Offers “General Electric”

New General Electric

Project Site Contract Manager

  • USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Job Description Summary

The Site Contract Manager will provide contract management support in the Site (onshore) where works are performed in alignment with the Project Contract Manager for the execution of large-scale offshore wind farm construction projects.

Lawyers and non-lawyers supporting the commercial side of the business including contract development and agreement management, external customer sales of products and services, government contracting. Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Job Description

About us:

GE Renewable Energy is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 6 MW to 14 MW that offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, efficiency and availability. We have invested more than $400 million to develop the Haliade-X, an investment that will also drive down offshore wind farms’ levelized cost of energy, helping make offshore wind energy more competitive for our customers. The Haliade-X was the industry’s first 14MW offshore wind turbine to operate, and is the only 12+MW offshore wind turbine platform that has been operating for over two years, specifically at its Rotterdam prototype site.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Change orders management (towards the client and main subcontractors), always in accordance with GE Renewable Energy Offshore Wind processes.
  • Claim management (from and to Client, from and to subcontractors) in accordance with GE Renewable Energy Offshore Wind processes. Contribute to development and implementation of project claim / claim prevention strategy.
  • Support the management of main subcontracts together with Site Management and Project Sourcing. Supporting the Project Contract Manager and Project Sourcing during negotiations of claims, managing contractual changes and resolving disputes, all in accordance with GE Renewable Energy Offshore Wind processes.
  • Contributing to monthly project reports, summaries, and presentations, as required.
  • Keeping proper records on communications, notices, claims, variations and the like on main subcontracts.
  • Supporting the Project Contract Manager to keep proper records on communications, notices, claims, variations, and the like on the Turbine Supply Agreement.
  • If so required, advising Sourcing function of Global Supply Chain (GSC Sourcing) on claims to suppliers, while acknowledging that GSC Sourcing is in the driver seat.
  • If so required, supporting the Project Contract Manager on specifics of internal contractual awareness sessions.
  • If so required, supporting the Project Contract Manager before, during and after meetings with client, subcontractors, suppliers.
  • Any other contract administration task agreed between the Contract Administrator and the Project Contract Manager.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in contract administration / contract management in EPC contracts.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Preferred if this experience comes from contracts with critical interfaces in a complex infrastructure (e.g., civil engineering, offshore oil and gas, construction and/or renewable energy sector).
  • Experience in offshore wind business will be well appreciated but not a must.
  • English at a professional proficiency level
  • Engineering, commercial, or legal backgrounds are welcome, otherwise suitable academic and professional qualifications related to the nature of the role.
  • Good commercial acumen.
  • Claim management experience. Dispute resolution experience. Preferred if experience in arbitration; but this is not a must.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. Able to build and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • A team player. Able to encourage communication within the project team and willingness to share knowledge and information.
  • Ability to work in complex environments; while focused on make clear and fact-based recommendations/solutions.
  • Good sense of prioritization.
  • Comfortable with managing matters cross-functionally

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

- This is a remote position

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