• Title
    Contracts Advisor
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Commercial / Contracts
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Contracts Advisor who will have the following responsibilities:


    • Drafting, review and negotiation of terms and conditions of contracts worldwide with clients and operators in the energy, oil and gas and construction industry.
    • Ability to negotiate complex MSAs and strategic deals under the supervision of the Contracts Manager.
    • Assistance with the terms and conditions of/negotiation of subcontracts in support of the subcontracts function (including more complex flow down terms).
    • Negotiation and drafting of MOUs, bidding agreements and Co-operation agreements under the supervision of the Contracts Manager.
    • Ability to draft and edit documents for compliance with the group-wide Contracting Policy (CP) and to follow the relevant internal contracting policies and processes.
    • Interface with the Commercial, Tax, Insurance and Legal Departments and any other functions as appropriate.
    • Embed the financial management framework.
    • Personal safety and working within the provisions and guidelines of the overall Company HSE policies and procedures.
    • Ensure compliance with the Business Ethics Policy.
    • Ensure compliance with the group-wide Contracting Policy (CP).

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Must be a Lawyer


    Job specific experience:

    • Extensive experience and proven track record of contract review and negotiation in a service company environment.
    • In addition to undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience, the individual should have work experience in the industry which would allow understanding of and exposure to key contracting principles.
    • Experience in the negotiation and set up of JVs, MOUs, bidding agreements and consortium agreements.


    Knowledge of:

    • Expert knowledge of contract terms, contract principles and drafting and roll out of contracting policies.
    • Working knowledge of the Company Finance and HR systems.
    • Awareness of all relevant corporate and project procedures.


    Experience of:

    • Proven track record in contracts review, development and negotiation.
    • Excellent understanding of Client contract structures, principles and policies.
    • Contract experience should cover engineering and construction projects in the oil and gas industry, EPC, EPCm, standard contract model forms (including NEC, FIDIC, JCT and LOGIC) preferably in both onshore and offshore environment

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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