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Contract Management Leader

GE Renewable Energy

Closing date 29 October 2021

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Employment Type

Full Time

Seniority Level



$200,000 - $250,000

Technology Type


Melbourne VIC or Sydney NSW

About Us

We’re tackling one of humanity’s greatest challenges by providing the world’s largest economies and most remote communities with end-to-end green energy - and accelerating the reduction of greenhouse gases. Through wind, sun, and water, we are unleashing limitless energy. What we do matters - but we’re not waiting for tomorrow. For us, the energy transition is now - it’s time for a cleaner, greener today. We’re meeting our challenge head-on, and with our customer's we’re solving it - for now, and for good.

Role Summary

The Contract Management Leader will be a key member of the Onshore Wind leadership team in the ANZ Region. You will steer the ANZ contract management team in providing broad-based commercial contract management support on all contractual issues regarding the sale, installation, testing and service operations of wind turbine generators in Australia and New Zealand.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Drive Contract Management priorities of Compliance, Margin Enhancement, and Risk Management.
  • Build and maintain a strong operating rhythm with Project Management, Services, and other key business functions.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain region specific contract management methods and procedures and coordinate with the global ONW and Renewable Energy contract management community.
  • Grow, coach, and develop team members on:
  • Management of post award EPC (Engineer, Procure, Construct) Head Contract, Balance of Plant Contract and Subcontractor Agreements
  • Commercial vetting of sub-contractor tenders and subcontract risk analysis, negotiation, and award support
  • Evaluation of assigned contracts to identify and manage key contractual risks
  • Collaboration with Project Managers and Service Managers during contract fulfillment
  • Drafting of variations and claims to customers and sub-contractors
  • Performing detailed contract analyses in response to emerging issues
  • Developing negotiation strategies in conjunction with Project Management and Service
  • Preparation and participation in customer and subcontractor negotiations as needed
  • Identifying and developing margin enhancing variations and other recovery opportunities throughout the project lifecycle
  • Defending and mitigating contractual claims against GE o Preparation and participation in settlement negotiations
  • Preparation and support of major insurance claims
  • Maintenance of bank guarantees, and insurance policies as required
  • Maintaining contract documents, amendments, change orders and key contract data in accordance with policy

Qualifications, Requirements & Experience

  • A minimum of 12+ years contract management or project experience in Wind, Civil, Oil and Gas or Construction industry
  • Background in Quantity Surveying, Legal, Civil Engineering, Construction Management and/or Project Management.
  • Proven ability to influence and drive change in a matrix environment.• Proven track record leading a small to medium size team
  • Knowledge of EPC, Civil, Electrical and Logistics contracts
  • Fluency in English
  • Appropriate entitlement to work in Australia (Permanent Resident or an Australian Citizen or New Zealand Citizen) with the ability to travel throughout the region

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to work and perform effectively in a cross functional, non-hierarchical, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • OEM, Developer, or EPC experience in power industry.
  • Experience with wind turbine-based power generation projects.