Senior Contracts Engineer- Drilling & Completion

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  • Regions Africa
  • Country Nigeria
  • City Other
  • Type of Employment Contract
  • Job number WTSHO12925

About the job

  • Take the necessary measures to avert immediate threat of danger.
  • Exercising caution as necessary to avoid danger to persons, installations and ensure that effective safety and security procedures for personnel and equipment are being adhered to.
  • Ensure that all local contracts personnel under his/her supervision is in line with the company’s standardized norms and codes of conduct
  • Liaises with other teams and participates to the processes and communication of the contracts entity by performing the following tasks
  • Work closely with the DUET counterpart to create the contracts dossier, develop a clear definition of contractual responsibilities and discuss the agenda including:
  • Validation of contracts strategy
  • Negotiation and analysis of commercial bids
  • Participation in recommendations to award
  • Participate in the OPS/CA CATMAN network
  • Ensure that all insurance issues of company assets and personnel are dealt with
  • Supervise and train contract engineers and Graduate contracts engineers
  • Define the workload of his/her team
  • Manage his/her team’s performance by implementing and monitoring local KPIs
  • Ensure the update of the contracts management tool
  • Keep informed of best practices in contracts procedures in other entities and affiliates for improvement of contracts practices in his/her affiliate
  • Participate in Recommendation to award (RTA) through contract committee/DOA and award validation where he/she evaluates RTAs
  • Handle the approval from authorities and partners, clarification of rights and obligation of signing parties and the signature process of formal documents
  • Ensures that own contracts are created and managed in UNISUP and CONTIKI, ensure effective use of tools and systems (Ariba, NIPEX, REX+, CONTIKI.) for optimum productivity.
  • Ensure the handover of contracts to the Métier Partner.


  • A degree in Engineering, Management or Social Sciences
  • A background in drilling and Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and in Operational functions will be an added advantage.
  • Up to 12 years’ experience in oil well construction activities of which 5 should be in contract administration.
  • Demonstrable general knowledge and understanding of commercial, legal and insurance issues affecting the company in general.
  • Good command of English language and excellent communication skills.
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