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Manager, Contract Management

Fluor

15 - 16 years Eastern Province - Saudi Arabia

MBA/PG Diploma in Business Mgmt, Master of Laws (LLM)(Law). Any Nationality


, Posted on May 25, 2018 1 Opening

Job Description

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This position is to perform the essential contract management activities as lead contract manager on individual Fluor contracts or on Fluor projects. This role shall assures, compliance with all statutes, regulations, and contract terms and conditions. The position requires the contract manager to report to project, department and company senior leadership on the health of the assigned project(s); participate in developing and approving contracting strategies. The individual will review and approve contract awards with their delegated authority, generally for mid-size contracts.
Perform pre-award and post-award contract management activities for mid-size contracts
Administer moderately mid-size and complex contracts
Perform contract formation and provide operational supervision to Contract Administrators
Conducts and maintains continuing review of progress of each contract and provides management with information pertaining to any financial, technical, or commercial difficulties
Maintains a working knowledge of the Company's Contract Management Standards, programs and goals by planning and applying Contract Management practices and procedures as established by the Company on a project site or in an office through departmental training, Fluor University training and the use of Knowledge OnLine (KOL)
Develop project standards and procedures
Provide project staffing solutions and ability to develop effort-hour estimates
Establish and maintain communications with client representatives and project staff through meetings, telephone and web conferences, and reports to provide for client satisfaction
Negotiate contract terms and conditions, analyze commercial sections of proposals and technical proposal evaluations, and coordinate technical scopes of work including interface with all project disciplines (including project controls, legal services, project management, construction, engineering, finance/accounting, and client)
Participate in proposal development activities including preparation of required proposal response, develop final proposal evaluations and prepare contract recommendations, and present recommendation to project team and/or client
Perform contract management post-award activities through evaluating and status of contractors' productivity, schedule adherence, contract change management, invoicing and claims avoidance
Perform closeout of contracts, finalize outstanding contract issues, issue of final modifications, invoices and coordinate completion of contractor performance evaluations
Other duties as assigned
Basic Job Requirements:
Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and twelve (12) years of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal twenty (20) years if non-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements
Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders
Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
Utilize CMSi, including Performance Indicator function, and SAP systems
Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
Other Job Requirements:
Prepare, maintain, retrieve, and communicate records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet corporate and Contract Management requirements
Interface with all levels of the project team - and be able to represent and interface with all levels of internal and/or external management and corporate organization persons; conduct meetings with interfacing disciplines in the support of scope or commercial term development
Be proactive with contractors to ensure contract compliance, generation of progress, schedules, daily and other status reports, invoices, and supporting documents in a timely manner
Accept and successfully complete an international assignment (from eighteen to twenty-four (18-24) months)
Provide consultative analytical, and contract management support in the area of Contract Management for the project management, project controls, and construction management leadership and other senior leaders as required
Protect the Company's interests by enforcing warranties, mitigating risk, and providing oversight to project contract management teams with oversight from a senior contracts manager
Ensure timely payment of contractors
Protect the Company's interests by enforcing warranties, mitigating risk, and providing oversight to project contract management teams
Manage contract processes to avoid claims and participate in the equitable settlement of claims
Develop a claims prevention program
Perform Contractor resource survey Review contracts project set-up
Audit other projects
Execute portfolio assignments as requested, perform contract risk assessments, and formulate mitigation strategies
Develop standard contract templates for a project, prepare Project Contract Procedures, and provide input to Project Final Report
Coordinate the timely issue/distribution/response of documents to the Contractor
Coordinate/maintain control of Site Instructions
Maintain a working knowledge of the Company's Contract Management Standards, programs and goals by planning and applying Contract Management practices and procedures as established by the Company on a project site or in an office through departmental training, Fluor University training, and the use of Fluor's knowledge management portals and communities
Develop Client relationships through superior execution


Industry Type : Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Functional Area : Contract Management / Estimation / Tendering / Quantity Surveying

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Qualifications:
Accredited 4-year degree/Bacheloru0027s degree or equivalent required
Advanced degree such as a Masters in Business Administration, Law degree (Juris Doctor), or global equivalent is preferred
Fifteen (15) years of contract management, subcontract administration, and procurement experience supporting engineering and construction projects
Experience developing negotiating contract terms and conditions specifically for contracts related to services, construction, engineering, materials and equipment installation
Strong understanding of contracting principles and legal terms and conditions
Broad understanding of the construction industry and contract language associated engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM)
Experience with administering the Request for Proposal/Request for Quotation (RFP/RFQ) process for contractors on heavy industrial construction projects
Extensive experience and knowledge in contract formation and contract administration required
Domestic/international field assignment experience preferred; international project experience preferred
Strong working knowledge of Contract Law
Experience in accurately formulating multiple compensation structures including, but not limited to, reimbursable cost, lump sum, and unit price
Experience in work change and claims evaluation and negotiation
Experience in creating Request for Proposal (RFP)/Contract packages and interfacing with multiple disciplines in their creation
Experience in creating Project Specific Contract Terms and Conditions by flowing down terms from the Prime Contract
Experience working with Project Management, Engineering, and Construction to develop a sound Project Execution Plan and Contract Plan
Experience in the Team Contract Management approach to contracting which includes each department being responsible for a portion of the RFP/Contracting process
Experience in formulating strategies for individual contracts
Excellent communication skills

Keywords

Project management Construction management Fabrication Contract management SAP Claims Auditing Change management RFQ RFP

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