Contract & Claims Manager

General Information

United Kingdom
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
not defined
We are looking for an experienced Contracts and Claims Manager to join our rapidly growing High Voltage Grids business based in Manchester. In this role, you will report to the Commercial Head of Operations and will support a number of projects with contract and claim management.

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Your responsibilities
Support the project teams with review and interpretation of customer and supplier contracts
Familiarisation and screening of applicable contract related documents and advising the management and project team of critical issues
Work with Project Managers (PMs) and commercial project managers (CPMs) to establish suitable claims management strategies for each project
Participate and contribute to customer and supplier meetings from contract negotiation, claims management, contract variations and contract formulation perspectives
Identifying, evaluating, and following up on all events relevant for incoming and outgoing claims
Pursuing or defending incoming and outgoing claims by collecting and advising on relevant project records, documentation, and all relevant facts.
Collecting, preparing, analysing and managing relevant claim documents (drafting of letters, making contractual notifications etc) and evidence in accordance with contractual deadlines & requirements
Drafting contract variation agreements, deeds of amendments, claim settlement agreement and sub-contractor agreements 
Working closely with the legal team and commercial teams to organise reviews of agreements drafted and obtaining legal approvals
Supporting project procurement by advising on administrative and commercial terms & conditions for subcontracts
Supports the CPM  in evaluating the risk exposure in line with the contractual terms
Performs contract analysis with a view of identifying opportunities for making customer claims and achieving positive contract variations  
Ensures Commercial requirements are met, and Siemens Energy’s contractual rights and entitlements are protected while managing contracts and claims
Contributes towards developing a robust business wide claims management process and shares best practises and lessons learned

Your profile
Experience in Contract Management or Commercial Management 
Familiarity with contract terms of EPC contract
Experience in managing claims, variations, and sub-contractor agreements
Experience of working in Construction, Civil, Engineering type industries
Educated to degree level ideally in disciplines such as Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Contract Law
Legal, Contract Law, Construction Law qualification will be an advantage
Experience in Quantity Surveying and appropriate qualification would be an advantage
Experience in setting up and negotiating terms and conditions of subcontracts
Team player who can work successfully across multi-disciplinary teams
Someone who displays the tenacity and perseverance to see topics through to completion
Strong communicator – both verbal and written
Someone who appreciates and contributes towards achieving the wider objectives of the project and the business
Ability to successfully forge sustainable relationships with relevant contacts within the customer and supplier organisations

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Our benefits package includes a generous base salary, annual bonus, and we celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.