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Senior Contracts Engineer

Posted 1 February by Russell Taylor Associates Ended

Key Responsibilities

  • Assumes overall responsibility for the projects and tenders in terms of financial performance, deadline compliance and technical performance of the work.
  • Responsible for the management of projects under their authority, including liaising with the workshop supervisor during the day to day manufacturing of projects.
  • Responsible for determining the projected cost estimates at the end of business deals for which they are responsible, and provides reports to the BU Manager.
  • Organises bid and contract reviews and monitors changes in the contract.
  • Verifies & validates sales orders before acknowledging receipts.
  • Ensures the Quarterly Account Closing (EV) of their projects is properly carried out and the forecast estimates are duly performed.
  • Manages the procurement and purchases for their projects.
  • Establishes and counter signs purchase requests (PR).
  • Responsible for the technical aspects of their projects.
  • Participates in the preparation of the Business Unit's annual budget, Shared Strategic Plan (SSP) and their individual commercial action plan.
  • Ensures that customer complaints are recorded and corrective action is taken.
  • Ensures that corrective action is taken for all nonconformities.
  • Maintains contract document control.
  • Develops and manages key customer relationships, through regular reviews of contract performance with customers, understanding and managing needs and gaps
  • Proactively delivers a quality installation to the satisfaction of our customers
  • Actively seeks out, drives and promotes service excellence, best practice and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Continually reviews supplier performance and shares information
  • Reviews and approves project execution plans, health and safety plans, environmental plans, and safe method of work plans
  • Seeks opportunities for business growth both within and outside the existing contract base

Tecnical Skills

  • Experienced in the Design of Low Voltage Switchboards and Motor Control Centres.
  • Experienced in site survey's leading to modifications to existing equipment.
  • Proven experience of working with and managing contracts within a traditional construction project
  • Understanding of commercial issues affecting project performance and experience in assessing value I evaluating variations of works undertaken
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers at all levels
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills ; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
  • Excellent communications skills, with the ability to simplify complex concepts both orally and in written form
  • Calm professional manner, but able to take firm and timely decisions
  • Positive "can do" attitude, be proactive to identify and resolve management problems
  • Able to work extended and/or unsocial hours to the full requirements of the role
  • Ability to deliver projects to demanding deadlines
  • Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others

Required skills

  • Switchgear
  • Design

Reference: 34369126

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