Contracts Engineer - VR/18657

Status: Permanent
Rate: Commensurate with experience
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/18657

Our client, based just outside of Aberdeen, has an opportunity for a Contracts Engineer to join their Commercial Team on a permanent basis.

The Contracts Engineer is responsible for all commercial and contractual activities associated with preparation, submission and negotiation of tender proposals.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with the Business Development Team as required to take receipt of tender documentation.
  • Reviewing and acknowledging Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation, distributing to relevant departments and holding internal review meetings as per the tender process.        
  • Compiling and managing all pre-and-post tender client clarifications in relation to the tender submission.
  • Chairing internal meetings related to the tendering process.
  • Collating, reviewing, distributing and managing subcontract ITTs and negotiating the best commercial value with lowest risk for inclusion in the tender submission.
  • Compiling and managing all pricing documentation and any other associated documentation required.
  • Highlighting any major commercial, contractual or financial risks or issues relating to the tender submission and working with the relevant personnel to ensure optimum solution.         
  • Compiling and managing all commercial and contractual qualifications for the tender submission and reviewing all technical qualifications.
  • Providing all commercial and contractual advice to the Management Team including historical data to assist with the pricing strategy of the tender.
  • Attending and participating in Client negotiation meetings as / if required and preparing and distributing minutes accordingly.
  • Reviewing, executing and distributing all contractual documentation as required including obtaining all necessary approvals.
  • Assisting with facilitating any project bonds, guarantees and insurances required by main contract.
  • Ensuring proper handover of all tender documents in the event of Contract Award.

Applicants to this role should offer the following:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, with sound knowledge of commercial / contractual activities associated with tender proposals – ideally within the oil and gas industry.
  • Educated to degree level – preferably within Law, Business or Quantity Surveying.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to handle a high and varied workload and thrive when working under pressure.
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