Contracts Engineering Advisor

Job Title: Contracts Engineering Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Pasadena, United States
Salary: USD45 - USD55 per hour, Benefits: Yes
Start Date: 2018-04-10
Reference: 80660
Contact Name: Shawna Leatherwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2018 17:09

Job Description

Contracts Engineering Advisor
Primary focus is experience in executing contracts with large EPC experience.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Assist Project Manager in all aspects of project contracts administration
  • Develop Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and oversees the bidding processes
  • Advise, as necessary, on project contract matters, including soliciting input from company Procurement and Legal groups
  • Ensure that contract correspondence, documentation, and records are being prepared accurately and are current
  • Responsible to ensure that requests for variations are reviewed, responded to, and resolved in a timely manner
  • Review, check, ensure accuracy, and endorse contractor invoices submitted for approval
  • Provide leadership in resolving contractor claims and participating in negotiations with contractor, as necessary
  • Provide project claims avoidance & mitigation advice, as necessary
  • Must have excellent written and verbal skills, demonstrated problem solving capacity, and effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to gather information and develop a thorough understanding of the project, while providing strong leadership skills within a diverse cross-functional team is essential
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain.
  • 10 years of overall experience, with 8+ years prior experience working in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining, or Oil & Gas industry acting as Contract Administrator/Manager.
  • Experience in owner organization is strongly preferred
  • Excellent business and financial acumen.
  • Excellent project leadership, communication, and problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong process orientation, foresight, ability to influence others through direct/indirect networks.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with internal and external management up to the executive level.
  • Excellent presentation skills and executive presence.
  • Meets high ethical and financial control compliance standards.
  • Professional qualification / certification from related professional body, (ISM – CPM / CPSM, APICS, PMP) added advantage.