Wood Plc Jobs in Dubai – Contracts Manager

Walk in Interview, Apply for Contracts Manager Job in Dubai, United Arab Emirates  Overview / Responsibilities: Wood is currently looking for a Contracts Manager to strengthen our team in Dubai...
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March 10, 2022
Wood Plc Jobs in Dubai - Contracts Manager

Walk in Interview, Apply for Contracts Manager Job in Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

Overview / Responsibilities:

Wood is currently looking for a Contracts Manager to strengthen our team in Dubai with potential business trips to Basra if required.
  • Ensure Contractor’s compliance with contractual requirements, e.g., Performance Security Bond, Letter of Credit, Insurance Policies, etc.
  • Coordinate the change control process, including: amendments , change orders and other contract changes
  • Timely monitor compliance with liquidated damages contract terms
  • Support the resolution of Contractor change notices and claims
  • Coordinate the issue of any suspension, cancellation, and / or termination notices in line with contract terms
  • Advise project team of contract administration and subcontracting issues, and steps being taken to mitigate consequences
  • Participate in project team’s weekly / monthly meeting with Contractor
  • Capture and communicate contract administration and subcontracting lessons learned for the project
  • Contract Close-Out, including Indemnity Letters, Documents for Operations, Warranty Procedure, etc.
  • Establish a close-out agreement with Contractor (settlement of any outstanding items),
  • Verify and agree on final account / invoice, including release of retention, if any
  • List and agree on contract’s surviving obligations
  • Prepare and issue Contract Notices, e.g., Acceptance Notice, etc.
  • Resolve all contracting-related claims
  • Ensure orderly turnover of project (with regards to contracting) to the operating organization
  • Administration of purchase orders and service contracts including managing change orders for in or out of scope items
  • Prepares Request for Proposal. Interfaces with affected sections to clarify and ensure that all necessary data has been included
  • Receives contractors’ responses to requests for proposals, determines each contractor’s ability to meet Company and project requirements, and negotiates the terms and conditions
  • Negotiate changes to the terms and conditions in order to reduce risk exposure
  • Prepares contract documents and amendments, ensures that terms and conditions will be appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate tracking records tailored to each contract
  • Prepare and provide contractually significant communications and notices
  • Review proposals to ensure compliance with contract requirements
  • Coordinate with the Legal, Risk, Project Controls, and Business Services on contractual terms and risk issues
  • Ensure compliance with management of vital records and relevant correspondence to support reporting, contract audit, claims and litigations, and contract close out

Skills / Qualifications:

Essential Criteria
  • Experience in a contracts administration role in the oil and gas industry
  • Good understanding & extensive experience of procurement and contract administration processes and principles
  • Strong grasp of procedural requirements & necessity of providing an Audit Trail for Management purposes
  • Ability to efficiently work with other groups to resolve issues
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
  • 15-20 years experience working in Oil & Gas EPC LS Projects


Sound knowledge of Contractual Terms & Conditions and Commercial Contract Law
Can do troubleshooting skills

Company Overview:

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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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.
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