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CV, Contracts Manager Seeking International Work

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 48943
(01/18/1953, male)
List top 5 skills: contracts manager, senior contracts advisor
Qualifications and Skills:

Contracts & Commercial Management Associate - Certified Expert
Contracts Manager, Subcontract Manager over 10 years experience

Current location: 

United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Contracts & Commercial Management Associate – Certified Expert #123645

Manager – Contracts and/or Subcontracts; or Contract Advisor Lead

Ability to make the hard decisions based on the company’s policies and procedures

Contract and subcontract tender documentation, bid analysis, recommendations, negotiation, estimating and projections

Innovative and decisive

Methodical in contracting approach

EXPERIENCE

Mar 2012 – Present
Chevron – Staff
Contracts Advisor Lead – Future Growth Project (FGP)

This project is an oil only mega project which currently estimate is $35 Bn located in Tengiz, Kazakhstan

Post administration for the primary FEED/EPCM contracts, one in the UK and the other in Kazakhstan; value exceeding $1 Bn

Post administration of numerous construction contracts for the early works phase of the project including railroad, warehousing, concrete batch plant and several civil survey; total value approximately $200 Mn

Post administration for turn-around and multi-well pad contracts for achieving rig ready status; value currently $60 Mn; Provide leadership and training for ProCon as a super user – contract risk management software

Oct 2008 – Mar 2012
Chevron – Contractor
Sr. Contracts Advisor – Onshore Asset Gas Management Project (OAGM)

Primary function is setup and manage two major construction projects along with ancillary support or other contracts as deemed necessary by the project team; both contracts have onshore and offshore elements including numerous support subcontracts

Review and provide guidance for contracts between Chevron and contractors; Follow established contract management philosophy, procedures and business practices

Provide guidance and direction to the documentation in keeping with good practices project managers for change management procedures as well as documenting each change order or variance to the signed contract

Assist and guide the project manager on contracting plan and procedures; Follow established procedures for contracts in Nigeria per NNPC & DPR contracting directives and as applicable for the Chevron / NAPIMS Joint venture

Feb – Oct 2008
Exterran Energy Solutions – Staff
Contracts Manager – Total Solutions Projects International & Domestic

Primary function was to setup and manage the turn-key construction projects for Exterran’s leased or sales gas processing and compression technology

Review and provide guidance for Prime Contracts between Exterran and the Operating Company on international projects; Create a network of Master Service Agreements for recurring subcontractors in the different business sectors

Establish clear concise contract management philosophy, procedures and business practices; Provide guidance and direction to the various project managers for change management procedures as well as documenting each change order or variance to the signed contract

Assist and guide the project managers on subcontracting policy, procedures and the required documentation in keeping with good practices

2007 Contract
Saipem s.a. – Contractor
Contracts Manager – Chevron – Flare and Relief Modification Project (FARM)

Offshore Angola an EPC

Primary function is change management for 14 offshore platforms associated with the modifications to the structures and removal or relocation of Flare Booms

Supervise one (1) subcontract administrator and four 4 quantity surveyors at various 3 fabrication facilities and work barges; Interpretation and administration of the main contract between the construction consortium and the client

 Verify yard pre-fabrication facility material needs and assessments to maintain construction schedule; Facilitate and coordinate importation problems and issues for supplies and material between 2 different freight forwarders;  Invoice approvals in accordance with SOX and the respective subcontract terms and conditions

2005 – 2007
Willbros International (Willbros Nigeria Limited) – Staff
Subcontracts Manager for Chevron/Shell – West African Gas Pipeline

Project (Nigeria, Benin, Togo & Ghana) EPC

Entailed 5 contracting entities, across 4 different countries, with 3 currencies and 2 languages

Responsible all phases of construction subcontracts in connection with the Project encompassing large bore onshore pipelines, laterals, link lines, compressor station along with 5 metering & regulating stations

Create tender documentation, bids, responses and correspondence to tender documentation, conduct site visits, awards contract, negotiate final subcontract Terms & Conditions, contact affected departments and groups concerning clarifications and questions during bid, identifying bids and their risk potential for those not complying to Company’s policies and standards

Evaluate construction claims, impact and areas of possible claim; Active participant of strategic contract planning for the project with respect to acceptable bids or no bids

Worked as an integral member of the Project Management Team in working with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction aspects of the job

Establishes and maintains an effective and efficient administration and communication system in accordance with contract requirements; Invoice approvals in accordance with SOX and FCPA compliance

Project Forecasting and projecting cash requirements and outlay; Timely monthly reporting and accuracy contract administrators and of various local content, training and percentage monitoring and contractual issues and agendas

Reviews, advises and negotiates as part of constituted team, revised terms, variation order requests, change orders, claims in liaison with responsible management; Excellent communication skills for interaction with clients and potential clients and capable of independently negotiating complex contractual issues

EDUCATION
University of Houston
BS Technology
E.I.T. 1994