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Contract Administrator: Saipem Contracting Limited

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4 Nov, 2012

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Saipem Contracting Nigerian Limited (SCNL) is a subsidiary of SAIPEM S.P.A, a global leader in Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Project Management in the Energy sector. Due to the expansion of our operations in Nigeria, we are seeking for highly qualified, pro-active, fast learning, flexible, well organized and motivated resources with an excellent track record to reinforce our team.

Job Title:  Contract Administrator (REF: CTRAD)

Location: Port Harcourt Base/Sites
Reporting to: Contracts Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage and coordinate at the Project level the contract administration activities, ensuring that all aspects of the contract during the execution phase of the Project are addressed with the objective of contributing to maximise Project revenues;
  • Analyze the contract terms and identify areas of possible risks and opportunities related to the application of the contract clauses;
  • Management, drafting and negotiation of change orders/variations and preparation of any claims against or from the Client, partners and any subcontractors or vendors;
  • Ensuring that any contractual or legal matter affecting the Project execution is properly addressed;
  • Monitoring key contract dates to ensure all contract terms are applied timely and correctly;
  • Supporting the finance department function by assuring that all the relevant documents required for payment meet the contractual obligations;
  • Drafting, receiving, examining, commenting, filing and keeping track of all correspondence exchanged during the project execution;
  • Ensuring that the corporate policies and guidelines together with all the legal obligations are implemented and respected by the Project;
  • Providing input to risk identification and assessment in coordination with the Risk and Opportunity Management Function;
  • Providing information and advice to other departments or assistance in the operational management.

Qualification and Experience

  • A Degree in Law or Quantity Survey is a prerequisite. Engineers with relevant experience can apply as well;
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a Contract Administration environment;
  • Excellent (verbal and written) communicating skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications;
  • Ability to work under pressure efficiently and effectively, while respecting the deadlines imposed on the Project;
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to think outside the box
Application Closing Date:
14th November, 2012
How To Apply:
Qualified applicants should send their resume to:  [email protected]
Quoting the vacancy reference as the email subject.
Only short listed persons will be contacted for Interviews

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