Principal, Contract Management (Mining & Metals)

at Fluor Corporation
Location Greenville, North Carolina
Date Posted July 12, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Job Description

The purpose of this position is to perform the essential job duties and functions listed below with the overall objective of helping to improve the Corporation's overall business performance, deliver added value to our shareholders, reduce leakage, and promote consistent and cost effective solutions across strategic business units, projects, and locations. This position provides oversight for contract management activities on Fluor projects generally as a lead over several minor or a few major contracts within a Fluor project. This role assures, through assigned contract administrators, compliance with all statutes, regulations, and contract terms and conditions. The position requires the contract manager to report to project, department and company senior leadership on the health of the assigned project(s); participate in developing and approving contracting strategies generally directly reporting through an intermediate senior contract manager. The individual will review and approve contract awards with their delegated authority. The Principal, Contract Manager will provide limited supervisory oversight but will act as a lead for the contract execution of assigned contracts and provide training to contract administrators on Fluor's and Project practices.

* Perform duties and act on own initiative on assigned contracts of increasing complexity and value
* Support Contract Management activities on large-scale projects, with a work scope of US$250 million to US$1 billion (or global equivalent); duties may include assisting multiple Contract Administrators and Contract Managers with the preparation and execution of pre-award and post-award activities
* Read and understand the Prime Contract
* Lead internal Request for Proposal (RFP) and RFP explanation meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and drafting/finalization of contract documents
* Analyze commercial sections of proposals and coordination of technical proposal evaluations; develop final proposal evaluations and prepare contract recommendations, and present recommendation to project team and/or client
* Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

* Accredited degree or global equivalent in Business, Construction Management, or Law
* Eight (8) years of contract management, subcontract administration, and procurement experience supporting engineering and construction projects
* Experience developing negotiating contract terms and conditions specifically for contracts related to services, construction, engineering, materials and equipment installation
* Strong understanding of contracting principles and legal terms and conditions
* Broad understanding of the construction industry and contract language associated engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM)
* Experience with administering the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for contractors on heavy industrial construction projects
* Experience in managing the Contractor pre-qualification process
* Experience in conducting commercial evaluations, including the questions and answers (Q&A) and clarifications process with bidders
* Experienced in negotiating commercial terms and the final contract price with bidders
* International experience a plus
* Contract Management experience in field and home office locations
* Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) Contract Management experience a plus
* Ability to understand technical terminology and developments
* Good technical skills and ability to develop/follow procedures
* Administrative and organizational skills
* Some basic knowledge of contract types and terms
* Understand and implement practices and procedures
* Excellent communication skills
* Experience in Supply Chain for the Mining or Metals Industry
* Experience in EPCM industry with industrial capital expansion projects