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Site Contract Manager

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:06:01 PM
  • 2765122
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy Hydro
Location(s): United States ; Colorado; Denver


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.


GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.



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.

Role Summary:
The Site Contract Manager works to ensure the successful execution of site construction contracts according to agreed commercial obligations, financial and qualitative targets in coordination with the Project Contract Manager as well as assure that site portions of all contracts are followed & fulfilled to the benefit of GE. You will optimize the financial result of GE for site construction contracts and be proactive in risk / claim assessment and management for site construction contracts.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Site Contract Manager, you will:

  • Manage site contracts according to the company process and regulations
  • Make suggestions to the improvement of processes and tools
  • Verify that all contractors payments (progress / milestone) are properly certified & documented
  • Provide proactively recommendations & advice on how to avoid any additional cost and where not possible how to minimize the costs of legitimate claims
  • Manage commercial and contractual impacts resulting from time, quality, or process related problems on the construction site
  • Support detailed scheduling, planning, coordination of work and continuous supervision; early recognition of possible critical deadlines; arrangement or demand for and implementation of corrective actions; forwarding of information to the Site Manager (SIM), the Project Management and delegating line office
  • Provide support and direction to GE site staff on all contractual and commercial matters
  • Ensure that contractors and/or consortium partners comply with their contractual obligations
  • Ensure correct contractual and commercial implementation of contractors reporting, collection of records as well as adequate administration of claims for any event
  • Keep the site history records such as contractors’ daily activity reports and contractor hours
  • Ensure minutes of weekly meetings with contractors and the clients are maintained
  • Keep track of critical issues and preempt new issues
  • Ensure that all non-budgeted costs are properly identified, classified, well documented and that the responsible parties are notified in a timely manner
  • Execute the On-Site Commercial Business Management & the recovery of Non Budgeted Costs from construction contractors
  • Initiate and support the cost recovery from other parties
  • Ensure all contractors’ correspondence is timely and duly replied
  • Ensure commercial and contractual feedback to the respective site and project organizations (including Procurement & Logistic) as well as to the delegating line organization
  • Ensure together with the respective Construction Managers, that all BOQ (Bill of Quantities) & scope changes are recorded and documented properly and are clearly traceable to the contractual scope & BOQ’s as well as to the respective erection / construction work package / system
  • Perform regularly Self-Assessments as per Commercial Site Audit Checklist and cooperate with any other commercial auditing activities performed on site
  • Execute and/or support Closeout of site contracts including the production of a SCM closeout report when requested
  • Complete and administrate site insurance claims



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Quantity Surveying, Building, Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3 years in EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) & EPCM (Electrical Power Coupling Module) and/or complex construction environment


Desired Characteristics:
  • Additional Project Management and/or Commercial education & professional registration
  • 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

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Locations: United States ; Colorado; Denver

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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