Contracts Advisor

June 21, 2024
£43 - £43

Job Description

Company client has an exciting contract opportunity for a Contracts Advisor to join our client, a multinational oil and gas corporation based in Mossorran, Fife. This is a full-time 12-month contract on-site, operating under IR35 regulations.Main Functions:The Contracts Advisor serves as a technical leader, specializing in contract planning, development, and administration, as well as materials management matters.Specific Job Requirements / Skills The Contracts Advisor will have relevant experience in the development of Project/Programs & Maintenance contracts, bid analysis, award, mobilization, and benchmarking with predominantly UK-based service providers across all craft disciplines (Access, Insulation, Piping, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, etc.).Responsibilities: Contracting and Materials Management Strategy Development Translate project-specific objectives and strategies into appropriate contracting and materials management strategies. Advise Project Management on quality issues and assist in their resolution. Facilitate Contracting Strategy Workshops (CSWs) by evaluating lead case and fallback options, assessing contractor interests, capabilities, and compensation options, and considering partner requirements. Contract Planning Engage a broad contractor community through screening and pre-qualification activities. Review and endorse proposed bid slates, incorporating best practices and critical success/failure criteria. Contract Administration Scrutinize complex administration matters, such as incentive plans and major claims, with strategic and critical thinking.Skill Development: Mentor and develop SMEs, Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Specialists, and Contracts Engineers (CE) Advisors. Provide training in contracting sponsored courses (Contract Planning, Development and Administration, Bid Review, Advanced Contracts Strategy Management). Assess organizational competencies and skill development plans.Organization, Systems, Processes, Procedures: Champion continuous improvement and incorporate lessons learned. Assess that the organization’s systems, processes, and procedures deliver intended business results.Skills and Qualifications: Required experience in contracts engineering/administration/materials management. Project leadership experience. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Broad understanding of project execution and contracting principles. Expertise in commercial negotiations, contractor management, and contract administration. Willingness to travel domestically or overseas for project sites. Management experience on major projects. Owner/Operator experience in project management roles. Knowledge of Company controls requirements (e.g., Business Standards).