Job Role : Senior ContractsEngineer
Status : Resident,Permanent (Open to UAE Nationals / Emiratis)
The candidate is expected to carry out the followingtasks :
Mmanage thefull sourcing process from strategy development and implementationup to award of contracts.
Undertake all formalcontracting activities relating to onshore / offshore service / workcontracts, develop strategies, compile bidders’ list,develop appropriate tender documents, issuing of Invitation toTender (ITT), analysis of tenders, commercial evaluation, contractnegotiations and the preparation of contractualdocumentation
Advise and support end users inorder to ensure that all parties share a common goal andunderstanding with regard to the tendering process and guide theuser departments for compliance with the Sourcing Policy,Delegation of Authority Matrix, company policies and procedures andlocal business engagement and Code of Business Conduct.
Contribute to the execution of the contracting strategyand Tender Board Memos in support of all activities and provideadvice and support to user in relation to contracts planning andcontract strategies.
Negotiate with theprospective contractor on execution of contract terms andconditions in the best interests of the company and agree upon theterms and conditions in line with company policy and standards toensure that Dubai Petroleum’s interests areprotected.
Liaise with and challenge thetechnical team to manage and execute contract changes, variationsand claims in order to mitigate progress interruptions, extensionsof time, failure to meet contract obligations and avoid unnecessarycost overruns by undertaking post-award contract administrationincluding drafting and processing of amendments, variations andobtaining internal approvals.
Contribute to the process ofcontinuous improvement in the contracting process.
Develop and execute post award contract performancemanagement in conjunction with department managers andusers.
Bachelor of Science degree.
10+years’ tendering, contracts and contract administrationexperience in Drilling, Operations, and Maintenancecontracts
Firm negotiator with good knowledgeof contract laws and industry practices especially in relation tooil and gas contract terms and conditions.
Highly effective interpersonal skills with excellent oraland written English communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft office packages and ERP