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Contract Manager

Job Type:
Market related


Contract Manager

Birmingham (With Occasional UK Travel)


The Role:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Contract manager to work with a leading Construction, Engineering Company specialising in Substation Projects. As part of the role you will be expected to provide contractual advice and support to the project team on a substation project in the UK.


  • Provides contractual advice and support to the project team on an EPC substation project(s) in the UK, (dealing directly with major clients such as National Grid and EDF).
  • Provides contractual support and leadership on incoming and outgoing claims.
  • Identify changes and quantify the additional time and compensation due per the contract
  • Defines approval requirements and communicates changes to the client.
  • Enforces and defends contractual interests.
  • Works with Legal, develops the negotiation strategy and supports negotiations
  • Contract portfolio -governance. Ensures the portfolio of contracts in the business, follows contract and claim management methodologies in accordance with internal standard procedures.
  • Contract execution - Identifies the contract and highlights areas of potential risk. Ensures timely and accurate execution of commercial aspects in portfolio.
  • Contract closure. Verifies that both parties to the contract have fulfilled their contractual obligations and there are no responsibilities outstanding.
  • Purchasing – Supports drafting of Purchase Orders, Contracts and Subcontracts.
  • Tender preparation and negotiations.
  • Risk management – Analyses contract terms to highlight areas of potential opportunity and risk, such as ambiguities, omissions and conflicts, as work proceeds.
  • Insurance – Ensures contract insurance provisions are adhered to and coordinates with Insurance Risk Management regarding occurrences

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working on NEC contracts in an EPC environment ( a background in Utilities or Substation Projects would be an advantage)
  • Proven track record of management of large-scale, multimillion-pound projects
  • Master or bachelor's degree in Contract Management, Law or qualified by experience
  • Minimum Degree Level requirements

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