Contracts Manager

Full-time/Direct/Staff Monaco, Monaco


European passport holders mandatory for Work Permit

About SBM Offshore :
The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and life extension of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels. These are either owned and operated by SBM Offshore and leased to its clients or supplied on a turkey sale bases. Other products include: semi-submersibles, TLPs, FPSO LNGs, turret mooring systems, brownfield, offshore (off)loading terminals and most recently solutions for renewable energy. With an operating fleet of 14 FPSOs, two FSOs, one MOPU and one semi-submersible in operation worldwide at year end and almost 300 years of cumulative FPSO operational experience within the industry, the Company is considered a market leader in providing leased production floating systems.

SBM Offshore employees’ total 4,250 and are spread over five regional centers, 10 operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group companies employ over 4,750 people worldwide, which include 500 working for the joint venture construction yards.

Job description :

Adherence of the Administration of Contracts
- Objective
* Ensure fully auditable dossiers and registers for each unit,
* Ensuring Contract execution in line with provisions of the contracts,
* Establish effective relationships with Operations JVs and Clients as necessary to provide efficient communication, notifications and process,
* Ensure internal agreements are maintained for Operation JV’s to SBM Fleet Support,
* Minimise exposures and penalties,
* Maximise revenues,
* Ensure proactive contract management.

- Tasks and responsibilities
* Prepare claims report for ROW and consolidate claims reports for all units worldwide,
* Establish Contract Requirements Plan for each O&M and Charter,
* Monitor the performance and compliance of the contractual requirements and expedite where necessary and highlight potential areas of concern,
* Provide commercial and contractual support to shore base and /or unit contract managers,
* Contribute to the commercial and contractual awareness across the Units throughout the life of the contract(s),
* Support any and ensure cash flow, invoicing issues are addressed and managed efficiently,
* Management and development of contract managers in Region 2 (ROW),
Claim / Change management and coordination 
- Objective
* Develop strategies for each claim,
* Maximise revenue,
* Clarity in process applicable rates.

- Tasks and responsibilities
* Support and advise on strategy to defend changes or claims as required,
* Contractual support and position,
* Ensure Documentation, filing and back up is done,
* Participate in negotiations,

Reporting / General
- Objective
* Develop dossier for each unit capturing key contract terms and strategy for recovery of claims,
* Ensure strategy proposal is available to enable strategic decisions,
* Provide contractual lessons learned for future contract.
- Tasks and responsibilities
* Coordinate and collate input for the Cost/Financial and Management Reporting as required,
* Collate feedback on project issues,
* Participate and contribute to improvement and general support to contracts
* Coordinate and organise bi-monthly review meetings with key stakeholders Operations HQ management.

Requirements :
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Supply Chain, Business, Economics or other related areas of study
- Minimum 10 years relevant experience with international contract negotiation, administration and management
- Strong contract modeling software skills
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills
- Understand inter discipilanry relations and requirements
- Microsoft Office software
- Ability to meet objectives within designated constraints