Senior Contracts Engineer

Job Title: Senior Contracts Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Salary: negotiable day rate
Start Date: 2018-04-30
Reference: 79606
Contact Name: Martin Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2018 17:22

Job Description

Our client, an Aberdeen based Oil & Gas Consultancy, is currently seeking to hire a Senior Contracts Engineer for a 12 month contract. 

Job Purpose: 
  • Responsible for contract administration of allocated projects, dealing with all commercial and contract activities associated with all stakeholders, subcontract and supplier requirements, from project start-up through to contract close-out.
  • Managing resources, providing first line supervision, direction and leadership of Contracts Engineers and Graduates
  • Development of Contracts Engineers and Graduates within the department.
  • Contributes to the development and execution of functional objectives and department plans.
  • Governance of commercial policies, processes and procedures and management of direct reports to ensure that all commercial activities are executed in strict compliance with Company’s operating principles, standards and values.
Experience required: 
  • High standard of written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and direction.
  • Extensive experience in a commercial environment performing a similar role, which demonstrates exposure to the key contracting and commercial concepts in relation to contract and commercial risk management, with specific emphasis on operational project execution activities.
  • Extensive knowledge of contractual terms and conditions and proven ability to negotiate same with all stakeholders, Subcontractors and Suppliers.
  • Able to act as ‘technical expert’ within the Commercial function. Demonstrable high level of competence in the discharge of such commercial and contractual duties.
  • Self-motivated and persistent.
  • Ability to provide leadership as well as mentor and develop junior colleagues.
  • Experience in Operator / offshore / subsea related industrial environment.
  • Professional or undergraduate degree level qualification