Senior Contracts Specialist

29-Nov-2022

This position is part of the Technical and Project Development Group providing contract administrative services to Technical and Project Development group. He/ She shall support the Contracts Manager in ensuring that contract management process (pre and post contract award) is cost effective and efficient and meets project schedule and the established KPIs; and complies with Standard Operating Procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities

The incumbent shall work with internal stakeholders and the reporting manager undertaking the following activities for Pre and Post contract administration relating to the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPC contracts) and consultancy services contracts:

  1. Strategic sourcing and prequalification of potential tenderers
  2. Preparation and issuance of Request for Tender / Quotation (RFT/RFQ).
  3. Managing tender process including tender clarification and evaluation, drafting evaluation report with recommendation to seek internal approval
  4. Drafting contract and supporting negotiation & finalising contracts.
  5. Post-award contracts administration including payment verification and identification of non-compliance with the contract requirement.
  6. Management of change orders including evaluation and drafting report with recommendation
  7. Warranty claims during defect correction period.
  8. Drafting letters as and when needed relating to contractual issues

 

Work experience

  1. At least 8 years’ working experience in tender and contract administration in Oil & Gas, Marine, Construction, or equivalent
  2. The candidate should possess the following attributes:
  • Experience in EPC contract administration (pre and post contract award) is an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of contract terms and conditions.
  • Be creative and have good knowledge in supporting contract strategy planning to meet project development requirement
  • Have good negotiation skills to support contract negotiation and finalization
  • Be meticulous and good knowledge and experience in cost control and budget monitoring
  • Have good interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be proactive and able to liaise with other internal business groups.
  • Must be able to work towards business group objectives with minimal supervision in the day to day work environment and be adaptable to changing priorities and assignments.

 

Education Requirements

  • Degree in Construction Management, Enginerring, Quantity Surveying, Business or Equivalent.