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Job ID 21929
Offshore Wind

Senior Contracts Manager required for a major Offshore Wind Farm developer based in Scotland


  • Own and run the tendering process in cooperation with Package/Project Manager and Engineering for own areas.
  • Be responsible for the tender strategy and ensure it is aligned with the overall Package/Project Procurement Strategy.
  • Be responsible for the commercial part of tenders including conditions of contract.
  • Detailed and robust negotiation of pricing with bidders.
  • Engage with Legal when needed on tendering and contract issues.
  • Proactively obtain cost savings from contracts by ensuring value engineering opportunities are fully investigated and developed.
  • Create and maintain contractual obligation registers and monitor to ensure that contractual obligations are being met by both the Client and the Contractors.
  • Manage Contractor applications for payment, liaising with Package/Project Managers to ensure payment obligations are being met.
  • Engage with document control to ensure correct processes are being adhered to by package management and Contractors.
  • Engage with finance and legal stakeholders to ensure alignment with RRPL policies.
  • Contribute in commercial risk assessment and actively contribute to risk mitigation.
  • Manage contractor compliance with Tier 2 / 3 open book tendering processes to deliver best possible value to the project.
  • Deliver against commercial objectives including cost savings for assigned contracts.
  • Prepare and update CAPEX and OPEX Costing Forms for responsible contracts.


  • 10+ years' experience.
  • Market knowledge & experience working with offshore foundations supply and transport & installation contractors.
  • Experience of commercial management of similar contracts for large scale energy projects (preferably offshore wind farms or onshore wind farms).
  • Strong experience of commercial tender negotiation.
  • Experience with negotiating and managing FIDIC forms of contract.
  • Relevant 3rd level qualification.
  • M (Legum Magister); European Community Laws, International Commercial and Financial Laws, Contract Law - Desirable.
  • Accreditation Member of the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management.
  • Strong Negotiation skills.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • A high level of commitment, commercial acumen, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly analytical and legal skills.

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