Amec Foster Wheeler Lead Contracts Engineer in Shuaiba, Kuwait

Wood is currently seeking to recruit 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

  • 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

Amec Foster Wheeler ( 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.

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: 2018-23579

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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