Our client, is a global innovative tech firm in the Renewable Energy Solar PV with an impressive track record of delivering cutting-edge products and utility scale solutions for its expansive pan-European corporate client base is seeking an experienced Commercial Contract Manager to join their European team.
With offices across Europe, this role is based in Paris.
As a qualified Contracts Manager, you will ensure that the portfolio of contracts in the business follows contract and claim management methodologies in accordance with internal standard operating procedures.
You will review commercial and technical tender terms and conditions, develop contract strategy based on internal policies, customer requirements, and the overall execution strategy taking into account risk, pricing, scope, and schedule. You will identify contract baseline and highlight areas of potential risk while ensuring timely and accurate execution of commercial aspects in the portfolio of contracts.
Ensure the portfolio of contracts in the business follows contract and claim management methodologies in accordance with internal standard operating procedures.
Review commercial and technical tender terms and conditions.
Develop contract strategy based on internal policies, customer requirements, and the overall execution strategy taking into account risk, pricing, scope, and schedule.
Identify contract baseline (including terms and conditions, specifications, drawings, estimate, proposal, schedule and other documents incorporated in the contract) and highlight areas of potential risk.
Ensure timely and accurate execution of commercial aspects in portfolio of contracts (i.e. payments, claims, variation orders, warranties, provisions, guarantees, etc.).
Verify that all parties to the contract have fulfilled their contractual obligations and there are no responsibilities outstanding.
Assess success of the contract and lessons learned for future contracting. Document and communicate to all appropriate parties any deficiencies found as part of the closeout process.
Establish and implement standard change methodologies in portfolio of contracts to identify changes and quantify the additional time and compensation due per the contract, defines approval requirements and communicates changes to the customer.
Enforces and defends contractual interests with customer and suppliers during the whole of a project life cycle, including monitoring and assessment of changes and deviations, as well as defending and enforcing claims.
Partners with Legal, to develop the negotiation strategy and support negotiations. Supports Legal handling formal dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration. Notifies and liaises with Legal to report major claims and keeps Legal updated of any critical development during project execution.
Education: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics or Law.
Industry: Construction / Renewable Energy
- Commercial experience in Contract Management and Subcontract Management functions (with emphasis on civil and electrical installations)
- History of contract drafting and supporting supply chain in the appropriate compilation and flow down of terms for Subcontract formation
- Processes and management/administration of varying sizes and types of contractual agreements.
- Solid background in change management, claim management and contract-related legal issues and the possible effects in the relevant areas of responsibility regarding proposal stage and/or project execution and close-out.
- Working knowledge/hands-on experience of contracts executed under common law jurisdictions.
- Extensive experience in administering standard form Contracts.
- Member of Fédération internationale des ingénieurs-conseils (FIDIC) (Ideally)
Spoken Languages: Native French and fluent English
Open to Travel: Available for client onsite meetings (in the country) and business trips.
Why You Should Be Interested
Our client is a vibrant, multinational firm with global presence and offices in the main European capitals.
Their product and technology are at the cutting edge of innovation.
They offer a competitive salary and appealing bonus incentives.
Location: Onsite with some limited hybrid working (4 days per week on site / 1 day remote)
Interested in Learning More?
Please share your CV with us quoting job reference 24654.
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