Site Contracts Specialist

Requisition ID
Work Location
AE-Abu Dhabi
Department / Discipline
Commercial / Contracts
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking to recruit a Site Contracts Specialist to be deployed within a client Project Management Team in PMC capacity to assist in the management of a large EPC project. Successful candidate must be able to perform the below details ;

  • Review EPC Contractors' proposals for vendors and subcontractor
  • Review contract management and planning activities of the EPC Work Package with Engineering, Project Controls and Construction
  • Review and approve EPC Contractors' RFPs / RFQs in accordance with contract
  • Ensure that goods and services procured by EPC Contractor meet local regulations and content requirements relative to scope of work, quality and schedule
  • Organize meetings with EPC Contractor, Company and authorities (as needed) for negotiating and resolving commercial, technical and contract completion issues
  • Handle effective and timely distribution of reports and pertinent commercial information to and from EPC Contractor in accordance with project instructions
  • Schedule turnover meetings with Site Personnel, where required
  • Check timesheets for contract conformance (rates, backup and extensions)
  • Review EPC Contractors' invoices and prepare Progress Payment Certificates with Cost Control
  • Review EPC Contractors' costs, forecasts and requests for extras
  • Issue for approval and post Substantial Performance documents
  • Issue Contract Close - Out documentation such as Contract Close - Out Change Order, Certificate of Final Completion and Waiver of Lien
  • Participate in contract cost review meetings and regular project progress and assist with preparation of monthly contracts and project progress reports
  • Carryout Technical Evaluation of Bids, Issue Bid Technical Clarifications, Technical Evaluation Reports and Recommendations

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university, whilst a higher degree would also be beneficial
  • Membership in a recognized professional engineering association would be highly preferred
  • A minimum of eigtheen years’ experience in project management and execution of major and mega Oil and Gas projects, of which a minimum of ten years experience as an engineering manager or leadership roles with proven track record for major and mega Oil and Gas projects
  • Experienced as a contracts specialist in Major Onshore Brownfield Project Management Assignments
  • Experience in all aspects of contracts as related to typical projects undertaken by Wood including the use of computerized systems
  • With ability to interface with Company's contracts management personnel and contribute to the overall Project Management
  • Experienced in the implementation of industry best practices and Company's systems, processes and standards
  • Must have handled contracts or procurement activities related to major projects of value not less than US $500 million each
  • Proven ability to apply sound judgment and analytical skills due to the complex and diversified nature of the position
  • Extensive skills in management and leadership, team building, effective communication, conflict resolution and presentations

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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