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PMC Contracts Manager - Abu Dhabi, UAE (Site)
Why CH2M HILL
For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations, working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people - who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects. Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the '100 Best Companies to Work For'.
About the Business
Whether it is petrochemicals for plastics, or fuel for a tractor on the farm, the bottom line is the world needs oil. The one resource has countless uses for the things people rely on each day. From crude oil and natural gas, to new and renewable resources, your job in our Oil & Gas Group will serve an important role as we provide innovative consulting, engineering, procurement, construction and operations solutions to the world's oil and gas companies. This is your opportunity to discover the most challenging projects, develop as a professional to reach your career goals. Ready? Let's Get to Work.
Description and Desired Qualifications
CH2M HILL - Contracts Manager - Abu Dhabi, UAE
The challenge? Helping ensure the supply of our world's oil and gas. At CH2M HILL, we deliver solutions that span the entire breadth of the oil industry. Our Contracts Manager job will provide you with the opportunity to work in a Project Management Consultant capacity on an exciting large scale sour gas development located within some the largest sand dunes in the world. This project represents a new era in gas development and will set a benchmark for the world gas processing and treatment industry. You should be a self motivated, detail oriented professional with a minimum of 15 years experience working within the oil and gas industry and a minimum of five years working within the GCC.
Basic Function & Scope
Assist client in the evaluation of EPC contractor contract comments and in negotiations needed to finalize agreement.
Evaluate and recommend subcontractors and vendors and ensure that the EPC contractor utilizes only approved subcontractors and vendors.
Administer the EPC contract between client and EPC contractor.
Administer the PMC contract with the client on behalf of CH2M HILL.
Administer other contracts between client and other contractors which may be put in place by the client related to the execution of the Project.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
Assist client in the EPC bid evaluation and contract finalization including: 1- Maintain a detailed tracking register covering requests for clarification issued to bidders and the status of their responses 2- Review and recommend list of vendors and subcontractors proposed by EPC bidders 3- Endorse clients findings with respect to priced commercial evaluation. 4- Assist client in negotiation meetings 5- Assist client in preparing recommendations for contract award.
Review and approve EPC contractor Contacting and Procurement Plans and Procedures.
Monitor and ensue that approved procedures are implemented on the project.
Develop and implement projects contracts administration procedures.
Monitor and ensure that the EPC contractor complies with its obligations under the contract with respect to procurement and subcontracts.
Monitor and ensure that the EPC contractor adheres to approved vendor lists.
Monitor EPC contractor's placement of orders, manufacturing progress and delivery against project requirements.
Manage the mobilization, supervision and control of Third Pary Inspection agency personnel.
Administer the EPC contact including:
1- Take necessary actions to ensure that the client is not in violation of any of its obligations under the contract
2- Provide recommendations on any contractual notices to the EPC contractor
3- Monitor and ensure that the EPC contractor has in place all the insurances and bank guarantees required under the contract
4- Provide formal approval for all subcontractors
5- Receive, review, and analyze requests for variations.
Administer contractual compliance aspects of the PMC contract with the client.
Recommend to project manager claims avoidance/mitigation strategies that would lead to dispute resolution.Participate with Legal in arbitrations or legal actions concerning capital project contracts.
Monitor contracts progress and payment status and ensures that appropriate reporting of project contracts status is provided to Project Management and other stakeholders.
Ensure that all project contracts are appropriately closed out/handed over to Operations.
Key qualifications for this position include:
A bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Administration from an accredited university with a minimum fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in the oil/gas industry.
Experience on large-scale oil/gas and petrochemical capital projects.
Experience as a member of an EPC team an asset.
Demonstrated knowledge of contracting and procurement practices and principles applied by major oil/gas companies.
Demonstrated ability to manage Contractual/Commercial activities to preserve owner / client interests.
Experience in composing and managing major EPC contracts.
Experience in managing procurement programs for major EPC projects.
Ability to work within a diverse cultural environment.
Demonstrated interpersonal/teambuilding skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
What you will find
At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let's get to work.
Developing People through Challenging Projects
CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About the Company
CH2M leads the professional services industry by delivering sustainable solutions that benefit our societies, the environment and economic outcomes within the development of infrastructure and industry.
CH2Mers make a positive difference, providing consulting, design, engineering and management services for clients in water; environment and nuclear; transportation; energy and industrial markets, from iconic infrastructure to global programmes like the Olympic Games.
We are ranked among the ‘World's Most Ethical Companies’ and a top firm in environmental consulting and programme management. In 2016 we became the first professional services firm to be honored with the ‘World Environment Center Gold Medal Award’ for efforts advancing sustainable development.