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Senior Contracts Specialist

DOF Subsea

DOF Subsea has rapidly grown to become a leading provider of subsea services in all the major oil and gas production regions around the world. With a world class fleet of offshore vessels, ROVs, diving and survey systems, the group combines expertise and technology to deliver integrated subsea solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry. DOF Subsea provides project managed and engineered subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance, survey and positioning services.

Due to such growth, we seek a suitably qualified Senior Contracts Specialist to join us on a permanent, full time basis. This exciting opportunity builds on our team’s success; the professionalism, resourcefulness and commitment shown in overcoming challenges and delivering marine and subsea operations to support essential services in the region. Reporting to the Project Services Manager, this role will be a senior member of the Contracts team.

You will be busy dividing time between client contract negotiations, project support and continuous development of the strategic subcontract portfolio, in each case negotiating to the company’s advantage. Working closely with the Commercial Tendering and Project Execution teams will position you and the Contracts team in a pivotal position for the commercial success of DOF Subsea’s projects, instrumental in mitigation of the company’s contractual exposure/risk. You will also work alongside with the Procurement team to identify, negotiate and award project subcontract and supply packages, whilst maintaining a database of suitably pre-qualified vendors.

You will be appropriately qualified and a proven team player, who is highly organized and thrives in a busy and deadline driven position where team achievements will boost your desire to go for ’the extraordinary outcomes’. You will have at least 7 years’ experience in a similar role (preferably within the Oil and Gas industry) with demonstrated experience in managing and prioritising a large variety of requests and pressures. Experience in leading a team of Contracts Specialists, as well as familiarity with managing budgets, delivery and lead times for supply/subcontract packages on multiple concurrent projects will provide you with a significant advantage.

Your duties will include but not limited to: Providing contractual and commercial risk management support to the tendering activities of the company, including comprehensive review of client-issued contractual terms, qualification and subsequent negotiation to mitigate/minimise risk to the company; Working directly with project delivery teams to provide strategic advice, as well as preparation, negotiation, award and management of subcontract packages across a number of concurrent projects; Identification of changes followed by preparation, submission, negotiation and execution of variation orders with both clients and subcontractors/suppliers in a time-critical manner; Continuous development and life-cycle managemen.


Date25 October 2020

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $100,000 - 160,000 per year

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