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Contract Management Expert

Romania - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Project Management & Services - Academic Bachelor

Contract Management Expert


A one year extendable contract is currently available for an experienced Contract Management Expert to work for a major oil and gas company based in Romania.

Feel free to contact

Caroline Nahan, Account manager

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Job description

I Job Scope:

  • Coordination of project contract management & control activities;
  • Report the investment projects status which are executed in the Project Management Portfolio;
  • Assurance of completeness of all contractual documents during ITB and Contract award phases;
  • Coordination of Management of Change according procedure for the Portfolio


II Main Accountabilities:

  • Assist Project Manager / ADM with development of project contracting strategy and contracting plan;
  • Consolidate inputs from contract & procurement specialists, legal advisors, technical discipline specialists, project management team and contract owners during contract development on projects;
  • Facilitate and support the development of the ITBs and contract;
  • Coordination and standardization of contracting approach/terms within the project portfolio;
  • Central collection of all changes and claims raised by contractors during the project;
  • Obtain and consolidate the necessary statements of the project team members and related discipline specialists regarding changes and claims;
  • Facilitate the assessment of the entitlement of the change/ claim with respect to contractual basis;
  • Facilitate the assessment of the entitlement of the change/ claim with respect to financial aspects'
  • Central collection of decision making documents for starting, tracking and closing of change / claim management;
  • Presentation to the project team of the decision making process for scope changes and claims;
  • Identify potential problematic contracts and establish claim mitigation strategy, including appropriate documentation;
  • Tracking of the project activities with respect to potential claims of contractors and potential damages to the principal caused by contractors;
  • Assistance to QA review team in related tasks to demonstrate compliance with Contracts Management;
  • Assistance to PM / ADM for the enforcement of liquidated damages against contractors;
  • Regular reporting of contract and change control activities status;
  • Monitoring and following up the data booked in SAP;
  • Support to Department Manager Project Services as required;
  • Input and verification of project control section on project Invitation To Bid documentation;
  • Prepare and issue project Motions for budget approval and fund release, follow up approval status and provide support to AfE’s carrying out process;
  • Identifying counteractive measures in case of negative performances;
  • Offers support in coordination of Change Management and contract alignment in terms of schedule, cost and scope.


1. Planning and forecasting duties:

  • Continuous (monthly) rolling-forecast for project cost, time and scope;
  • Review and consolidate the data regarding the actual status of the project in respect of cost and progress.

2. Industry knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of economics and SAP;
  • Sound knowledge of the EPCM / EPC contract as well as all other contracts with respect to contractual obligations and deliverables;
  • Knowledge and use of project control industry best practices and KPIs;
  • Knowledge about the contract management;
  • Commercial knowledge about commercial terms of the contracts;
  • Specific Romanian legislation.


3. Organization:

  • Collecting and documentation of relevant project key data in appropriate tools;
  • Check the data registered in SAP MM, FI, CO and PS.


4. Coordination:

  • Coordination of input for verification of contractors and sub-contractors reports;
  • Coordination of change management at project level.



About you

III Job requirements:


  • University degree (technical or economical);
  • Experience and knowledge in contract development, management and control activities – min. 10 years;
  • Cooperation and interactive skills;
  • Reporting skills;
  • Fluent English proficiency;
  • MS Office;
  • SAP;
  • Knowledge of corresponding laws and regulations, international and company codes and standards; respective company guidelines;
  • Strong knowledge about type of contracts, management of change and claims.


IV Success criteria:

  • Assuring timely and completeness of the contract documentation;
  • Successfully implement measures to achieve project cost and schedule, considering contract management, management of changes and claims;
  • Achievement of PDS targets.


  • Vacancy number: PUB152470
  • Location: Romania
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40.0
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Caroline Nahan

Account manager Brunel Energy UK Manchester

+44 161 885 2136

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