Contracts Manager / QS

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:
The Contract Manager reports to the Senior Commercial Manager and, as allocated, provides contract management services to the Bid and Project teams, according to business needs and the stage of a specific opportunity / project. Working closely with the Bid Team Lead and/or the Project Manager he/she will support pre-contract and operational delivery, helping to manage commercial risk and opportunity and ensuring compliance with company procedures.

Ideally from a Quantity Surveying background (Mechanical & Electrical)
MUST have NEC3 experience!

Main Responsibilities:
* For allocated Bids and/or Projects oversees the contract management process, serving as point of contact for customers for any contractual matters, both in the bid and in the contract implementation phase.
* Identifying the potential "deal breakers" (according to the company's policy), proposing possible deviations to mitigate contractual/economic risks.
* Drafting, evaluation, negotiation and guidance on confidentiality agreements, cooperation agreements with partners, contracts with customers, requests for contract/agreement amendments.
* Detailed review of the contractual Terms & Conditions proposed by Customers, assuring accuracy and appropriateness of contract texts and attachments, ensuring that proposals are aligned to company's policies and procedures.
* Establishment, discussion and negotiation with customers and partners of the contractual agreements and clauses.
* Support the Procurement Dept in contract negotiations with suppliers and flow down of head contract terms / requirements.
* Managing and keeping up to date the contract change registers.
* Support the Project Manager and the Senior Commercial Manager with any internal reporting.
* Drafting and negotiation of contract claims including evidence gathering.
* Support the Project Manager during change control discussions, claims or contract disputes.
* Assist the Project Controls function where required in cost and expenditure planning.
* Provide post contract award commercial services up to and including Final Account.
* Per Project , ensure all contract administration timelines are understood and that all contract documentation is produced on time, properly approved and logged in a controlled and auditable manner

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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