Senior Claims Specialist / Senior Contract Engineer

La Défense, France

Job Reference 1242196

Location La Défense, France

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Legal

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 22, 2024

Job Title: Senior Claims Specialist / Senior Contract Engineer

Location: Paris – La Défense
Start Date: Asap
Duration: 1 year renewable

Key Responsibilities:
1. The activities deal with worldwide Claims (including Contractor and Company claims and disputes) as detailed below:
  • Analysis and review of existing Claims: provide expertise support to projects for existing Claims and corresponding resolution (contracts execution phase / close out phase):
  • Advise and direct the projects for “on the spot requests” with regards to management of claims,
  • Investigate and assess merit of major claim/dispute,
  • Provide higher understanding and recommendations for building the Claim dossiers and corresponding settlement,
  • Assist the project in drafting correspondences and notices to Contractors.

2. Preventive awareness (contract management methods, tendering stage and early execution stage):
  • Broadcast contract management good practices,
  • Raise awareness of the importance of contractual rigorousness,
  • Raise awareness of impacts of deviations from standard contracts,
  • Broadcast feedback on lessons learned from existing and past Claims,
  • Provide guidance in identifying potential Claims at early stage.

3.   Assist the Claim manager in:
  • Implementing the defined claim management roadmap,
  • Defining the method & tools related to claims and disputes management.
  • Monitoring disputes trend,
  • Negotiating frame agreements with delay, quantum and performance experts,
  • Delivering the defined improvements actions.

  • Contract and procurement professional with Claim resolution experiences, i.e. more than 15 years in contract management and 10 years projects experience within major international projects, preferably oil and gas;
  • Excellent contract understanding and knowledge including tendering, execution and close out phases;
  • Good understanding of legal civil and common law system;
  • Good understanding of all aspects of the project: planning, time impact, quantum, costs, risk management, project management, technical requirements, local requirements
  • Very good understanding of dispute resolution and negotiation process;
  • Ability to manage heavy workload in a fast pace and dispute environment;
  • Independent thinking, vision, creativity, influencing skills, decision making;
  • Ability to interact with high level and challenging stakeholders;
  • French & English proficiency

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest.


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