Contract Manager
Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
hace 8 días

1. Contract portfolio - governance

Ensures the portfolio of contracts in the business follows contract and claim management methodologies in accordance with internal standard procedures.

2. Tender preparation and negotiations

Reviews and comments on commercial and technical tender terms and conditions. Develops contract strategy based on ABB’s policies, customer requirements, and the overall execution strategy taking into account risk,

pricing, scope, and schedule.

2. Contract execution (from project kick-off to project


Identifies the contract baseline (including terms and conditions, specifications, drawings, estimate, proposal, schedule and other documents incorporated in the contract) and highlights areas of potential risk.

Ensures timely and accurate execution of commercial aspects in portfolio of

contracts (i.e. payments, claims, variation orders, warranties, provisions, guarantees, etc.).

4. Contract closure Verifies that both parties to the contract have fulfilled their contractual obligations and there are no responsibilities outstanding.

Assesses success of the contract and determines if there are any lessons learned for future contracting. Documents and communicates to all appropriate parties any deficiencies found as part of the closeout process.

5. Contract and claims

Establishes and enforces standard change methodologies in portfolio of contracts to identify changes and quantify the additional time and compensation due to ABB per the contract, defines approval requirements and communicates changes to the customer. Enforces and defends ABB's

contractual interests against customer and suppliers during the whole of a project life cycle, including monitoring and assessment of changes and deviations, as well as defending and enforcing claims. In concert with Legal,

develops the negotiation strategy and supports negotiations. Supports Legal handling formal dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration. Notifies and

liaises with Legal to report major claims and keeps Legal updated of any critical development during project execution.

6. Purchasing

Supports drafting of Purchase Orders, Contracts and Subcontracts and ensures that relevant (sub) contracts contain appropriate contract terms to protect ABB’s interest, including flow-down of main contract terms.

7. Risk Management

Analyzes prime contract terms to highlight areas of potential opportunity and risk, such as ambiguities, omissions and conflicts, as work proceeds.

Seeks advice from Legal to draft, negotiate and finalize agreements during the Sales and Project Execution phases. Develops and implements risk mitigation and opportunity plan in concert with Project Manager and / or Sales Manager or FES Manager.

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8. Insurance

Ensures contract insurance provisions are adhered to and coordinates with Insurance Risk Management regarding occurrences that may be covered by customer or ABB provided insurance.

9. Export controls

Seeks advice from Legal (Export Control) to ensure accurate handling of all export control matters and ensures close review of all contracts and projects with regard to restrictions on exports, considering countries,

customers or products involved and the respective laws and ABB regulations.

10. People leadership and development

Ensures (with HR Manager support) that the area of responsibility is organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates and develops direct / indirect subordinates within HR policies.

Requirements :

  • Experience in Legal part of contracts, construction in the part.
  • Participation in risk review, risk analysis.
  • Experience in change management.
  • Lawyer or Engineer
  • 5 years of experience in the area
  • Advanced english
  • Location : Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile Contract type : Regular / Permanent Business unit : Business Unit Grid Integration Date posted : 2018-

    05-14 Job function : Project Management Publication ID : CL64855587 E1

    ABB (ABBN : SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally.

    Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions : bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products.

    As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-

    mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.

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