Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Contract Engineers at Hobark International Limited (HIL)


Hobark International Limited (HIL) is an Integrated Services Company whose subsidiaries: DrillPet International Limited (DIL), Uniterm Nigeria Limited (UNL), UltiProc Nigeria Limited (UPNL), Hobark Consultant Management Services (HCMS) and Gigasec- provide Manpower Services & Logistics Support, Drilling Operations and Consultancy Services, On/OffShore Catering Services, Drilling Rigs & Drilling Bits and Procurement Services to the Oil & Gas Industry. IP security services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Contract Engineer
Req ID: 0942
Location: Lagos

Primary Skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers.
Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare, review and administer contracts during the various stages of the construction process of LDF projects.
  • Establish and maintain contract records and ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
  • Monitor the status of each contract undertaken by LDF.
  • Hold responsibility for contracts and ongoing relationships with LDF contractors.
  • Oversee the entire bidding process, soliciting estimates from various vendors, comparing them for purchasing decisions.
  • Systematically and efficiently manage contract creation, execution, tender contracts, and bid analysis for LDF projects.
  • Oversees the contracts signed by the company to make sure what was agreed in every given contract is being followed.
  • Co-ordinate with the General Manager and Project Manager regarding key legal contract ramifications & issues concerning the department.
  • In conjunction with Project Manager review contractual obligations and contract templates.
  • Prepare necessary correspondence requesting the client to provide amendments to the original contract.
  • Monitor compliance to contract requirements ensuring all conditions are satisfied before approval of the final invoice.
  • Manage the contract database, which is used to track and analyze every contract.
  • Maximize financial and operational performance alongside minimizing risk through implemented COMPANY policies & procedures.
  • Supervise the financial budget and ensure the cost effectiveness and value for money of the awarded LDF contracts.
  • In conjunction with senior management determine and agree relevant course of action for unpaid claims, advising client as directed by Management Team.
  • Gather and analyze in liaison with the company hierarchy regarding a sourcing strategy through recommending new trends in sourcing and procedure.
  • Interpret contract provisions to help resolve any minor conflicts or infringements arising from existing contracts.
  • Initiates and/or conducts meetings with contractors concerning contractual problems as requested by Construction Project Manager.
  • Manage and supervise the contract & administrative team members and delegate the tasks accordingly.
Critical Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal, communication , and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers.
  • Conversant with regulatory, legislative, and industrial changes.
  • Team Player.
  • Skill in negotiating, writing and interpreting contractual agreements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to practice Financial Management.
  • Ability to take positive initiative and direct the C & P activities within LDF
  • Demonstrate the ability to proactively prioritize needs and effectively manage resources and time.
  • High level of motivation and resilience.
  • Sound understanding and experience in working with contractors.
Required Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Business or other related area.
  • Possession of a Masters degree or other advanced certifications is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within a contracts & admin profession.
  • Affluent in spoken and written English, French is a plus
  • Proficient in contract management software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online