Black & Veatch Contracts Manager - EPC Power | Oil & Gas in Overland Park, Kansas

Contracts Manager - EPC Power | Oil & Gas

KS-Overland Park


Date published:19-Apr-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:ADM


Black & Veatch provides engineering, technology, consulting and construction solutions that span the life cycle of projects in the power generation, power delivery and hydrocarbon process industries. Our services encompass planning, design, procurement, construction, startup, optimization and maintenance.

Primary Purpose:

Drafting and negotiating terms and conditions of EPC and other contracts, such as NDAs, MOUs, and joint venture and consortium Agreements, for company's major projects in Power, Oil & Gas, and other fields.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual is primarily responsible for drafting and leading commercial negotiations for Engineering, Procurement and Construction contracts and other major contracts for power, oil and gas and industrial projects. Drafts, edits and negotiates not only the EPC Contract but related NDAs, MOUs, joint venture and consortium agreements, and aids in the review and negotiation of critical equipment agreements and other key project agreements. Individual is expected to bring substantial expertise on EPC Contract risks and risk management to the position. Functions independently as a primary commercial advisor for proposal and project teams in the EPC contracting process. Must be a team player who plays an active role in contract development, negotiation and execution. This is a senior level position reporting to Black & Veatch’s Commercial Director, who has overall responsibility for Black & Veatch EPC Contracts and other major contracts.

Position also involves some training for engineers, construction professionals and others within the organization on contract risks and risk management, as well as possibility of mentoring less experienced contract managers and administrators.

Minimum Qualifications:

Contact Compensation All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Legal background or strong experience in negotiation and administration of major project contracts preferred. Strong contract drafting skills, attention to detail, and basic knowledge of power and oil/gas project issues.

5+ years' experience with major power, oil & gas, LNG and/or industrial contracts preferred.

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