Contracts Manager

11 - 15 years experience  •  Chemicals

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
11 - 15 years experience
Chemicals
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

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This position is located at our Houston Engineering Center, only 14 short miles from downtown Houston, TX. The position offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan and employee discounts.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Manager in all aspects of project contracts administration
  • Develop Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and oversee the bidding processes
  • Advise, as necessary, on project contract matters, including soliciting input from company Procurement and Legal groups
  • Ensure that contract correspondence, documentation, and records are being prepared accurately and are current
  • Responsible to ensure that requests for variations are reviewed, responded to, and resolved in a timely manner
  • Review, check, ensure accuracy, and endorse contractor invoices submitted for approval
  • Provide leadership in resolving contractor claims and participate in negotiations withcontractor, as necessary
  • Provide project claims avoidance and mitigation advice, as necessary
  • Must have excellent written and verbal skills, demonstrated problem solving capacity, and effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to gather information and develop a thorough understanding of the project, while providing strong leadership skills within a diverse cross-functional team is essential
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • This position requires strong process orientation, foresight, ability to influence others through direct/indirect networks.

Education and Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain.
  • 10+ years of overall experience required, preferably in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining, or Oil & Gas industry.
  • 8+ years prior experience acting as Contract Administrator/Manager required, preferably in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining, or Oil & Gas industry.
  • Experience as an employee in owner organization is strongly preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent business and financial acumen.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent project leadership, communication, and problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent negotiation skills withinternal and external management up to the executive level.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent presentation skills and executive presence.
  • The ideal candidate will meet high ethical and financial control compliance standards.
  • Professional qualification / certification from related professional body, (ISM – CPM / CPSM, APICS, PMP) added advantage.

 

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