Contracts Manager

Squamish - British Columbia - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Professional Bachelor

Our client is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Contracts Manager, to work on the project execution with one of the world class EPC/EPCM contractors. The EPC phase is expected to last 48 months from FID to First Cargo.

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Rory Lyden, Account manager

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About this role


The Contracts Manager reports to the Project Director and will be responsible for formulating and implementing contracting strategies during the EPC phase of the project:

  • Administering the EPC contract in terms of progress payments, requests for changes, interpretations, administering contract changes and contract close out;
  • Development of contracting strategy and plan for the ongoing and future phases of the project;
  • Review and comment on EPC deliverables, such as contracting and sub-contracting plans, etc;
  • Ensure services and goods are contracted at competitive prices, while maintaining quality standards;
  • Input of practical advice into all aspects of the contracting aspect of EPC;
  • Review of POs including terms and conditions, cost, schedule, inspection, expediting, buy downs, etc;
  • Review of subcontracts including terms and conditions, cost, schedule and other contractual matters;
  • Aid in the formulation of the EPC contracts, analysis of funded liabilities, flow downs and other terms and conditions;
  • Aid in the negotiation and agreement of EPC contract terms and condition and advising on amounts for overall limit of liability, liquidated damages, etc;
  • Preparation of contractual mechanism for running the EPC contract including contract administration, handling of changes and the like;
  • Identify and measure project based risks, and develop strategies and negotiations for contractual issues that reduce such risks, involving Legal and other departments as appropriate.

About you

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a relevant discipline;
  • 10 + years’ experience in major EPC projects in the petroleum industry, with 5 years spent in a supervisory or management position;
  • Strong competence in LNG plant EPC contracts is required;
  • Experience in issuing correspondence, assessing changes and claims, analysis of progress and processing of invoices;
  • Experience in full cycle contracting - tendering, tender evaluation, clarification, negotiation, formation and execution of contracts and execution phase (robust and effective post award contract management and administration through to completion and close out);
  • Team player with proven management and leadership skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare reports and presentations for senior management;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/teambuilding skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to build relationships quickly in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural, and multi-company environments;
  • Should possess strong negotiation skills, with a proven track record of negotiating strong terms and conditions for the Owners.

Additional Requirements:

  • Willing to see the project through to completion;
  • Visits to various work sites like module fabrication yards, FST conversion yard etc., as required.

About us

In 1975, from a small
office in The Netherlands, graduate engineer Jan Brand found a temporary job
for a fellow engineer. This first placement was the beginning of an era in
worldwide temporary employment. Today, we’ve grown into a global service
provider with over 10,000 employees in 104 offices across 35 countries.


  • Vacancy number: PUB181999
  • Location: Squamish
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Rory Lyden

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

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