Senior Contract Manager – OFTO

Business Sectors: Offshore Wind
Sectors: Employment Type: contract Country: United Kingdom

Senior Contracts Manager (OFTO) required for a major offshore wind farm developer. Working on a contract role based in the UK. 


  • Responsible for day-to-day running of the main contracts through to handover; ensure successful contract closure.
  • Ensure interfaces between contracts and hardware are managed appropriately.
  • Claims prevention and contract management; observation of response times and processes, also by the engineers.
  • Ensuring timely response to any issues raised by contractors.
  • Interfacing directly and without support with key contractors to discuss commercially sensitive issues.
  • Problem solving at a strategic level, working with other team members to reach a resolution.
  • Supporting and advising the project director and package managers by preparing risk overviews and commercial summaries, highlight legal threats or obligations and preparing contractual letters.
  • Intervene, analyse, manage and resolve business conflicts between the project and contractors.
  • Report efficiently and effectively on contractual issues having the potential to materially threaten the overall program or price.
  • Development of contracting strategies/risk assessments.
  • Prequalification of companies.
  • Formulation of tender packages for contracts.
  • Bid evaluation and contract negotiation including terms and conditions.
  • Review/Commenting on documentation related to contracts.
  • Ensure quality and HSE standards are included in contracts and met.


  • Significant experience in contract management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with contractor companies.
  • Proven negotiation experience, ability to keep calm in difficult situations.
  • Previous experience working in an Offshore Wind environment.
  • Strong commercial and cost/value awareness.
  • Good reporting skills with extensive knowledge of cost/change.

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