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Senior Contract Advisor
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Senior Contract Advisor
LEAD CONTRACTS ADVISOR - KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES - £NEG Are you an accomplished Commercial/Contracts Advisor with a strong legal background? Have you worked on Oil & Gas, Construction or Transportation contracts? If yes, my client will want to see your CV! Please read on and apply below!
Job DescriptionJob Title: Lead Contracts Advisor
Location: Kingston-upon-Thames, London
My client require a candidate to encompass deployment of Contract Management activities for London hub during pre-qualification, qualification, tender and commercial phase mainly with occasional support to projects in execution.
The ideal candidate shall:
" Review and qualify or draft different types of Contracts, including but not limited to: Engineering, Construction, Transportation and Installation Contracts, and associated Confidentiality Agreements, Non-Disclosure and Restrictive Use Agreement; Memorandum of Understandings; Heads of Agreement and Nominated Subcontractors Agreements and Joint Venture Agreements;
" Manage the workload in coordination with Tendering and Commercial function, collecting the inputs from the other function, especially Insurance, Tax and Finance.
" Prepare Contract Summaries and draft Conformity Reports on project specific basis;
" Participate in meetings (with internal clients and with potential external clients), taking notes and preparing summaries and/or Minutes of Meeting;
" Negotiate the contractual instruments with the counter-parties in the best interests of the Company;
" Draft legal instruments and correspondence;
" Perform legal research;
" Assist all Company function with legal and contractual in coordination with the relevant corporate functions.
The selected candidate will also be expected to ensure that administrative related tasks and activities are fulfilled either directly or by the paralegal assigned to the team, which include but is not limited to:
" Maintain CM Team Reports up to date;
" administrate the CM Team shared folder;
" administrate the "Legal Cabinet", including identification and re-organisation of all original signed contracts; acting as the sole custodian of the keys and keeping an up to date Register recording every move of such original documentation;
" file all signed originals in the Legal Cabinet after obtaining and saving an electronic version in the CM Shared Folder;
" Fill in different type of Forms and approval requests, following up and informing the internal client accordingly.
" Arrange and participate in CM Team meetings on regular basis.
" Proven experience of reviewing and advising on tendering contracts and effective negotiation skills are essential
" Excellent written and verbal communication skills, listening and influencing
" Strong commercial awareness
" Ability to work under time pressure to meet deadlines
" Leadership skills
" Team player
" International mobility
" Legal background/qualification required
" Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
" Strong domain of the English language
" Some work experience within the O&G industry desirable
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