Head of Contract Management

Job Title: Head of Contract Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-14
Reference: 79283
Contact Name: Jonathan Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2018 14:37

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Contract Management

Location: London

Salary: £Negotiable Dependent on Experience

Our client are a global leader in drilling services, as well as in the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of pipelines and complex projects, onshore and offshore, in the oil & gas market. They are looking to add an experienced Head of Contract Management to their team in London.

The Role
  • Report directly to the Company’s Managing Director.
  • Manage a small team of Contracts Advisors.
  • Liaise/negotiate with external customers, partners, suppliers, subcontractors.
  • Perform contracts analysis and research as well as contracts review, qualification, drafting and negotiation.
  • Day to day advice and support to internal clients in the areas of tendering activities, project execution and procurement.
  • Liaise with other Company and Corporate support functions (Finance, Tax, Business Development, Estimating, Project Control, Insurance, Legal Affairs).
  • Supervise contract management activities for the London hub, covering essentially offshore works in the North, Baltic and Arctic seas area.
  • Adequate support to business (tender preparation and negotiation, projects execution).
  • Contribute to the success of commercial proposals with a distribution of risks and based on terms acceptable to the Company.
  • Support the completion of projects within time and budget; contribute to the mitigation of risks and the maximisation of profits resulting from the execution of projects.
  • Acting not only as functional expert but also and above all as trusted advisor and business partner across the Company.
  • Ensure the company’s standard contracting rules are adequately applied to all contracts, both with customers and suppliers/subcontractors, always in consideration of the perceived level of risks that each of them involves.
  • Acquire a strong knowledge of the company’s global organisation, services and assets.
  • Manage departmental personnel and budget.
  • Extensive Contract Management experience on subsea / pipeline projects.
  • A Law Degree