Contracts Specialist

Posted Date 11 months ago
Location United Arab Emirates
Job Reference 31491
Salary 0.0
We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Capital and Growth Commercial Specialist for a leading mining and metals company. As the Capital and Growth Commercial Specialist, you will play a vital role in planning and executing the Project Controls requirements for a project. You will collaborate with various stakeholders, including site representatives, management, and functional leads, to ensure successful project outcomes.
Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to mining and metals projects by conducting financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and identifying cost savings opportunities.
  • Gain an understanding of program/project run rates, trends, and factors influencing portfolio fluctuations.
  • Review and process contractor invoices, customer invoices, and timecard/Other Direct Cost (ODC) corrections.
  • Organize and prioritize large volumes of information effectively.
  • Develop and implement a project control plan as part of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) for project execution.
  • Assist the Project Manager with financial analysis, forecasting, budgets, and cost savings opportunities.
  • Conduct contract profitability reviews, comparing pricing to actual costs.
  • Prepare monthly reports, including customer reports, estimate at completion (EAC) reports, and business review charts, to support ad hoc requirements.
  • Work under general supervision, with work being reviewed for adequacy and accuracy.
  • Ensure control and integrity of work as defined by the contract.
  • Review and approve capital expenditures and functional budgets within the supply chain organization.
  • Support the budgeting and planning process with operations and other functions.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Supply Chain, Accounting, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Two (2) to four (4) years of progressive experience in Supply Chain roles, including leadership and direct reports.
  • Equivalent experience, certification, and educational background will be considered and may be substituted at the discretion of the company.
  • Internationally recognized professional qualification in Supply Chain Management is preferred.
  • Mining experience is highly desirable.
  • Commercial training in contracts, negotiation, and Supply Chain Management.
  • Ability to read technical drawings.
  • Understanding of the risks associated with construction and Capital projects in the mining and metals industry.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Projects, and Visio.
  • Knowledge of enterprise-level software packages is necessary.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.