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Risk & Contract Administrator

Requisition ID:  25457
Location(s): 

Buenos Aires, CABA, L, AR

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Assist us in solving one of the most important global questions of our time - ensuring a more sustainable future.

The Construction Risk & Contract Management team supports Vestas LATAM Construction in supervising contracts of civil, electrical and mechanical works associated with the construction and commissioning of Wind Farm Projects within the constraints of time, cost, quality and safety.

Key areas of focus include contracts management and implementation, site liaison and direction, client relationship development, contractor / sub-contractor management and active risk management.

You will also be involved in tendering processes related to new projects and the associated subcontracting in liaison with Sales, Sourcing, Transport, HSE, Legal and Finance. 

 
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Responsibilities

•    Carry out contractual follow up, supporting the Project Manager ensuring contractual compliance, following up on subcontracting and purchasing processes.
•    Collaborate in the implementation of contract management processes to achieve complete control of the contractual cycle, following company standards, anticipating disruptions, reducing contingencies and improving response timing and reporting.
•    Examine contract's procedures requiring formal notices, time limitations and other parameters to ensure complete understanding and control of the obligations and rights therein.
•    Ensure the project team is fully aware of the constraints, conditions and contractual environment prevalent. Being in charge of contractual guidelines and trainings to simplify and focus on the procedures to be observed.
•    Prepare submissions for variation orders, claims for extensions of time or recognition of extra-cost or changes of scope in liaison with the PMs.
•    Prepare reports for circumstances such as obstructions, disruptions, force majeure, delays and other relevant impacts, to be submitted internally or to third parties
•    Fully evaluate, follow up and report on potential liquidated damages or claims scenarios within the contracts framework
•    Prepare or coordinate with the legal department the determinations on interpretations under the Contract, preliminary action on dispute management, procedural compliance for potential contractual and legal consequences and potential terminations.
•    Guard and keep compliance of the files of contractual relevant documentation.

 

Qualifications

•   MSc Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Quantity surveyor.
•    3 years of experience in Energy, Engineering or Construction Companies in management of construction contracts in international environments.
•    Renewable Energy contracts experience will be especially considered.
•    FIDIC contract management experience

•   Additional law degree shall be very valuable.
•    Computer literate (MS Office)

•    Fluent English (writen and spoken)

 

Competencies

Established organizational, methodical and problem solving skills

Great communications skills, customer orientation and proven ability to work cross functional as well as externally with customers, subcontractors and consultant

 

What We Offer

We offer an exciting job in a progressive, international environment. You'll be working in a fast growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering an attractive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to to achieve results.

 

 

 


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.