Technip Energies

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Technip Energies

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Job Description:About us:Technip Energies – Breaking boundaries together to engineer a sustainable future.
Technip Energies is a leading engineering and technology company dedicated to the energy transition, with leading positions in hydrogen, and , and a strong presence in growing markets such as and hydrogen, , , and . The company benefits from its strong project delivery model, supported by an extensive offering of technologies, products, and services.With a presence in 34 countries and a workforce of 15,000 employees, Technip Energies is committed to and , and fully dedicated to bringing innovative projects to life for its clients, pushing the limits of what is possible to accelerate the energy transition towards a better future.Job Purpose :The position offered by Technip Energies covers two main missions at Lyon Operating Centre :

  • Contract Management Referent, and
  • Contract Manager on projects.

When acting as the Contract Management Referent, he/she ensures that the Group policy in terms of Contract Management is well known and implemented in the Operating Centre he is responsible for. He/she:

  • Ensures compliance with internal policies, standards, processes and the like.
  • Brings methodology and provide food for thought to the operating people.
  • Protects and pursues T.EN’s interests and contractual rights.
  • Maintains T.EN’s liability exposure under strict control.
  • As appropriate, may develop the local contract management team (adapts the team to the needs with either internal or external resources)

When acting as operational Contract Manager on projects, he/she advises the Project Manager on contract strategy and ensures contract management activities all along projects. He/she :

  • Is responsible for the delivery of contract management services and strategy from early projects phase until contract close outs.
  • Provides the principal contract support and leads the contract management activities (including client contracts and potential partnership arrangements (such as JV, Consortium), when applicable).
  • Prepares and consolidates complex analysis of contract conditions, risks and opportunities, and develop associated contractual strategy.
  • Deals with contractual issues, anticipates risks and grasp opportunities.
  • Manages the interface between the project and the other legal functions.
  • Manages a small team: depending on assignment and profile, the function may include management of a contract engineer.

The Contract Manager & Operating Centre Referent is assigned on all Operating Centre’s projects, with a level of involvement depending on size and complexity of such projects. He/she is mobilised in Lyon office with potential business trips at site where the work is being conducted or at Paris Operating Centre.Reporting lines and interactions:

  • Hierarchically reports to the Head of Contract Management Department (Paris Operating Centre).
  • Operationally reports to the Head of Operations (Lyon Operating Centre).
  • Directly supervises contract engineer, as appropriate.
  • Internal key interactions: mainly Project Managers and also many other functions/departments (engineering, procurement, planning, cost control, finance, legal, compliance, insurances…).
  • External key interactions: clients, partners (joint venture/consortium), external advisors, project third parties.

Job Accountabilities :The Contract Manager & Operating Centre Referent will be directly involved in the Operating Centre projects, encompassing FEED (Front End Engineering Design), EPs/Cm (Engineering and Procurement services / Construction management) projects, mainly under reimbursable scheme (sometimes lump-sum). Scopes of such projects extend from Energies (Liquefied Natural Gas, Green H2, bio jet) to Chemistry (Polyolefins, Plastic Recycling, bio chemicals) and Pharmaceutics, with multiple different clients.The Contract Manager & Operating Centre Referent:

  • Is the focal point on Contract Management topics for Operating Centre Senior Management.
  • Implements locally the Group Contract Management processes, rules & tools.
  • Sensibilizes, trains and educates Operating Centre staff to the Contract Management.
  • Collects feedbacks from Operating Centre staff on their contractual issues and actively share lessons learnt and/or prepare and present analyses to address them.
  • Participates to the COMOP meetings to review the mains issues of the Operating Centre’s projects.
  • Works closely with Paris Operating Centre bringing Group processes and methodologies.

At the early phase of the project, the Contract Manager & Operating Centre Referent shall:

  • Prepare (or support the preparation of) a consolidated analysis of the Contract Terms and Conditions to highlight the areas of risks and opportunities to be pursued.
  • Develop and/or review critical project specific procedures.
  • Monitor timely adherence to contract provisions (insurances, bonds, certifications, operational, etc) and coordinate any actions required in this regards with other T.EN departments.

During the project development, the Contract Manager & Operating Centre Referent shall:

  • Provide appropriate support and guidance to the Project Manager and leadership within the Project team in the management and administration of the contract, consistently with the relevant policies, standards and processes.
  • Participate in project meetings (including Monthly Project Reviews), as appropriate.
  • Initiate, draft and/or review, as the case may be, all incoming and outgoing correspondence with clients, partners and, where applicable, with third parties.
  • Initiate and coordinate the preparation, negotiation and settlement of change orders, extension and time, and claims towards the client.
  • Keep an eye on the schedule performance and cost trends in order to identify risks and opportunities for revenue enhancement, schedule relief and risks mitigation.
  • Assist the procurement/purchasing team on critical matters (consistency between purchasing General Terms and Conditions and the prime contract, complex clause analyses, correspondences drafting, amendment, claims, etc…).
  • Administer and protect T.EN contractual and commercial interests vis-à-vis project partners (when applicable).
  • Liaise and obtain when required legal expertise from the Legal Team (corporate, compliance, Intellectual property, insurance, litigation, general legal advice), from other functions (treasury, tax, etc.) or from external advisors with the purpose of providing the project team with a comprehensive set of legal and contractual services.

Important requirements:

  • Engineering school, Master’s Degree, MS/MSc, or equivalent.
  • Proven minimum 10 years relevant experience in large Energy, Chemistry or Pharmaceutics Company or Infrastructure contracting FEED/EPs/EPsCm with various companies.
  • Proven experience in similar or comparable job position.
  • Prominent written and verbal communication in French and English.
  • Hands on knowledge and experience in schedule analysis methodologies and Extension of Time claims.
  • Good understanding of Project Management, Planning, Risk Management and Cost Control.
  • Interpersonal skills:
  • Proactive, confident and energetic.
  • Highly autonomous.
  • Ability to independently create network and develop good inter-people skills in an unknown environment.
  • Strong capacity to influence and impact decisions.
  • Organisational skills/time management.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with ability to adapt to his audience.
  • Ability to manage changes and adapt to various types of clients.
  • Ability to manage several projects in parallel and to switch promptly from one to the other.

We do not only offer you an opportunity, but also an inspiring experience in a truly international environment where you team up to push the boundaries through innovation, creativity and team spirit expressed by our people. Technip Energies attaches great importance work/life balance, values ​​the human side and offers great flexibility in terms of work from home. In addition, we invite you to discover our ESG Roadmap which will allow you to have an overview of our current objectives and the values ​​of our company:What’s next?Your profile will be seen and reviewed by our recruitment team and ultimately shared with a hiring manager if it is found to suit the needs of the role. In this event you should be contacted by email to book a brief discussion by telephone to enable the recruiter to better present your profile. The next phase will be technical and HR interviews and then a final decision.

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Vaulx-en-Velin, Rhône

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Fri, 24 May 2024 06:07:49 GMT

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