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Contract Engineer - Well Engineering And Exploration
May 28, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 10.0-15.0 years
Job Category Engineering Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Contracts Engineer
Role Other Engineering Jobs
Designation Engineer
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Job Description

Job Description


  • To ensure C&P activities are performed in compliance with applicable Business principles, due Diligence, Ethical conduct, HSSE policies, Contracting and Procurement procedure, and other relevant guideline;
  • Undertake activities required by the contract strategy to deliver the Project safely and timely;
  • Lead development of robust contract management plans to ensure effective post award contract management and close out of contracts/POs;
  • Compile and manage EoI/ITT/RFQ packages for all types of contracts;
  • Negotiate contracting packages;
  • Effective management of change;
  • Exhibit exemplary HSE behavior;


  • Work in a structured manner with JV national colleagues in contracting and procurement skill set
  • Keep sound working relationships and work effectively with Contract Holders, whilst maintaining commercial and contractual challenge.
  • Formulate and implement robust contracting strategies to optimize value for the business; and addressing the business and HSSE considerations, including market capacity and capability, local content opportunities, risk exposure and the overall project schedule.
  • Manage the tender process by coordinating with the Contract Holder(s) and the Business department to align C&P activities with requirement schedule, obtain the Scope of Work, draft tender documents etc.
  • Interface with all stakeholders for compilation of tender documents.
  • Structure contracts and agreements with the objective of minimizing claims and disputes.
  • Ensure that the safety aspects with attention to contractor HSE, as well as risk, local content, QA/QC, environmental and community relations aspects are captured and documented in the contractual requirements.
  • Ensure that pre-qualification and tendering activities including Due Diligence and Ethical conduct are carried out in an effective and timely manner in line with the C&P Procedure and EGPC regulations.
  • Carryout effective due diligence of the Tenderers to ensure selection of tenderers of high quality.
  • Follow up with Tenderers to obtain their acknowledgements, clarifications /extensions, issue tender bulletins/addendums, preparation of bid evaluation criteria, receive bids, arrange for bid openings, address contractual /commercial exceptions taken by bidders.
  • Prepare bid evaluation reports, defend its content and obtain its approval.
  • Co-ordinate relevant peer reviews and approval of both the Tender and final contract documents.
  • Review and finalise robust contracting documents in co-operation with Legal department.
  • Interact and develop submissions and supporting documents for obtaining approvals from external and internal stakeholders (Management Committee and Tender Committee).
  • Develop and execute robust contract management plans to support stakeholders in the post-award management of a contract.
  • Support Wells and Exploration departments in all kinds of contractual commitments for effective post award contract management.
  • Ensure that contract spend is recorded in an auditable fashion. Assist in monitoring spend and each contracts.
  • Interface with Company and Group Contracting & Procurement groups as applicable.
  • Monitor and report on contractors contracting and procurement activities and their management of sub-contractors.
  • Ensure that Contractor complies with all the contractual obligations.
  • Ensure that Change management process is managed effectively, by timely addressing variations and claims.
  • Manage and maintain C&P contract/PO files including Tender Board submissions, signed orders, requisitions, correspondence and other relevant documentation.
  • Support the Vendor Management group by introducing new contractors and suppliers.
  • Any other activity as directed by the business and instructed by CP GM



  • Direct knowledge and sound technical appreciation of all types of oil industry equipment and materials.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of commercial processes for contracting and procurement, including interpretation of commercial terminology and contractual clauses used in the general conditions of contract used in the industry.
  • A minimum experience of 10 years in contracting and procurement, in Upstream Business with extensive experience in Joint Ventures.
  • 5 year experience in Egypt in a JV environment is a plus.
  • In depth knowledge of office IT system.
  • Ability to independently manage the C&P process.
  • Ability to influence the activities of Wells and Exploration team members and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Pro-active style with an ability to question and challenge others.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the supply market and potential contractors/suppliers, and where commercial benefits can be obtained.
  • Commercial mindset
  • Good relationship skills
  • Build relationships and share effective C&P practices with stakeholders.
  • Applying effective C&P skills

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