Lead Contracts Engineer

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Orion Engineering Services



Lead Contracts Engineer (6 Months)

• To supervise processes to produce contractual documentation
• To supervise and ensure that the production of contractual documents is done according to company procedure and ethics
• To produce contractual documents according to company procedure and ethics
• To provide a quality, cost-effective and time efficient contracts service to technical entities
• To participate in the optimization of the economic performance of the operations conducted

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 company 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


• BSc Degree in Science or Commercial field or its equivalent
• International Experience Required
• 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


Orion Engineering was established in 1987 to supply Engineering personnel to the Oil and Gas Industry. Since then the company has grown significantly and presently has in excess of 4000+ personnel on secondment worldwide.

Our blue chip client list includes major oil companies such as Shell, BP, Chevron Texaco and Exxon Mobil and major engineering contractors and suppliers such as Technip, Wood Group. Talisman and Wormald Tyco.

The division has offices at various strategic locations throughout the world including London, Houston, Aberdeen, Lagos, Doha, Singapore and 5 offices throughout Kazakhstan.

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