Senior Contracts Engineer

Job Title: Senior Contracts Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-10-01
Reference: BH-90749
Contact Name: Reyduan Vermeer
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 01, 2018 08:36

Job Description


The key objective of a Senior Contracts Engineer is being responsible for managing and administrating all main contract activities on Projects in a timely, quality focused and budget driven way. All activities will be performed in accordance with the Corporate Management System. A more detailed description of the job:

  • Is responsible for the preparation of tenders for all disciplines and project specific contract strategy e.g. bidders list and project specific terms & conditions. 
  • Is responsible to compile all required information from other departments e.g. engineering, planning, procurement etc. and issues Invitations to tender. 
  • Is responsible for the administration and keeps records on all issues during tender phase.
  • Is responsible for the evaluation and negotiations both commercial/contractual and co-ordinates technical evaluations of the received tenders. 
  • Organizes and chairs clarification meetings and kick-off meetings. 
  • Organizes the Tender Board and provides the required documentation. 
  • Is responsible for the preparation and issuing of contracts and for the accurate administration of the contract and issue of addenda and/or amendments. 
  • Monitors and controls contract variations (subcontracts and client contracts) in close cooperation with project team. 
  • Prepares and issues contract summary reports. 
  • Is responsible for all contractual correspondence and for close-out contracts. 
  • Assists the Project Managers on all contractual issues. 
  • Supports other departments on contractual and commercial matters. 
  • Keeps knowledge and procedures up-to-date on all relevant aspects and shares this within the section. 
  • Supports and coaches colleagues to improve quality and overview contracts of colleagues if required. 
  • Reports regularly to the Section Head Contracts on personal achievements and section matters. 
  • Uses and maintains corporate standards, plus develops and proposes improvements on these. 


A strong Senior Contracts Engineer with good work ethics with a professional level of attention to detail and a demonstrable commercial awareness. Furthermore, you will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Legal, Commerce or equivalent by experience. 
  • Over 10 years experience in contracting environment within the oil & gas industry. 
  • English excellent, verbally as well as in writing. 
  • the willingness to travel on short-term overseas business trips, as well as longer-term assignments.

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