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Contracting Management Advisor At Amaiden Energy Nigeria Limited

Date Posted: 09/Aug/2017
Deadline: 14/Aug/2017

Amaiden Energy Nigeria Limited (formerly Moody International Nigeria Limited) was established in 1996 as a partnership between Moody International Group and Nigerian investors. Since commencing operations in March 1997 the company continues to grow and exerts its presence in numerous Projects in the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry.
We are recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Contracting Management Advisor
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Contracts
Category: Others
Job Nature: Normal (Minimum 8 hours per day)
Main Functions

  • The Contracting Management Advisor is a technical leader who serves as an expert in contract planning, development, and administration, or materials management matters.
  • This individual provides key guidance to Contracts Engineers, Materials Management Engineers, Contracts Engineering Advisors, Materials Management Advisors, Project / Business Managers, and partner representatives (NOCs, CoVs, etc.) during the development of contracting strategies and plans, bid slates and contract awards, as well as during contract administration.
  • The Sr. Contracting Advisor takes functional guidance from the Sr. Contracts Engineering Consultant, and supports this position and the Contracts & Materials Management (C&M) management team in developing and maintaining functional excellence, mentoring project / contracting professionals, and improving systems, processes, and procedures.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contracting and Materials Management Strategy Development
  • Ensure that the C&M organization properly translates project specific objectives and strategies into appropriate Contracting and Materials Management Strategies
  • Provide advice to Project Management on quality issues and support effort to resolve them
  • Ensure that the Contracting Strategy Workshops (CSWs): consider appropriate alternatives and objective criteria for evaluation and selection of lead case and fall-back options, utilize appropriate broad based market intelligence in assessing contractor interests, capabilities and compensation options and consider partner requirements / constraints
  • Support the organization in review and endorsement of proposed contracting strategies Contract Planning
  • Ensure that screening / pre-qualification activities engage an appropriately broad contractor community, with the necessary critical questions / evaluations
  • Support the C&M organization in review and endorsement of proposed bid slate
  • Ensure that complex administration matters such as incentive plans and major claims resolution receive appropriate scrutiny and strategic / critical thinking prior to implementation Skill Development
  • Support the Sr Contracts Engineering Consultant in mentoring and development of SMEs, EPC Specialists, and CE Advisors
  • Support the equipping and education of C&M personnel and others in project contracting
  • Serve as a trainer in contracting sponsored courses (CPDA, Bid Review, ACSM)
  • Support the Sr. Contracts Engineering Consultant and C&M management in assessing organizational competencies and skill development plans External Engagement
  • Ensure that bid review plans incorporate best practices and apply the most weight to critical success / failure criteria
  • Support the C&M organization in review and endorsement of proposed contract award recommendation Contract Administration
  • Support planning and engagement of contractor executive management as necessary in furthering strategic relationships, development of emerging contractors, and resolution of critical issues
  • Engage as necessary with partners to educate on Company contracting processes, MI, and strategy development
  • Engage with Company Affiliate contracting professionals to share learnings and further develop the contracting community of practice and the Global Project Management JF Organization, Systems, Processes, Procedures
  • Support / champion the continuous improvement and incorporation of company’s learned
  • Support the Sr. Contracts Engineering Consultant and C&M management in assessing that the C&M organization and its systems, processes, procedures are delivering the intended business results

Job Requirements

  • 15+ years’ experience in contracts engineering / administration / materials management required, 20+ years preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience in project leadership required
  • BS in Engineering preferred
  • Broad understanding of project execution and contracting principles, theories, and concepts
  • Expert in commercial negotiations, contractor management and contract administration
  • Willing to business travel or relocate to project sites (domestic / overseas)
  • Management experience on major project
  • Owner/Operator experience in project management roles
  • Knowledge of Company controls requirements (e.g., DOAG, Business Standards)

Method of Application

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