Contract Manager Offshore Wind

Closing date: 31 December 2016

The position

Are you looking for a challenging position in which you are directly involved in the legal aspect in both the tender phase and the implementation phase of our offshore wind projects? Then read what Van Oord can offer you. Our Legal department, location Gorinchem, is looking for a Contract Manager.

In the role of Contract Manager you will be responsible for monitoring all the requirements in the contract. You will take care of administering exceptions and you advise the project management on the impact and implications of developments in contractual matters in order to reduce the risks.

Your challenges

  • Legal counselling, recognizing contractual risks and opportunities and proactively supporting the project management within our complex projects
  • Advising and supporting the project on strategy and tactics in negotiations about more / less work, claims and contractual correspondence
  • Advising on the procurement and contract management process and supporting the project on contract issues
  • The negotiation and conclusion of sub-contracts
  • Assessing tender and contract documents and advising on how to avoid or reduce risks
  • Liaising with local legal and technical experts as well as internal legal department

We ask for

  • BSc in legal direction or BSc Civil Engineering / Mechanical Engineering with proven legal (construction) knowledge
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a Contract Manager in the offshore wind industry
  • Knowledge of international construction contracts (FIDIC / Logic)
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written
  • An independent and proactive person with a strong commercial affinity
  • The ability to transfer and share your knowledge
  • Being able to communicate at all levels within the organization and with (external) relations
  • The willingness to work on project sites in The Netherlands and abroad

We offer A central, independent and responsible position in a dynamic and professional working environment with an excellent benefits package tailored to your background and experience.

Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?

Apply online by using the button below. Not ready to apply yet? Please contact me for more information or other career opportunities at Van Oord. Please do not send your application to my email address. Only online applications through the Van Oord website will be processed. You can upload your resume and motivation by using the apply button underneath the vacancy.

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.

About Van Oord

Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.

posted: 18 November 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.