Oceans of knowledge

Contracts Engineer – Hoofddorp

Introduction

The Contracts & Procurement Department is responsible for delivering (sub)contracting and procurement in such a way that services and supplies are obtained at the best conditions regarding quality, delivering time, price and HSE aspects in order to contribute to the realization of the company’s goals and strategy. The Senior Contracts Engineer is responsible for managing and administrating all main contract activities on Projects.

Organization

Bluewater is a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems (SPM) and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO). Since its foundation in 1978, Bluewater has built a technological lead specialising in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and storage systems, and has become a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems.


Bluewater currently owns and operates a number of Floating Production Storage and Offloading Systems (FPSOs): the Glas Dowr, the Aoka Mizu, the Bleo Holm, the Hæwene Brim and Munin.

Function

As Senior Contracts Engineer you are responsible for:

• managing and administrating all related subcontracting activities on various Projects in a timely, quality focused and budget driven way in accordance with the Company Management System (CMS)
• ability to contribute to subcontracting strategies, the preparation of invitations to tender through to evaluation of tender proposals and final contract award and subsequent contract administration through to close-out
• in particular, evaluation and negotiation of commercial and contractual matters, and co-ordination of technical evaluations of the received tenders
• organizing and leading tender clarification meetings, Tender Board meetings, kick-off and commercial meetings
• working closely with the Project Team and other Bluewater departments and interfaces as required

Requirements

We are looking for a strong Senior Contracts Engineer with good work ethics, professional level of attention to detail and a demonstrable commercial awareness. Furthermore, you will have:

• a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in either Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Legal, Commerce, Business, Supply Chain Management or equivalent
• Over 5 years’ experience in a contracting environment within the construction, engineering, oil & gas industries, preferably gained internationally
• knowledgeable experience in major re-measurable and lump sum EPC(IC) contracts
• a proactive approach to the role and be able to demonstrate added value at all times
• excellent command of English, both verbally as well as in writing
• the willingness to travel on short-term overseas business trips, as well as longer-term as-signments

Offer

What we offer:
– a fulltime/40 hours per week position within an international environment
– besides a competitive salary, you will receive a 13th month, holiday allowance and travel allowance
– 29 days of paid holiday annually and the opportunity to purchase 10 additional holidays annually
– the opportunity to take part in our collective health insurance scheme
– a good pension scheme of which we pay the complete pension contribution
– onboarding program; we warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel home as soon as possible

Information

For more information please contact Mark Schouten
+31 (23) 711 5500.

Application

If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the ‘apply’ button below. This will lead you further through the application process. We kindly ask you to upload your motivation and cv and within 2 weeks, we will inform you on the status of your application.

Please note that this is a permanent staff position. Interim candidates should not apply. We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.

An (online) assessment could be part of the selection procedure.

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.


company logo