• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Engineering and Construction , Internal Vacancies , Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Contracts Administration Engineer

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Contract Management:
    • Oversee the entire lifecycle of contracts, from initiation to closure, ensuring compliance with company policies, legal requirements, and industry standards.
  2. Contract Development:
    • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, including but not limited to maintenance agreements, installation contracts, and construction contracts, ensuring clarity, accuracy, and alignment with project goals.
  3. Contract Administration:
    • Administer and monitor contract performance, tracking key milestones, deliverables, and timelines to ensure contractual obligations are met by all parties involved.
  4. Risk Assessment:
    • Conduct thorough risk assessments for each contract, identifying potential issues and developing strategies to mitigate risks and disputes.
  5. Change Management:
    • Manage contract changes and variations, evaluating the impact on scope, cost, and schedule. Ensure proper documentation and communication with all stakeholders.
  6. Vendor Management:
    • Collaborate with vendors and subcontractors, establishing and maintaining positive relationships while ensuring adherence to contractual terms.
  7. Budget Oversight:
    • Work closely with project managers and finance teams to monitor and control project expenditures in accordance with contract terms and project budgets.
  8. Dispute Resolution:
    • Address and resolve contract-related disputes promptly, employing negotiation and conflict resolution skills to maintain positive relationships and project momentum.
  9. Compliance Monitoring:
    • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards, updating contract terms as needed to reflect changes in legal requirements.
  10. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate and comprehensive contract records, generate regular reports for project leadership, and communicate contract status to relevant stakeholders.
  11. Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement in contract management, implementing best practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.


  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or certification in Contract Management is a plus.
  2. Experience:
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in contracts administration, with a focus on maintenance, installation, and construction projects.
  3. Industry Knowledge:
    • Solid understanding of contracts related to maintenance, installation, and construction projects, with knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and industry best practices.
  4. Contract Negotiation Skills:
    • Proven ability to negotiate and finalize contracts with vendors, subcontractors, and other project partners.
  5. Risk Management:
    • Experience in identifying and mitigating risks associated with contract performance, change management, and dispute resolution.
  6. Vendor Relationship Management:
    • Strong interpersonal skills and experience in managing positive relationships with vendors and subcontractors.
  7. Project Budgeting:
    • Familiarity with project budgeting and financial management, including the ability to track project expenditures against contracted terms.
  8. Dispute Resolution Skills:
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve disputes and conflicts related to contract performance.
  9. Communication Skills:
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex contract terms and issues to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  10. Detail-Oriented:
    • Strong attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in contract drafting, administration, and documentation.
  11. Adaptability:
    • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities in a dynamic environment.

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