Lead Contracts Engineer

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities
Recruiting a competent Lead Contracts Engineer as a member of Project Management Consultancy (PMC) team based in Kuwait, responsible for construction and completions delivery of KNPC’s Fifth Gas Train Project.
Sustain a good team spirit within the project team, KNPC, and EPC Contractor
Manage commercial and contract including co-ordination of the work in the EPC Contractor’s Home Office, Kuwait Site and London Home Offices to maximize the effectiveness of project delivery to time, budget and quality objectives
Monitor, review and approve key commercial documentation relating to delivery of the EPC Contractor’s work
Review all correspondences from a commercial perspective including minutes of meeting to / from the EPC Contractor
Provide leadership, guidance and direction concerning all facets of the project and its commercial delivery
Interface with KNPC assigned personnel and the EPC Contractor for formal and informal reviews on commercial matters with respect to project delivery
Undertake EPC Contractor third party approvals as required for procurement and subcontracts
Provide contractual advice and support to KNPC throughout the project life cycle
Manage all formal communications from a contractual perspective both internal and external
Verify and approve interim payments to the EPC Contractor
Execute contract close out activities including final account documentation in accordance with KNPC policies and procedures
Provide commercial management guidance and direction as may be required
Participate in monthly progress reviews with KNPC and the EPC Contractor
Participate in monthly KNPC and project progress reports and presentations

Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Any discipline)
Minimum fifteen years post diploma experience
Minimum six years’ experience in the oil & gas, refining, and petrochemical industries
Good written and verbal communication skills
Functional management, leadership and teambuilding skills
Prior PMC experience an asset
Prior Middle East experience an asset

Company Overview
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.
Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.
Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.
Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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