Contracts Engineer

Posted on: 19/02/2020
Ref: VAC-17851
  • Salary: £35,000 + 40000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Aberdeen
    Blueprint Recruitment
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Contracts Engineer
Our world class client based on the Southern approaches to Aberdeen has an immediate requirement for an experienced Contracts Engineer.

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 Contracts Engineer will compile bid packages ensuring that these are high quality, accurate and demonstrate both 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 business to come to a mutual agreement ensuring that risks are limited.

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

Main duties & responsibilities:

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 the business commercially and legally, while maintaining customer satisfaction and good client relations.

Commercial support to the Proposals department
Review, negotiate and periodically review:
Client terms and conditions/documents/ITT’s/RFQ’s
Previously agreed terms and conditions
Confidentiality agreements
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

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 Administration
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

Additional Duties when required
Receive the inputs from all involved departments and challenge proposed solutions in order to optimise costs & schedule
Check and review bids when required
Attend/Lead ER, CR, Handover and Kick off meetings when required
Acknowledge receipt of enquiries by email or on Client portals
Understand the various Client portals and ensure that these are kept up to date

If you are interested in applying or would like further information then please send your CV in confidence to John Johnson, or call John on 01592 631644

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