FMC Technologies, Inc is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. Named by Forbes® Magazine as one of the World's Most Innovative Companies in 2013, the Company has approximately 19,500 employees and operates 30 production facilities in 17 countries. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products such as sub sea production and processing systems, surface well head systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.
Job Title: Contract Engineer
Administration, Secretarial, Engineering, Technical, Finance, Accounting, Audit
Responsible for the implementation of FMC Technologies commercial strategy on a project-by-project basis. Serves as the key point of contact with the customer for the resolution of commercial issues at a project level. Serves as the key point of contact internally for all commercial issues on a project or portfolio level. Responsible for financial forecasting and reporting on all projects assigned. Responsible for contract management for all assigned projects. May support one or two large projects or a portfolio of small to medium sized projects.
Implement established commercial terms and processes in the execution of a project.
Develop and implement improvements to contract management and financial procedures at a project level.
Lead the development of cost and revenue forecasting for projects within a portfolio.
Participate in project EAC reviews
Support Sales and the Project team in all commercial meetings with the customer.
Attend project financial review meetings.
Establish and maintain strong working relationships with the customer on a project level.
Support the project manager in the negotiation of project agreements, price lists and other project level agreements with the customer.
Ensure compliance with frame agreements and internal policies.
Monitor project financial performance.
Support the project manager in the reporting and explanation of project financial performance to management.
Serve as management's key point of contact for project commercial issues.
Serve as the customer's key point of contact for project commercial issues.
BS Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or other related field.
2+ years of experience in Finance, Product, Project Management, Contracts or other related roles.
Solid understanding of contracting and commercial strategies to manage risk.
Solid understanding of core commercial concepts, such as escalation, contingency, currency risk, tax exposure, cash flow, milestone payments, margin, mark-up, and inter-company transfer pricing.
Solid understanding of legal terminology and concepts.
Solid understanding of commercial risks in projects
Solid understanding of the cost-to-price development process.
Ability to monitor and report internally on project commercial information.
Ability to develop and maintain customer relationships.
Ability to communicate with customers with respect to project commercial issues.
Understanding of Project Management techniques and standards.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to work under independently or as part of a larger team.
Moderate negotiation and contract review ability.
Strong planning, interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong problem-solving ability.
Ability to manage time while handling multiple tasks.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.