Head of Contract Management Execution (m/f)

Your responsibilities

  • Leads and coaches a team of contract management professionals
  • Co-operates with the projects’ leadership in the start-up and execution phases:
    • Identifies contractual risks, defines and implements mitigation strategies
    • Prepares contract analysis and develops commercial execution plans
    • Negotiates and documents agreements with customers, contractors, business partners and suppliers
    • Drives out-of-court claims and disputes management
  • Liaises with project functions (including engineering, finance & controlling, scheduling, quality, EHS, site management) to drive identification and management of project risks and opportunities
  • Ensures timely notifications as required in project contracts, and manages claims recovery from third parties and project insurers
  • Advises project teams on contractual issues
  • Champions the company’s compliance program and provides support to Compliance in investigations and process improvement

Your experiences

  • Degree in engineering, or business administration, or law from accredited University
  • Experience in leading a multicultural team of contract management professionals
  • 6+ years’ experience acquired in contract management for international corporations:
    • Draft and negotiate complex agreements
    • Project risks management
    • Interact and negotiate with public and private contracting entities and business partners
    • Manage and resolve our-of-court claims and disputes
  • In-depth understanding of contract law and project management in a turnkey environment
  • Ability to convince and obtain the agreement of others
  • Strong written communication skills including ability to draft complex claims. Fluency in English, German is a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP, MS Office, PIRS, Cash Tool
  • Integrity, problem solving and creative attitude