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Lead Contract Engineer - Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Company / Qatar

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Our client a Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Company is looking for a Lead Contracts Engineer. Position is for 6 months. Possibility to extend the same. Someone immediately available would be preferred.


The Job holder liaises with Technical entities and participates to the processes and communication of the contracts entity by performing the following tasks

- Introduce contracts practices and/or procedures for the establishment of contractual documents, in cooperation with the Partners entities

- Supervise and train contract engineers through field training

- Help manage the workload, the assignments and competences update of his/her team of Contract engineers and contract administrators

- Keep informed or best practices in contracts procedures in other entities for improvement of contracts practices in CLIENT

- Ensure that all insurance issues of company assets and personnel are dealt with

- Use frame agreements signed by shareholders

The Job holder executes the following contracts activities

- Prepare and maintain an up-to-date list of qualified contractors/suppliers/potential tenders/contracts with updated information in order to perform market studies

- Take a leading role in the validation of the contracts strategy through:

? Arranging and attending Contracts Committee Meetings

? Pre-qualifying bidders

? Defining target prices

? Defining criteria for evaluation

- Supervise the creation of CFT commercial documents

? Supervise the preparation and issue of the call for tender to contractors and suppliers on the bidders list

? Ensure the preparation and send out the dossiers of pre-consultation and Standard or Complex invitations to bid

? Verify the alignment with HSE clauses, Company rules, Procedures, Instructions and applicable legislation when issuing all technical contracts and when drafting contractual and commercial terms and conditions

? Verify the Terms & Conditions (standard, general and financial)

? Supervise the establishment of the technical contracts and contractual agreements, directly participate to the most complex contracts

- Participate in terms & conditions and commercial bid complex analysis and negotiations to ensure that a clear definition of responsibilities is developed

- Assume a leading role in RTAs through managing in Contract committees and award validation and RTA evaluations

- Handle the approval from authorities and partners, clarification of rights and obligation of signing parties and the signature process of formal documents

- Intervene in the settlement of claims and lawsuits, in relation with the Juridical, Insurance, Finance and CLIENT management by proposing strategies and actions and participating to the negotiations

- Ensure monitoring of on-going contracts status, participate in contract renewal and amendments discussions

- Review supplier performance

Qualification and background

- BSc Degree in Science or Commercial field or its equivalent

- Professional experience: 8 - 10 years' post-graduate experience required. Minimum 8 years in the O&G industry. Minimum 6 years in contracts domain and minimum of 2 years as Senior Contract Engineer in the Company.

- Personal Abilities: Advanced Management, Advanced Human Relations, Problem Solving and Planning / organizing / coordinating / controlling

C&P competencies

- Advanced level in Contracts technical Competencies required

- C&P tools advanced certification required

How to Apply

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