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Project Contract & Risk Manager (Offshore Wind)

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ENGIE Solutions in Hoboken is looking for a Project Contract & Risk Manager (Offshore Wind).As Project Contract Manager, under the direction of the Project Manager, you have overall responsibility for all project contractual activities from inception through to final acceptance of the works.Your strong communication skills enable you to develop close working relationships with the Tendering-, Project Management- and Purchasing teams. In particular you conduct contract briefings, advise in responding to contractual queries and assist proactively in the resolution of any issues. You maintain a positive business relationship with the client’s/partner’s Contract Management team by regularly communicating and coordinating with them and engage with the client to resolve issues. You assume responsibility for all project contractual activities from hand-over to the Sales/Tendering department until all relevant contractual obligations are complete and all relevant contractual issues are resolved/settled.One of the main responsibilities is to ensure that the Project Management staff are fully aware of their contractual obligations and the commercial impacts of their actions.Take a closer look at this professional challenge and apply now!you support the project execution start-up, prior to notice to proceed, including contract analysis and preparation of Project Commercial Execution Planidentification of customer/consortium and other third party obligations including development and implementation of the Project Contract Management Planas a member of the core project team, you will be involved in all contractual briefings, issues, risks, processes and procedures related to the engagement contract. As you will work closely with the Project Manager, your operational reporting will be the Project Managerprepare contract summary and ensure it is updated regularly. Support and guidance to the project team on general contractual issues. Clarification of contractual/legal queries, if required by referring to the Legal departmentensure elaboration of the Contract Delivery Requirements by the project team members is launched in time, check milestone compliancepreparation and drafting of a contract and claim strategy including alternative dispute resolutions proceedings in the event of a dispute (e.g. third party expert opinion)preservation of ENGIE Solutions' rights and entitlements as provided in the contract. Ensure proper notices are given in line with contract requirements. Management of claims to/from clients and consortium partners. Support the management of claims to/from contractors and suppliers as requiredlog and notice facts to clients, timely processing of project variation requests/orders, prepare and manage claims and counter claims for delays, extension of time, acceleration and disruption. Ensuring appropriate recovery from third partiesliaise with the Project Planning Manager to ensure contract programme and appropriate schedules for subcontractors are produced and maintained to support the project claim strategysupport project risk and opportunity identification and analysis. Support the management of risks and opportunities by development and implementation of appropriate Project Contract Management Planyou monitor, manage and/or mitigate contractual risks and opportunities. You advise on the contractual implications of proposed changes and ensure that any contractual changes that result from change requests are drafted and approved by the client. Management of customer Variation Requests/Ordersmanage all incoming correspondence and prepare/review all outgoing correspondenceyou establish and maintain the engagement’s contractual compliance processes and procedures, identifying non-compliance issues and supporting their resolution. You assure that all legal documents are correctly maintained and updatedestablishment and implementation of project specification contractual procedures, particularly regarding claims, insurance, variation orders, correspondence and notificationsproviding contract management support as required in the event of a (potential) dispute. Provide the Head of Contracts & Risks a monthly project contractual activity reportundertaking any other contractual/commercial tasks as instructed/requested by Project Director and/or Managementmanage insurance matters, submission, monitoring and settlement of insurance claims in accordance with the policies and in liaison with the central insurance departmentperformance measurementobjectives, targets and performance measurements are defined on a yearly basis in line with the published business objectives and Project Director objectives. Main targets should be related to contract analysis, contract management, claims management, contract and claim strategy, risk and opportunity identification and development of the Project Contract Management Planauthorityaccess to all documentation related to the concerned projectsaccess to concerned Project Directors, Project Managers, Project Controllers, Project Contract Manager, Project Planners and all other project team members as required. Access to the relevant databases and toolspropose and draft Project Contract Management Plan including Project Claim Strategyauthority to issue notices to customers, consortium partners, sub-contractors and insurances in consultation with Project Managerauthority to escalate any disagreement with the Project Manager regarding contractual issues via Line Management???????internal interfaces: project managers, tender managers, Legal department, other supporting departmentsexternal interfaces: customer representatives, consortium partners’ representatives, lawyers Are the following skills part of your professional DNA?degree in engineering, quantity surveying, business administration or lawexperience in large complex capital projects and preferable some exposure to site construction issuesexperience of high level negotiationsunderstanding of contract law, knowledge of FIDIC (red book & yellow book) contracts is essentialunderstanding of project risk managementtechnical/legal/financial understandingpreferably knowledge of German law and/or French law and/or English lawhands-on mentality and you are very business mindedyou are able to dive into the details of non-contractual matters such as engineering, cost control, planning and construction in order to provide relevant contractual supportteam player, yet you are able to work independently and duly manage your workload and prioritiesanalytical skills and written communication is one of your strong pointsstrong communication skills: you communicate easily and efficiently with your colleagues, clients and third partiesfluent in English and German, with a thorough knowledge of the legal vocabulary OR you are fluent in English and Dutch, with a thorough knowledge of the legal vocabulary Ready to be part of the energy transition?Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of ENGIE Solutions. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies that will lead us further to a zero-carbon future.Joining ENGIE Solutions is more than that! You also get:a competitive salary in line with your education and experiencefringe benefits such as meal vouchers, concessionary travel, hospitalization- & group insuranceinteresting training and career opportunities…We are looking forward to meeting you!

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