Job description / Role
The Contracts Manager will provide broad-based and thorough commercial contract management support to the project management group through the entire lifecycle of the EPC power project including engineering, manufacturing, delivery, construction, installation, commissioning, commercial operation, and final contract closeout.
The Contracts Manager develops practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
- Represent GE interests in customer and internal meetings for project close outs as well as active projects and future contracts
- Report commercial risks, mitigation, and resolution to management via business segment risk reviews, and assume a role in developing world-class risk mitigation strategies
- Drive Contract Management Margin Enhancement program in the assigned segment/region with focus on change order management, negotiation of settlement agreements within established financial reserves etc
- Provide commercial / contractual support in the development and implementation of negotiation strategies to mitigate contractual risks on assigned projects
- Assist in the preparation of presentations, negotiation of claims, and the writing and execution of settlement agreements to resolve issues
- Support electronic order release system including interfacing with information systems for problem resolution and system enhancement as well as related database and administrative tools
- Participate in the maintenance of Inquiry-to-Order (ITO) / Order-to-Remittance (OTR) contract management databases such as Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Terms and Conditions (T&Cs), consortium management database and construction subcontract databases and liquidated damages and insurance recovery databases
- Support efforts to pursue Insurance / Supplier Recovery as appropriate
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited university or college
- At least 10 additional years of experience in project management, financial or commercial contract management.
- At least one year of negotiation and customer facing experience.
- Willingness and ability to travel for frequent travel
- Master's degree in Business or Finance
- GE Leadership Development program (PMLP, OMLP, JOLP, RELP or equivalent)
- Demonstrated Leadership in a matrix environment
- Negotiation experience.
- Energy markets experience.
- Strategic thinker with a track record for developing innovative solutions to difficult Business problems.
- Diligent, dedicated and detail oriented.
- Demonstrated ability to deliver while handling large numbers of diverse tasks.
- Project management experience in power industry.
- Construction management experience.
- Field engineering experience.
- Contract management or negotiation experience.
- High energy level - self-starter.
- Technical knowledge of product lines and associated systems.
- Microsoft suite proficiency.
- Six Sigma training (GE employees only).
- Strong oral and written communication skills in English
- Strong interpersonal and leaderships skills
GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers.
About the Company
GE is a diversified technology, media and financial services company, dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, television programming and oil and gas, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs over 300,000 people worldwide.
GE's Oil & Gas business is a leader in the development and delivery of advanced product and service offerings for the global oil and gas industry. As a consequence of the rapid expansion of its technology base, GE's Oil & Gas is capable of addressing the largest and most complex engineering and application challenges entirely from its own worldwide resources. So whether it's the world's largest LNG compression trains, re-injection of high sulfur gas, enhancing the safety and productivity of the world's oil and gas pipelines, or equipment for the production of oil and gas from harsh environments, GE is leading the charge.