Job DescriptionSPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure quality and HSE standards included in the EPCI contract are met;
Responsible for the support in the day-to-day running of the EPCI contract through to handover; ensure successful contract closure;
Know and understand the EPIC contract basis including: terms and conditions, scope of work, programme, prices and rates, key personnel and appendices;
Monitor & report on contractual deliverables and contract interfaces;
Claims prevention and contract management; observation of response times and processes; ensuring timely response to any issues raised by the Contractor;
Under the guidance of the Senior Contract Manager, support the commercial administration of the contract including where applicable: Notices and Instructions; Applications; Invoicing and Payment; Variations and Changes; Disputes and Claims; Delays, Extensions of Time, Force Majeure; Liquidated Damages; Bonds and Guarantees; Intellectual Property Rights; Termination; Progress Monitoring and Financial Reviews; Liabilities; and Confidentiality Agreements;
Support in the evaluation of claims and Variation submissions and the preparation of settlement proposal recommendations and subsequent negotiation with Contractor.
Manage contract commercial correspondence and contractual notices issued in accordance with the contract conditions and the project commercial / contract procedures;
Report efficiently and effectively on contractual issues having the potential to materially threaten the overall program or price;
Maintain good communications and liaise effectively with the other Project Discipline Teams and Company function Groups where required.
Identify contractual risks, prepare summaries and propose action plan to eliminate / mitigate / transfer;
Intervene, analyse, manage and resolve business conflicts between the project and contractor;
Interface directly and without support with key contractors to discuss commercially sensitive issues;
Problem solving, working with other team members to reach a resolution;
Ensure all contractual / commercial records are filed and maintained;
Share and record lessons learned.
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
10 years' plus experience in contract management;
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other Project/Company Personnel and contractor companies;
Proven experience in claims evaluation and management to resolution, negotiation experience, ability to keep calm in difficult situations;
Exposure to EPC and large CAPEX projects with a good track record, ideally including offshore wind projects and/or FIDIC contracts;
Strong commercial and cost/value awareness;
Good reporting skills with good knowledge of cost/change.
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