SURF Contract Engineer

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Paris, Île-de-France, France

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Our client, a global Oil & Gas operator is looking for a SURF Contract Engineer to join them in their Paris office.

Start Date: May/June

Duration: 1 Year

Location: La Defense, Paris

Rate: Negotiable

Job Requirements:

  • To prepare and manage, as necessary, the whole contracting process - for contracts to be placed during the Execution Phase - in compliance with TEPA and Project procedures and with due respect to approved schedule and milestones. This includes:
  • The preparation of tendering dossiers (technical Exhibits, General and Particular specifications), the launching of CFTs, the management of the clarification / negotiation phases, the evaluation of contractual and commercial proposals and the issue of final Recommendations to Award, including Due Diligence process.
  • To prepare / coordinate the final set of contractual / commercial / technical documentation for these contracts.
  • The preparation and follow-up of the associated Commitment process.
  • The preparation and follow-up of external approvals with Partners and Concessionaire, as needed.
  • The SURF contract engineer is responsible for clarifying and communicating the contract tools and mechanisms for the technical specialists to be aware of them.
  • To manage the process associated with contractual and commercial changes (changes orders) according to Change Order Procedure and Delegation of Authorities in force and keeping in mind that a zero change policy applies beyond what was forecasted by contractual elements; coordinate requests for technical changes and follow-up related approval process.
  • Ensure compliance of contracting activities is in accordance .
  • Demonstrate an exemplary behavior with regards to H3SE rules & requirements and with regards to the Company Ethics and "Code of Conduct" policy.
  • To monitor all Cost remuneration to Contractor and participate in the compilation of Milestone Payment Certificates and Contractor Invoices.
  • To participate, for SURF Contracts in the development of Project Budget and subsequent revisions (as requested) according to actual expenditure versus planned budget, potential changes.

Technical Requirements:

  • Legal counsel, Engineer or Management School qualification.
  • Extensive experience in Contract Engineering/Management/Administration.
  • Experience dealing with SURF, Topsides or EPC contracts.
  • Excellent negotiation skills, contractual wording, cost control, communication.