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Contract Manager

  • GE Global Growth Organization
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:26:38 PM
  • 2910768
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Global Growth Organization Middle East North Africa Turkey
Location(s): Saudi Arabia; Riyadh


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Contracts Manager will provide broad-based and thorough commercial contract management support to the project management group through the entire life cycle of the EPC power project including engineering, manufacturing, delivery, construction, installation, commissioning, commercial operation, and final contract closeout.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Contracts Manager develops practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
The Contracts Manager develops practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

• Represent GE interests in customer and internal meetings for project close outs as well as active projects and future contracts.
• Report commercial risks, mitigation, and resolution to management via business segment risk reviews, and assume a role in developing world-class risk mitigation strategies.
• Drive Contract Management Margin Enhancement program in the assigned segment/region with focus on change order management, negotiation of settlement agreements within established financial reserves etc.
• Provide commercial / contractual support in the development and implementation of negotiation strategies to mitigate contractual risks on assigned projects.
• Assist in the preparation of presentations, negotiation of claims, and the writing and execution of settlement agreements to resolve issues.
• Support electronic order release system including interfacing with information systems for problem resolution and system enhancement as well as related database and administrative tools.
• Participate in the maintenance of Inquiry-to-Order (ITO) / Order-to-Remittance (OTR) contract management databases such as Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Terms and Conditions (T&Cs), consortium management database and construction subcontract databases and liquidated damages and insurance recovery databases.
• Support efforts to pursue Insurance / Supplier Recovery as appropriate.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited university or college
• At least 10 additional years of experience in project management, financial or commercial contract management.
• At least one year of negotiation and customer facing experience.
• Willingness and ability to travel for frequent travel

Desired Characteristics:
• Master’s degree in Business or Finance
• GE Leadership Development program (PMLP, OMLP, JOLP, RELP or equivalent)
• Demonstrated Leadership in a matrix environment
• Negotiation experience.
• Energy markets experience.
• Strategic thinker with a track record for developing innovative solutions to difficult Business problems. • Diligent, dedicated and detail oriented.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver while handling large numbers of diverse tasks.
• Project management experience in power industry.
• Construction management experience.
• Field engineering experience.
• Contract management or negotiation experience.
• High energy level - self-starter.
• Technical knowledge of product lines and associated systems.
• Microsoft suite proficiency.
• Six Sigma training (GE employees only).
• Strong oral and written communication skills in English. Preferably bilingual.
• Strong interpersonal and leaderships skills

Locations: Saudi Arabia; Riyadh
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