Contracts Engineer

A Contracts Engineer is responsible for conducting reviews and considering legal aspects of contract award & administration. They are also responsible for preparing and drafting commercial bids and tenders, estimating the costs of a project and ensuring that the costs are controlled.

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  • Reviews bids, conduct negotiations and administer the award of contracts and contract amendments and provision of feedback to bidders
  • Drafts appropriate contractual and commercial terms & conditions to best serve and protect Company’s interests
  • Reviews and amends standard contract documentation as required
  • Builds and maintain relationships with suppliers in order to secure positive, constructive and cost effective commercial agreements for the Company
  • Provides general assistance & advice on contractual & procurement matters as required to support Company’s operations.
  • Monitors the performance of service providers on a regular basis.

Contracts Engineers provide an essential skills set to the Oil and Gas industry. They ensure that the business agreements or contracts that the company enters in to are commercially viable, that costs are managed and that the company understands the commercial risks that may be involved.

  • Degree (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying, Law,  Engineering or related Business subject
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Professional qualification in Procurement, Surveying or related profession.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.

£23,000 - £38,000

£45,000 - £70,000

Senior Contracts Engineer, Lead Contracts Engineer,  Contracts Manager or Commercial Manager