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Senior Contract Manager

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:22:14 PM
  • 2910546
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): China; HuBei; Wuhan

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:
Manage the contracts from cradle to grave including supporting the project execution and providing supports on contract negotiation.

Essential Responsibilities:
Assume responsibility for all project contractual activities from Hand Over from Sales until all relevant contractual obligations are complete and all relevant contractual issues are resolved/settled.
• Support project risk and opportunity identification and analysis. Support the management of risks and opportunities by development and implementation of appropriate Project Commercial Execution Plan.
• Identify Customer/Consortium and other third party obligations and develop and implement the Project Commercial Execution Plan, including Project Claim Strategy.
• Preserve GE’s rights and entitlements as provided in the Contract. Ensure proper notices are given in line with contract requirements. Management of claims to/from customers and consortium partners. Support the management of claims to/from Contractors and Suppliers as required.
• Ensure appropriate recovery from third parties.
• Management of customer Variation Requests/Orders.
• Manage Project Insurances. Submit, monitor and settle insurance claims in accordance with the policies.
• Establish and implement project specification contractual procedures, particularly regarding claims, insurance, variation orders, correspondence and notifications.
• Support and guidance to Project team on general contractual issues. Clarification of contractual/legal queries, if required by referring to Legal.
• Provide Contract Management support as required in the event of a (potential) dispute.
• Support contract negotiation by providing feedback from project execution and best practice sharing.

University Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Law.
• 10+ years of experience in contract commercial activities and/or project management
• Experience in large complex capital projects and preferable some exposure to Site Construction issues.

Desired Characteristics:
Understanding of Contract Law
• Technical understanding
• Experience of high level negotiations
• Strong communication skills
• Influencing skills
• Intercultural skills
• Analytical skills
• Understanding of project risk management
• Fluency in written and spoken English

Locations: China; HuBei; Wuhan
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