Contracts Engineer

Contracts Engineer

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We are currently looking for a Contracts Engineer to join our Subcontracting & Contract Administration Department in Delft, the Netherlands. As part of a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team, you are responsible for establishing, maintaining and managing a large portfolio of contracts, including frame agreements with subcontractors for pipelay and heavy lift projects. Reporting to the Department Head Procurement, you will apply your knowledge of the offshore/marine industry to ensure that contract terms and conditions, pricing, QHSE and technical specifications comply with Allseas’ requirements.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate expert organisational and negotiating skills, with a strong ability to prioritise work and lead by example. Previous experience in a similar role is a must.

Your role

  • Define subcontracting strategy depending on the scope, value and time schedule
  • Liaise with internal clients to scrutinise project requirements
  • Prepare/submit tender packages including draft contracts
  • Negotiate and administrate suitable subcontract documents with subcontractors
  • Select and contract subcontractors to support the pipelay and heavy lift projects and ensure that the contracts comply with project requirements
  • Inform internal clients about selected third parties and give guidance as required
  • Manage and monitor contract administration
  • Review and evaluate the services performed by subcontractors

What we expect from you

  • BSc or MSc degree in Business Administration, Commercial Law or equivalent
  • NEVI 1/2 is considered an advantage or other training courses
  • Minimum of 5 years contracting or strategic procurement of third party services (subcontractors, port agents, helicopter companies, etc.), preferably in the offshore/marine industry
  • General technical knowledge of industry practices
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Able to create and maintain good working relationships with internal clients such as Department Heads, Unit Heads, administrative and operational employees
  • Good knowledge of the English and Dutch languages, both written and spoken
  • Results driven, common sense and hands-on mentality
  • Knowledge of ERP & MS Office systems/applications

What we offer

  • Join a team-minded and energetic department, with committed professional colleagues
  • Work in a dynamic, world-leading offshore company, with short communication lines
  • Good growth and development opportunities


Apply for the role as Contracts Engineer by clicking ‘Apply’. If you have specific questions related to the vacancy, please contact Ruud Lezer, Recruiter, at Allseas Engineering B.V.: +31 15 2681800.

Acquisition further to this advertisement is not appreciated.

Workweek:40 hours
This vacancy is closed.