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Site Contract Manager

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 11:59:56 AM
  • 2831196
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): Poland ; Opole

About Us:
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver
electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital
power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our dataleveraging
software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more
affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Role Summary:
Site Contract Manager is based on site (in the case Opole site) and reports directly to Legal Manager Eastern Europe as well as operationally to Site Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Site subcontract formation
    • Establish the site contract administration strategy including subcontract strategy with the site manager, project manager civil and project manager M&E,
    • Prepare the flow down of main contract provision into site subcontracts (i.e. Volume 2) and project related purchasing conditions (PRPC) for site related procurement packages,
    • Support construction and commissioning to issue the request for tenders, evaluate, select the preferred tenderer and negotiate the subcontract, including not only site construction subcontracts, but site based procurement contracts such as turnkey packages and supply contracts with site services,

  • Site Subcontract Management

    • Co-ordinate the administration of all site subcontracts ensuring that GE’s rights are enforced,
    • Administering all functions allocated to the site contract manager including overseeing subcontractor correspondence,
    • Establishing and maintaining event logs, risk and claims registers where required,
    • Develop and execute claims strategy with project manager civil and project manager M&E,
    • Prepare notices, claims and counterclaims as well as change orders and field or site instructions in collaboration with project team and the negotiation and settlement of such where required,
    • Monitor NCR management, and enforce back-charges,
    • Ensuring the correct Site Purchasing process and tools are in place and followed,
    • Supervise verification of payment applications and the subsequent making of payments (progress/milestone) are properly certified and documented,
    • Supervise re-measurement under site subcontracts (which the civil and M&E contracts manager have primary responsibility for). In particular, participate in all final accounts with subcontractors,
    • Ensure site history records including daily activity reports and contractor hours are recorded,

  • Consortium Agreement Management (where there is one), includes:

    • Managing the consortium agreement,
    • Ensuring that GE's rights under the consortium agreement are enforced,
    • Maintaining a cooperative relationship with the consortium partner,
    • Leading all site based correspondence with the consortium partner,

  • Site Customer issues

    • Supporting project team on contractual issues focused on site (eg site correspondence, providing information to project contract manager for customer claims, keeping up to date claim event forms, insurance claims),
    • Tracking all delays, related cost and damages and disputed issues at Site, and advising mitigation plan to Site Manager,
    • Monitoring Contractual Milestones and reviewing Project Schedule periodically with project planners/schedulers,
    • Attending daily, Weekly, Monthly, Start –up, Site Management & Progress review meetings to capture/ identify the delays, damages and disputed issues,
    • Maintaining delay event (Construction/ Commissioning) logs and in co-ordination with the Project Contract Manager a back-charge Claims log with customer and consortium partner,
    • Ensure that all non-budged costs including delay are properly identified and classified, and claim notifications are submitted in accordance with contractual obligations,
    • Compiling backup documentation for delays, claims, back- charges and rejections,
    • In co-ordination with the Project Contract Manager, manage Insurance Claims in accordance with contractual obligations and insurance policies.

Education Requirements
  • Degree in an appropriate technical subject (e.g. Quantity Surveying, Civil Construction or (Industrial) Engineering) with proven commercial understanding; Or degree in Business Law with proven technical understanding (or equivalent knowledge/experience),

  • Additional Project Management and/or Commercial education and professional registration (e.g. RICS) would be beneficial.

Specific Knowledge and Skills
  • Proven experience in the administration and contractual management of capital construction projects (power plants, petrochem plants, civil and infrastructure building projects etc),

  • Good sound Commercial and Legal Knowledge,

  • Excellent computer skills in using MS-Windows and Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint),

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and working knowledge of at least one other language.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Planning, Organisation, Negotiation and Presentation Skills,

  • Creative and innovative,

  • Open to criticism, able to handle conflicts,

  • Achievement and goal orientated,

  • Cultural awareness and team player.

Locations: Poland ; Opole

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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