The purpose of the Contract Managerrole is providing contract management support in the execution of integratedprojects in Kuwait.
This is a key strategic role withinthe Project Management Team and Project Management function.
The contract manager will be instrumentalto drive a rigorous strategy and approach to the Project Contractadministration, Change Management, Claims, Contract Deviations, Schedulechanges, identification of project risks and opportunities, etc.
Reviewand maintain an in-depth understanding of the Contract. Ensure fullContract/Risk info are handover during internal transfer from Commercial toExecution Project team.
Leadall contractual communication with the customer, in collaboration with theproject manager preparing the impact and scenario schemes.
Workin collaboration with the project teams to administer and ensure adherence tocontract policies applicable to design, procurement, construction, etc.
Challengestatus quo approach to contract project execution and drive effective best inclass contract execution processes with focus on profitable growth and marginenhancement.
Developand administer a contract claims management strategy to grow profitability andincreased margins.
Providecontractual analysis and interpretation on project commercial issues and driveto successful resolution and closure. Monitor performance to contract terms.
LeadContract Change Order management. Create and manage a contract activity log totrack status and deviation through contract execution by partnering with theproject execution team. Implement metrics and identify contract performanceissues.
Prepareclaims for various issues, including extension of time, corresponding financiallosses escalations, loss of productivity, deviations from tender document,execution of additional items and project acceleration. Ensure timelysubmission of contractual notifications / deliverables.
IdentifyProject margin target and maximize via variation process. Recovery of lostdelivery schedule time via variation process. Efficient management ofvariations and agreement before Project Close-Out. Manage contractual claimsand counterclaims in relation to the customers, suppliers and subcontractors incoordination with BHGE Legal.
Performproject risk assessment and suggest mitigation measures at various stages inthe project lifecycle, including commercial negotiation, preparation ofagreement documents, and administration of Contracts during projectimplementation.
Continuouslyevaluate and quantify the risks involved in the project to projectclosure.
Contractor/Suppliersclaim prevention and recovery. Co-ordinate with Project stakeholders likecontractors, suppliers, etc. to ensure that all relevant parties are aware inadvance of potential claims.
Draftcontractual letters, replies and notifications. Develop and implementsettlement strategies and agreements.
Ensureappropriate insurance policies are in place for assigned projects and pursueand obtain insurance claim recoveries in coordination with BHGE Legal and RiskManagement.
Maintaincontract management documentation and electronic files, includingcontemporaneously obtaining and filing back-up documentation for delays,claims, back-charges and rejections.
BachelorDegree in Business Administration, Engineering, or equivalent.
Priorcontract administration and claim management experience (6-10 year)
Strongpresentation and negotiation skills.
Constructionclaims negotiation experience.
Abilityto handle many complex issues concurrently.
Excellentwritten and oral communication skills.
Advancedskills in contract terms and conditions interpretation and development.
Solidunderstanding of Business Law fundamentals.
Personalcomputer and software experience including preparation of complex computergraphics presentations.
Master'sDegree in Business Administration.
Primecontract commercial experience (domestic and international).
Strongorganizational, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Experiencewith turnkey's, multi-service contracts.
PreviousPM experience with an Operator and/or Oilfield Service Company.
Al Ahmadi, Kuwait.
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