing completions / handover / milestones / payment certificates in accordance with the contract.
  • Interfacing with cost control to establish and maintain accurate financial forecasting.
  • Interfacing with the tax function to assess and quantify tax liabilities.
  • Administering bank bonds, parent company guarantees and insurance certificates.
  • Participating as required in project reviews and providing input to project review reports.
  • Active and regular attendance at project meetings involving the client, including all those with a commercial / contractual agenda.
  • Overseeing and participating in close out of contracts / projects including in relation to the certificates, final account and securities, and deal with claims to satisfactory conclusions.


Our client is seeking a candidate with the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in pertinent discipline preferred.
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience.
  • Understand inter-disciplinary relations and requirements.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to provide open and direct dialogue with stakeholders.
  • High level of integrity and ethics.
  • High standard of written and spoken English.
  • Fluent in the English language.
  • PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, project, and presentation software.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Organisational skills / time management.
  • Ability to manage change.
  • Professional delivery.
  • Cost aware.
  • Results focused.
  • Proactive / committed approach.
  • Organisational skills / time management.
  • Professional delivery.
  • Cost aware.
  • Results focused.
  • Proactive / committed approach.
  • Good team player.
  • Self-motivated and persistent.
  • Decision making.

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