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Senior Contract Engineer

Senior Contract Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Commercial / Subcontracts
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has been awarded a large PMC Duqm Refinery project in Oman which is expected to run for around 4 years. We are expected to start mobilizing successful candidates by Q2 2018. Successful candidate will be based in Madrid, Spain and once work at the EPC location has been completed, employee will be transferred to the Oman site to work on a residential status assignment if requested by the client.


If you are interested in the position of Senior Contract Engineer based in Madrid, Spain, please apply to the requisition and we will be in touch with you to discuss your application further.


Position will be on single residential status.


  • Communicate commercial / procurement and contractual risks, threats and issues to both Wood and client
  • Ability to work alone and in a team to achieve objectives and deliver result
  • Problem solving at a strategic level, working with others to reach a resolution
  • Establish and maintain long-term working relationships with client and EPC Contractors
  • Support the commercial teams in the commercial management of the EPC Contractors contracts
  • Negotiate contract changes, handle claims, procurement activities and ensuring that the agreements with the EPC Contractors meet client contracting requirements
  • Intervene, analyse, manage and resolve business conflicts between Wood, client and the EPC Contractors
  • Provide both advice and support other teams in terms of the legal threats and obligations place

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree Qualified
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience
  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Recent experience in PMC / EPC organisations in the field of Refinery / Petrochemical industries
  • Must have handled contract administration and procurement work for major projects of value not less than US$200 million
  • Extensive exposure to high value complex engineering projects
  • Track record in leading a commercial team
  • Previous Amec Foster Wheeler experience preferred but not essential
  • Competent with MS Office, standard business software and the use of metrics to monitor and report on all tasks in progress
  • Ability to overview situations, review and evaluate, and provide appropriate advice and guidance
  • Holding a valid permit to live and work in Spain is required.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws

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