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Contracts Manager (geotechnical / earlyworks project)

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Contracts Manager (geotechnical / earlyworks project)

Contract type

Fixed term contract

Contract duration (in months)


Business Line specific context

Egis are currently supporting the design and construction of early works and a joining infrastructure for a major energy project in Papua New Guinea. This position is scheduled to begin in August 2023 for a duration of 35 months.

Job description

·       Manages all pre- and post- contract activities for the assigned projects.

·       Interacts with the Client, consultants, and contractors throughout the project lifecycle.

·       Identify, negotiate and ensure Client’s agreement of change orders, amendments and etc to protect the Company’s interests in respect of the financial and legal liability issues associated with changed scope or requirements.

·       Collaborates with Client, provides technical guidance, and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration.

·       Provide guidance and support to negotiation as well as management of key subcontracts.

·       Negotiates the more difficult, complex, or sensitive issues with clients.

·       Monitor performance of the project contract activities, analyze risk situations and take proactive control where required.

·       Interface with internal functions to evaluate contract compliance; consolidate and coordinate the information with appropriate stakeholders.

·       Communications within your team and across other teams (i.e., Design and Construction Teams) are essential

·       Under the responsibility of the Project Director, he/she will participate in the following tasks:

o   Structuring the Contract Management function by delivering guidelines and best practices,

o   Contribute to the definition of appropriate contract management tools and processes, and to adaptation of existing processes

o   Providing high-level operational support on high-stake contracts


•  Batchelor’s or Masters in relevant subject

• 10 years’ experience working in large construction with a preference for geotechnical or earlyworks CapEx projects and/or infrastructure projects in an operational and management function covering project management / project purchasing & contracting / projects controls (time-risk-cost) / large commercial contracts drafting and negotiation (buy & sell sides).

•  Strong analytical capacity of problematic situation in a complex environment

•  Excellent interpersonal skills with internal stakeholders by listening and proposing solutions and improvement scenario

• “Client-oriented” with the capacity to Develop and deploy a resolution methodology

Position location

Job location

Oceania, Papua - New Guinea


  Port Moresby

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years