Contract Manager Permanent Contracts & Legal | Other

Location: Rotterdam area


For one of our clients in the Oil and Gas industry we are looking for a Contract Manager EPC.


As Contract Manager you are responsible for the administration of Main Contract and Subcontracts terms and conditions and ensuring adherence. You will supply commercial and contractual assistence to Supply Chain and contribute to the commercial and contractual awareness across the Project Team.

Your activities are, for example:

  • Coordinate Insurance and Bank Guarantee requirements with legal;
  • Support and participate in the development of contracting strategies, preparation of Sub-contracts and management of Sub-contract tendering and award process;
  • Prepare and manage the Contract requirements Plan;
  • Monitor the performance and compliance with the contractual requirements and the signatory powers, expedite disciplines where necessary and highlight potential areas of concern;
  • Report Main contract deliverables – liaise with Engineering Project Manager and Planning Engineer to establish exhaustive list of specs, drawings, manuals, format, and requirement dates etc. as required by Contract & follow up of their timely submission;
  • Identification , highlight and presentation to the project team of Contract notice periods, key risks and any relevant clauses – e.g. comments system, client reviews etc. and provision of associated support thereafter (including preparation of contract handbook for Site construction management);
  • Draft formal and ensure up to date Project correspondence as applicable;
  • Contribute to the commercial and contractual awareness across the Unit team(s) throughout the life of the contract(s);
  • Draft formal and ensure up to date Project correspondence as applicable;
  • Payment follow-up and support;
  • Participate and Provide input to Risk and Opportunities management
  • Ensure delivery and warranty conditions are applied in line with contract provisions;
  • Formalize and resolve any potential claims against Client, Subcontractor and Vendors (in conjunction with Supply Chain and Legal) and manage the change process; Manage EOTs, Guarantee period and Insurance Claims in liaison with Legal and Insurance;
  • Ensure fully auditable dossiers by documentation and filling;
  • Ensure provision of timely notifications to Client/Subcontractor/Vendor as and when required by the Main Contract/Subcontracts/POs and whenever deemed necessary to protect the company’s rights;
  • Coordinate and control the Contract/Subcontracts Close Out process.


  • Master’s or Honour’s Degree or MBA in one of the following disciplines (Business Management, Law, Construction Law, Engineering or Quantity Surveying);
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in all aspects of the contract management (Contract, Planning & control, budgeting, executive reports, company compliance) at an international level;
  • Broad experience in sales and lease contracts, in executing contract negotiation and claims;
  • Experience of project execution interface;
  • Experience within the Oil & Gas industry preferred;
  • Experience with EPC Contracts;
  • Fluent in English.

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