Senior Contracts Engineer


About this role:

Brunel are seeking for a Contracts Engineer to support within the renewables sector on a contract basis.

Preference for a strong project CP professional with high capacity and a strong performance history with a passion for New Energies;


  • Technical or Business University degree (MSc., MBA) or equal;
  • Flexible, driven individual with “can-do” attitude;
  • Effective communicator with proven ability to collaborate and integrate across multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Strong commercial and analytical skills;
  • Strong understanding of the risks of the contract(s) and the potential legal and financial consequences associated therewith;
  • 10+ years of contracting and procurement experience (High CAPEX/ technical / constructions contracts);
  • 3+ years Offshore wind experience;
  • 5+ years of hands on post- award contract management of (offshore) wind turbines or complex EPC(M) or similar contract is mandatory;
  • Knowledge of FIDIC contracts (yellow book) preferred;
  • Experience with new ventures/ new project is preferred;
  • Advanced negotiations skills;
  • Suppliers performance management experience;
  • Commercial acumen;
  • Fluency in English.

What you need to bring:

  • Develop and implement a contract management plan;
  • Challenge changes to determine where unnecessary costs can be eliminated, and more value can be achieved;
  • Deal with claims mitigation and challenge cost disputes with suppliers;
  • Staying on top of the terms laid out in contracts with the aim to be compliant with applicable laws and guidelines;
  • Lead contract negotiations;
  • Drive interfaces with other contracts to maximize value to the project;
  • Spend, claims and variations management;
  • Supplier performance management;
  • Lead e2e CP activities for some other JV contracts including preparation of RFP, tender evaluations and contract negotiation.

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Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Nathan Brooks is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Nathan Brooks
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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