Amec Foster Wheeler Lead Contract Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently looking to recruit a Lead Contract Engineer on its ZADCO project in UAE to lead the contracting and procurement activities for the Accommodations and Utilities Project. Manages all contracting activities from ITT preparation and issuance, tender clarifications, technical / commercial bid evaluation and contract award. Primary responsible for contract administration post award to contract close-out Implement and ensure compliance with Company Policies and procedures

  • Select and prepare the adequate tendering and contracting strategy that ensures the best value for ZADCO’s expenditure following the best practice and innovative ideas

  • Prepares contractual and commercial aspects of any procurement, support works and service tenders required by projects, in consultation with Project Managers

  • Prepares and compiles Tender / agreement (purchase Order / contract) documentation, with Project Team, legal and finance groups to ensure viability, legality, interpretation and ease of administration

  • Provides expertise for Tenderer’s prequalification and processes bid list, including any pre-qualification exercises and evaluations required and obtains relevant management / tender board approvals

  • Participates in the technical and un-priced commercial evaluation of tenders and then leads the subsequent priced commercial evaluation of technically acceptable offers that includes professional adjustment factors depending on the nature of the job and tender Prepares a comprehensive techno-commercial evaluation report and recommendations

  • Processes award recommendations, ensure necessary approvals and finalize with successful bidder and the contract documentation

  • Validates the development and implementation of all contractor procedures for conformity with the Contract Checks conformity of all documentation called for, including guarantees, performance bonds, insurance and the like with agreed formats and processes as required

  • Assists in evaluating contractor’s request for approval of vendors and sub-contractors Monitors performance of contractor’s procurement activities in terms of timely delivery and quality

  • Administers contractors’ request for approval of vendors and sub-contractors Monitors performance of contractors’ procurement activities in terms of timely delivery and quality

  • Administers contractors’ reimbursement and valuation submissions, and coordinates with the Finance Division as required

  • Reviews, advises and negotiates as part of constituted team, revised terms, variation order requests, change orders, claims in liaison with responsible management

  • Assists project controls group in obtaining and assessing cost and progress data performance Provides relevant data and assist to the Contract Administration System and provides facilities for performance analysis of the historical tender / contract matters

  • Coordinates the final ‘close-out’ of completed purchase order / contract by ensuring proper resolution of all outstanding issues Provides input and reviews the commercial aspect of ‘Performance Reports on Contractors’

  • Conducts all work activities in a safe and environmentally responsible manner at all times by not taking on any task that are perceived as unsafe Complies with the QHSE management system and reports all incidents and near misses to VP or QHSE representative

  • BSc in Engineering (Preferable Mechanical, Electrical) or equivalent experience

  • Additional qualifications in multi-disciplinary engineering areas, RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) full membership, CIPS (Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply) or equivalent certifications would be an added advantage

  • Overall 20 years of experience in contract management and administration with minimum 7 years in similar role with experience in tendering and contracting business for core projects / jobs in the Oil & Gas industry (preferably Offshore)

  • In depth Knowledge / Experience in dealing with high Value & Complex mixed compensation (unit rate, re-measurable, lump sum, prov sum, etc) Tenders of design & EPC contract related to buildings, utilities and offshore production facilities, Familiarity with FIDIC Standards Experience with contract termination and Brownfield contracts is a plus

  • Very good knowledge of English; Arabic is an advantage

  • Acquaintance of MAXIMO is an advantage

  • Interpersonal and presentation skills

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-18862

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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