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Job Type Contract
Location Doha
Salary N/A
Contact Radhish Kumar Nagarajan

Job Description               Lead Contract Engineer

Job Specification

Job Purpose

·         Responsible for providing technical, commercial and functional direction related to all aspects of contracting including the formulation and administration of ITT packages and EPC Contract from Pre-Award until Close Out

·         Maintains contact with other Management personnel and Functional Managers. Legal and Risk Management to obtain and provide information regarding contract issues and mitigation strategies

 

 

 


Key Job Accountabilities

1.      

Job Purpose:

·         Lead preparation of ITT packages and coordination of tender process with QG Supply, PMT and legal.

·         Assist in preparation of contracting strategy.

·         Preparation, development and management of EPC Contract / Contract documents including coordination of full Contract scope definition

·         Evaluating EPC contractors bid and making appropriate recommendations to Owner with respect to acceptability of Contract terms and conditions.

·         Administering the EPC contract, documenting and recording all changes, progress measurements and payments, management of claims, monitoring of bonds/guarantees, preparation of Contract modifications and closing out the contract.

·         Review contractual terms and conditions to insure compliance by the EPC Contractor and ensure Company requirements are continually being met.

·         Assist with the review and negotiation of project change order requests submitted by EPC Contractor.

·         Take the lead in preparing contractual responses to the EPC Contractor.

·         Interface with EPC Contractor in resolving Contractual and Procurement related issues.

·         Review of RFQ’s and bid summaries for compliance with project requirements and protection of Owner’s interests.

·         Reviewing proposals for alternative vendors proposed by EPC contractor and evaluating acceptability both technically and commercially.

·         Establishing and monitoring regular performance reporting and contributing to the monthly PMT progress reports.

·         Providing leadership and guidance to Contractor’s procurement representatives.

·         Establishing and monitoring regular performance reporting and contributing to the monthly PMT progress reports.

 

 

 

2.      

Dimensions: Skilled

 

Operating Budget: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

3.      

Key Result Areas:

·         Direct reports to the NFE Onshore Head of Contracts

·         Demonstrates ability to plan and schedule work (short term and long term) and ensures execution of work plan by sub-ordinates

·         Review contractual terms and conditions to insure compliance by the EPC Contractor and ensure Company requirements are continually being met.

·         Monitor Contractor’s purchasing, expediting, logistics and field materials management to insure schedule objectives are met.

·         Review and approve contractor’s procurement/contracting procedures and documents

·         Lead the review and negotiation of project change requests submitted by EPC Contractor.

·         Take the lead in preparing contractual responses to the EPC Contractor.

·         Interface with EPC Contractor in resolving Contractual and Procurement related issues.

4.      

Operating Environment, Framework and Boundaries:

·         Works in a project environment in which the incumbent strives to achieve best in class Safety, Health, Environmental & Security performance by creating a culture that encourages everyone to perform their best every day on every task

·         Works in a highly visible project environment with large capital expenditures and significant schedule execution pressures

·         Works in an evolving business environment where expansion opportunities are being identified on a continuous basis adding additional complexity and workload to the existing project environment.

·         Works in a dynamic team environment that has high expectations for flawless project execution in safety, quality, cost and schedule performance which requires the incumbent to demonstrate accuracy, initiative and the ability to multi-task as essential skills.

·         Works effectively within established procedures or creates and endorses new procedures as necessary to further develop the Qatargas Project Management philosophy.

5.      

Communications and Working Relationships:

·         Interfaces with various project teams and departments on resolving related issues that requires effective communication, initiative, flexibility and an ability to induce collaboration. 

·         Interacts effectively with QG management and external stakeholders, including statutory auditors, shareholder auditors and other entities to discuss project practices and issues.

·         Manages a number of people and is responsible for the development and mentoring of the staff.

·         Effective team player who collaborates well with others

·         Demonstrates the highest level of integrity in dealing with all parties, exhibits team leadership skills, integrity, self-confidence and fairness

·         Communicates concisely in written and verbal context; prepares high quality written documents including e-mails

6.      

Problem Solving/Complexity:

·         Undertakes complex tasks and acts as a source of guidance for staff and internal customers. Is expected to handle all but the most complex problems and difficulties that might arise.

·         Takes initiatives, based on experienced gained, to deliver timely and cost-effective service.

·         Sets situations/issues in the context of the entire team and has an appreciation of the wider relationships with other people and organizations.

7.      

Decision Making Authority and Responsibility:

·         Works independently within established procedures, plans and budgets and contributes to the development of these.

·         Has autonomy over scheduling and planning of own work; organizes efforts of work group to achieve overall efficiency.

·         Establishes credibility with peers, subordinates and supervisors.

·         Understands organizational authority and seeks appropriate line management approvals

8.      

Knowledge Skills and Experience:

·         Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Bachelor Law or Quantity Surveyor experience

·         Strong Written and oral communication skills.

·         Minimum of ten (10) years of broad contract management (or Quantity Surveying) contracts and procurement experience on major oil and gas projects.

 

 


 MinimumRequirements

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

 

 

·         Bachelor of Science in Engineering; or

·         Bachelor Law; or Equivalent experience

·         Quantity Surveyor or Major Proven Contracts experience

 

Knowledge and/or Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

·         Minimum of fifteen (15) years of broad contract management, contracts and procurement experience on major oil and gas projects.

 

Technical and Business Skills

·         Strong Written and oral communication skills.

·         Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills with team leadership qualities.

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