Procurement Contracts Manager

Cologne, Germany

Job Reference 1243131

Location Cologne, Germany

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 12, 2024

Procurement Contracts Manager

Location: Cologne, Germany
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Recruiter: Mariana Cortez

Keywords: Oil and Gas, Procurement, Contracts Specialist, Germany, German, Cologne

Our Company
We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Contracts Manager to be placed in Cologne, Germany and would be on a contract with possibility of extension. For our client, a leading party in EPC, we are seeking a Contract Specialist with advanced technical expertise and strategic acumen to join the team. Reporting to the Team Leader, a (Senior) Contract Manager and the Contract Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in post-award contract administration, contributing to the development of new technologies and value chains.


  • Negotiate contract terms and review technical scopes of work.
  • Lead the internal development of Request for Proposal (RFP) processes and final negotiations, such as:
  • Conducting a contractor resource survey.
  • Prequalification of bidders.
  • Creating the Master Bid List for approval by the client.
  • Creating, maintaining, retrieving and transmitting records, reports or documents as part of general contract administration.
  • Creating and maintaining contract files.
  • Analyze commercial portions of proposals and prepare contract recommendations and present the team's recommendation to project management and/or client.
  • Conduct pre-award activities including contractor resource surveys and bidder prequalification.

Skills / Qualifications
  • Professional experience in contract management and procurement for engineering and construction projects.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across departments.
  • Proactive problem-solving abilities with a keen attention to detail.
  • Fluent in written and spoken German, with proficiency in English.
  • Experienced in working with German contracts and with GE project partners
  • Demonstrated understanding of systems, processes, and tools in the field.
  • Track record of preparing Statements of Work (SoW) and construction contract packages.

What We Offer:
  • Competitive remuneration package and company benefits.
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working patterns.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift.

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