Amec Foster Wheeler Specialist Contracts /Materials in Al Zour, Kuwait

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Contracts Specialist to join our Al Zour team in Kuwait. In this role, you are in charge in supporting the Contracts Manager for the EPC Work Package to which they are assigned. You are responsible in ensuring that the company's commercial interest is maintained during the execution of the contract. Also, you are assigned in monitoring and covering of EPC Contractors' compliance with the contract at all times.

  • Review EPC Contractors' proposals for vendors and subcontractor

  • Coordinate contract management and planning activities for the EPC Work Package with Engineering, Project Controls and Construction

  • Review and approve EPC Contractors' RFPs / RFQs in accordance with contract

  • Ensure that goods and services procured by EPC Contractor meet local regulations and Kuwaiti content requirements relative to scope of work, quality and schedule

  • Organize meetings with EPC Contractor, company and authorities (as needed) for negotiating and resolving commercial, technical and contract completion issues

  • Handle effective and timely distribution of reports and pertinent commercial information to and from EPC Contractor in accordance with project instructions

  • Schedule turnover meetings with Site Personnel, where required

  • Check timesheets for contract conformance (rates, backup and extensions)

  • Review EPC Contractors' invoices and prepare Progress Payment Certificates with Cost Control

  • Review EPC Contractors' costs, forecasts and requests for extras

  • Issue for approval and post Substantial Performance documents

  • Issue Contract Close - Out documentation such as Contract Close - Out Change Order, Certificate of Completion and Waiver of Lien

  • Participate in contract cost review meetings and regular project progress, and assist with preparation of monthly contracts and project progress reports

  • Basic qualification: Graduate of Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent

  • 15 years’ minimum industrial experience

  • 5 years’ experience in similar position

  • Track record for the past 5 years with experience in PMC / EPC organizations in the field of refinery / petrochemical industries and must have handled contracts or procurement activities related to major projects of value not less than US $500 million each

  • Experience in all aspects of contracts as related to typical projects undertaken by Wood including the use of computerized systems

  • With ability to interface with company's contracts management personnel and contribute to the overall Project Management

  • With good verbal and written skills in English

  • With ability to evaluate, prioritize and organize delegated work schedules

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2018-22364

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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