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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 in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of 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 15 years of related work experience with minimum 10 years in a contract management role

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and German

  • 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

  • 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