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Paris (Suresnes)
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Vacancy information


  • The GPC AP Contracts Specialist is an operational role which will be geared towards supporting Supply Chain Management across multiple tenders and projects.
  • All personnel are expected to adhere to local HSEQ codes and practices and Subsea 7 Code of Conduct.



  • Contracts Management – the candidate should have :
    • Proven capability (without supervision)
      • Commercial benefits and risk: Qualifying and making recommendations on main contract and purchase agreements to maximise commercial benefits and manage risk;
      • Draft legal documents: Drafting in a legal / contractual context;
      • Substantiate Contractual entitlements: Creating and compiling evidence to substantiate contractual entitlements;
      • Change management: Applying change management principles and procedures for identifying and supporting contract change recoveries;
      • Contract obligations: Meeting contract requirements for ensuring all contract obligations to clients/Subsea 7/vendors are met
      • Liabilities/indemnities/warranties/MHHA: awareness and administration of liabilities and indemnity regimes, warranties and mutual hold harmless agreements ;
      • Stakeholder agreement: Engaging stakeholders to identify and resolve differences through negotiation to reach a mutually agreed solution;
      • Bidding, contracting and subcontracting: Uphold bidding and contracting principles, subcontracting principles and associated deviation processes;
      • Contractual claims: Managing contractual and insurance claims handling process and associated claims quantification, presentation and settlement;
      • Financial awareness: Developing and maintaining understanding of commercial issues affecting Subsea 7;
      • Subsea 7 and general industry awareness: Developing and maintaining organisational, competitive environment and key client awareness.
      • Preparation of pre-subcontract documents
      • Contracts and Documentation: Preparation of contracts including NDA’s, Main Contract Flowdowns, Frame Agreements etc
      • Project correspondence; preparation of formal correspondence to clients and subcontractors/suppliers;
      • Familiarity with bidding and Contracting Principles, Subcontracting principles and deviation process;


  • Some proven capability (or has capability under supervision)
    • Legal framework: for applying the legal framework governing all areas of Subsea 7's business;
    • Substantive law and analysis: of researching substantive law and providing analysis;
    • Compliance: of Ensuring compliance with business ethics, Subsea 7's code of business conduct and anti-corruption laws;
    • Corporate governance: managing corporate governance through the administration of legal entities, including their creation and dissolution;
    • Advice: providing advice and assistance on corporate, contractual and any other matters ;
    • Agreements: establishing and maintaining all relevant agreements, including intercompany agreements;
    • Financial and tax advice: giving financial and tax advice to mitigate exposure including structuring contractual relationships and drafting/qualifying contract clauses;
    • Guarantee, Bonds and Financing: providing advice with respect to parent company guarantees, bonds and financing, and assisting with related compliance initiatives;
    • Contract law: Applying appropriate local contract law.
    • Project-specific partnering: Drafting and administration of project specific partnering agreements and applicable legal constraints including competition laws;
    • Risk identification and management: Identifying and handling risks through insurance or avoidance by indemnity or waiver of liability;
    • Contractual qualifications: Formulating and qualifying contractual provisions complying with our insurance covenants;
    • Insurances: Arranging statutory insurance requirements applicable to Subsea 7;
    • Conflict of laws: Uphold conflict of Laws principles to ensure appropriate choice of law and forum for dispute resolution and enforcement of awards including obtaining injunctions;



  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7's Management Principles



  • GPC Functional reporting line to GPC Commercial Performance Director
  • Operational reporting line into SCM