Contracts Engineer

Job Title: Contracts Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: $700 - $800 per day
Start Date: 2019-04-30
Reference: BH-107415
Contact Name: Ben Hyland
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2019 09:31

Job Description

Key Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years Contracts & Procurement experience, preferably in oil and gas industry
  • Experience in contract formulation activities, systems and processes coupled with a strong background in post award Contractor management.
  • Exposure to obtaining complex JOA approval obligations
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of processes and procedures in the C&P environment and ongoing identification of process improvement opportunities, including participation in the implementation of management of change. 
  • Understanding of local content requirements in the contracting process

Key Technical Deliverables:
  • Provide advice to non Contracts and Procurement personnel on compliance with the C&P Processes
  • Conduct prequalification, ITT preparation, issue, receipt, opening and comprehensive assessment of tender submissions while delivering to stakeholder schedule expectations.
  • Ensure Australian Industry Participation objectives are considered and implemented in all contracting and procurement activities
  • Coordinate clarifications with Subject Matter Experts on contractual, commercial, taxation, insurance, HSES and other relevant stakeholder departments
  • Negotiation of tender qualifications and exceptions during evaluation
  • Preparation of documents for presentation to Contracts Committee and JVP approval committees
  • Assisting with the administration of Contract Committee meetings, including minute taking document management and action tracking, as required.
  • Finalise award, execution and implementation of new Contracts and participate in ongoing post award management of Contracts. 
  • Ensure Contract Variations and Contract Claims are identified early and managed in accordance with INPEX procedures
  • Ensure commercial and contractual correspondence with contractor is efficiently handled
  • Maintain positive relationships and ensure continuous monitoring of contractor performance.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation and updates of C&P process, procedures and organisational templates (In consultation with C&P Manager) including proactive attitude toward identifying opportunities for efficiencies and improvement
  • Ensure confidentiality of contract documents is maintained