Oil and gas jobs in Kazakhstan
Education : Civil Law; Maritime Law; Litigation Procedure Law; Construction Law and the Law on International Jurisdiction Issues or Quantity Surveyor or Engineer with a Bsc in Engineering and extensive background in contract administration
Experience : Minimum 8 years post qualification work within
construction field or 10 years as a contracts manager with an engineering background or quantity surveying background
Main skills : UK construction law, international law and arbitration law
with special knowledge of FIDIC, civil engineering. Bonus would be experience in dredging and marine construction
Inter Personal Skills Integrity, persistence, good communication, drafting skills
Job characteristic : Independent, self-starting, willing to travel, good
Communication. Bonus would be good negotiation skills
1: Contracts Advice
Independently and autonomously analyse, formulate and give legal, contractual advice and information to the Project Director. Ensures that staff are involved in the contractual process in a timely manner with sufficient knowledge of the legal and contractual consequences and the decisions required to enable the risk to be minimized.
Independently and autonomously draft contracts or screen proposed contracts from third parties for the Project where appropriate. Take initiative to provide advice whenever he deems it necessary and conduct negotiations where appropriate.
Provide ongoing contractual advice to the Project Director on problems that arise on individual executed contracts to minimize risks and maximize profits.
Independently and autonomously plan, prepare, draft claims out of the contract, so cases are dealt ensuring a minimum of loss and/or an optimal return for Van Oord and the Areas in both cost as well as reputation. Conducting negotiations to settle disputes or acting as advocate where appropriate.
6: Local Experts
Involve, manage, evaluate and guide local legal and technical experts by using internal and external available knowledge and information, aimed at maximizing the returns.