Senior Contracts Engineer Offshore


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: coordinating the administration of all main contract activities

Projects: FPSO fleet & SPM systems

Company: EPCI offshore contractor and offshore fleet owner & operator

Main requirements: +8 years of experience with contracting within the engineering environment

Your opportunity

As a Senior Contracts Engineer Offshore, you will be a part of the Contracts & Procurement Department. Their main task is to manage the procurement and subcontractors in order to assure the best conditions in regard to quality, price, HSE, and timely delivery.

You will act as a Lead Engineer on the most complex projects. Your main responsibility will be to coordinate the administration of all main contract activities related to the company's technical projects: subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors. Next to focusing on the ongoing activities, you will also participate in creating subcontracting strategies.

What you will do

  • Cooperating with the Project Team and other departments
  • Managing & administrating all actions related to subcontracting on several projects simultaneously
  • Focusing on delivering the output in accordance with the time schedule, budget, and quality
  • Participating in subcontracting strategies corresponding with the project goals
  • Organizing and running several types of meetings: commercial, tender-related, and kick-offs
  • Preparing the technical evaluations of received tenders
  • Optimizing and negotiating any contractual and commercial activities

Where you will work

With this trusted client, we have a long-lasting relationship. It is a privately owned company that delivers floating energy solutions and complex mooring equipment to the global oil & gas and renewables industries. Besides having proven capabilities in engineering and developing installations for harsh offshore conditions, they own and operate their own fleet of FPSOs. A welcoming organization in which people with the right pro-active attitude will get opportunities to prove themselves and grow.


  • Challenging engineering environment, particularly in developing equipment for extreme offshore conditions
  • An organization with a cooperative mindset and open communication style, which allows for professional progress
  • Drive for new technologies in floating sustainable energy solutions
  • For the size of the projects, a relatively small multi-disciplinary engineering team, with a focus on conceptual and basic design
  • Combining in one close-knit company: EPCI contractor and offshore fleet-owner-operator

What you already have

  • BSc. or MSc. in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain Management
  • +8 years of relevant working experience in contracts management, ideally within an engineering environment
  • Relevant experience with management of (sub)contractors
  • Proven working knowledge of EPC construction
  • Availability for travelling (both, short & long-term overseas assignments)
  • A proactive attitude, as your expertise will be required at several stages of the project
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team, authorities, and clients worldwide

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.
  • Housing search support and registration are provided by Van Storm

Sounds interesting?

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