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Date Added: Sat 01/07/2023

Contracts Engineer

Glasgow, G2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £45000 - £50000/annum , excellent benefits

Contracts Engineer, Permanent, Glasgow.
New permanent job opportunity for a Contracts Engineer in Glasgow.
Our clients award-winning business based in Aberdeen is successfully expanding; they're seeking an experienced Contracts Engineer to work from their New office in the Glasgow City Centre..

- Up to£50k negotiable salary DOE plus staff benefits.
- Join an award-winning organisation experiencing significant growth and success
- Freedom to grow, learn & shape your career with an industry leader
- You'll be an integral member of a thriving ambitious engineering team, with the opportunity to help shape and develop their new office in Glasgow.

About your new role as Contracts Engineer:

Brief description of the Job's function
The Contracts Engineer will be responsible for reviewing commercial documentation submitted during the tender process and when necessary, throughout the life of the project and assisting in the preparation and submission of tenders throughout all phases of the corporate proposal process.

The candidate will compile bid packages ensuring that these are high quality, accurate and demonstrate both the company Technical and Commercial strengths. They must be specific to their clients' requirements drawing on key selling features which will separate the company from their competitors. The individual will be required to meticulously review the Client's terms and conditions, providing clarifications to enable the company to come to a mutual agreement ensuring that their risks are limited.

The Contracts Engineer must be able to manage their workload, ensuring that Client's deadlines are adhered to. They must maintain a professional approach all times whilst exceeding customer expectations through all stages of the transaction process.

The growth of the business is highly dependent on securing new business based on clear detailed information being provided at tender stage. To this end, the job holder must demonstrate a strong commercial acumen.

Main duties & responsibilities of the job holder

To compile tenders for the company in line with the business plan targets. While assisting the proposals department with continual support throughout the complete bid process protecting Balmoral commercially and legally, while maintaining customer satisfaction and good client relations.
Commercial support to the Proposals department
" Review, negotiate and periodically review:
o Client terms and conditions/documents/ITT's/RFQ's
o Previously agreed terms and conditions
o Confidentiality agreements
o Agency Agreements and maintain appropriate registers
" Maintain Appropriate Registers for monitoring all Commercial information
" Maintain a library of contractual documents with corresponding information ensuring this is up to date and easy to navigate through
" Ensure product track records are maintained with accurate project information
" Carry out telephone negotiations with Clients
" Work in accordance with, and update where necessary, the company's standard contracting principles

Commercial support to the Projects department
" Prepare and implement financial sureties post-award and maintain suitable records
" Review all Client purchase orders and specifications to ensure compliance with agreed terms and all docs are received
" Provide project-specific commercial guidance prior to project starting
" Provide commercial advice and guidance on an ongoing basis after award, up to close-out of projects

Commercial Support to Board of Directors
" Report and advise on Contractual Matters
" General legal support as and when required
" Liaising with external Company Lawyer as and when required
" Commercial review of Legal Documentation for other Group business
" Assist in procurement and renewal of Group insurance policies

Commercial Administration
" Maintain and submit National Statistics information
" Applications for visas
" Provide clients with information for setting up on their VDL's / tender websites
" Help develop new documentation for department
" Able to liaise with and convey customer requirements to Design, Project Management and Production teams
" Training, support and assistance to members of the team as well as other colleagues on an ongoing basis
" Ensure that all systems are maintained and developed in line with company procedures
" As necessary, perform other duties, requiring essentially the same level of skill & responsibility

The Job holder

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Training

" Educated to degree level or equivalent
" Contractual awareness
" Strong analytical and commercial skills
" Ability to effectively manage own workload, and work within given timescales (both internal and external), ensuring project requirements are met
" Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines

" Previous work experience as a Proposals/Tendering/Contracts Engineer preferably within the Oil & Gas, Renewables or Offshore Construction industries
" Understanding of Engineering principles
" Previous estimating experience
" Good communication, organisational and negotiation skills
" Ability to work using own initiative and to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
" Pro-active forward-looking approach
" Commitment to provide excellent Customer Care
" Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings

Interested? For more information about joining our clients award-winning business please contact as a contracts Engineer in Glasgow please contact Kyle Thomson

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