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Contracts Manager

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs, Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Procurement Jobs, Civil Engineer Jobs, Mechanical Engineer Jobs
Kazakhstan All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
D A Selection
Job Ref:

This is a FIFO role based in Kazakhstan

Position Description:

The Contracts Manager is responsible to plan, organize and control the activities of the Contracts Group of Mining Project in order to approve and manage commercial aspects of all contracting activities in accordance with existing standards, policies and procedures, Kazakhstan Law and the Project Sub Soil Use Permit requirements, while at the same time ensuring a high level of support service to internal departments for contract bidding, negotiating, preparation, administration and management and applying an ethical, efficient, risk managed, consistent and cost effective approach at every stage of the process.
Key Accountabilities:
Develop, establish, implement and maintain contracting policy, procedures and systems, and monitor the adherence of these procedures within Project and its contractors.
Establish and develop the Contracts team with sufficient trained staff to carry out the tasks of over sight of the EPCM process and carry out business readiness tasks.
Ensure successful procurement of services and certain goods through effective contracting in terms of costs, quality, quantity, services and availability.
Select, train and develop personnel to form an effective team and monitor individual staff development plans in line with the Company succession planning.
Develop contract plans and strategies based on Company contracting requirements and provide regular progress status reports of all contracting activities.
In conjunction with the IT Department, develop, implement and update the contracting components of any Company finance, contract management, Electronic-business and related systems.
Manage contract and contractor administrative matters relating to Government regulatory compliance and interaction, claims, disputes, invoicing/payments, correspondence, review meetings, back charges, taxes, insurance, liability, indemnities, bonds and retentions.
Develop and maintain standard contract documents and train staff to prepare formal contract documentation customized to suit specific contract requirements of Project's operational and construction activities.
Provide specific focus and compliance to contract management and contractor activities with respect to Company standards for health safety and loss control, environmental management, external relations and local business initiatives and support.
Ensure approval all requests for contracts and execution of all contracts are carried out in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
Responsible for managing critical contractual formation, obligations, risk and liability.

Add to the project bottom line by strategic thinking and action to reduce effort and increase revenue by timely intervention.
Provide discipline reports on a monthly and weekly basis.
Provide mentoring to national staff.

Professional Qualities

 Degree in business, BE/ B.Tech (Civil/ Mechanical)/ Added qualification in Contract / would be preferred.
Contracts Manager

 Reflects high degree of independent and creative judgment applied to highest-level goals and objectives of the company.
 Reflects significant technical knowledge of process based projects/ Interface management
 Good background and expertise on EPCM Projects in international environment specifically on mining type of Projects.
 Good knowledge of engineering/construction industry practices, procedures, and work practices
 Should have strong skills in Contracts Management, administration and negotiation of change orders/claims.
 Minimum 15 years experience in contract management and contract administration on major mining project with a scale more than 1bln. USD.
 Experience in the mentoring and development of local nationals contract department team
 Sound understanding of relevant business, legal system, company law, immigration, manpower, tax, importation, mining regulations.
 Well developed computer skills to be able to implement and maintain effective processes and procedures.
 Strong analytical capabilities and negotiating skills, sound business sense, advanced English language documentation skills with high attention to detail.
 Remote & cold climate experience

FIFO 6/2

Interested candidates should click on "Apply Now" to forward their application to Daniel Amini at D A Selection

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