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General Electric Contract Manager in Ankara, Turkey

Job Description Summary

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

Roles & Responsibilities:

Under the leadership of the Regional Contract Management leader, Contract Manager shall perform the following duties on a portfolio of projects:

  • Establish and implement contractual procedures, particularly regarding claims, insurance, variation orders, correspondence and notifications.

  • Identify GE as well as customer/consortium and other third-party obligations and develop and implement the project commercial execution plan, including project claim strategy.

  • Support project risk and opportunity identification and analysis.

  • Assume responsibility for all project contractual activities from hand-over from sales until all contractual obligations are complete and all contractual issues are resolved/ settled.

  • Ensure notices are given in line with contract requirements.

  • Proactively manage claims to/from customers and partners, incl. negotiations and settlements.

  • Support other teams for management of claims to/from contractors, subcontractors and suppliers as required and ensure appropriate recovery from third parties.

  • Manage customer variation requests/orders.

  • Manage project insurances: ensure contract compliant insurance coverage; submit, monitor and settle of insurance claims in accordance with the policies.

  • Provide support and guidance to project team on general contractual issues.

  • Provide support in the event of a (potential) dispute.

  • Closely support region legal team on disputes (ADR/FDR/Litigation)

  • Report on project claims and variations, as well as potentially critical contract issues to management and, as required, to project control, finance and audit staff.

  • Report to management for the approval of variation orders, amendments and settlements in accordance with the applicable Delegation of Authority.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law or Engineering from an accredited university

  • At least 10 years of related work experience with minimum 6 years in a contract management role

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Experience in preparation and negotiation of complex claims

  • Experience in interpreting delay analysis and time extension

  • Demonstrates contract management skill and analysis acumen to provide focused advice in commercial / transactional context

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and effective at time management

  • Ability to successfully work autonomously with senior internal and external collaborators.

  • Ability and willingness to travel

Desired Qualifications:

  • MENAT Region expertise would be a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in German or Russian

  • EPC contract management experience is preferred

  • Project Management experience is an asset

  • Ability to work in a global matrix team environment

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No