Contracts Manager

Requisition ID: 274620 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Various Permanent Bechtel Office Locations 

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


Position Summary:

Located at various Bechtel permanent office locations, lead team(s) to manage and perform all activities associated formation, tendering, award and administration of engineering, design/build and construction subcontracts packages for the assigned project. Activities will include initial project set-up, through to defining and developing a team, to establishing coordinated procedures and controls, and to management of team(s) with accountability for work product to project milestones, quality and safety standards. 


Job Dimensions:

A. Supervision Received

  • Reports to and receives operational direction from Project Manager/Supply Chain Manager
  • At jobsite locations, reports to and receives direction from Site Manager / Field supply chain manager.
  • Receives functional guidance from Manager of Procurement and Contracts, India Office


B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides supervision to assigned Contracts personnel.


C. Contacts

  • Maintains working relationships with the Project Management Team (PMT) and customer personnel to ensure Contracts actions are consistent with customer/project goals
  • Maintains working relationships with members of project team and other Services (e.g. Legal, Finance etc.) as needed
  • Maintains contacts relationship with applicable Business Unit Supply Chain Functional Management and with strategic subcontractors


Job Description:

  • Engage as part of the project management senior team and/or with theCustomer to develop and align strategy for the safe and successful execution of project
  • Prepares, coordinates and contracts inputs for proposals
  • Define and developing the scope of Contract Work, contract assignment schedules and division of responsibility matrix (DOR), preparing procedures, schedules, forecasts, budget and monitors them.
  • Coordinates Contracts inputs to the preparation and/or modification of the project’s prime contract. Prepares and/or directs preparation of general, special, and pricing conditions of the master Contract pro-forma documents
  • Assures that project contracting strategy is consistent with Bechtel Directives, Management Instructions, and Contracts Procedures.
  • Leads and performs the development, issuance and administration of contracts and services agreements for the complete life cycle
  • Prepares Contracts workhour requests with the assistance of functional personnel. Monitors project contracts workhour expenditures to ensure operations are within approved budgets.
  • Coordinates Contracts execution plan with Engineering and Construction plans and start/up commissioning and operations
  • Analyzes and highlights areas of risk such as ambiguities, conflicts or deviations from the scope of work. As work proceeds, make recommendations to the Project Management Team on the mitigation of these risks; closely monitor and support remedial actions and recommend appropriate tradeoffs.
  • Responsible for the development and management of appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Responsible for the management and identification of Contract claims as they develop and manage the timely resolution under the change provisions wherever possible, obtaining claims and legal expertise as appropriate.
  • Indoctrinates newly assigned Contracts personnel to the requirements and procedures of the corporate, global business unit, project, and client.Monitors personnel to ensure they receive appropriate training and development.
  • Plans and directs the orderly close out of contracts operations.
  • Team management, guidance and development to effectively resolve change events, claims and disputes fairly including coordination with Legal as may be required


Experience / Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, Quantity Surveying, Law or Engineeringfrom a reputed University with 15+ years ofCommercial or Contracts Managementexperience in engineering, design/build and construction contracts in Energy Sector (Petrochemical, Oil and Gas).
  • Experience and completion of courses in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, contract administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling and experience in both EPC execution and PMC will be an added advantage


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.